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RATINGS: 638   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   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).


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fritz123 (1100) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle at share at the Syb Pig in Boca Raton. Thanks Edgar! Small snifter pour of a hazy, almost milky yellow with a one finger pillow head. Some nice lacing. Aroma of citrus especially lemon, brett, lemon-cello, bread and cereal. The taste was not overly sour or tart, but just right with the lemons coming to life. As it warmed more lemons appeared. I didn’t use any woodruff on this one. The Citric acid wasn’t too harsh and the brett/lacto was in check nicely. Nice clean finish, easy to drink. Overall another good one from The Bruery.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (4751) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle - Tart fruity skin and some soap. Hazy orange with almost no head. Lots of nice tartness, orange peel, lemon and some funk. Tart and nice, I like it.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Bricks (628) - Delaware, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Ah... the golden glow of synthetic urine (complete with billowy head), the taste of wheat and foul fruit... the bitter sweet palate. I’ve had worse, but not by much.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (5605) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle from Vaaland, Bryne. Pours almost clear golden with a huge creamy white head, fast collapsing. Aroma is fresh tart fruity with a herbal and spicy note. Taste is mild tart, fresh fruity, light dry and lively mouthfeel. Very refreshing and moreish, light Berliner weisse.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (2948) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle bought @ bierkompass.de. Pours tiny hazy pale golden with a big frothy and fizzy white head that leaves some small trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is slightly malty, tiny fruity and tiny estery with crackers, wheat dough, lemon juice, star fruit, unflavoured yoghurt, minerals, dry soil, lemon zest and hints of doogh and banana peal. Taste is sour, salty, tiny malty and tiny fruity with wheat crackers, lemon juice, sour milk, doogh, hay, dry soil, minerals, lemon zest and hints of rubber. Mouthfeel is crisp, dry, tart and light bodied. Finish is sour, salty, tiny malty and tiny fruity with wheat dough, lemon juice, doogh, hay, dry soil and lemon zest. Bit too heavy on the wheat dough maltiness but all in all a solid refreshing berliner.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11687) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle from Vinspecialisten, Aalborg. Hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, fruity, yeasty and sour milk. Flavor is medium sweet and light acidic. Dry and light acidic finish. 151014

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rejtable (1399) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 12, 2014
Tap at Bruery. Pours clear gold limited head lots lacing. Flavours sour apples some yeast some Cheerios. Taste med sour light sweet. Light body great beer.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Gorm (1385) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 6, 2014
Noe Dunkel lys gyllen farve med lite lyst skum. Lukt av lime. Smak av lime og salt. Syrlig, fruktig og tørr ettersmak. Vaaland.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nilsas (1635) - Bryne, NORWAY - OCT 6, 2014
Syrlig duft av høy og gjær. Dunkel lys gulbrun farge. Tynt dekkende hvitt skum. Sterk syrlid smak av lime og salt. Meget spesielt øl, ikke noe å drikke i mengder, men en øl en kveld innimellom går fint.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
"bretty aroma exploded out of the bottle as soon as i opened it. damn. light fruits. a little musty...barnayard. complex and super flavorful as well. tart...not quite sour. very light. this has got to be a summer regular in the house. would pair incredibly well with grilled chicken, fish, etc... follow ups not as vibrant or impressive. originally 4.2.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MRodgers1982 (101) - USA - SEP 26, 2014
Perfect beer and I love them sours. This one is no exception, sour slight hay and sweet cherry. Very nice phenols, wheat comes through as well. I would highly recommend!!!


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