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RATINGS: 627   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).

Gachupines' rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gachupines (901) - USA - SEP 6, 2013
Pale, straw yellow with a thin white head. Aroma is tart apple. Flavor is light, tart apple with a touch of wheat. Sweet with a bit of a tart finish. Light on the tongue, almost like a less sweet juice. Wife: 3.5

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciocanelu (59) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - SEP 20, 2014
Tart, vegetable like aroma. Taste is also tart with the same vegetable character. Just a hint of honey. Light body, very easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (3812) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 17, 2014
750ml bottle. Hazy, orangey golden colour with huge, frothy, collapsing, white head. Spicy and minimally herbal yeasty aroma with a fruity touch of peach. Taste is mildly tart, herbal yeasty, a even more ’backgroundish’ touch of peach.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopwine (318) - Bend, Oregon, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Lemon, crackery malt, raw wheat/grainy finish. Simple, refreshing, well executed Berliner

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (6239) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 12, 2014
750 ml bottle. Pours a cloudy yellow colour with a white foamy head. Aroma of green apples, some citrus and berries. Flavour of really strong gooseberry notes, herbs, grassy bitterness, tart quark notes and green apples. Light bodied. Really refreshing. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (2436) - FINLAND - SEP 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours pale yellow in color with a white head. Orange zest, notes of yeast, tart fruityness and lemon in aroma. Feels very fresh. Funky taste along with notes of lemon and tart fruityness. A bit of sweet fruityness along with notes of wheat appears later on and more lemony notes steps up again towards the end. Crisp finish with a nice amount of lemon. Nice balance between citrus fruityness, funkyness and earthyness here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonno (2325) - JAPAN - SEP 10, 2014
Great palate cleanser. Tart, dry, bubbly with a fair whack of salt. Good flavour for the ABV. Super dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8695) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle split at the Bottle Shop, Bermondsey, 06/09/14. Clear light golden with a moderate off white covering that soon dissipates. Nose is oaky wood, vanilla, light melon, subtle florals, hint of caramel, citric rinse, peachy. Taste comprises butterscotch Angel Delight, kumquat, apricot, light acidity, subtle brett, lemon rind, mellow citrics. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a little sweet lick here and there. Decent ’Linner, a little sweeter and more candified than most.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (13729) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle at the Bottle Shop with Harry. Hazy gold lasting white head. Sourish aroma. Papery apple aroma. Not a great beer. Some sour lemon in the flavour. Not my favourite. Ok ish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IluvatarMilan (272) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle at the Bottle Shop, Bermondsey. A quite unique, well-balanced honey-ish wheat beer, only suffering a bit from a nasty aroma. Taste id very grainy, sour, fruity. very full-bodied for such a low-abv’er.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tricyclist (751) - Florida, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Nice Berliner... Pours hazed straw yellow with full white head. Nose is tart and straw. Clean. Flavor is tart and clean, citrus and refreshing. Low alcohol, just like I’d want. Pretty drinkable.

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