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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 90   ABV: 3%
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Napoleon hailed this tart beer style "the Champagne of the North." A lively and elegant masterpiece this Berliner Weiss is a kaleidoscope of fresh flavor.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rubbishystuff (1811) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Thanks to iNBe for this. This was excellent stuff. Just tart enough, not overwhelming. Very bubbly. A lot of flavor for the low strength. Serving: Bottle


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
TXBadger (1261) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Pours a nice slightly cloudy pale yellow with LOTS of foamy light white head. Wheat, tartness, and funk on the nose; follows onto the palate. Took me about 5 mins to pour it, definitely over carbonated, but still damn tasty none-the-less.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fluffy (1505) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 21, 2014
refreshing, tart, a little funky-just goes to show how well new glarus does their thing.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (5967) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy gold with a white head. Lightly acidic and lemony with a wheaty base and a nice mildly tart finish. Drinkable and refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bookman10 (626) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Pours a very light golden yellow, with massive head that dissipates quickly. Very effervescent with loads of bubbles. Sharp, citrusy aroma, with sour banana and other fruit esters. Flavor is quite tart, with a strong lemony-citrus tang, along with many of the same wheat beer flavors/esters, but kicked up a notch. Wish I had some essence of woodruff to mix in or some raspberry juice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR (7834) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Thumbprint bottle, but it reads exactly the same as the old unplugged entry (berliner with grapes). Not sure why this is a new entry. Regardless: Pours with a hazy yellow hued body and an absolutely massive white head that lasts a bit. Aromas are tart, floral, grainy, mildly funky, lightly vinous, CO2 bite. Lots of lactic yogurt. Flavors are doughy, mildly fruity, funky, vinous, yogurt. Carbonic bite. Pretty nice. Some strawberry fruit notes. Very dry, Pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (889) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle to goblet at the RBAG14 warmup Lemon, horse blanket/ass/penis...not sure, something horsey at least. Cloudy yellow with a thin white head. Lemon, orange, a touch of wheat...very fresh tasting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gramity (1307) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Lightly hazy pale gold beer, small white head. Palate is light and crisp. Light lemony sourness, touch of sherbet. Light finish with the lemon lingering on.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (3081) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle - Sour and tart citrus. Hazy gold with a good white head. Tart up front and a very clean, disappears which is too bad. Great and refreshing.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BMMillsy (1278) - Florida, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle as an extra in trade. Big thanks for this one. Pours very light yellow, perfectly clear, with a massive white fluffy head on top that goes on forever. Aroma of wheaty funk as expected, some interesting clove and coriander spice, lemon peel, hay, barnyard. Flavor is a twinge of sour lemons on top of some cracked wheat and a bit of zesty spice. A very crisp finish and without the dirty wheat that I usually find unpleasant at the end of the sip for this style. Some definite white wine notes that were picked up even before reading on the label that reislings were used. Extremely light bodied and almost spritzy carbonation. Really more of a sour golden ale than a wheaty Berliner. Lucky for me, that is more to my tasting. Good stuff as usual from New Glarus. If we really want to call this a Berliner, I don't think there is anything close to this. Yum.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KingCecil (2042) - DENMARK - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle @ home from jarvit .... thx my friend! this is fantastic! .... it pours murky yellow with a large forming white head.... sweet, sour, flowers, fruits, citrus, light soya, light butter, light salty.... very nice...


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