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RATINGS: 710   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 2   EST. CALORIES: 93   ABV: 3.1%
Hottenroth Berliner Weisse is brewed in memory of Fred & Sarah Hottenroth, our founder, Patrick Rue’s grandparents. This tart, German-style Berliner Weisse is as authentic as it gets. We use 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.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nate (4200) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2012
From bottle. Sour funky nose, lactic with horse blanket. Fruity, wheaty, tart. Light hint of oxidation. Light straw with some haze, topped with soda-like white head. Medium-light body with medium carbonation. Starts tart and lactic with wheat. Mild bitter quality but overall very tart and crisp. Not much oak, like a lambic, but a nice tart lactic profile. Tasty, with clean after.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (6154) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 30, 2016
On tap the the bruery tap room. Pours out a hazy straw topped with a fizzy head. Nose is tart fruit lemongrass wheat and some sweetness. Taste is more of the tart notes a nice light crisp lemon. I like the bruery low abv beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SlovakSniper (5193) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 12, 2016
La bière de blé suri bien faite, agréable à boire avec ses flaveurs de citron, de yaourt, de blé. Facile à boire cette limonade. Ce n’est pas mon style préféré mais je pense que cette version proposée est capable de plaire à tous et à toutes. Allez, je termine ce petit texte comme je termine ce grand verre devant moi: avec rapidité et avec un détachement certain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (5054) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 3, 2016
Bottle. Hazy golden with two finger head. Lightly tart with less lemon then other Berliners I’ve had. Solid wheat body with some fruity sweetness. Very nice balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (1921) - - AUG 1, 2016
Bottle. Pours a hazy straw color. Aroma and taste are tart lemon, citrus, and light bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cfrancis (3168) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 24, 2016
Pours clear yellow with a small white wisp. Aroma is tart sweetness and fruit. Taste is a smart tartness that hits quick and then fades. It leaves a nice fruity sweetness and dry palate. Great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wombat23 (766) - Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2016
Draft at the source on 6/26/2016. Pale gold with a white head. Fruity, tart aroma. Taste is wheat, apple juice, white wine, touch of lemon. Moderately sour finish.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
The_Osprey (6630) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2016
Bottle share at Leighton’s, many thanks to Kenny for this one. As ’Bruery Terreux Hottenroth Berliner Weisse’, 3.1%. Opaque hazy pale yellow, no head. Aroma is eggy, pungent, solvent, some white chocolate, stink bomb. Body is light, soft carbonation, a little foamy. Taste is thin, bready, more of that sulphur, white chocolate, thin citrus. I’m struggling to think of things I like about this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sdaniel90 (940) - Mexico City, MEXICO - JUN 13, 2016
Bottle, 65cl. Opaque pale golden with a minimal head. Sour tart aromas. Medium bodied with moderate to fizzy carbonation. Medium to low sweet, heavily sour. Deep fruity and tart character into a citrus sour finish. Very pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Percy0103 (653) - MEXICO - JUN 11, 2016
Bottle, 750ml. A pale beer with no head. Sour aroma with some spices. Taste is sour with fizzy carbonation and some astringency. Light bodied and somewhat watery but with a citrus aftertaste like lemmonade.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (2565) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 29, 2016
Bottle dated 2015. Pours a very light hazy yellow color with fizzy white head. Light citrus notes and some tartness on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes tart and dry. Very nicely done berliner.

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