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RATINGS: 293   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 90   ABV: 3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Napoleon hailed this tart beer style "the Champagne of the North." A lively and elegant masterpiece this Berliner Weisse is a kaleidoscope of fresh flavor. Barrel fermentation, Riesling grapes and Wisconsin White Wheat are bottle fermented with five proprietary yeast strains. A connoisseur’s rare jewel both spirited and subtle, enjoy your sparkling toast under summer stars.

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4.2
zizzybalubba (1873) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - DEC 27, 2015
12 oz. bottle from Discount Liquor, Milwaukee, WI. Yellowish-orange pour with a pillowy white head. Aroma of white wine, barnyard, and damp leather. Taste is pleasantly sour with fresh lemons and white grapes adding the acidic component while the underlying wheat balances the overall flavor. Perfect as a summer beer but it also works on this warm winter’s day. Easily surpasses any other Berliner Weisse I have tried.

3.5
BierMeHoos (610) - Maryland, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Where: Shared as a gift from a neighbor. How: 12 ounce bottle. Appearance: Hazy golden pour with a big, rocky, frothy white head. Aroma: Lemon, white wine, yeast. Taste: Slightly tart, fresh lemon, cereal malts. Palate: Fizzy. Overall: Others like this more than me but it was decent.

3.6
alobar (3826) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Straw yellow pour with white head. Aroma of wheat, grapes, and hint of tartness. Wheat flavor with white grape, and just a hint of tartness. Very nice beer.

3.3
RRistow12 (896) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - OCT 30, 2015
Tasted from bottle. Pours a pale hazy gold with nice foamy white head. Aroma is lemon, yeast, floral on the nose. Taste is a nice mild tartness with flavors of lemon, pear, grapes, grass, sour funk. Overall very good for style. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
The_Osprey (8203) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2015
12 fl oz bottle at home, red foil top, no date or ABV details. Thanks to Scopey for the trade. Hazy dark yellow, sparkling, big foamy white head, full lacing. Aroma is plastic, lemon, a bit pissy, dried pineapple. Quite nice. Body is light, spritzy, a little foamy, tooth rot. Taste is sodawater with lemon juice, elderflower, background ginger and mint. A little tart but not really acidic. Easy going yet slow drinking because of the tooth rotting palate. Decent.

3.6
pinkzambia (1933) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Bottle: What an absolute treat! Tart, slightly fruity. Full creamy feel. Does NG make anything bad.

3.4
IndianaRed (4782) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Bottle shared by PinkZambia hazy light golden with light wheaty malt aroma Light tartness...to light I think Very light and mild BW character And peasant clean palate. Delightful but lacking classic Berliner aggressiveness

3.8
bubblehouse (1541) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 5, 2015
A really refreshing and tart beer. Kind of weak on the aroma but is perfect in every other sense.

4.1
Frank (4208) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2015
A tasty and mild take on this style. It’s cloudy witbier yellow w/ a foamy white head. It’s nose has a bit of vinous funk to it in the nose w/ a bit of a fresh, husky grain character. This is light bodied but not at all watery w/ vigorous carbonation. Light tartness seems to bring out the fruity character from the nose while an almost lambic-like phenolic complexity lurks quietly in the background. This style and esp. examples that include some sort of fruit tend to be ham-fisted in one way or the other, either they are straight fruit juice or overly sour and harsh. This avoids those pitfalls and that makes for a very nice beer indeed.

3.4
dinkle50 (1488) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Clear yellow pour with a big single finger head. Aroma of grain and a light sourness. Some grain in the taste, very light and refreshing. Slightly tart. Very nice example of a Berliner Weisse. No lace present. Medium mouth.


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