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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Berliner Weisse
Montreal, Canada
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RATINGS: 263   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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This beer is an adaptation of a wheat beer brewed in Berlin known as a Berliner weiss. This is a cloudy blond coloured beer lightly tinted by the fruits which are steeped in it: either strawberry, raspberry or blueberry depending on the time of year. It is a highly acidic beer due to the lactic fermentation which takes place. Its aromas are acid, tart, and fruity.A light tasting beer, its acidity is quickly felt on each side of the tongue before leaving all the room for the wonderful fruity taste. 5.9% ABV on bottled version.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cpetrone84 (1678) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Pour is a dark ruby in color with a light pink head. Nose has a ton of juicy raspberry with notes of lactic acid. Very simple. Taste has a bit more going on. Raspberry’s aren’t as seedy, some leathery brett, lactic acid mid to back palate and faint tartness in the finish. Softer creamy body, moderate carb and quite a dry finish.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
doublebock (525) - California, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Appearance: Clear reddish pink with white pinkish thin head Aroma: Pleasant and pronounced raspberry sour aroma Taste: light and refreshing. Very sweet and tart Overall: Holy cow. This beer is an outstanding drinkable sour that wants you wanting for more.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
brystmar (1314) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 23, 2014
I could go on and on about appearance, aroma, taste, etc. But why? All you need to know is that this is a fucking explosion of raspberry deliciousness all up in your dome piece. And I need a few cases of this shit, STAT. Imminently sessionable, and somehow pushes 6% as a berliner. GET IN MAH BELLY!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
WillRunForBeer (1328) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Draft at Novare Res. Happy Zwanze! Pours deeo red with a big clinging pink head. Aroma od fresh raspberries is awesome, slight rose floral as well. Great mouthfeel with a bit of yogurt sour and lots of fresh raspberry. Wow!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (5894) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 20, 2014
On tap at Avenue. Pours a nice clear ruby red with small off white head that lasts. The aroma is strong raspberry, wheat, oak. Thin mouthfeel with nice tart raspberry, light funk, wheat, with lingering dryness. Very nice.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
vtafro (4696) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle. Ruby pour. Tons of tartness, light raspberry aromas. Sweet and tart raspberries. Really enjoyed this.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PhillyCraft (3875) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy cranberry red with tiny head if anything. Aromas and flavor are pronounced raspberry and raspberry jam, lactic funk, lemons, wheat, and strawberry candy. Light and refreshing palate with a puckery close on the tongue. Great

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrChopin (3575) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 8, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2014 [ Bottle ][ ˝ of 34.1cl ][ Tasting ][ Trade ][ Snifter ][ 9.24.14 ]
Heavy ruby, strawberry head fizzes out quickly. Lightly syrupy raspberry nose, sugary, faintly seedy with green vegetal accents and more-than-enough dusty playdoh. Biting sourness up front, stinging citric with raspberry flesh, low seed qualities, no arsenic, decent raspberry that grows with warmth, more seed as well. Mid is coating, waxy and muted compared to the nose, high co2 effervescence drains the finish by comparison, syrupy sweet by contrast, high acid in the watery finish burns and its oily slick all over, not enough effervescence. More vegetal aspects in the end as it warms.

[ 9.24 Tasting Ranking ]
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13. De Garde Imperial Strawberry Bu
14. Firestone Walker Bretta Weisse

[ Keg ][ 4oz ][ @Paradiso Georgetown ][ $4 ][ mini pint ][ 8/23/14 ]
Bright neon red glow, thin white small bubbled ring. Raspberry pith nose dominated by synthetic sweet feel, syrupy with stinging arsenic. High bitterness in flavor, tons of co2, low citric acid stings front palate, berry growing mid in sticky body, less synthetic than nose before a lingering lactic note, fruit is the highlight of the beer-the mid-to-finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (2613) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 2, 2014
Thanks tommy for this. Nice bright red body and pink head, though not much of it and quickly fading, no lacing. Aroma of lemons and milk and a touch of raspberry. Taste is quite dry, almost sandy in a sense as it tends to kind of dry out the palate in a literal sense. Tart, with some raspberry elements. Decent fruit berliner weisse.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (12453) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 20, 2014
Säuerlicher, leicht herber Beginn, eher wässrig. Passend trocken, angenehme Himbeernoten. Rund fruchtig, ok. 9/10/10/9/8/10


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