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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Devineichler (1) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 14, 2013 does not count
This beer is amazing. New glarus knows exactly what they are doing. I am so fortunate to get this whenever I want.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (8558) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Holy hell this is good. Sparkling gold pour, white head. White wine grapes, funk, lemons, spritzy carbonations. Awesome. Need more ASAP.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bbbrew (204) - Hawaii, USA - JUN 22, 2013
I really like this style and this one is fantastic. Perfect tartness with out being overly sour. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pepsican (1421) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - NOV 4, 2013
Gold pour with a spritzy white head. Aroma lifts all over the damn place. Lemon, funk, bit o lacto offered. Delicate, yet extremely aromatic brew. Flavor lifts all over the damn place with a medium sour, and a touch of salt. Lively brew, prickly carbonation. Finish is quick, thirst quenching, extremely light and clean. This is the kind of beer I could drink a four pack of in an hour without much thought.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
sthlm (1224) - Iowa, USA - JUN 19, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2013 [Bottle] Pours pale gold with a good sized white head that quickly fades. Aroma is dominated by wheat, but nice. Taste has just the right amount of tartness, with lots of wheat, and some not quite ripe plum and grape. Fairly thin mouthfeel, smooth, good length finish with a lot of wheat. Overall, this is a fantastic summer session beer that I wish I had a lot more of and I hope becomes an annual summer offering. Not surprising given this was made by the master of wheat beers. Old rating: 7/3/9/4/19 = 4.2.

Re-rate: A few bottles later, and Iím liking this more and more. A perfect summer beer. Bumping this a couple of tenths.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lemke10 (683) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 19, 2013
With the 20th Anniversary of New Glarus Brewery taking place in 2013, they have been bringing back some of the past favorites as part of their celebration. First came Edel Pils and now itís time for some Berliner Weiss. Berliner Weiss last debuted about 4 years ago and I never got a chance to try it as I was just entering the craft beer world so Iím very excited to try this one. It pours a pale yellow color with a frothy white head. The aroma is a combination of wheat, yeast, and tart fruits. It certainly has a Belgian style feel going for it. Overall itís very inviting with hints of banana as well. It take a little while to get used to the tartness of the beer although itís no where near as tart as a sour/wild ale. The texture is smooth and creamy with a balanced mixture of wheat and yeast. This is definitely something different from New Glarusí other offerings. I canít say Iíve had anything else quite like it. A unique tasty brew from New Glarus is always a hit! Iím glad to see them bring back older brews so I have something to try I havenít had before. Iím always a fan of them bringing beer back they said didnít sell well before so a new group a beer lovers can try it for themselves. I hear that next up on their list is a new 20th Anniversary Strong Ale due out in late May 2013. Iím getting thirsty thinking about it already. -Chris Lemke of WisconsinBrewReview.com

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
starewich (139) - - JUL 3, 2013
Super tart and grapey. I donít have knowledge of the style but this must certainly be a great example.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
NielsenRatings (8279) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Bottle @ home, picked up at the brewery in Wisconsin. Pours a hazy light whitish yellow appearance with a foamy white head. Lemon, white grape, lactic, sweet wheat aroma. Moderately tart, very refreshing quenching flavor with notes of must, lemon citrus, wheat, and vanilla. Easy to pound. Wish I could drink this all the live long day.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
SrSilligoose (3134) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 1, 2013
Bottles. Super refreshing. Pleasant level of lactic sourness. Creamy yogurt. Lemon juice. Soft rustic wheat. Hint of cobwebs. So good. Yum a dum drum.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
CanIHave4Beers (2908) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - SEP 26, 2013
3%?!?! Now thatís some low boost!
Pours a nice pale hazy yellow with a fluffy white head that diminishes into a medium sized white head that leaves good lacing on the glass.

The aroma is subtle and very inviting, itís most certainly funkier than most Berliner Weisse Iíve tried, itís got some barn-yardiness to it. But itís got the classic Berliner character too, plenty of yogurt-y lactic character, plenty of bready yeastiness, some bright fruit. The white grape component I think is attributing to a nice harmony in the aroma as itís got a bit of a white wine character to it, not exactly as musty or pungent as Champagne, but getting there.

The flavor is just really enjoyable, tart with some really bright lemony characteristics. Itís got a nice white grape character to it, with some plain yogurt-y sourness. Itís just got a touch of the woodiness from the barrel. Lively under-ripe strawberry & fermented cider notes with some yeastiness, some raw wheat, and just a slight twang of bitterness.

The palate is lively, prickly, sharp and not really thin in any way.

This one knocks the whole high flavor low alcohol thing right out of the park.
Jeeze Dan & Deb, just make this a part of your regular lineup year round... seriously... please.

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