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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fugitive (1681) - Athens, - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle 650ml. Color hazy gold with huge white head. Aroma malt, sour, salt, cheese. Taste sweet, lemon, smoke, sour, cheese.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Camons (7619) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2015
Draught @ CBC 2015. Pours hazy yellow with a white head. Aroma of sourness, wheat, yeast, smoke, citrus, lime. Flavor is rather sour, wheat, yeasty, meaty smoke, bacon, tart fruity, citrus, lime. Thin to medium body, average carbonation, acidic finish. 020515

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7955) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Growler at Blipp’s going away tasting. Pours a faintly smoky gold with a thin white head. Medium-bodied, light smoke over big tart lemon acid. Tart and smoky, long acid, tangy. Really nice and refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
birocotsios (33) - - JUL 6, 2015
Hazy appearamce with white head. Smoky sour aroma with svoury hints of vinegar. Reminds of burger sauces. Quite refreshing with a sour finish. Not for all but defenetly worth a try.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
yiannnos (1098) - , CYPRUS - JUL 6, 2015
Draught. Tart sour aroma. Taste is lemony sour and finishes with some smokiness,

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blipp (6959) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Growler. Pours gold with a white head. Mild acidity and smoke, quite well balanced and restrained, with some tart lemony notes, mild meaty notes, wheat, and a relatively clean finish. Quite drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsga (6684) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 16, 2015
Small coarseish white head doesn’t last. Hazy opaque yellow body. Smoky lemony aroma with mealy yuzu notes. Acidic, verging on sour, smoky herbal lemony taste with yuzu notes. Mid-to-thin body. Mild, mealy mouthfeel. Acidic mealy smoky aftertaste with lemony notes. It’s fairly simple and straightforward, but I like it. (0.65l bottle, from Kihoskh, Copenhagen.)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stouby (4067) - Holbæk, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2015
Tap @ CBC2015. Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma light malty, medium sour with smoky notes. Flavor light sweet, medium sour, light smoky and spicy. Light to medium body. Really nice smoked weisse.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
VastActiv (3951) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Tap at CBC 2015, Copenhagen. Originally rated 20150502. Colour is cloudy light orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Salt, fruits and citrus.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pyrmir (4228) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2015
On tap at O’Connors. Slightly hazy golden with white head. Aroma tart, lactic, smoky, some smoked meats and faint pale malts. Taste is sharp lactic, tart and sour, lots of smoke and smoked meats, finish is smoky and sour. This is great in small amounts but a half pint was a tad too much.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brnandersen (2527) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2015
Draught sample at CBC 2015. Milky golden colour with a thin, white head. Sour aroma with acidic notes, salty-smoke hints and citrus fruits. Taste is sour. Thinner body with a soft carbonation. Finishes sour with fruity hints and smoke. Nice Sour Weisse.


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