Brewed by Magic Rock
Style: Berliner Weisse
Huddersfield, England
Serve in Bowl


on tap

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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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A contemporary take on the traditional sour wheat style from the German capital. Pilsner and Wheat malt are soured overnight in the kettle before being part fermented with Brettanomyces Bruxellensis. Tart, sour and refreshing with a spritzy carbonation and the added complexity of ‘Brett’ appearing as the beer ages…. as they say in these parts “it’ll make your teeth laugh”

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rangi (579) - - JAN 25, 2014
This was a really good beer for the moment. It was hot and this was refreshing and a bit of a wake up call on the palate. Haven’t had many sours but this seemed to get the mouth puckering sour aspect pretty perfect. Enjoyed the beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (11810) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Draft at Churchkey. Cloudy yellow color, large bubble white head. Aroma of earthy mixed citrus. Taste is softy sour lemon, hi carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2450) - NORWAY - SEP 1, 2014
Sample at Haand Festival 2014. Cloudy shiny yellow body with a small white head. Tart citrus aroma with leather, taste of fruits and grass, sour, wheaty. Dry fruity tart finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ferris (4125) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 15, 2014
Draft - Lemony, tart, funk and dust. Hazy pale yellow with a decent white head. Lots of tartness up front, hit of lemon peel and a clean finish. Brilliant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (6239) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 7, 2014
Draught @ Gastropub Tuulensuu, Tampere. Pours a cloudy yellow colour with a small foamy head. Aroma of sour citrus, barnyard and white bread. Flavour of crisp citrusy notes, acidity, pear juice and some caramel. Mild herbal notes. Light bodied. Mild but very refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mkel07 (3381) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2014
On tap at Archive Beer Boutique 210614. Looks a whole lot like a cider, very pale and thin with a white head. Almost tastes like a sour cider, not as sour as I expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 14, 2014

Draught @ The Holyrood 9A, 9a Holyrood Road, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 8AE.

[ As Magic Rock Circus of Sour ].
Unclear medium yellow color with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, pale malt, citrus, lemon, tart, soured milk notes. Flavour is moderate sweet and light acidic with a long duration, citrus tart, tropical fruit tart, refreshing. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20140316]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mattyhennessy (311) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - JUN 12, 2014
Pours a clear pale yellow with a small white head. Sour, but not as sour as some. There is an obvious grape aroma and flavour, some wood and white wine. The low abv is noticeable, as the flavour rounds out very quickly

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerhammaren (1064) - FINLAND - MAY 23, 2014
.3l on tap @Vihreä Haltiatar Pours clear pale yellow with thick foamy head. Aroma is wheat, some hops. Flavor is sour. Wheat, hops and some citrus fruits. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sarpa (885) - FINLAND - APR 4, 2014
Tap at Tuulensuu. Pours pale golden, small white head. Soapy, bit sour, cheesy aroma. Tart, slightly soapy flavor, citrus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (6784) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 4, 2014
Draught at the William K, Helsinki, Finland. Hazy pale yellow colour with a small white head. Fruity hops, citrus and airy notes in the aroma. The flavour is mildly sour, wheaty and citrusy. Drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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