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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 2.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77   EST. CALORIES: 108   ABV: 3.6%
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we brew this beer using a traditional sour mash and finish fermentation with 100% Brettanomyces yeast; wild, fruity and refresing.


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (785) - California, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Pours a light golden yellow with a thin white head. Funk, tart, biscuit, fruit and malt aroma and flavors. Light body and average carbonation. Dry funk, biscuit and fruit finish.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (1785) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Draught at City Beer SF. Hazy yellow color, white head. Sour taste with citrus, tart, wheat, grapefruit, acidic notes and grass. Sour finish with citrus, tart and wheat. Very nice berliner weisse, at least the recent batch is very true to the original style and has no off flavors.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jfb (3818) - Freising, GERMANY - MAR 6, 2014
(bottle) pours a very hazy golden colour with a frothy white head. aroma of gooseberries and sauerkraut, with a hint of white chocolate, blueberries and pale malts. flavour is heavy lemon juice and sauerkraut, quite heavy on the lactic acid, with some notes of pepper and grass. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
motelpogo (6692) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAR 4, 2014
poured by the brewer at braukunst live 2014. dishwater yellow with a persistent thin head; full-on aroma of cobwebs, blue cheese and garbage juice; loads of sourness, yoghurty with a salty tinge. now iím left wondering if this is a typical american berliner weisse (i.e. 10 times more sour than the berlin version)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
joet (2172) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Golden, pale, cloudy. Citric tangerine berry sweet tart. Cereals in the nose. acidic bite. Pleasant fruity. Light sour. Low medium effervescence. I really like this. A touch of funk.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3241) - Livermore, California, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Whoa. Looks like the GABF batch was a dud. The one I had today at the brewery was awesome! The brewer admitted previous batches were a bit off with butyric acid. They switched to a new maltster for their sour mashes, and itís drastically improved. Iíd say so. This one pours a nice yellow color with a disappearing head. The aroma is very clean and tart with some with some lemon, bread crust and light notes of yogurt. The flavor has a perfect amount of fruity, citric acidity with light background notes of lacto. No nail polish remover or bile here. Very clean and pleasant.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
avaldivia (2) - - NOV 15, 2013 does not count
Something must have gone wrong. Never had a berliner weisse like this before and hope to never experience it again.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
ChinoSkillzian (163) - The Hills, California, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Tap at GABF. Pours a hazy pale yellow with small head. Nose is bad, bile, white cheese nearing spoilage, slight acetone. The palate is sour lemon, bile, sour milk, and vinegar. Not so much.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
adnielsen (9077) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 21, 2013
GABF 2013. Pours a light hazy yellow appearance with little head. Fucken huge stomach bile, lemon, garbage aroma. Flavor is only stomach bile. Obnoxious, sour, and acidic. Really bad. Didnít know if I was the only one that hated this beer, but evidently womencantsail got a similar impression at GABF.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
brokensail (10916) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 16, 2013
On tap @ GABF. Hazy yellow pour with a white head. Wow, what a nose...bile/puke and cheese. Incredibly sour lemon and white vinegar. The flavor is sort of acetic. Lemon, cheese, milk and puke. This is just not good.


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