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RATINGS: 101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 4   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (35101) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2015
From tap. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is bretty and light fruity. Citric, fruity, estery. Smooth citric and crisp. Fruity, bitter and citric finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (23578) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2015
Draught at CBC 2015. Hazy golden coloured with a small white head. Light acidic aroma of citrus and barnyard. Light acidic flavour of citrus with notes of brett. Tart finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (18167) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
30th September 2014
Craft Clerkenwell. Bottle tasting. Thanks to Bruce for this one. Very hazy gold beer, decent white head. Palate is light and crispy. Tart lemon start, slight sherbet. Bretty savoury note. Light finish. Tart but not acid. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (15912) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Draft at Julian’s. Hazy pale yellow color, white head. Arima of sour grapefruit. Taste is tart and earthy grapefruit and pineapple. Delicious.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15381) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2013
On tap at Firestone Walker Barrelworks. An unclear yellow to golden beer with a small, white head. The aroma is ligtly brettish and lemony, simple but nice. Lightly tart on the palate, with lemon, yeast and some bitterness. Medium body, nice carbonation. A really refreshing one. 130809

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (14001) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2014
Bottle shared in London - big thanks to Bruce. Pours lightly hazy yellow-gold with a creamy white head. Nice aroma with pleasant lemony tartness, hay, wheat bread. Light-medium sweet, pretty well balanced, some citric tartness, peach, lemon, strawberry. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Very clean and well balanced on the finish, nice citrusy tartness, some berry accents. Lovely stuff.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (13904) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2015
CBC. Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity, citrus and light tart. Flavor is medium sweet and light acidic. Dry and light acidic finish. 020515

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (13243) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Golden pour with a slight haze and a white head. The nose is incredibly fruity. Notes of peach, lemon, and tropical fruits. A hint of yogurt, straw, grass, and sweet wheat. Nice tartness to the flavor and a good lemon flavor. A bit of yogurt, nice tropical fruit character, straw, grass, and very light bread and wheat sweetness. Nice dry finish to this one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (12735) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to Bruce at CBC Clerko, 30/09/14. Hazed yellow golden with a decent off white covering. Nose is light smoke, tangy citric peel, lemon rind, straw, tarte peaches. Taste comprises lemon rind, spice, bitter orange, smoked infusion, damp wood, subtle acidity, brett licks. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Solid ’Linnership.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (12646) - DENMARK - JUN 14, 2015
CBC. Hazy golden with small white head. Aroma is malt, baking yeast, lemon and brett. Flavour is malt, lemon, brett, baking yeast, little sour, little sweet, little acid and medium dry.


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