Dunt (215) - Illinois, USA - JUL 18, 2012
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Sampled on tap at Belmont Station at Puckerfest. Pours a faint yellow in color with a half a fingers worth of head. Nose is a balance of wheat and very gentle lemon. Flavor is similar to the nose, itís wheat up front and a good amount of lemon on the back. Very pleasant and easy drinking. Light mouthfeel, gentle tartness, and a moderate finish. Great example of a classic Berliner, I could drink gallons of this. Hopefully they bottle this in the future.
TheAlum (4295) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - MAY 6, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle shared in Great Taste Ticket Line 2013 (Madison, WI). Thanks, Nate! Pours a hazy straw pour, good mellow glow, straw grain, some yellow. Frothy whitish head dies to a ring, laces small. Aromas offer some nice apple, sour lemons and bretty funk. Yogurty sourness, funk, and straw. Gentle oak, yogurt, funk and bigger sour fruit, crab apple and lemon. Initial is lighter end of the fold, nice sour lemon kick, some orange, lactic elements. Front end if firmly sour, trailing into a mellow dry grainy middle. Yogurty, some funk, straw. Crab apples, mellow yeast, firm funk. Oak and bigger lactic sour twang. Some cheesecloth and funky elements into that backend, lots of cheese, funk, and twangy sour finish. Really impressive front end, fruity and rich with good sourness, gets really cheesy for me as we finish up. Pretty solid.
lushawn (2654) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 26, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: APR 27, 2013 Bottle. 33/176. Real nice cheese cloth. Yogurt. Wet fog.dusty wheat. Taste is milky lactic acid. Soft cellar must. Lemonzest. Creamed wheat. Super refreshing. Nice balance. dry. Quite the beer.
pantanap (3156) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 7, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
750ml bottle. 30 of 176. Much thanks from the th man... Pours a semi-transparent, somewhat hazy, golden hay consistency and topped with a creamy thin film of vivid white head... White pepper with mild lacto milky sourness to go alongside a socky funkiness, almost a stink but still not overbearing. A light tinge of smokey matchstick... Flavors are more of the same with a lemon lacto presence with a lighter essence of wheat grain but the former takes precedence. Seedy berry, light matchstick. Lighter bodied with semi-lively carbonation. Pretty darn drinkable and enjoyable.
hopdog (7660) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
750ml bottle (thanks Josh!). Hazy yellow color with almost no head. Citrus, grains, and nice and funky. Nice tart finish. I wish I had a shelf full of these!
dreadnord (1000) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 9, 2012
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours hazy pale yellow with golden hues and a big white head that dissipates quickly. Nose is hay, lemon, orange, soil, leather and hints apples and vinegar. Taste is sweet up front with big tart and bitter kick in the middle followed by a sweet finish. Mouthfeel is crisp and dry, light body and big finish.
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daknole (7205) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 20, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
GABF. Cloudy yellow pour. White head. Lactic sour aroma, some earthy grains, light lemon notes. Flavor is tart, lactic sourness, a hint of yogurt. Damn fine beer!
markwise (3807) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 17, 2012
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle generously shared by a kind soul at the Tampa Crew Tasting. Pours a dark hazy yellow with a white head. Nose is vinegar, prickly citrus, grain, and a nice lacto character. Flavor follows the nose: tart citrus, grain, and a bit of a chalky finish. Very nice beer, unique for sure.
Thorpe429 (4844) - , Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2012
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Thanks Aaron! Pours a semi-cloudy light straw color. Light cheesiness in the background with some light lactic acid. Flavor has touch of cheese along with moderately-brisk acidity and a nice backing wheat character. Very light and dry.
jcartamdg (1144) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - SEP 25, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
Pours a translucent yellow gold with no head. Aroma of funk, lacto and lemons. Taste is sour, slight funk and oaky, sour wheat also present. This might overtake tartare as the most sour Berliner that I've ever had. It's really nice, I'm so glad I got to try this.
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idedek (157) - USA - SEP 22, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
a great aroma. citrus tartness, a yeasty breadiness and some wheat notes are all there in the nose. a light medium body with a bit of wheat and hints of citrus tartness throughout. the finish is clean and dry with great hit of tartness. really good.