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Devils Backbone Berliner Metro Weisse

Devils Backbone Berliner Metro Weisse
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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zickbeer_ye (370) - Virginia, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Light crisp metallic aroma. Light golden body and fuzzy white head. Light juicy citrus flavors. Crisp on the palate.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
rondphoto (2937) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 18, 2015
on tap @ Devils Backbone / Roseland VA --- Clear straw color, white head, broken curtain of lace. Taste is brisk sour lemon, grass, and heavy fizz. Very basic, not malty enough to notice. The sour taste isn’t like a Gose, more like an unsweetended shandy. Doesn’t work very well.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hershiser2 (1447) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 12, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Tart, tangy, lemon, grass. There seem to be a lot of these bland beers on tap at the brewery at the moment.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aniela (4139) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2015
From my backlogg: Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Clear pale golden beer with an offwhite head. Bready fruity citrus grassy aroma. Fruity floral hoppy bready salty flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2015

Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 2014, Great British Beer Festival, London Olympia, Hammersmith Road, London, England W14 8UX.

[ As Devils Backbone Berliner Metro Weisse ].
Clear light to medium yellow color with virtually no head. Aroma is moderate malty, wheat, flowers. Flavor is moderate sweet with a average to long duration, tart fruit, flowers, honey notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is flat. [20140812]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
yespr (35959) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2014
From cask. Pours cloudy yellow with a fully gone head. Aroma is cornishand light estery. Grainy, fruity and light citric. Cornish and slight dry. Sourish finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EKGoldings (616) - Radford, Virginia, USA - NOV 8, 2014
I’ve had this a couple of times, one at the brewpub in Roseland and once at 622N in Blacksburg. Tasted neat and with syrups (blood orange or peach). This is typical Berliner Weiss with yeasty sourness and a very acid finish. The blood orange syrup that they had at Roseland was really good and matched the beer perfectly. Very nice job on this one gents.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheAlum (6373) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2014
GABF 2014 Rating (Denver, CO). Pours a pale straw yellow hue, decent haze, lively carbonation, a bit dulled. Frothy offwhite head stays as a mellow layer, ok lacing. Aromas show some cheesiness, socks annd funk. A bit of acidity, lemonn, straw and flaked wheat. Initial is a bit acidic,n twangy lactic acidity up front, touch of stomach acid, gentle bread, flaked wheat. Straw, gentle fruit into the middle. Some funk, dryness, more yogurty feel. A bit deadened, dull overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (19478) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2014
Cask gravity @ GBBF 2014. Pours a hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity dry spicy citrus aroma. Fruity sour tart citric flavor. Has a fruity sour tart citric finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (14327) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2014
Draft at the Great British Beer Festival 2014 Day 1 - London. Pours clear, very pale yellow with a light, bubbly head. Lightly tart with some sweat and lemon rind. Light bodied with soft carbonation. Clean and lightly acidic on the finish. Simple but pretty good.

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