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Destihl Wild Sour Series: Counter ClockWeisse

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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 4   EST. CALORIES: 90   ABV: 3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This reverse engineered, wild Berliner-Style Weisse is a German-style sour that is very pale in color and is the lightest of all the German wheat beers. The unique combination of wild yeast and lactic fermentation yields a beer that is acidic, lemony-tart, highly attenuated and very light bodied. The carbonation of this Berliner Weisse is high, and hop rates are very low.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (9876) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Can. gold pour with white head, Wheaty nose, some lime, more spice in the finish, not terribly hefty palate

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bif (2007) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 30, 2016
On tap. Poured a slightly hazy straw color with a small head that faded quickly. Aroma of citrus and lemon with hint of grain. Taste of citrus, quite lemony with just a trace of malt. Solid bitterness that lingers into the finish. fairly light body with a definite tart presence. Nice beer, just not a style I crave.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubblehouse (1303) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 4, 2016
Another sour but not nearly as intense as the other I had today. Really good though.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ozzy70 (690) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 30, 2016
Sample at Omaha Beer Fest, Stinson Park. 6-11-16. Can. Poured golden, white head. Aroma was lemon, sweet citrus. Taste was tart, sour. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Enwiebe (291) - - JUN 4, 2016
6/5/16. Draft at Ramblers. Very nice expel of the style even if served in a high stemmed wine glass. Clean and refreshing on a hot evening. No need for the fruit syrup. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18222) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2016
Can at the hotel in NOLA - sourced from Stein’s. Pours clear, pale yellowy pink with a slim, creamy white head. Nice salty sweat aroma with inklings of lemon juice. Light sweet flavour with sturdy lemony acidity, some wheat, hay, more salty sweat. Light in body with spritzy carbonation. Super clean and refreshing in the finish, with more lemon juice, salty bite, sweaty acidity. Great b-weisse overall. Immensely drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beachmaster (447) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 22, 2016
On draught. Pours a pale clear yellow with a small white head. Nose is citrus, and the taste follows. Moderately tart with a touch of funk. Very nice.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Carlisle (499) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Draft. Gold color with thin white head. Sour fruit aroma. Sour apple with a tart finish. Effervescent mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (3427) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2016
July 28, 2015. Tasting at jtclockwork’s, thanks for sharing!
Clear golden with a white head. Aroma is lemon, notes of yoghurt, wheat, minerals. Taste is tart, citrusy and lactic, very light malty notes. Finish is tangy and refreshing. Light bodied, slight fizzy carbonation.
Tart and refreshing, good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 12, 2016
Pours a golden color with minimal fizzy head. Aromas of lemony, yeast, some sour. Nice sour tart flavor with some spicy yeast.


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