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Long Trail Brown Bag Series #10 Berliner Weisse
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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.42/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 6   EST. CALORIES: 102   ABV: 3.4%
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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.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
UDBeernut (1842) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - JUN 4, 2014
The lightest yellow I have ever scene. Light nose. Taste is slightly tart, lemons. Light body.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
conway (1621) - - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bellco33 (389) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (8054) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AirForceHops (3508) - 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.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (8910) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 14, 2014
On tap at macgregors amherst. Moderately sour effort. Drinkable. Light colour.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbill (3531) - Laurel, New York, USA - AUG 10, 2014
On draught at the North Fork Craft Beer Festival at Peconic Bay Vineyard. Pours a lightly hazed straw color with a thin white head. Pleasant aroma of lemon that is tart and lightly sweet. The flavor is similar with lemon, more tart than sweet but elements of both. Bright finish with very mild bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (4671) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 28, 2014
This poured a hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma was lemon, wheat, sand and apples. Flavor was overripened apples, lemons, and yeast.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mep3222 (572) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Light lemon wheatgrass aroma. Flavor is slight lemon wheatgrass with a nice tart finish. Very enjoyable Berliner. Palate is slight watery but not bad. Well done by long trail. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
artmcd8 (1777) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Long trail, coming out with a Berliner! Pours a hazy straw yellow with a white head. Aromas of sour lactic acid and biscuit. Taste is mostly sour with an earthy finish. Maybe a tad on the sour side.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10039) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours lightly hazy pale yellow with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is light lactic notes, lemon, earthy and woody wheat malt. Flavor is lightly tart lactic notes, earthy wheat malt and a dry finish. Light body and moderate carbonation.


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