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Berliner Weiss - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Berliner Weiss
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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 13.74%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rye726 on 06-08-2009)
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4.4/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a murky yet glowing straw color with a thin beige head. Nose has citrus fruits, wheat malts and crisp Lactobacillus presence. Taste is a also fruity with again grassy wheat and a tart funkyness from the yeast. Crisp body is well carbonated. Nice example of the style.

Serving type: on-tap

06-08-2009 06:05:28 | More by rye726
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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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3/5  rDev -12.3%

02-13-2013 02:08:33 | More by thomscottson
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2.9/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Had this one on tap at the Rackhouse Pub in Denver. Poured a medium straw gold color, with a bit of rocky white head on top. A bit funky on the nose, with a pleasant yeasty/lemony aroma. A little bit tart on the palate, but not nearly what I would expect. A fairly decent effort from Great Divide.

Serving type: on-tap

04-28-2010 00:40:04 | More by emmasdad
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3.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at the Great Divide Tap Room. Served in a snifter.

A: Super cloudy straw, with a small but dense eggshell cap. Head retention is just OK, and bits of lace are left behind.

S: Very sour. Very lemony. Plus a super funky body sweat (that's not a typo) aroma. Certainly different, if nothing else.

T: Once I got past the nose, I found myself liking the taste. It's light overall (the bartender said the ABV is only 3.2%), but has a nice level of complexity. Sourdough bread flavors start things off. A sour lemon tartness comes along to provide balance. A slight mineral water flavor is there the whole way through. Finishes remarkably clean.

D: The light body is slightly grainy and could stand a hair more carbonation.

D: I've only had one other Berliner Weiss, and this one doesn't quite stack up. I'm giving big bonus points for GD taking a stab at this obscure style, however. Definitely a beer I'd have to be in the right mood to revisit.

Serving type: on-tap

09-25-2009 16:27:58 | More by Rayek
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3.13/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the Great Divide tap room. This was pouring super foamy and the bartender could not produce a full snifter so she gave me a half of one for free due to the foam, score! Super cloudy yellow with the aforementioned foamy head. The smell was a little funky and suggested something sour ahead, sadly this was not to be. The flavor was wheaty and not much else. I guess you could say their was a minute bit of tartness but honestly I expected a little more in the sour department.

Serving type: on-tap

09-25-2009 03:26:17 | More by ArrogantB
Berliner Weiss from Great Divide Brewing Company
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