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Devils Backbone Berliner Metro Weisse

Devils Backbone Berliner Metro Weisse
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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Our first stab at using souring bacterial techniques at DB for this rare style of beer. Lactobacilli was added to this brew to provide a tart snappy sourness. Straw in color, light bodied with a tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2014
12th August 2014
GBBF Day 1. Cask. Lightly hazy pale gold beer, tiny white head. Palate is light and dry and crisp. Nice light lemony sourness, offset by mildly sweet floral flavours. Thin dry finish produces a mellow sherbet linger. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (4682) - Utah, USA - AUG 24, 2014
Cask at GBBF
Cloudy straw yellow, no head or lacing. Mild aroma is fruity. Taste is fruity and tart
Ok, mild

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (8668) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Gravity dispense at GBBF ’14, day 1, 12/08/14. Clear pale golden with a limited off white covering. Nose is light citrics, straw, corn, bitter lemon. Taste comprises lemon rind, light spice, dank hay, touch of lime. Light to medium in body, fine carbonation, semi drying close with the faintest of acidity. Pretty basic ’Linner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Benzai (8224) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 18, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF. Clear very pale golden color, virtually no head. Smell and taste sourness, lightly a sour fruity touch, not much more. Average body and carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niall73 (1774) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Gravity cask at GBBF 2014, 12/08/14. Pours a vary pale straw colour. Light aroma. Light body, thin, light carbonation. Green apples and pear, and too thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (3123) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Cask at the 2014 GBBF. Pale yellow green coloured pour with a light haze. Aroma is light grains, citrus lemon and apple skins. Flavour is crisp grains, citrus lemon, light sour. Lacks and bit of punch but with nice and refreshing. Palate is crsip, touch of acid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (4160) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 12, 2014
Cask - Light lemon. Play yellow gold with almost no head. Light tart lemon and a very clean finish. Nice but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (6833) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Cask at GBBF. It pours clear pale gold with a tiny white head. The nose is soft, grainy, straw, barnyard, ginger and dirt. The taste is crisp, tart, sherbet, lemon peel, lime juice, some acidity, nice mouth-pucker, light vinegar and barnyard with a dry finish. Light body and soft carbonation. Simple, tart and pretty drinkable enough.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
c_lee_burton (68) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - AUG 3, 2014
At basecamp with blood orange syrup. Refreshing and just a bit sour. Delicious brew with wonderful lemon and grapefruit taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2263) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - JUL 21, 2014
7/18/2014. On tap at the brewery. Pale yellow with a white head. Hoppy aromas with spicy notes. Slightly tart, spicy, cereal with a dry finish.

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