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RATINGS: 241   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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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonusWagner (1428) - Florida, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Still has the white grape quality of the original NG Berliner but with a more sweet, sort of cereal quality in the mid-palate. Very very good.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nero55 (751) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle. Light golden with very large white head. Aroma of tartness, pear, and some grain. Light body, medium tartness, apple/pear notes, and a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
monkeychugg55 (884) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Yellow body with a big white head. The aroma has apple, citrus, funk, and a bit of acidity. The flavor is similar, very nice and refreshing. A nice malt character comes through as well. Lots of carbonation and a dry, tart finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6886) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 5, 2014
Catching up on RBAG 2014 notes backlog...bright hazy yellow. Tart/sour lemony citrus, light effervescent palate, dry finish. Very refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RABinCO (1369) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle split with adnielsen. Not a gusher, but big foamy pour. Hazy hay appearance. Aroma is slightly cheesy. Taste is thankfully none of that...but nice bright tart fruits. Bit of wine grapes and dragonfruit. Not super puckering, but a definite pleasant tartness that lingers on the back of the tongue.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4884) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Gold and a white head. Nose is yeast, lemon, tart and orange. Easy palate, lightly tart, hint of acidity, yeast, citrus, and orange peel.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tvail4 (17) - - AUG 24, 2014
citrus, golden, clear, sparkling, rocky head, white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium body, slick feel, lively, long finish,

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (10836) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 20, 2014
Fruchtig hefiger, kaum saurer Antrunk. Erfrischender im Mittelteil, säuerlicher, süffig, vollmundig. Leicht zitrusartiger Nachgeschmack. Gut! 7/10/12/11/11/11

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
theisti (3259) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - AUG 18, 2014
12 oz bottle via ericjones. 1062 17:18 stamped on bottle neck. The pour is a clear faded golden yellow with a huge frothy 4 inch white head. The head falls slowly and rockily. The aroma is soft lemon citrus tartness, wheat grain and a whisper of hay. The taste is citric lemon tartness, initially quite strong, than softens nicely to reveal the wheat and hay character. Some grapefruit bitterness becomes evident as the beer warms. The palate is light bodied, with a high level of carbonation and the tart citric citrus lemon finish. Very balanced and full of character beer, quite an accomplishment for a 3% beer. Really easy drinking, expertly made Berliner. Thanks for the trade on this one Eric.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
wedgie9 (2004) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Tasted on 8/17/14 from a capped 12oz bottle given to me by Chris Drews, big thanks, Chris! Pours hazy pale yellow with a massive, gusher-like, rocky white head that slowly recedes to massive, pillowy lace. The nose is light wheat malt, a touch lactic, with some tart citrus. The flavor is even more tart with a hint of white peppercorn, very bright citrus, and the same light wheat malt from the nose. The body is light with over-active carbonation and a medium tart lemon finish. Very good, but a bit hard to enjoy due to the massive amount of carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (9242) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle... Clear light-yellow beer with a small, fizzy, white head. The aroma is subdued, but bready, lemony and acidic. Medium-bodied with jazzy carbonation. The flavor is tangy, yeasty, grainy and lightly sour. Crisp, tart, bready finish. Bottles courtesy of FlandersNed, BVery and motortoddhead!


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