Homer321 (4848) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAY 26, 2017
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from a trade. Pours a hazy gold with small white head. Nose is neutral to lemon ester. Taste is moderate lemon, orange citrus. Sourness is very mild. Moderate malt backbone. Smooth. Mild carbonation as well. Could be a touch more sour, thinner, and more carbonation. Good.
jookos (6683) - FINLAND - MAY 26, 2017
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Mbcc blue. Golden clear. Fruity light tarty funky nose, pretty fresh feeling, some ripe mango. Med light bodied, pretty intense, fruity, slight white winey, light tart. Clean nice, enjoyable.
mariuspoenari (2555) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2017
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen 2017. Clear golden pour with a white head. Notes of citrus, salt, hibiscus, light mould, lacto acidity.
olsvammel (7180) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 17, 2017
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sample at MBCC 2017. Fruity and tart smell with citrus. Similar taste. Slight rough mouthfeel.
Ferris (14832) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 12, 2017
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft - Soured wheat with some stone fruit. Clear gold with a small white head. Light stone fruit and some light soured malts.
weihenweizen (3674) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - MAY 11, 2017
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Refrigerated 0.5 L brown bottle poured into a glass. Hazy golden with small white head. Aroma is tart citrus, medium body, medium carbonation, and little lacing. Taste is tart citrus. Nice Berliner.
superspak (5410) - Michigan, USA - MAY 7, 2017
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
500 ml bottle into tulip glass, 2016 vintage bottling. Listed as 5.2%. Pours lightly hazy pale golden yellow color with a 1-2 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big lightly tart lemon, lime, peach, pear, green apple, white grape, hay, straw, herbal, grass, wheat, and cracker; with lighter notes of leather, pepper, salt, musty, funk, white wine vinegar, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/funky/acidic yeast and moderate pale malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big lightly tart lemon, lime, peach, pear, green apple, white grape, hay, straw, herbal, grass, wheat, and cracker; with lighter notes of leather, pepper, musty, funk, white wine vinegar, and yeast earthiness. Light-moderate lactic tartness and light yeast spiciness on the finish. Lingering notes of tart lemon, lime, peach, pear, green apple, white grape, hay, straw, herbal, grass, wheat, cracker, leather, funk, light vinegar, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/funky/acidic yeast and moderate pale malt flavors; with a great great malt/tartness balance, and zero puckering flavors after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from tartness/acidity, increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and light-medium body; with a very smooth, moderately crisp/grainy/acidic, and slightly saline balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 5.2%. Overall this is a great Berliner weisse! All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/funky/acidic yeast and moderate pale malt flavors; very smooth, crisp, clean, and refreshing to drink with the modest acidity/tartness. Surprisingly nice level of Brett complexity, without going overboard. A very traditional, spot on take of the style all around. A really delicious offering.
drsordr (2587) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 17, 2017
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft to taster at Cincy beerfest 2017pour avg gold with moderate white head nose light funk and tartness. Taste light funk, sweeter malt, and some mild funk.
fluffy (2472) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JAN 29, 2017
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A pretty decent base Berliner, nothing too exciting but that’s fine. Still a good solid example.
jc1762 (1309) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 8, 2017
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Thanks Khalil for sharing the bottle! Poured into a taster shows whitish yellow with no head.
The nose is tart with a light maltiness and brininess.
The palate is medium bodied and lightly carbonated. Slightly tart with a light saltiness. Good standard Berliner Weisse.