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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.77/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   IBU: 5   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
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A lighter style of beer with a tremendous dose of flavor. Kirschen is a Berliner Weiss, or sour wheat ale, that we’ve brewed with California Bing Cherries. Light pink hues pervade in this traditional hazy wheat beer, and aromas of sharp lactic sourness pair wonderfully with sweet, tart cherries, enticing you to take a sip. Sour and fruity, Kirschen unfolds the flavors of a rich cherry pie in a light, sessionable, summertime classic.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
adamah (214) - - OCT 17, 2013
Light cherry and acetic aroma. Pours reddish amber with no head. The taste lightly sour and sweet like sparkling cherries. The body is light to medium with a creamy mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Overall the beer is pretty good very light in body and flavor not overpowering on any level; very sessionable. Only mildly sour amd thankfully not too sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11380) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Tap at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours hazy pink amber with a pink tinged head. Aroma hints of sour and cherry. Med minus body. Flavor is light sour and cherry. Gets a bit more sour in the finish. Takes awhile to get there. Worth the effort.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6692) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 22, 2013
On tap at Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours reddish orange with a thin off-white head and a fruity aroma. There is a light malted wheat flavor with a pleasantly tart cherry taste. Very enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
joshwoodward (567) - - JUL 26, 2013
Solid Berliner Weisse. The fruit flavor is subtle, but tasty. Refreshing, if a bit flat.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (8683) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUL 22, 2013
Tap at Mohawk Bend. Poofy pink foam with good retention. Full haze pinkish peach pour. Nose is soap, raspberry, lemon detergent. Taste is clean, mild lactic, lemon yogurt, refreshing. Good stuff. Simple. Mild sour mash Bells Oarsman style creamy wheat body. Almost like a Cherry Bell’s Oarsman.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (11283) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 18, 2013
On tap @ Smoqued BBQ. Hazy strawberry lemonade colored pour with a short lived white head. Nose is light cherry, mostly cherry skin, lemon, and wheat. A touch of fruity sweetness and straw. Nice crisp flavor. Mild to moderate lactic tartness, cherry skins, and some wheat bread. Subtle straw, grass, and lemon zest.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kenright (1) - Lucerne Valley, USA - JUL 17, 2013 does not count
Great job on making a Berliner Weise. It’s the closest thing to being in Germany on a hot summer day.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Getbetter (881) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - JUL 11, 2013
From a tap at the brewery.The pour is pink grapefruit in color with a miminal white head.The body is light with a tart cherry lemonade flavor.This is something that I would a few bottles in my cellar.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeTheYounger (1148) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - JUL 7, 2013
From 1 liter growler that dad got for me. Pours a very cool pink color with a giant white bubbly head. Aroma is faint lactic sour and fruit. Taste is mildly tart like a lemonade with a hint of cherries and a wheat finish. Body is very active with bubbles dancing around my tongue. This beer is great and very refreshing on this hot day and much needed during my long strenuous move to Lake Arrowhead.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
iowaherkeye (2695) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Tap at Newport Pizza in OB. Pretty pink body, cloudy, with a light pinkish white head, settling down to a thick ring. Clean lactic acid nose with some cherry pits, light wheat. Flavor of a Berliner with plenty of wheat, not really all that sour (3-4/10). Good thirst quencher. Moderate carbonation with a light body, maybe a little watery, but far foe the style. Didn’t blow my mind, but definitely solid enough an effort.


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