Long Trail Brown Bag Series #10 Berliner Weisse
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 6   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
Our Brown Bag Series Berliner Weisse is a tart, fruity, highly effervescent and refreshing ale. Relatively low in alcohol at only 3.4% this highly sessionable brew has a light body and a very dry finish. A regional specialty of Berlin, it was referred to by Napoleon’s troops in 1809 as "the Champagne of the north" due to its lively and elegant character. Described by some as the most purely refreshing beer in the world, only two traditional breweries still produce this style.

UDBeernut's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (2171) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JUN 4, 2014
The lightest yellow I have ever scene. Light nose. Taste is slightly tart, lemons. Light body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (11170) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2015
A clear pale blonde Weisse with a thin white head. In aroma, tart lemon juice with light mineral notes, chalky, OK. In mouth, a nice tart refreshing Weisse with light lemon, lactic acid, Epsom salts, nice and smooth. On tap at Vermont Tap House.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcartamdg (2442) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 16, 2015
Light hazy yellow with a paper thin white head. Aroma of wheat and lacto. Taste is muted wheat and lacto, a bit weak, watered down even for a Berliner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (3367) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 7, 2015
4 oz pour on draft at Spacebar. Clear straw yellow with off-white head. Aromas of lemon citrus and light tart notes. Tastes of lemons, light tart notes. Light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Inertiaman37 (31) - - JUN 30, 2015
Light straw color, slightly sour with a clean dry finish that leaves your mouth quickly. Medium to high carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
obguthr (4601) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Growler: Briney lemon and malt nose. Hazy pale yellow, medium rapidly dissipating head. Quite tart lemon, maybe lime. Malt finish. Light body, easy carbonation. Very good example of the style. I love the lower alcohol content. Authentic.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MadIndian (2606) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2015
On draft at Brady’s. Body was thin, but a good representation of the style. Sour notes, lemon and wheat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
conway (2026) - - OCT 30, 2014
Draft. Clear gold with thin white head. Cheesy up front with a refreshing tartness. Light crisp mouthfeel. Very drinkable but not too one dimensional. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bellco33 (481) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - OCT 16, 2014
On tap at McLadden’s in West Hartford: Pours hazy straw with a thin white head. Aroma of hay, funk, and sour notes. Taste is mildly tart, very dry, with some yeast funk on the back end. Really solid Berliner. Light body, clean finish, very enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (8532) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Draft at Drafting Room. Pale golden pour with fizzy body and minimal head. Nose of tart fruit, hopcitrus, with a very tart taste, some fruit, and a crisp finish. This is a very good Berliner.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AirForceHops (4530) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 4, 2014
4 oz. draft. Powder Keg Chili and Beer fest, Exeter, NH. Mostly clear gold color no head. Aroma is sour mash, dusty wheat and tart lemons.

The flavor is tart with mild lactic acid. No pucker with a super clean finish. Light body with a lively, active carbonation level. Tart lemon finish with slight grain, easy to drink.

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