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Westbrook Lichtenhainer Weisse



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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
A rarely seen German beer style, Lichtenhainer is a sour wheat beer brewed with 40% beechwood smoked malt. Tart and refreshing with an intriguing bacon/ham aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer5000 (5781) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 29, 2016
650 ml bottle. Hazy golden body with a moderate sized white head. Aroma is refreshing light sour berry/fruity with salt, mild smoke, bacon and lemon. Flavor is also light, but distinct sour fruit, lemon, some salt and moderate smoke/bacon. Medium body and quite long lasting aftertaste. Refreshing, quite nice, lot less demanding than expected, actually missed a bit more complexity, but all inn all an nice and refreshing beer that shouldn’t offend anyone..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (2218) - Røros, NORWAY - MAY 7, 2016
Pale golden with a white head - Smoked malt aroma wiht some light sour aroma - Smoked malt body with some sour flavours as well - The light sour malt and smoke notes goes into the finish - This was nice and refreshing

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nocturne (1716) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2016
650ml bottle. Murky orange shade. Fleeting head. Aroma is a real interesting clash of citrus and smoky flavours. Waxy, gummy, fruit rind taste. Not so much smoke here. Carb helps it along but still a bit tough to work through. On the whole a fair success, as it all seems to work.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
freretoc (1536) - Besançon, FRANCE - FEB 3, 2016
Bue en bouteille de 50cl à la brasserie, couleur très très blonde, peu de mousse mais grosse effervescence. Nez sur le jambon fumé. Attaque en bouche sur le fumé, l’acidité et vraiment une fin de bouche très salé. Le bacon, je préfère le manger que de le boire.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
esp0r (2669) - NORWAY - JAN 16, 2016
Bottle from Gulating Lørenskog enjoyed at home
Golden, thin white head that falls down quite fast. Smell of smoked wood, hints of bacon, some tart yoghurt, light malts. Light sweet, quite sour, medium i would say. Lemon, lactic acids, smoke, wood, quite complex. Light bitter finish. Very nice, the lactic acids and smoke works well together

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daje (3469) - NORWAY - JAN 3, 2016
Bottle at Schouskjelleren, april 4th 2015. Hazy golden body with a small white head. Aroma of peat and green apples, taste of smoked ham, wheat, berries, tart mouthfeel. Acidic and woody finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Guruhso (361) - Grindsted, DENMARK - DEC 30, 2015
Bottle. Courtisy of plovmand. Aroma of smoke, fruit, apple, citrus, smoked paprika. The flavour starts sweet but finish dry and sour with a lingering sourness and smoke aroma. Amazing Combonation. Medium body and the texture is juicy. A surprisingly good beer. Balanced and enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (3219) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2015
May 2, 2015. On tap at CBC2015, red session.
Cloudy golden with a small white head. Aroma is light smoked wood, tart rhubarb and lemon notes, light spicy and grainy. Taste is light sweet, tart, crisp. Finish is light smokey, tart citrus, rhubarb, goose berries, some spicy woody notes. Light bodied, dry and crisp, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (10756) - Albertslund, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2015
From tap at CBC 2015. Hazy yellow colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of malt, fruit, spice, smoke and lemon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (3389) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - SEP 30, 2015
Tried at Colonna & Hunter, bath. Pale gold, with a big white head. aroma is citrus fruity and smoke, taste has a lemony sharpness, with a smokey oak finish

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