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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rxeight (2619) - Illinois, USA - JUN 11, 2016
750ml. Bright reddish purple. Very acidic. Above average sour. Lots of fruit. Berries. Boysenberries. Bright raspberry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pineypower (3090) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - MAR 7, 2016
Backlog from EBF. Pours out a cranberry juice color with a small off white head. Aroma is of berries, tart/sweet, funk, lactose. Taste is solid, tart and sweet blueberries, light cinnamon sugar, some funky tartness, light vinous notes. Nice balance between tart and sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jandd1983 (3861) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Sampled at the Societe Party 2016. It poured a golden color with a white head. The aroma was of blueberries, cinnamon, malts and some funk. The taste was similar with more blueberries, cinnamon, fruits, sourness and tarts. Quite tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Strykzone (6745) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2016
Sampled at a fest. A lot going on for a Berliner Weiss. Berries and spices, mildly tart but rich, too. Complex goodness. Not a style I usually get, but I do get this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thornecb (5531) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 18, 2016
Pours ruby-tinged violet into a tulip. White head quickly recedes to hug rim. Sour blueberry and balsamic aromas. Sweet and sour lactic blueberry upfront turning cinnamon and marshmallow before the lasting dry tart skin finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 19, 2015
Thanks to callmemickey for sharing. Pours a hazy pink grapefruit color with a one finger white head that slowly settles into a thin, lasting ring. Sporadic spotty lacing left behind. Strong cinnamon component in the nose but Iím not picking up much blueberry. Slightly solvent/acetic but not too harsh with some citrus acidity, sourdough bread and wheat character. Truer to style than the other two Iíve tried(Somer and Ever). Some darker fruit comes out as it warms but the aroma is still dominated by spice and citrus. Tart and puckering with strong sour acidity and slight acetone character. Not too harsh or solvent like though. Spicy cinnamon adds a nice touch to the bread/yeast, wheat and acidic flavors . Slight mineral quality in the finish but again, Iím not picking up much blueberry. A bit one dimensional but the cinnamon is a nice touch and a unique take on the style. Slightly harsh but decently drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hivemind (891) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 15, 2015
Draft @ Babba in Boston. Dark brown to black with noticeable purple hue. Very tart, juicy red grapes, fairly acidic. A little astringent. Almost grape juice, not a ton to note beyond the fruit and sour. Still liked.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
teorn88 (6673) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2015
75cl bottle via trade. It pours a rich dark ruby color with few fizzy pink bubbles that dissipate quickly. Aroma is intense fruity and lactic sour, with lemon juice, yoghurt, blueberries, cranberries and light cinnamon and spices. Taste is tart and acidic, with lemon juice, blueberries, cranberries, cinnamon, Greek yoghurt. Light bodied with lively carbonation. Overall, incredibly tasty, excellent

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fluffy (2389) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 23, 2015
Honestly never found anything exciting Bout most of the stuff they make. Kinda watery and bland. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
popery (2006) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 19, 2015
The beer light amber orangey color. Fairly cloudy. Small to medium white head, dissipates pretty quickly. The aroma is an interesting mix. Tart bluberries, lemons, some woodsy cinnamon. Some yogurty flavor and a pretty good vinegar kick. Mild funk. Taste is medium to strongly sour. Big lemon juice note. Some blueberry flavor. Cinnamon is pretty mild. Itís just a bit too acidic for my taste. Pretty big vinegar note. The feel is light but a bit bracing. Lots of pucker.

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