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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 4   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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magine yourself in Berlin’s Tiergarten enjoying this refreshing Berliner Weisse inspired beer on a warm summer’s day. Bretta Weisse honors the traditional beverage of the great Prussian capital, Berlin. Fredrick-the-Great was trained to brew it, and Napoleon’s troops called it “The champagne of the North”. Firm estery notes of stone and tropical fruit lead to Funky, yeasty, citrus aromas. Soft cereal and Oak flavors are enveloped by a firm acidity and tartness. The finish is dry and crisp; a thoroughly enjoyable beverage. At 4.9% ABV, one could imagine enjoying several Bretta Weisse’s in the Tiergarten, or anywhere else. This Berliner Weisse inspired Wheat beer was aged in 1700 gal French Oak horizontal foeders for 8 months.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (10684) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 6, 2015
On tap a Hops and Pie poured a clear gold with a lasting white head. Aromas of straw, yeast, barnyard funk and light citrus. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry tart finish. Flavors of straw,barnyard funk and citrus with a smooth dry tart lingering citrus finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (797) - Collinsville, USA - MAR 30, 2015
I had this at the Flying Saucer. Pours gold with a white head. Taste citrus, sour, light. I thought this was pretty good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcartamdg (2331) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2015
pours a hazy orange gold with no head. aroma of sour wheat, hay and funk. Taste is sour wheat, lemon peel, very sour. crisp and sour.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
baraciisch (2217) - California, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Hazy golden orange... Aroma of tropical fruits, wheat, pineapple, Brett... Flavor is wheaty and refreshing, tons of tropical fruits, citrus hard candy, brett and tart citrus on palate.... Excellent ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (3496) - Oulu, FINLAND - FEB 22, 2015
Tap at Pine Box, Seattle. Colour is slightly cloudy orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Sourness, some berries and sweetness.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (4319) - Florida, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Poured a golden yellow color with aromas of light tart lemon, some funky fruit and light wheat. Flavors match the aromas with nice lemon and wheat. Light and refreshing a perfect summer beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (7999) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 8, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, hazy golden orange pour with white head, cereal notes into a bit of biscuit, touch of vanilla, earth, grass, some corny notes into a bit of lemon, hints of slight white grape. Taste is a mix of biscuit, grass, and dough into some yeast, touch of grain into a bit of slight lemon, touch of vanilla, finishing fairly dry, slightly tart.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wedgie9 (2501) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Tasted on 1/29/15 from a capped 500mL bottle, big thanks to Chuck for hooking me up with this one. Pours hazy golden orange with an average white head that recedes to thin, bubbly lace before completely disappearing. The nose is nice and tart with a touch of cereal wheat and caramel malt, a light pitted fruitiness, and some nicely spicy funk. The flavor is much the same tart lemon peel and light pitted fruit, with just a touch of cereal wheat malt and nice dry funk. The body is light with lively carbonation and a medium touch of fruity tart and dry funky finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
umich03jm (2479) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Bottle thanks to dogday. Hazy yellowish-gold pour with a small bubbly head that quickly fades to a very thin ring. Aromas are sour lemon juice, light yogurt funk, light barnyard and pineapple. Light sourness in the taste. Moderately acidic. Lots of lemon, some wood, light pineapple, and a woody finish. Light body. Easy to drink.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pailhead (5395) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - JAN 18, 2015
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Bottle: The aroma moderate-heavy citrus, lemon, funk, and mild must. It pours a hazy golden-orange with a small white head that quickly fades to a minimal film outlined by a very fine ring. The flavor starts with a good dose of tart citrus. The finish has light-moderate lemon, must, lemon peel, and orange. It’s light bodied with light-moderate carbonation. Overall, not so much a Berliner, but a really good Sour Ale.


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