DrnkMcDermott (2748) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - AUG 28, 2003
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2003 33 cL bottle. I can't say I liked what I found. I thought perhaps this bottle had gone south as it was freshness dated for 4/02, but I see by the description that the style is exactly as I experienced. Thin head dwindles to nothing over a pale yellow beer. Spritzy, with a very sour lemonade and grapefruit taste. Sourness overcomes any malts or hop impression. It was worth it to experience the style, but this won't become one of my favorites. I have a second bottle that I'll try with a syrup (or maybe a peach schnapps or Frango liquer?).
Re-sampled, Nov. 15, '03. This time I was prepared with a bottle of raspberry flavoring syrup. Just a little splash made it nice and smooth. Though pinkish, of course, the tartness remaining gave it an edge over most raspberry beers. Probably might even be well matched with a 7-up.
markoijelena (23) - SERBIA - APR 16, 2014
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bootled in Berlin.You have raspberry and kiwi taste with syrup. Sour sweet taste.
Beerhunter111 (5300) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 8, 2014
1.9 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein trübes gelbes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch nach ziemlich säuerlicher Zitrone. Geschmack säuerlich, Lemon, getreidig malzig, insgesamt zu säuerlich.
bergstaden (1007) - Røros, NORWAY - APR 3, 2014
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pale golden with a white head - some sour wheat in the aroma - Sour wheat malt body, and the sourness olso gives some lemnoy notes - Sourness olso in the finish with some lemnons - interesting and quite n ice and refreshing
gegwilson (612) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 31, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle from the Trembling Madness in York. Unappealing cloudy straw coloured beer with no head. Extremely sour like lemon juice. It was certainly interesting and different, but not entirely pleasant. Especially the strange wheat after taste.
Erzengel (1901) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Mild weich im Antrunk, leicht säuerlich-mild im Hauptteil. Weich, sauer, mild-hefig. Süffig mit Hang zur Wässrigkeit. Der Nachgeschmack ist mittellang, weich, angenehm sauer-frisch, keine Herbe.
Leckerer Nachgeschmack, weich-mild und angenehm leicht sauer. sehr süffig!
tfredvik (941) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2014
2.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pours a cloudy, medium yellow body with a white head that quite quickly ends up as a partially covering film, ok lacing. The aroma is moderate and very acidic and sour, but not in a funky way, this is pure acidic lemon and tart fruits. The flavour is also nothing but refreshing lemon and tartness. Moderate acidic taste that decreases in intensity very quickly, ending up in an unusually short finish. Extremely light-bodied and dry with a lively carbonation. Not a very good start of my Berliner Weisse career.
[33 cl bottle, enjoyed 17 months before BB date, courtesy of my mother in law, from KaDeWe, Berlin]
ytrewqaz (29) - POLAND - MAR 13, 2014
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2014 Pale and hazy with minimal white head. Mainly lemon, citrus, bretanomyces and delicately bready aromas, without any hoppy notes. Very sour, no bitterness. Watery, highly carbonated. Shows no complexity, being rather one-dimensional beverage, nevertheless easy to drink an thirst-quenching.
Braastad (317) - FINLAND - MAR 1, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Aroma is sweet and full of berries.
Flavor is very sour and sweet.
martin00sr (226) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2014
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
Uklar, bleggylden. Livlig carb, men nul skum. Aroma: græs og korn. Sur, og tja... Det var vist det. Ingen nævneværdig eftersmag ud over syre. Hmmm.
Chr0s (14) - - FEB 22, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Not much aroma, very slight honey scent. Cloudy yellow pour. A nice amount of sour, not too overpowering. Inoffensive but unremarkable palate. I enjoyed this, not a standout but would happily drink again.