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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Drink it straight to appreciate the light tartness... Or repeat these words "Ich bin ein Berliner" and add a bit of elderflower, raspberry or Blackcurrant syrup. Hops: Hallertau Tradition Malts: Wheat malt and two row pilsner

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3.6
Scipio (1041) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JUN 17, 2017
Pours a clear golden with a medium, foamy, white head that recedes quickly. The aroma is floral, consisting of wheat, lemon, hay, and hints of cereal and spice. Nothing to fancy there, but enticing enough. The taste has a healthy amount of tartness. Dry and with a slight sweet touch as well. The tart fades away quite slowly. Light in body, sticky in texture, and with some fizzy carbonation. This one is solid throughout. Easy to enjoy if tart beers agree with you.

4
rubbishystuff (2521) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 3, 2017
From BandC. Very good summery Berliner Weisse. Not overly sour or tart but more refreshing and lemony. Serving: Can

3.5
deyholla (11481) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 15, 2017
Sampled from the tap at GTMW 2016. Pours a clear light gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a light lemon tartness, sweet wheat and a hint of yogurt underlying. Flavor has a nice crisp lemon tartness, some sweet wheat and is as touch thin.

3.5
Drake (13639) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 24, 2016
Keg at the Midtown location, 12/17/16. Hazy orange, large creamy white head, good retention. Aroma of pale malt and lemon. The taste is lemon and pale malt. Medium bodied.

3.2
djd07 (14358) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 13, 2016
Bottle at RBWG Grand Tasting. Pours a cloudy yellow with small white head. The aroma is dough, floral, wheat, lemon. Thin body, wheat, dough, lemon, lacto, light crisp finish, good.

3.4
neur0 (1233) - GERMANY - NOV 4, 2016
(Flasche) Es hat eine sonnengelbe Farbe, ist leicht trüb mit einer weißen Schaumkrone. Das Aroma ist säuerlich imt einem dumfen kopf. Der Geschmack ist angenehm säuerlich, dumpft im rachen und die säure nimmt zum abgang hin zu und im nachgeschmack ist ene kleine kellernote vorhanden

3.4
Johnstledger8 (1140) - Dublin, IRELAND - NOV 2, 2016
Draught. Pours a cloudy straw yellow with a bubbly off white head. Notes of citrus, biscuit, tart, acidic, zesty. Dry finish, watery mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

3.8
zvikar (6068) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 23, 2016
Pale yellow, huge head, fruity aroma, yeast, yogurt, lemon, fresh, vinous, fruity flavor, yogurt, lemon, vinous, fun, fresh, medium bodied.

3.2
drsandman (1421) - New York, USA - OCT 16, 2016
Bottle, thanks to Leighton (I think). Pours orange gold, thin white head. Aroma is barn, hay, cereal, lemon, wheat. Flavor is light wheat, sour fruits, hay. Light bodied, zesty carbonation.

3.7
Zlotta (3193) - Hagen / Bonn, GERMANY - AUG 23, 2016
0.5 l bottle from ’Bierkompass’, import label says best before October 2015, presumably bottled about two years ago. Minimally hazy, golden yellow with a large, foamy, almost stable, white head. Sourish, citrusy aroma of lemon, wheat, gooseberry and straw. Moderately sour and citrusy taste of lemon, gooseberry, white grapes, straw and wheat, followed by a short, moderately tart and quite dry finish. Thin to medium body, a little astringent and rather effervescent mouthfeel, very lively carbonation. I’m not a huge fan of Berliner Weiße, but that may be due to the poor examples I’ve mainly drunk so far. This is a great example of why it may be called ’Champagne of the North’, it’s fortunately less sour and mellower than many other examples, it’s intensely fruity and has a nice body with a sparkling carbonation. I really like it!


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