cgarvieuk (14288) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 16, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at the brewery... Hazy yellow.... Sift fruits... Ligbt pine... Light lemon nose... Soft zezty tart lenon fruits... Nice eay
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 22, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap @Cajun Sourfest-pours hazy straw with a disappearing white head. Aroma is mild tart lemon. Taste is tart lemon, light malt. Easy.
Leighton (11030) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Growler at RBWG 2013 Grand Tasting. Pours hazy, pale yellow with a light, white cream head. Nice acidic lemon nose. Light sweet flavor with lots of zippy lemon tang, some lactic bite. Light bodied with fine, spritzy carbonation. Super clean, fresh finish, quenching sour lemons, mellow acidity. Really nice.
brokensail (10955) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler @ Lost Abbey. Thanks to Sean. Pale straw pour with a white head. Interesting herbal, minty aroma to this. Lemon zest, popcorn, and a bit of club soda. Some nice acidity to the taste. Pleasant lemon sourness, a touch of lime zest, and grass. Same herbal character as on the nose. Mild cracker and popcorn sweetness. Refreshing, club soda like flavor.
Lubiere (9999) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 9, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A hazed blonde weisse with a thick receding creamy white head. In aroma, a light lemony malt with light chalky notes. In mouth, a smooth light acidic lemony beer, a bit light but refreshing. On tap at brewpub, Dec. 8 2012.
hopscotch (9163) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 7, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: JUL 9, 2012 Draft… Cajun Café on the Bayou Sour Festival 2012… Pours cloudy and off-white with a small, creamy, white head. Excellent retention. The nose is understated, but offers some nice acidity and lemon essence. Medium-bodied and milky with pillow-soft carbonation. Lemon-lime flavor. The acidity is nice, but not quite where I’d like it to be. Hints of sweetness and graininess. Clean, refreshing finish.
daknole (9115) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 31, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Cloudy yellow with a white head. Lemon lime flavors, wheat, perfect sourness...great damn beer. GET TO RAPP!
GT2 (8444) - San Diego County, California, USA - DEC 29, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Rapp. Pours full haze white with fizzy soda foam. Nose is fruity pineapple, fresh and doughy. Taste is fruity, lemon sorbet, pineapple juice, lemonade. Palate is clean, refreshing, very simple though the lactic acid content is very low for Berliner.
gnoff (7844) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled draught as part of a flight at the brewpub on January 19, 2014.
Murky yellow color, white head. Acidic, lemon taste. Fizzy mouthfeel, very low bitterness. Lemon aftertaste. Acidic scent.
Draught at the 3 Daughters brewpub on January 22, 2014.
Listed as 3% ABV.
Hazy straw yellow color, white head. Acidic, mineral, wheat dough scent. Acidic, sour taste. Wheat dough aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, low to very low bitterness.
MartinT (7811) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
My Bottom Line:
Lemon water and personable lactobacillus evolve into poundable tartness in this easygoing Berliner Weisse.
Further Personal Perceptions:
-A crown of foam sits atop the yellow-ish white.
-Carbonation is too low for this type of beer (in my tastes).
-Tartness is a bit too light; this was still very quenching though, obviously.
-Wheat flavours were shy.
-This remains a classy and successful example which gives people a very good idea of what this nearly forlorn style is all about.
On tap at the brewery taproom.