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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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With late season access to some Maine wild blueberries, we capture a bit of "the way life should be" in this rich, full-flavored winter sour. Mainer Weisse has a nose of ripe berry and cinnamon spice, warming hints of the holidays. Its sips fruity, tart, and bold, finishing with a sweet and surely-sour bite. It is blue and it is beautiful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (6941) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Sampled via bottle at WTWBA 2014. Hazy yellow pour with a white head. Tart and lots of sweet fruit. Some spice in this. Good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
MrChopin (3474) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2014
[ Bottle ][ ½ of 75cl ][ Tasting ][ Trade ][ Snifter ][ 9.26.14 ]
Tepid tea-orange, fizzy white head died within 1 second. Off-spiced plastic celery, playdoh sweetness overwhelms, no blueberry or cinnamon in the nose. Front is heavy plastic, acetic, cinnamon is present through mid, huge husky profile, earthy and rooty warmth, tons of acetic sourness fighting some rooty sweetness, watery and full bodied mess, the acetic and spice combo is a Tim Burton take on dessert.

[ 9.26 Tasting Ranking ]
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16. Night Shift Mainer Weisse
17. Evil Twin Nomader
18. De Garde Currant Gin Bu

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
cpetrone84 (1533) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Pour is faintly hazed pure orange with no head. Nose has a ton of plastic, very off aromas, odd spice, def not cinnamon. No blueberry in the nose whatsoever, tons of acetic. Taste is root beer that burns, faint cinnamon, plastic, sweet sugars and citric acid, high carb, heavier body. Extremely sour and burning around the outside of the mouth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (2117) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - AUG 8, 2014
bottleshare thanks to Beechner224. Nose is very tart with a hint of cinnamon. Taste is puckering. Cinnamon comes through in the flavor. Light fruitiness. Much pucker as it warms.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beechner224 (761) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle at my pool. Pours a deep orange, almost amber. Aroma is tart, spicey, sharp. Taste is sour, tart, spicey, and again sharp. More lip puckering than the other variants. Think the cinamon gives it a spicey character. I find myself licking my lips a lot. Damn tasty. Think this is my favorite so far.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neepsntatties (1238) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle sample from "hannont". Colour...cloudy, light amber with a pinky hue. Nose...highly acetic with sweet spicy notes, esp. cinnamon. Palate...massively puckery with loads tart orchard fruits, lemon zest and underripe blueberries. The pucker affect fades at the back of the palate but a spicy blueberry pie flavour lingers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
olr1984 (1138) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 9, 2014
750ml bottle pours a clear amber orange with an off white head. Tart Berry honey and cinnamon taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JBPortland (914) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAY 4, 2014
750ml bottle pours cloudy pink peach color with small fading head. Nose is tart fruit funk, berry, cinnamon, spice, a little bit of band-aid. Taste is acidic sour fruit, blueberry, cinnamon, graham cracker. Finish is acidic lacto sour with long lingering blueberry pie and subtle spice. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (4920) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2014
Bottle @ His Great Return Tasting. Cheers to Leighton for providing this! Hazy deep gold pour with a small white head. Big unwashed rhubarb, notes of strawberry. A bit of sea salt and dirty root vegetables. Earthy spiced flavors. Canned plums and a bit of tart strawberry. Mild acid on the finish. Medium body, soft carbonation. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markwise (4543) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Bottle courtesy of a recent Tampa Tasting. Pours a hazy purple color with an ephemeral white head. Nose is big tart berries, spice, yeast, and berry flesh. Flavor is similar with yeast, berry, berry flesh, and massive tartness. Light to medium in body and a nice berliner overall.

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