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Hottenroth Berliner Weisse - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,098 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,098
Reviews: 394
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 179
Gots: 111 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  3.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-22-2008)
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inlimbo77

Delaware

4.11/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml, spring 2013
The Bruery tulip

A: Completely cloudy faded yellow color. Lots of carbonation streaming up the sides of glass. Thin layer of bright white tight bubbled head.

S: Definitely getting some tart acidic notes on the nose. Grainy hop aromas and wheat hints. Lactic character.

T: Nice tartness up front. Prickle right on tip of tongue. Not quite sour. Mid palate that wheat character comes in. Soft yogurt like lactic note. Grainy flavors. Finish is crisp dry and refreshing. Nice Berliner for sure.

M: Light leading to medium bodied. High carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2013 13:39:54 | More by inlimbo77
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Hottenroth Berliner Weisse from The Bruery
91 out of 100 based on 1,098 ratings.