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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (2781) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle (500 ml). From Marcus, thanks! Hazy golden with a small bubbly white head and little lacing. Aroma is soft and lactic with a nice acidity and lemony notes. Taste is also soft (a little less than aroma) with cheesy pesence, nice acidity, lemony notes and fruity/floral notes. Light body. Soft carbonation. Moderately dry finish. Short lasting yogurt aftertaste. Good light sour. Quite tasty despite being soft and low abv. Super quaffable.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JulienHuxley (3076) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - SEP 18, 2014
Bottle at Tom?s. Hazy gold pour with white head. Aroma is grainy, really lactic, sour grain, light light lemony notes, leather. Taste is tart, lemon, light graininess, long lactic finish, plain yogurt. Palate is really light, watery.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3578) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle thanks to Leith. Pours a cloudy yellow orange with small frothy white head. The aroma is strong citrus, oak, funk, hay. Thin mouthfeel with a sweet brett, lemon zest, light funk, tart finish. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iphonephan (3260) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 15, 2014
On draft at Snallygaster 2014 in D.C. Pours a hazy gold with an off white head. Apple cider nose. Flavors of tart green apples with a lingering tart finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radagast83 (4644) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - SEP 14, 2014
6 oz draft pour at Snallygaster 2014. Poured a mostly golden yellow color with a small off-white head. Aroma was bretty citrus notes, floral character. Tart fruit notes, some floral character, citrus, some tart vinegar notes. Very interesting. Enjoyable!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gendv138 (1331) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - SEP 14, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2014 6 oz draft pour at Snallygaster 2014 shared by me. Golden yellow with off-white head. Aromas of tart notes, floral notes, Brett, citrus. Tastes of tart fruit, light vinegar, citrus, Brett. Medium body with a dry finish. Tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pras (464) - Maryland, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Exactly what a Berliner Weise should be. Tart, refreshing, funky. Acidity meshed well with the funk brought on by the brett. Could drink alot of this on a nice hot summer day.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukaduke (2185) - Portland, Maine, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle thanks to Ontape ! Pours a hazy yellow golden color with a finger of fizzed out foam. Nose is light with hints of lemon yogurt, some rustic wheat and a touch of musty basement funk. The palate follows the nose with nice balance of rustic wheat, tart lemon, unripe pineapple and some stone wall minerality and basement must lingers. A touch undercarbed but otherwise a really tasty berliner !

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Westchesterco (951) - mclean, Virginia, USA - SEP 13, 2014
On tap at the snallygaster indc. It is am fver secret golden color witha whie head. The arom is sour and the taste is sour pineapple

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (1945) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 13, 2014
loved this 4.9 beer that had all the flavor of beers double that. nuanced peachy lemony aroma and flavor with some wheat in there as well. Smooth and refreshing, yet very flavorful and complex. Just what I hoped it would be.


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