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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Ching Ching is a Berliner Weisse with pomegranate and hibiscus.


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3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
steve_boro (26) - - JUL 3, 2013
The nose immediately gives away the style, as you can smell the tartness. This one is pretty intensely sour, dry, and easy drinking. I should have brought back a few of these from my trip to Bend.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (6605) - Indiana, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Bomber to snifter (shared by alexsdad06). Looks solid; a cloudy caramelish orange with thin eggshell head that dissipates into thin lacing pretty quickly. Smells tart and floral with a notable pomegranate presence. Tastes like it smells, but more lactic, with a medium-bodied mouthfeel. Not bad, but sharply lactic, especially on the tongue.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (8564) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2015
22oz bottle, shared by alexsdad06. Looks like he received this on 11/14 from MacBoost. Hazy orange color. Thin ring of white head. Leaves some loose bits of lace. Medium-plus body. Kind of mild slick, then dry in the finish. Lighter carbonation. A little bit of vinegar, touch of mild nail polish in the flavor. Some lemon citrus. Get the pomegranate. Moderate-plus sweet taste, very mild sour. An alright berliner. Not like your typical berliner. More like a mildly sour pomegranate wheat ale. Not bad though. I seem to be enjoying it more and more as I go. Upped it to a 3.2 from 3.0 towards the end.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (4625) - Arizona, USA - JUL 13, 2015
oh man, more of that hibiscus flavors This was very tasty, the berliner was very well done and highly drinkable. Hibicus tartness in the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (1692) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2015
Light pink with a small pale head. Looks like a rosé. Aroma is pomegranate, raspberry, hibiscus. Medium-light bodied, lightly syrupy mouthfeel, sweet and tart on the palate with a tangy finish. Taste is pomegranate, hibiscus, raspberry. Yummy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (7999) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 24, 2015
On tap @ Tin Bucket, RBSG. Pinkish orange, lovely sweet pomegranate fruit and light yoghurt sourness. Smooth, drinkable, juicy, great!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gription79 (2614) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Had on draft at the brewery. Pours pink. Herbal fruity aroma. The flavor is of sweetened cranberry juice, light tartness, herbal, fruity. A very well done fruits Berliner.

4.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
dgs1300 (2) - Oregon, USA - JUN 21, 2015 does not count
This is such a great go-to sour. Exotic funky nose, fine pink hue, juicy and tart, quenching. One of the Oregon’s great pleasures.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (7692) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 18, 2015
Draft - Light fruity Persimon sourness. Cloudy copper with a rich white head. Nice fruity tartness, sweet pomegranate and a sweet finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madvike (3095) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Bottle - Pours slightly rosy amber with a ring of off white head. Nose is pomegranate and florals, syrupy with a ton of tartness. Taste is the same--lots of lemony tartness, pomegranate, and light florals. Slick and oily with a medium-light body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nuplastikk (5071) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 30, 2015
22oz bottle shared by Ben. Unfiltered tan-amber body. Creamy, steady head. Awesome fruit tones, the hibiscus and pomegranate are a great combination. Big cheesy lacto tones. Awesome champagne carbonation, delicate and cloudy. Real big fruity tones. Excellent.


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