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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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Napoleonís troops referred to Berliner Weisse as the "Champagne of the North" due to its lively and elegant character. Today this style is described by some as the most refreshing beer in the world. Our approach was to brew this beer with Lactobacilius for a refreshing and authentic interpretation of a classic summer refresher.


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1.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
UncleJ (17) - - JUL 5, 2013
Having no familiarity with the brewer I'm reluctant to say that this beer is the result of intentional disrespect for the consumer. It is in any event nothing approximating a Berliner weisse, as evidenced most prominently by the crystal malt sweetness and high original gravity (traditionally Berliner weisse is less than 4% abv). This isn't an especially good brew by any measure but calling it a Berliner Weisse is either to assume the person drinking it a fool or to misunderstand the style entirely. Either way, disappointment is all but assured. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DialSquare (2657) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Bomber from House Beer ($4.99). Murky yellow pour with a thin white head that leaves a ring. Aroma of wheat, lemon jam, funk. Tastes are acidic candied lemon, bread, oak. Light even tartness. Not a lot of depth - wheaty, lemon, sweet-tart. Decent tart fix - especially at the price.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (8113) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Sample at Pint House. Hazy yellow color with a medium white head that burns away quickly to an outer ring. Spotty lacing. Aroma of tart fruit, wheat and yeast. Light to medium body with flavors of funky yeast, fruit and wheat. The finish is moderately sour with a lemony aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2014
13th August 2014
GBBF Day 2. Cask. Hazy gold beer, small white head. Palate is light, dry and crisp. Nice lemon seltzer and a touch of skunk. Dry finish. All.right.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beese (1783) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Gravity at GBBF 2014. Poured a hazy yellow, with no head. Aroma of sweet and sour fruits and some hay. Tart berries in the flavour, some grapes and overall very acidic (even for a BW). Finish was cooked fruit, straw and more residual sourness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (1706) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2014
picked this one up from stateline on my trip down 95. pours hazy light gold, minimal head. nose is light wheat. taste is a flat line of acidic sour, lemons from start to end. light body and refreshing in this floriduh heat.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Benzai (8212) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Sampled @ GBBF day 2. Hazy pale yellow pale golden color, virtually no head. Smell and taste some sourness, straw, hayish, lemon. Iím disappointed actually, expected more from this. Not good.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjsint (762) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 14, 2014
Gravity cask at GBBF 2014. Straw coloured with less cloudiness than many Berliners but still quite hazy. Aroma of talcum powder and sour lemon drops. Sour tartness hits you, then dissipates into a dry woody finish. Superb. Mouthfeel is a bit weak though. All in all this is a pretty phenomenal sour. The big ABV probably helps. Chuffed to get this on cask, I didnít think a Berliner would work on cask but I was wrong.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mR_fr0g (3095) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Cask gravity at 2014 GBBF. Hazed yellow straw coloured pour with a fleeting white head. Aroma sour mashed grains, slightly stale and sharp lemon rind. Flavour is sour grapes, wheaty doughy grains and sharp acid. Tangy fruit finish, palate is doughy and flabby. Grape skins. Moderate carbonation. Lacks punch.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (13702) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
At GBBF 2014. Hazy pale gold lasting white head. Lemon cabbage aroma. tasty lemon sour with some character. Some lactic flavour. Itís ok I thought. Bit dry on the finish. Ok lemom a tad lactic but I like the dry finish.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Scopey (6812) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 13, 2014
Cask gravity at GBBF 2014. It pours cloudy golden with a small white head. The nose is toasty, grainy, salt & vinegar chips and barnyard. The taste is bitter, tart, grainy, strong vinegar, lemon peel, grainy, lactic, cheesecake and milk curds with dry finish. Light-medium body and fine, prickly carbonation. Very vinegary. Poor berliner.


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