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Nickel Brook Green Light Berliner Weisse
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Brewed by Better Bitters Brewing Co.
Style: Berliner Weisse
Burlington, Canada
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   IBU: 8   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pootzboy (1572) - Hawgville, Ontario, - NOV 27, 2012
Had this on tap and now sampling the bottled version. Pours a clouded light gold color with a smallish cap because of the acidity in these sour ales. Aroma approximates a Berlin sour wheat - sourdough aromas, sweet ’n sour tones like dry cider with some earthy hop undertones. Zero sweetness in the flavor, just a tart sour cider, naturally effervescent, lightly hopped light brew, clean dry finish and a lovely puckering palate. A very good rendition of this unique style. Well done BB.
Earlier Rating: 8/19/2012 Total Score: 3.5
On tap At Gig’s - this is a hazed pale gold ale in the glass, puffy white 2 finger cap with fair retention. Aromas are demure but there is the biscuity smell of whealt malt, some fruitiness, lacto funk, and earthy hops. Crisp and clean on the palate, dry and tart in the finish. This is a biscuity, tart- fruity, spritzy, and refreshing ale with a dab of sweeness at the end - very much in line with the true Berlinner weisse style. Good effort on this great summer quencher.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yrstruly (332) - Guelph, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014
Clean lactic aroma, not much yeast character. Taste is again clean and lactic, no funk, really reminds me of Kindl Weisse.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shaynsawchuk (364) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014
750 mL bottle. Pours golden with a short lived white head. Wheat malt aroma, with lemony accents, some grass and cereals. A touch of malt at first, then bracing lacto tartness. Finishes with a zesty sourness. Light bodied with high carbonation, slightly sticky palate, but otherwise quite clean. Different and refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (5378) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 17, 2014
On tap at Bar Volo, pours a hazy pale yellow with a tiny head. Aroma is pretty lemony, like quite a young Berliner, and wheat. Flavour is similar, with lightly tart lemony notes, wheat, and light citrus. A young beer, but highly drinkable. Good stuff.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bdettweiler (57) - KITCHENER, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 4, 2013
Slightly cloudy, straw yellow with thick head that disappears almost instantly, leaving no trace. Aroma of green apple, lemon/lime and grass. Light-medium body with plenty of champagne-like carbonation. Taste is sweet and grassy at first with a long sour-apple acidic finish and a lingering granny smith taste in the mouth. As a fan of big hops, this is not my favourite, but it is quite refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blipp (5680) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Bottle at CGBD. Pours hazy gold with a thin white head. Light tartness, lemon, grain, and hints of paper. Good, not great.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6585) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Sampled this at Campground Brewdown 2. Pours a hazed gold with a thin white head. Soft musk, wheat on the nose. Gentle musk, light toast, acid, funk, toast. Wheat, soft musk and light acid. Rather tasty.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pushkinwow (1844) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2013
On tap at the National Capital Beer Festival. Pale yellow with thin white head. Light, some granny smith apples, bit of wheat, some sourness, refreshing hint of lactose and vinegar. Mild carbonation and body with some vinegar with a somewhat dry finish with more green apple.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11192) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Campground Throwdown 2, 75cl bottle, thanks Immy. Small white head atop clear straw body. Aroma is medium sweet, hay, some lemon. Taste is medium sweet, lemon, some sour, light funk. Light body, minimal carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (7137) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Bottle at Brewdown. Pours cloudy gold with white head. Nose and taste of lemon, yeast and sour wheat. Lighter medium bodied.

1.3
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
SuperTiti33 (348) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 19, 2013
En fût au Brothers Beer Bistro. Blonde voilé. Nez un peu poussiéreux. Très acide. Bactérie lactique. Fromage. Surette. Un peu fruité. Vieux. Loin d'être agréable.


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