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RATINGS: 673   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 2   EST. CALORIES: 93   ABV: 3.1%
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Brewed in memory of my Grandparents (Fred and Sarah Hottenroth), this tart German-style Berliner Weisse is as authentic as it gets. We used lactobacillus and a hint of brettanomyces to sour this very unusual, low gravity wheat beer. To cut the tartness for those with sweeter tastes, raspberry or woodruff syrup is a traditional way to sweeten the beer. Almost an extinct style, we hope to help revive the Berliner Weisse in memory of two great people (ABV 3.1%, IBU 2, SRM 2, Format 30L kegs).


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
EHSRanders (1854) - Tjele, DENMARK - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle. Yellow colour. With small creamy white mostly lasting head. Yeasty aroma with notes of yeast. Sour flavor.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Joel (114) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Pours clear golden yellow with thin white head. Aroma of champagne and brett. Tastes initially tart, evolves on the palate into wheat, hay, and a lingering funk. No bitterness. Not acidic or overly sour. Perfect balance of tart and complexity from the yeasts. A very surprising beer, as Im not normally a fan of Berliner Weisse, this was very, very nice! I would seek this out again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (4400) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 23, 2015
750 old bottle dated 3/25/2013. color is mostly clear without any head at all. Aroma is light lemon peel, mildly funky yeast, light oak funk.

The flavor is tart and refreshing with a mild acidic note in the finish. Carbonation is a lower level with a extremely dry texture. Mild Brettanomyces yeast hints. Th flavor is very nicely balanced between tart and sour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RasmusOtt (1519) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 19, 2015
Bottle @ dangerous bottleshare 5.0 . Pours golden with a white fizzy head. Aroma of wheat, grains, sour lactic notes, hay and some weak honey as well. You can smell some tartness and weak funky notes as well. The taste is much tarter than you would expect with some citrusy notes, grainy wheat, green applies, pears and sour yogurt. Decent light Beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (1230) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2015
Bottle split 5 ways as part of Dangerous Bottleshare 5.0. HAzy light yellow pour with a tiny head. Loads of unripe pears, lemon juice, wheat and some yoghurt.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Klimaet (620) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy light yellow with a thick white head. Aromas of wheaty notes, pear, banana, tart citrus, honey. Taste is pretty sour up front, citrus, unripe pear, green apples, lots of wheaty notes.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erzengel (5340) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 1, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2015 Old rating from Jun 08, 2011. Nice 0,75l bottle with crowntop. Thanks to kappldav for this beer! Very pale in the glass, no head, light sour smell. The beer in the mouth starts slightly sour, much less than expected. It continues with this light sour tone, that has a pineapple-like flavour in it. Quite interesting and unexpected for a Berliner Weie. The mainpart of this beer is very smooth, mild, the sourness leaves the mouth and is nearly gone with the finish. A bit disappointing, but it leaves a mild-smooth mouth-feeling in the end. --> Great, light summer-refreshing beer. A bit lighter and less sour as its German counterparts. The only thing I complain is the price - my bottle says 13,50$ - (which is ~ 9,20). In my eyes far too expensive for such a beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BOSSbrewer (2685) - Arkansas, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle with Butler. Thanks Chris! Pours a slightly hazy light yellow with a very thin white head. Aroma is tart with lemons slightly astringent. Some wheatiness. Very light and refreshing. Really nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bellco33 (467) - Willington, Connecticut, USA - DEC 17, 2014
On tap at the Farmhouse in a sample glass: Pours hazy straw with a foamy white head. Aroma of wheat, lemon, and funk, Taste is sour, hay, grass, and a little yeasty funk. Light body, nice carbonation, a very tasty beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (4374) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2014
Bottle from gad905 cheers Jon; hazy light yellow pour with a thin off head, sleep slight acidic aroma, taste has sharp lemon, biscuit.


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