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Bellwoods Berliner Weisse

Brewed by Bellwoods Brewery
Style: Berliner Weisse
Toronto, Canada
Serve in Bowl


on tap


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 96   ABV: 3.2%
With strong lactic sour character, the acidity in this beer is like refreshing lemonade. Subtle cereal flavours give body to the light brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (7455) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 15, 2014
[5740-20130824] Tap. Rotting grapes and wet live fish aroma. Slightly hazy, pale yellow brown body with a quick bubbly head. Bitter grapes flavour has a long yeasty aftertaste. Medium body has a sour quality. Interesting but donít want pints of it. (7/3/6/3/12) 3.1
(Tap Takeover @ Volo, Toronto, ON)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alpha10 (448) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 11, 2014
2014/05/11 - Pours a hazy, pale yellow colour, with a large, foamy white head that quickly reduces. Aroma is dough, wheat, funk, and tart lemon. Taste is wheat, mild funk and a ton of tart lemon. Finish is crisp and refreshing. Light bodied, with thin, silky mouthfeel and low carbonation. Not a huge fan of the style, but still enjoyable on a warm, spring day. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Crockett (1032) - Southampton,Ontario, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 21, 2013
Tap. Pours straw gold with haze. Short white soapy head. Nose robustly of pizza dough, and toasted bread. Smells like a pizza oven, in a good way. Unusually appetizing. Yeast and funk. Head flattens out quickly but is backed up by lots of champagne carbonation. Very sour. Lightly salted. Apples, berry tart, and a tonne of lemon. Crusty with monster flavours for what reads as 3.7%. Very interesting. If somebody said this was a gose... Iíd say "sure". Itís very complex and fun. Wheat beer crossed with a loaf of sour dough bread. Iíd love to have this with some oysters. Delicious

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (8772) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 29, 2013
2013-08-24. Hazy bright pale yellow with a small white head. Aroma is a bit odd, with a lactic grainy pale malt character, mild sourness. Flavour is pleasantly sour with grainy pale malt base, lovely lemony acidic notes but I find the graininess of the base is very distracting. Sour lemon character grows as you drink through it, improving it greatly for me but I still find that I donít really care for it. Average to light bodied palate, low carbonation. Shows promise but just okay. In fairness a lot of what I donít care for is common to many Berliner Weisses. A decent example of a style that is not one of my favorites. On tap at Volo Bellwoods Sunsplash event, Toronto

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thorongil2 (1860) - , Ontario, CANADA - AUG 25, 2013
(tap at Volo during Sunsplash) hazy very pale yellow (almost clear) colour with a small white head; faint aroma of lemon; watery palate; pleasant and refreshing very sour flavour with medium long strong sour finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DerWeg (1567) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 5, 2013
Refreshingly, unexpectedly grainy over the lemony tart profile. Very palate quenching with crisp dry short flavors that prep you for the next round. Or sometimes I just order it solo and get into it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AGAquino (665) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 2, 2012
On tap at Bellwoods Tart and lemony, nice carbonation. Nice golden yellow colour with foamy head and lace.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
dfearnley (1364) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 31, 2012
16oz draft to wide tulip I'm having the 'Mash Pipe' which comes with a blackberry compote, but rating without. Aroma of, well lactobacillus, which I'm trying to get used to as a 'good' aroma. Lemon comes through too. Cloudy yellow in colour with no head. Flavourwise, it's lactobacillus and lemon too...time for the compote. Compote really mellows the aroma and taste, but I think it's better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blankboy (6651) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 18, 2012
Draught at the brewpub, May 7. Pours a cloudy pale yellow with a small semi-lasting frothy white head. Aroma of yeast, citrus, grain, a touch of sourness and some vegetal notes (peas mainly). Slightly watery, light flavour, of yeast, citrus, tart fruit and grain. Light to average bodied. Probably right on style but not a style I love, I found it just O.K.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - MAY 30, 2012
Draft at brewpub. Hazy canary yellow. Not much of a head. Aroma rich with lactobaccilus, lemon curd, and Pedro. Light and thin, refreshing but a tad gassy. Lots of lacto sweetness changes the palate. Nice, and authentic. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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