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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 63   ABV: 2.1%
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Our version of a Berliner Weisse, but fermented with ambient yeast and bacteria. Tart with citrus and fruit notes, a subtle grain character, and a hint of funk.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (2673) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - APR 2, 2016
Hazy golden yellow pour with a slight white head. Lactic nose. Nice sourness, citrus, lime. Refreshing.

2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nealblind (1556) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - FEB 16, 2016
very slight cloudy yellow no head. Aroma wheat, sour, pears, grapes. Tastes sour, perfumy wheat, slight tomatoes. Ehh. a bit of wheat residue on palate. not fully quenching. There’s so many better berliners out there.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FlacoAlto (4125) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - FEB 6, 2016
Sampled July 2015
Pours from the bottle with a thin whispey, pale head. the beer is a pale golden hue. Smells lightly tart, lactic, cider overnotes, hints of grassy weeds maybe, and perhaps even a hint of grain character.

Nicely sour, a bit more so than I was expecting from a beer that was so light. Very light bodied, refreshing, and lightly carbonated. Lots of lactic acid is the most noticeable flavor here. Sour dried grass, a touch of lemon character, and a hint of cider character.

A nice, refershing example of a Berliner . I am definitely enjoying this, and really like how low in alcohol this is.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (5263) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 5, 2016
Bottle at RBWG. It pours a hazy yellow color. The aroma is herbal and lemony. The flavor is the same with a touch of funk. Wouldn’t have guessed this was at such a low ABV. Very drinkable. Good stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jrob21 (3303) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 25, 2016
Bottle shared at westemeister’s forever ago. Light tart and lemon fruit. Effervescent with a bit of body to it. Tart barnyard aroma. Really nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bule (1650) - California, USA - JAN 11, 2016
750ml bottle pours a hazy golden color with a bit of head and lots of carbonation. Citrusy tartness. Crisp and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nie (78) - - OCT 20, 2015
Bomber pour to cup. Apple cider vinegar nose. Light and clear off yellow, medium bubble active carbonation. Apple cider, tart, sourdough, tastes similar to a very good kombucha. Leaves a sharp but pleasant sourness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3990) - Kyoto, JAPAN - OCT 20, 2015
De Garde Bu Weisse 2.1% This Champagne of the North is a very pale gold with a lovely tart aroma of lemons, hay & possibly apple cider. Light bodied with a highly effervescent carbonation. Exceptionally tart, lactic, acidic, lemon, melon, cidery/vinegar notes with a dry finish. Really nice refreshing stuff that packs in the flavor for just 2.1% Table beer anyone?

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (8606) - Enghien, BELGIUM - OCT 18, 2015
75cl bottle shared with the SHAPE crew. Thanks Mark. Couleur paille trouble opaque, rien en terme de mousse. Arôme au bouquet aigrelet sour-mash assez plaisant rendant un bouquet prenant de grains voire quasi farineux, le tout offrant une petite effluve fleurie. Palais est légèrement aigrelet avec un ajout fruité plaisant qui ressort bien sur le fleuri. Le tout garde une composition assez épaisse au niveau épaisseur de bouche avec une rondeur farineuse de grains, un petit côté aigrelet rappelant la framboise. Houblon semble fort léger et procure une amertume fine.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Art (2846) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Bottle shared by mason. Pale cloudy yellow, white head. Lemony citrus sour aroma. Taste is more sour than I expected for the beer. Only 2%? I expected a grainy aftertaste but pretty much just lemon juice sourness.


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