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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Napoleons troops referred to Berliner Weisse as the "Champagne of the North" due to its lively and elegant character. Today this style is described by some as the most refreshing beer in the world. Our approach was to brew this beer with Lactobacilius for a refreshing and authentic interpretation of a classic summer refresher.

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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThisWangsChung (836) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2013
22 oz poured into a Duvel tulip. A: Pours a hazy golden color. The head isnt very impressive, a one finger white shade with crap retention. It just fades away into a dinky collar in no time flat, without leaving much (if any) lacing on the glass. S: Theres not much sourness here. What this does have, is funk. The stank-ass cheese notes are in full effect here - overpowering a backbone of apple and *maybe* some wheat buried beneath. Another reviewer said diapers and Im prone to agree with him. The aroma doesnt quite agree with me, though. T: Wow, this is cidery. There are a ton of apple notes to open this up, with a touch of cheesy funk on the back end. Other finishing notes include some wheat, and a touch of butter. No hints of sourness anywhere. The more I drink it, the less it tastes like a cider and the more it tastes...off. These off notes arent fully endearing, either. M: Not quite as lively as Id like it to feel - the syrupy body seems to conceal some of the carbonation. Instead of being wickedly drinkable, its only kind of drinkable - a Berliner should always achieve the former. However, I would call it refreshing. O: Man, Ive given out a lot of mediocre scores these past couple of days, havent I? Anyways, Im 0 for 2 when it comes to Berliners, and this one didnt even have any sourness to it. Instead, this seems like an odd cider - drinkable, yes, but not particularly good. Ill have to blow more $$$ to really gauge whether White Birch deserves its status as a memetic joke brewery, though.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (8822) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - APR 11, 2017
UPDATED: APR 11, 2017 can. pours clear bright gold with a small white cap offering minimal retention and lacing. golden tartish wheat, bland herbal notes, medium acidity - sharp lemon yogurt, faint fruitiness - some white grapes - some edible sultanas, lots of minerals. moderate carbonation, light body - watery; dry and firmly tart citrusy-herbal finish. decent berliner with a strong lactic character. o-k.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (5044) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - FEB 5, 2017
Can. Murky orange color with a fast falling large head. Light aroma of lemon. Flavor of a grain silo and tart lemon. A bit on the sour side. Thin bodied.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
17Beer (307) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 25, 2016
Scents of peach and apricots. Ours golden with thin white head that dissipates quickly. Super sour, a little barnyard but short and crisp flavors. Refreshing with low carbonation and an abrupt finish. Could be a great summer cooler. Should become a popular style as an alternative to classic wheats.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ronritter (480) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - DEC 22, 2016
Poured from 12oz can apricot in color foamy head for about 10 seconds then gone no lacing, lightly carbonated tart lemon flavor that is better than its slightly soapy aroma led me to believe it was going to be.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blutt59 (6558) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 11, 2016
Canned from johnnnnie, orange color with small foam , nice lemony nose, tasty lemon and white pepper flavor , great finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (7513) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 10, 2016
Draught at Bier Stubbe. Hazy slightly tart wheat subtle nots. Ok berliner overall if not a stand out.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
DocLock (10465) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2016
Yellow can from Whole Foods PM. Pours cloudy gold with minimal head. Nose is honey, pale malt, caramel popcorn. Tastes tart, fruity, with peachy notes, lighter on the palate, vinegary tart finish.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jackl (7563) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 16, 2016
Cask @ GBBF 2014. Hazy, soupy deep gold pour with a small head. Nose is pretty damn cheesy. Molding cheesecake. Sour cream. Some unwashed sock and stewed vegetable. Unpleasant aroma. Flavor is dominated by rotting apples - curdling cider and cheese. Champagne vinegar. Sort of harsh. Light body, soft carb. This hasnt traveled well.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thepatrickman (1221) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 5, 2016
This is a nice, straightforward interpretation of a classic Berliner Weisse. Considering how great Berliner Weisses are in the summer, having something like this thats easily available is a great thing.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
voyageurmike (362) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Dark yellow clear beer with little head, light bodied without strong aroma. Sour lemon taste with brief finish, not quite as refreshing as the blueberry variety of this beer.


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