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Nickel Brook Green Light Berliner Weisse - Better Bitters Brewing Co.

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Nickel Brook Green Light Berliner Weisse
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81
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20 Ratings
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Ratings: 20
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 13.31%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Better Bitters Brewing Co. visit their website
Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  3.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 06-20-2012)
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-12-2014 01:47:54 | More by DaPan
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irishkyle21

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-06-2014 20:50:02 | More by irishkyle21
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nullbort

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-02-2014 19:55:46 | More by nullbort
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

2.25/5  rDev -36.3%

11-26-2013 01:39:18 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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deonreds

New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

11-08-2013 12:24:38 | More by deonreds
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KeKeKumba

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +13.3%

11-02-2013 01:27:38 | More by KeKeKumba
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hpthebull

California

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

10-01-2013 21:38:47 | More by hpthebull
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JohnnyBarman

Ontario (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

750mL bottle from the brewery. I would have bought this one anyways, but the East German crossing guard man (Ampelmannchen)on the bottle sealed the deal.

Poured into my Duvel goblet. Tawny straw in colour, with a half inch of head which quickly dissolves into a fine ring. About par for the style, but still not the most attractive beer out there.

Nose is tart, sour, with a bit of peach and grapefruit, and other spices and fruit. Pleasant, surprisingly complex.

Sour as expected, flavorful, and if you like this sort of beer (as I do) it should do the trick. Not as complex as I would have expected, but decent enough. Tried a little bit later with some syrups and liqueurs (cassis and grenadine), but preferred the unadulterated version.

Carbonation is sharp, decent feel to it.

A surprisingly good local Berliner Weisse. Not exactly of the kind you'd have in Berlin, but certainly quite solid and with a strong sour tartness.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 03:50:09 | More by JohnnyBarman
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +27.5%

08-18-2013 19:26:27 | More by beerhunter13
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randallpink

Ontario (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

08-10-2013 23:05:21 | More by randallpink
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tbeckett

Ontario (Canada)

3.54/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Brothers Beer Bistro. From notes.

A - Poured golden with mild haze. One finger of white head that went fast on top. Good carbonation. No retention and no lace. Seems proper for the style but not all that impressive.

S - Lemon, dust, mild but not overly inviting.

T - Tart lemon, acidic, lemon candy.

M - Tart finish, strong carbonation, light body.

O/D - Seems fairly to style. Nice tartness and low ABV. It didn't wow me but I enjoyed it. Could have a couple.

Serving type: on-tap

07-29-2013 18:52:27 | More by tbeckett
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

07-17-2013 15:37:36 | More by JohnnieNepal
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MasterSki

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

05-16-2013 12:22:49 | More by MasterSki
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LoveBeerNo7

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

04-23-2013 02:47:29 | More by LoveBeerNo7
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MaxwellSchaefer

Ontario (Canada)

3.24/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: slightly cloudy and a pale straw color. Little to no head.

Smell: bright fruit aromas with floral almost rose-like undertones.

Taste: Highly carbonated with a lot of "bite". It has an acidic apple taste and seems like the world's greatest cider even though its beer. There were some subdued tastes of clove and banana.

Overall: The acidity and citrus notes are at the forefront with this beer, and the high level of carbonation keeps the sweetness from lingering. It reminded me a lot of what I wish hard cider would taste like. I felt it was highly pallette cleansing with a minorly sour after taste that made me pucker ever so lightly.

Serving type: on-tap

01-11-2013 20:26:27 | More by MaxwellSchaefer
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dipso123

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

11-17-2012 01:43:07 | More by dipso123
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kelvarnsen

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +13.3%

08-20-2012 02:52:50 | More by kelvarnsen
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

3.8/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Hazy peach-golden colour, 1.5 fingers of white head that settles and rests on top of the beer, a bit of lace here as well. Smell has some wheaty, earthy scents, tart lemmon and lightly acidic, a little yeasty. Taste is refreshing with tart lemmon and malt, moderate sourness, some hay like flavours as well. Medium carbonation and body, nice feel. This was quite nice and something I could easily drink again, solid stuff.

Serving type: on-tap

06-27-2012 13:58:43 | More by peensteen
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Session 2012. Into a tulip.

Unfiltered straw yellow, with good lacing and retention. Nose is lactic, some wheat, light tartness and a shade of lemon. Taster features more tart lemon and wheat ntoes, less lactic than the nose but still moderately acidic. Light mouthfeel, grainy finish. Not that tart, but satisfying enough. Lower carbonation than I dig, but still a decent Berliner.

Serving type: on-tap

06-24-2012 16:51:01 | More by liamt07
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.7/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

light grapefruit colour with small head. it meets the style, it is drinkable and it has a decent taste. But, there are so many representatives i have had are very much tastier. funky aroma on this one, and lighter mouthfeel.On tap at Bryden's. Still nice.

Serving type: on-tap

06-20-2012 21:04:55 | More by Sammy
Nickel Brook Green Light Berliner Weisse from Better Bitters Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.