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RATINGS: 531   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 90   ABV: 3%
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Huguenots may have originated the style as they traveled through France to Flanders, having first mentioned it in the 1600s. During their time, there were said to be seven hundred weissbier breweries in Berlin. Later, in 1809, Napoleon and his troops identified Berliner Weisse as the Champagne of the North. He requested the beer be served w/syrup to cut its extreme level of acidity. Bayrischer Bahnhof’s interpretation is a slightly softer, more mellow version of the “Berliner Weisse” style with a beautiful balance of tartness, fruitness, and sweetness.

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3.2
Theydon_Bois (19197) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - APR 5, 2016
Bottle at the level 42 tasting V1.5 05/04/16, thanks to Paulo. Clear pale golden with a moderate off white covering. Nose is musty, pissy lemon, straw, earthy, paper, grain. Taste comprises bitter lemon, grain, papery, yeast, wheat, damp cloth. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a sweet and sour vibe. Ok for age.

3.9
danfontaine (41) - - MAR 23, 2016
Ar- sweet lemon, cookie dough, bread or biscuit dough- basically lemon bars Ap- cloudy light gold with delicate head. Fl- big tartness, white bread, lemon, hint of sweetness Mf- light to med bodied, nicely carbonated, dry from the tartness Ov- fun beer, don't get these flavors and aromas often, would like a hint more carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
Fin (10473) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2016
Bottle courtesy of Thirstybird and very kindly shared with a few Rbeerians at Merton Beer Festival, Saturday 27th February 2016, cheers Rian This pours light lemony pale gold with a white head that swiftly subsided, a slight haze. I know from a big discussion on one of the Forums that some folk were suggesting you cannot detect sour on the nose as it is a flavour indicator, well I say bollocks coz I get a sourness on the nose here it is a fruity, citrussy lighter variant of the vinegar sournessy that sees the nostrils flare and you recoil a touch, it is clean, refreshing and spritzy sourness, and as this is the only way I can describe it this is what I will stick with. These characteristics transfer seamlessly into the flavour department, bit funky also, really refreshing, tart, tangy, a good workout for the tastebuds and a good inbetweener and palate cleanser, more suited for a summers day but I like it regardless. A7 A4 T7 P4 Ov14 3.6

3.4
harrisoni (18436) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2016
Bottle from Thirstybird. Thanks Rian. Clear very pale gold. Sour lemon aroma with a touch of woody funk. Yes some good lemon .good character. But fizzy. Good. Tasty Lemon Sour And Some juiciness

3.6
DandyWolfFloyd (1202) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 3, 2016
Aroma - chardonnay like vinous nature Appearance - body is a clean light yellow. Head is white and about 1/2" and fades fast. Taste - tart with a blend of straw, some peach, lime, and champagne yeast. Palate - body is medium, texture is dry and slightly vinous, the carbonation is lively, the finish is mega tart it engulfs the upper front gums with pure pucker. Truly unique!

3.6
esp0r (2867) - NORWAY - JAN 16, 2016
Bottle from Gulating Strømmen enjoyed at home
Pale yellow, big white head. Smell of yoghurt, lemon, light malts. Light sweet, tart lemon, medium sour, lactic acids, light malts, quite refreshing. Well balanced up

3
tnkw01 (1753) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 23, 2015
Bottle. Very lightly colored. Almost like clear dishwater and suds like dishwater. Aroma is kind of lemony. Taste is like unsweetened green apples. But it’s still good.

3.3
jake65 (3626) - Meridian, Idaho, USA - DEC 13, 2015
Bottle: Clear light gold color, lots of bubbles and a short lived white head. The nose is fresh and sweet; it smells a bit like sparkling cider. The taste is surprisingly sour up front, a little bit of green apple, and a sour dry finish. There is some dainty fruit in there, but really quite sour. Good think it was 3% abv cause it went down quick.

3.4
Inbreak (5804) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - DEC 5, 2015
05.12.2015, tap @ Smelteverket:
Tiny shortlasting head, very light color. Aroma is mild sour-ish, unripe berries, soda powder, minerals, citrus, hay, raw rhubarb, citrus acid. Taste is slightly sour-ish dry, soda powder, hay, sorrel, citrus acid, grass, unripe berries. Medium bitterness, slightly dry and watery mouthfeel. Nice enough, very clean and easy drinking.

3.3
corby112 (2804) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2015
Pours a cloudy, dark golden yellow color with a two finger frothy white head that quickly settles into a thick, lasting ring. Sporadic spotty lacing left behind. Slightly must aroma with a decent balance of musty funk, sweet citrus and bready yeast. Smells a bit tame for the style with faint lactic funk countered by citrus peel, lemon juice, zesty spice, pale malt and sourdough bread. Medium bodied and thankfully more interesting than the aroma suggests with a nice balance of funk and citric acidity. It’s still light and pretty tame for the style but you can at least pick up the wheat beer characteristics. Only slightly tart with more of a lactic presence than expected countered by sweet citrus, bready yeast and mild spicy. Faint peppery clove flavor countered by hints of lemon juice and sourdough bread. Not too exciting but well balance, clean, crisp and refreshing.


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