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Berliner Weisse - Crabtree Brewing Company

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Berliner WeisseBerliner Weisse

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 34
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Crabtree Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
An old-style German Wheat Ale with a short lactic fermentation. Light & crisp with an acidic sour bite that aims to please. Traditionally served with raspberry or woodruff syrup, but can be enjoyed wihtout.

(Beer added by: ArrogantB on 09-24-2011)
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blindpiggie

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.7%

02-09-2013 02:50:14 | More by blindpiggie
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-02-2012 05:31:16 | More by GRG1313
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SalukiAlum

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-17-2013 01:16:36 | More by SalukiAlum
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carteravebrew

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-15-2012 23:35:33 | More by carteravebrew
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TenHornsProud

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.7%

Pours a murky copper with a small head that disappears almost instantly.

Smells of honey sweet pilsner malt and pears.

Taste is up front sweet pilsner malt that goes into a pear/peach acidic, sour bite that lasts through the middle and ends on a slightly bready malt profile. Really pleasing and to style.

Medium body and medium carbonation works well enough.

This is a damned solid beer that represents the style well, including the funky, sweaty, bile sour characteristic. I'll get it again.

03-31-2012 01:21:11 | More by TenHornsProud
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lvoutlawjlh

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-08-2012 16:18:34 | More by lvoutlawjlh
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BeerHunter76

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-12-2012 03:36:09 | More by BeerHunter76
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DSlim71

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-08-2012 01:59:09 | More by DSlim71
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Seefeldt

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-15-2013 14:43:13 | More by Seefeldt
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

10-23-2012 19:14:28 | More by thewimperoo
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Duff27

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

02-06-2013 01:01:21 | More by Duff27
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ChrisKuhns

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-12-2012 03:06:45 | More by ChrisKuhns
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dkw0063

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

02-03-2014 16:36:36 | More by dkw0063
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mikereaser

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-18-2012 00:22:56 | More by mikereaser
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RSchaeffer

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-29-2012 20:19:55 | More by RSchaeffer
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ArrogantB

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.7%

22oz bottle with a QR code on the front label, $6. Nice cloudy yellow color. Smells wheaty and possibly tart. The flavor was quite good, wheat, sour lemon (but subtle), citrus, yeast. Very easy to drink and now I'm really interested in the style. Overall, a good tart wheat beer.

09-24-2011 02:17:27 | More by ArrogantB
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

02-08-2012 23:23:46 | More by drummermattie02
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BdubleEdubleRUN

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-11-2012 18:17:32 | More by BdubleEdubleRUN
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.7%

08-29-2012 01:43:31 | More by MarkyMOD
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seans86

Maryland

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-21-2012 17:00:51 | More by seans86
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

10-19-2012 17:22:47 | More by imperialking
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dbossman

Nebraska

4.03/5  rDev 0%

A: Hazy lemon-yellow with a crazy, fizzy head--this sounds like Alca-seltzer but eventually fades to no head with just tons of bubbles shooting to the surface; no lacing

S: Wow, this is tart and grainy and grassy; this smells like lemons and apples but also like grainy bread; it is sour and a bit funky--can't wait to drink

T: Not as sour as aroma indicated but still a pleasant lemon/apple/banana tartness followed by a grainy, grassy, bready quality; this beer is quite refreshing but it does fade rather quickly leaving a thin, dry finish

F: A tad thin for my taste and the beer nearly vanishes toward the finish but as you drink the thinness becomes less and less bothersome

O: This is a refreshing beer; I wish it had a bit more body and was a bit more sour but it's a nice tart, slightly fruity berliner weisse nonetheless

10-06-2011 00:51:19 | More by dbossman
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.03/5  rDev 0%

cool take on a wheat beer. pours a hazy straw color with a tall white head. smells like typical hefe yeast and a nice sour beer combined into one. flavor is tart and sour at first, but mellows of with some citrus flavors and a flowery hop finish. feel is excellent, really fizzy carbonation compliments the sour flavor, and its light enough to drink a couple of. this beer has a lot of culinary potential too. glad i picked this one out

03-03-2012 15:58:58 | More by StonedTrippin
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ktenneydenver

Colorado

4.04/5  rDev +0.2%

08-25-2014 12:48:57 | More by ktenneydenver
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Beaver13

Colorado

4.05/5  rDev +0.5%

22oz bottle. Pours a clear (with hazy second pour) straw yellow with a fizzy white head that quickly diminishes to a thin film and then disappears.

The aroma is musty hay and some dry fruity sourness.

The flavor is wheaty malts with some sweet sugary fruits (apple and lemon), some champagne notes and a lot of tart sourness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with some spritzy carbonation.

Overall, a nice light sour. I liked this better on tap.

01-16-2012 05:58:38 | More by Beaver13
Berliner Weisse from Crabtree Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.