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Freigeist Abraxxxas - Braustelle

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very good

197 Ratings
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Ratings: 197
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 15
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BlackHaddock on 04-08-2010)
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

m0unds, Feb 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

lesdemonsamaporte, Feb 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

GRG1313, Feb 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Rosstheboss, Jan 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

DrewZ926, Jan 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

DerekMorgan, Jan 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

threedaggers, Jan 21, 2014
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%

330ml bottle. Footed Flute glass. Pale brass, foggy appearance. White froth, close crown. Fairly good retention. Lasting thin layer on top. Gentle acidic at first -wine like- followed by slight sugar & bready notes. Light to medium body. Moderate carbonation but funny palate. Oily texture. Citric astringency in the middle rounded by sour fruity notes - green pears & apples. Low bitterness. Long acidic finish & subtle hops on the aftertaste. Refreshing & easy drinkable.

GONZALOYANNA, Dec 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

cjgator3, Dec 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

humulusphile, Dec 12, 2013
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3.86/5  rDev +1%

A-Pours a dim, hazy orange. Even an aggressive, downward pour brings forth only a light, white head that has almost no core, only a crown of outer bubbles.

S-I may have served this initially too cold. Aroma is muted. I do get smoke. Not tart, smells like a smoky Hefe. Belgian spice.

T-The flavor is also tame in tartness but it's there. The smokiness really complicates the flavor. It works during some sips but falls apart during others. Like a smoky, tart apple juice with spices. Finishes with a dried wheat flavor.

M-Bigger and fuller than most Berliners. Finishes surprisingly clean. Carbonation is pretty mellow.

O/D-Interesting. Never had a "Smoked Lichtenhainer Weisse". I dare say, I would take another stab at this interesting brew.

VelvetExtract, Dec 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Eighty, Dec 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Dactrius, Nov 28, 2013
Photo of Flounder57
3.79/5  rDev -0.8%

16.9 oz bottle was poured into a snifter.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger head that reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazy golden yellow with somewhat good clarity and vision of bubbles coming up through the glass.

Smell: Smokey, ham, wheat, and a little funkiness.

Taste: Smokey wheat, tart, ham, salty, a little sour, and a little bitter.

Mouthfeel: Tart, Puckett, acidic, chewy, light bodied, and light to medium carbonation.

Overall: A style I am a little familiar with and this beer is like a rauchbier and Berliner Weiss mixed in him. Delicious and interesting. Might not be for some people, but I enjoyed it.

Flounder57, Nov 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

trevorpost, Nov 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

mantissa, Nov 24, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

MostlyNorwegian, Nov 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Thehuntmaster, Nov 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

erha2, Nov 04, 2013
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3.63/5  rDev -5%

500ml bottle into a snifter.

A: Pours a murky dark orange with a spongy white head.

S: Smells of mild smoked meat, some lightly acidic citrus notes, sweet wheat.

T: Taste brings subtle lactic acidity (more of the feel of tartness on the tongue rather than a flavor), pleasant mild smoked malt, light grainy sweetness.

M: Light-bodied with very fine carbonation giving the beer a silky feel.

O: The smoked malt is nice but they need to let the lacto do its work here...not nearly acidic enough.

Etan, Nov 03, 2013
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2.19/5  rDev -42.7%

Small head, but it leaves a lot of lumpy lace. Hazy with a dark straw/light gold color.

Earthy and sour smell. There's a bit of soup/stew aroma as well. Not a fan of this.

Quite sour flavor. Little wheat taste. The body is a bit watery, in both body and carbonation. The aftertaste reminds me of cranberry juice. Overall, I can't advise to try this. I even find the smoky flavor to be distracting.

smcolw, Oct 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

bobv, Oct 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

iatethecloudsfor, Oct 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

SnatchyMcPants, Oct 13, 2013
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3.69/5  rDev -3.4%

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy golden amber with a thin white head that dssipates to patchy foam and a ring around the glass. Mild aroma of lemon, white grapes and slight biscuit malt, faint smoke. Flavor is tart lemon, apple and grape juice up front, very tart at first, but soon ameliorated by smoky dry light fruit. Light bodied. An interesting take on the Berliner style. The flavor was almost to tart at first, but does mellow in the finish, althoug it leaves a lingering lactic tart and smoke aftertaste. Flavors are tart, but not intense. Although tart beers are not my style, I enjoyed this. I would have liked a bit more smoke presence, although the smoke does make this beer stand out. Interesting and different.

LiquidAmber, Oct 09, 2013
Freigeist Abraxxxas from Braustelle
86 out of 100 based on 197 ratings.