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RATINGS: 293   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 90   ABV: 3%
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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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3.9
mixmasterob (1057) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Bottle from Santa. Hazy golden pour with a big, rocky, frothy bone white head. Aroma was light lemon, white wine, yeast. Flavors were slightly tart, fresh lemon, cereal malts, simple yet elegant. Lively, champaign like carbonation. Nailed it, good stuff.

4
AndyReynolds (1085) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Bottle. Man, this is a great example of the style. Light, crisp, slightly tart, and very refreshing. I dig it.

4
slowrunner77 (12139) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Lighter and less tart than the unplugged release w Pinot grapes. The Riesling grapes were light too - not really imparting any sweetness, just a very subtle aroma and flavor. Just as refreshing, if not quite as complex.

3.4
Carlisle (764) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Bottle. Gold color with thick white head and substantial lacing; champagne-like effervescence. Tart fruit candy and yeast aroma with wheat notes. Tart fruit, grape and some cherry, upfront with some bitterness in the finish. Watery mouthfeel especially in the finish. Refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
cavery (48) - Palm Desert, California, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Hazy Straw on white foam. Really nice crunchy wheat juiciness in the mouth. Fades into tart sensations. This is unreal crushable, and just what I’d hope for in a NG version of a berliner. Add some Fruit to this thing!

3.4
rdixon77 (2874) - Georgia, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Decent Berliner. Bright yellow. Wheaty nose. Body was light and just slightly tart. Mild citrus taste, yeast, slightly vinous. Just fine.

3.7
italianjohn (3163) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Clear yellow champagne color with a thick white receding head and striped sticky lacing ..... Aroma is of light lemon, grainy with white grape notes but mostly grainy ..... Taste is of lemons, grainy, green apple and white grapes .... Mouthfeel is tart and sweet .... Has a dry, lingering grainy and tart finish .... Light and refreshing

3.4
drsordr (2732) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2015
Bottle pour light yellow with abundant carbonation and white head. Nose tart, white wine grapes, crystal malt, and slight yeast. Taste green apple, white wine, tart up front. Lots of carbonation mid palate. Strong grainy malt mid to late. Back to green apple in the finish.

2.9
BiiruBierBeer (1051) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Smells kind of like apples with maybe a slight bit of citrus and yeast. Tastes almost exactly like it smells. Fruity sweet and sour green apple and citrus (mostly lemon, some lime) taste to begin with, followed by a wheaty yeasty taste. Aftertaste is 10-12 seconds and the same, although the yeasty taste stays on the tongue a bit for another ten more seconds or so. Mouthfeel is spritzy with a soda-like carbonation. It leaves the mouth feeling a bit dry after each sip.

2.5
nimbleprop (8437) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 14, 2015
12oz bottle pours a clear, straw gold with some foamy, white head. Nose is mild, lemon and soap but not much else. Flavor is watery, lemon, straw... where is the body? Weak. A rare miss from them.


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