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RATINGS: 185   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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1.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
UncleJ (17) - - JUL 5, 2013
Having no familiarity with the brewer I'm reluctant to say that this beer is the result of intentional disrespect for the consumer. It is in any event nothing approximating a Berliner weisse, as evidenced most prominently by the crystal malt sweetness and high original gravity (traditionally Berliner weisse is less than 4% abv). This isn't an especially good brew by any measure but calling it a Berliner Weisse is either to assume the person drinking it a fool or to misunderstand the style entirely. Either way, disappointment is all but assured. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (5005) - 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 (284) - 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 (305) - 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 (6552) - 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 (7210) - 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 (10260) - 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 (7350) - 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 (1130) - 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 (337) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (4599) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 8, 2016
12 oz can into a goblet. By appearance, this looks to be a very fizzy yellow beer but it certainly should not be grouped with most beers that get this description. High carbonation can be seen as well as heard, but seems about right in the mouth, partly due to the light body. The aroma is fruity and tart, as is the taste. Notes of lemon and apple juices. Clean and very drinkable for style.


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