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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   SEASONAL: Special   ABV: -
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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - FEB 22, 2010
Tap @ Rattle ní Hum. Poured a hazy pale light yellow color. Some wheaty citrus aroma. Light hops come through. Very light citrus tartness makes up the flavor. Some hops in the finish. Light dull body.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PilsnerPeter (3028) - Flushing, New York, USA - DEC 21, 2009
Tap at Rattle n Hum: Very cloudy pour with a light yellow color and a fading white head. Bright citric/lactic aroma- wheaty and crisp. Has a very light body- slightly lacking even for this style. Not enough acidity at all. The lactic qualities this style demands are not there. . Has a clean wheaty tartness. Sessionable and goes down easy- gets extra points for that. But itís lacking the lactic acidity.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JoeMcPhee (8511) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 20, 2009
Slightly cloudy, yellow-golden pour. The nose is softly wheaty with a little bit of faintly acetic character. Fairly bland beerÖ a bit of light doughy maltiness and a pronounced pear flavour with very little in the way of lactic character. MehÖ itís actually a pretty poor interpretation of the style. Itís basically a thin wheat beer.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
puzzl (3252) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 25, 2009
Tap at RattleíníHum. To call this a berliner weisse is an insult to the name. This is just a cheap wheat overloaded with diacetyl with no lactic acid in site. My notes describe the aroma as "chicken kiev." Just a total mess in every regard, and nearly undrinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alagnak (467) - Littleton, Colorado, USA - NOV 25, 2009
Draft @ GD taproom. Nose is prettty light on sourness/acidity for the style, shows some lemon and dusty wheat. Flavor is lemon zest and wheat with just a hint of that tart classic BW flavor. All in all, I didnít think it was a great BW, but very quenching after the 35 mile haul from the office, and I finished it pretty damn fast and wanted another, so points for that.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2009
Draft. Pours a pale golden body with a white head. Some dingy grape notes, white grapes with a hint of lemon. Dully dingy body with no acidity or much else to stand out. More like a lemony pils.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (6639) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - NOV 20, 2009
On tap at Rattle n Hum. Pours a lightly milky yellow with a thin white head. Very faint mustard, light acid, and a hint of sourness. Creamy mouthfeel due to the ample carbonation. Light straw and a slightly chalky acid. Really missing the sourness that makes this style stand out, but definitely something drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DJMonarch (9159) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2009
On Tap at the Great Divide Brewing Company, Denver 24/09/2009 Fruity aroma. Light golden coloured and very hazy in appearance. Fruity and smooth on the palate with a crisp dry and creamy malt finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (8322) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 17, 2009
Sample at the Great Divide Tap House in Denver. The beer is a hazy golden color with a medium thin off-white head that recedes slowly. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of pale malt, citrus and mild hops. Medium, clean body with flavors of earthy malt, citrus and wheat. The finish is short and malty with a vaguely fruity wheat aftertaste. Just average overall.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
dnstone (2147) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 12, 2009
Sour aroma. Pale gold with whispy white head. Not what I expected; dull all around and not sour though it does have a slight lemon note.


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