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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Berliner Weisse style sour ale brewed with lemongrass and ginger
Its name honoring our Somerville homebrewing roots, Somer Weisse began as our answer to a hot July without air conditioning. A few twists on the classic Berliner Weisse style led us to this quencher of thirst. Refreshing and tart, it sprinkles the tongue with the zesty flavors of lemongrass, ginger, and, most importantly, summertime. ABV 4.9%-6.2%

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
nimbleprop (4973) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 6, 2014
750ml bottle pours a hazy gold with some thin, white head. Nose has a lot of hibiscus, peppercorn, ginger, lime... but honestly quite a bit of butyric acid in the form of a vomit like character. Flavor has a lot more butyric acid, real bile character, peppercorn, heavy lime, blood orange. Acetic finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MrChopin (3347) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2014
[ Bottle ][ ½ of 75cl ][ Tasting ][ Trade ][ Snifter ][ 9.24.14 ]
Hazy gold-amber, large white head fizzes out in seconds, tepid after. Husky spice aroma dominates, more spice than Berliner, the ginger dominates with light citric, soap bucket after a car wash. Front palate is chalky, mineral, lemongrass acidity burns through mid, lime emerging with serious burn, dominating until the dusty end, faint dough, lactic replaced by solvent, fizzy full body fills unpleasantly.

[ 9.24 Tasting Ranking ]
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
cpetrone84 (1447) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2014
Pour is a deeper yellow with a good bit of white head. Nose is huge musky sweat ginger with a hint of lemon and spicy tang. Taste is very sweet, tons of sweaty ginger, tangy, citrus, chlorine like mineral in the back. Bigger body, a bit juicy, softer carbonation. The spice is so strong I just can’t handle it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Chalumeaux (57) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Orange gold color with aroma of ginger and lemon smooth mouth feel with a well balanced tart finish. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (842) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUL 21, 2014
750ml bottle pours opaque pale straw yellow with 2 finger head. Nose is musty ginger, light funk, lemon peel, touch of grass, sourdough. Taste is brigh crisp lactic acidity, fresh ginger, herb, lemon, citrus. Finish is dry tart hebal lemon, ginger, spice, grass. Tasty and great on a hot summer night!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (8571) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle shared by Jcwatts. Pours clear gold. Nose/taste of ginger, lemongrass, sour wheat, sour banana and floral. Light tartness. Touch soapy on the nose. Lighter body. Refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (3563) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle. Yellow pour with white lace. Night citrus, acetic, funky flavors. Flavors are light, sour, and funky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thome50 (1047) - Boringville aka Irvine, California, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle thanks to Ernesto. Pours a slightly hazy yellow with minor white head. Aroma is lemon and slight funk. Taste is hugely sour to the point of burning the throat if it goes down wrong. A bit harsh to say the least. As the beer warms the lemon grass really shows itself more than just acetic sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (9214) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 24, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 25, 2014 Bottle... This beer rocks!… Cloudy straw-colored ale with no head. The bouquet offers light notes of funk, ginger root, lemon grass and vanilla. Medium to full-bodied with lazy carbonation. The flavor is hugely SOUR and FRUITY – notes of apricot and/or peach. Short, tart, clean finish. A world class refresher. Big thanks to landhoney for the pour!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
olr1984 (1087) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 4, 2014
750ml bottle pours a light gold with a small off white head. Honey and bitter lemon fruit taste.

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