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Summer Berry Weisse - Pennsylvania Brewing Company

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13 Reviews
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Reviews: 13
Hads: 35
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 8.94%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pennsylvania Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

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Beer added by: beerphan on 05-29-2011

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Reviews: 13 | Hads: 35
Reviews by beerphan:
Photo of beerphan
3.58/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle ->
2011 (no date)

Pours a clouded pink tinted amber? Can't really place the color, but rest assured this beer has beery added and lots of it. A large stack of bubbles settles to an solid half in mass and hangs around. Only sporadic patches of droopy lace. Lots of yeast at the bottom of the bottle, decant carefully.

Nose: some spice manly coriander tones, raspberry present, but missing the cherry

Light crispy body. Definitely has a wheat beer feel, with pale malts giving some sweetness to a tart fruity blast. Lots of raspberry tartness on the dry finish.

This more a fruit flavored weissbeir but i couldn't find that in the beer choices when i added. Feel free to re-categorize appropriately (725 characters)

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Photo of WVbeergeek
2.45/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Couded orange hue with a bright white head, forms a thine layer of lacing. Aroma is screaming with berries good summer beer for a nice marketing campaign I've had it several times and I'm still not satisfied by it. Pretty horrid sweet artificial berry flavor might as well drink something worthwhile like their hefeweizen. Moderae carbonation medium to light bodied gotta love the Penn brewing company. Overalll level of drinkability would be interesting which is limited at best, give me good beer with their next seasonal I'm interested in their imperial pils due out. (570 characters)

Photo of mrosenfeld32
3/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Griggsy
4.25/5  rDev +40.7%

Photo of DrDemento456
3.2/5  rDev +6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - A bit murky berry pink. I kind of shuttered as the bottom of the bottle poured a bit of sediment into the glass. Unfiltered. A nice half inch of head with a bit of murky scum on the top. Will have to try to pour this without the sediment.

S - Smell has a hint of raspberries with a touch of strawberry and grainy lager smell.

T - Well it's pretty watery and raspberry is one dimensional. Could possibly used more hops. Still kind of refreshing.

M - Light. I found it watery.

Overall glad I tried this before flopping over the 31+tax on a case. It kind of reminds me of Berry Weiss from Lennie only no bitter loganberry which is much of a let down. Worth a try but not worth a six pack. (693 characters)

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of CollinsSean92
1/5  rDev -66.9%

Photo of foureyedgeek
3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of gjrey
2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of OWSLEY069
2.58/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Pours a hazy orange-ish to pink in color with an off white head. In the aroma, fruity berries and wheat notes. In the taste, wheat like notes and notes of berries, sweet to dry. A smooth and medium bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry hint of berry in the aftertaste. EH! decent wheat with a note of fruit. (304 characters)

Photo of mtmst15
2.32/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I saw this at a beer festival and it seemed very popular so I had to try it myself. I picked up a six pack to try a taste. It is shown as a very raspberry and fruity beer but it wasn't what I expected. I was waiting for a mouthful of berries that never came. It simply tasted like a pilsener beer with an attempt at adding berries. I wasn't blown away by it by any means but it wasn't an awful beer- just not very berry. (420 characters)

Photo of Chinaskifan1
2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

Photo of Stinkypuss
2.73/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Penn "Summer Berry Weisse"

Pours cloudy, pinkish yellow, not much of a head or lacework. Smells like fresh raspberries and a porportion of wheat malt. In the flavor, light bitter raspberry and a wheaty citrus twang. Alittle better than I predicted it would be, semi-refreshing. Mouthfeel is moderately carbonated. Overall, its an OK fruit beer at best, why bother. (365 characters)

Photo of JNForsyth
2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

Photo of ejimhof
2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

Photo of jthomp000
2.68/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A -Reddish hue, somewhat cloudy, little floaters
S More beer than fruit beer. Not what was expected
T - Bland, waiting for berry that never came through
M - Nicely carbonated
O - Lacking in the flavor department. Good for a beer, but not a fruit beer... (253 characters)

Photo of ramrod666
3/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Jaybirdsbeer
2.25/5  rDev -25.5%

Photo of righthereisay
2.89/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Well, once again, I had to try a fruit beer. I keep thinking at some point, a company will make a nice complex fruit beer that isn't too fruity...a game changer.

This was not. Sure, it wasn't too fruity, I guess that was a plus. But it smelled like cheap American beer, with maybe a tint of berry. The taste was the same.

Poured nicely into a pilsner glass, a little foggy, lots of head.

I could see girls drinking this. It has a nice drinkability.

Overall, it just wasn't very enjoyable..As it is drinkable, I would drink it if it was the only beer available, but would never purchase a case. This was a single bottle purchase... (635 characters)

Photo of Bandra17
5/5  rDev +65.6%

Photo of Freggs
3/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of HumphreyLee
4/5  rDev +32.5%

Photo of highlyhopped
4/5  rDev +32.5%

Photo of ToddT
2.97/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Strange purple/pink color, very cloudy with lots of sediment floating around it. A thick pinkish head floats on top and fades quickly but leaves little lace on the glass.

S- Mostly raspberry and not to much else that I can pick out.

T- Fruity but not sweet, raspberries and maybe strawberries are the dominate notes. A little malt to balance things out, but not to much else going on.

M- Light in the mouth and with decent carbonation. A little tart and dry at the finish.

O- Kind of like a fruit smoothie beer, the 11% ABV is hidden but it’s just OK at best. (568 characters)

Photo of billbeers
3/5  rDev -0.7%

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Summer Berry Weisse from Pennsylvania Brewing Company
76 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.