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Hottenroth Berliner Weisse - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,396 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,396
Reviews: 405
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 183
Gots: 148 | FT: 9
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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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

richkrull, Jan 01, 2013
Photo of NJBeer265
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

NJBeer265, Nov 12, 2014
Photo of aerozeppl
3.78/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Really nice looking almost clear color. It was kind of weird. Under some light it would look a little yellow but then it would almost look like super watered down milk.

S: Kind of a tight nose. Little bit of clean wheat.

T: Very clean wheat taste. A touch of tartness but not nearly what I was expecting.

M: Very light. Perfect for the style.

D: All day long. Super easy drinking. Just wish it was a little bit more tart.

aerozeppl, Jan 13, 2010
Photo of bashiba
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a very cloudy white, one of the lightest colored beers I have ever seen.

The smell is very light and tart with a light sweetness.

The first drink is very acidic and sour, but this really fades as you drink it becoming very light and wheaty with a light sourness being relegated to the finish.

The mouthfeel is light and acidic with some mild carbonation.

A very light easy drinking beer, the mild sourness adds some nice character to the subtle wheat notes.

bashiba, Sep 05, 2011
Photo of schnarr84
4/5  rDev -1.2%

schnarr84, May 18, 2013
Photo of JRod1969
4/5  rDev -1.2%

JRod1969, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of JohnParadee
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

JohnParadee, Oct 03, 2014
Photo of inlimbo77
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.

inlimbo77, Jun 17, 2013
Photo of brotherloco
4/5  rDev -1.2%

brotherloco, Feb 04, 2013
Photo of djaeon
4/5  rDev -1.2%

djaeon, Nov 03, 2013
Photo of PatGreer
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

PatGreer, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of justintcoons
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle poured into a pilsner glass.

Appearance
Pale straw with 2 fingers of white head. Hazy with moderate-heavy carbonation.

Nose
Lactic sourness, lemon juice and wheat.

Taste
Lactic sourness along with lemon juice and tangy wheat. There’s a hint of strawberry sweetness. Finishes with a touch of chestnut as well as a Warheads candy essence.

Mouthfeel
Light bodied, crisp, tart and refreshing.

Overall
This is a fantastic Berliner! $9.60 for a sour that you can drink all day? RIGHT ON!

justintcoons, Jul 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

n2185, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of lillitnn92
4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

lillitnn92, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of KVNBGRY
4.43/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Bomber to glass

Appearance - Deep straw. No head whatsoever.

Aroma - Wheat, lactic, straw

Taste - Green apple, lactic tartness, wheat, and a lingering aftertaste of... Belgian waffles?

Mouthfeel - It's good.

Overall - I really, really like this!

KVNBGRY, Sep 07, 2013
Photo of Lehighace06
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Lehighace06, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of HopStoopid120
5/5  rDev +23.5%

HopStoopid120, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

JohnnieNepal, Aug 28, 2013
Photo of JoEBoBpr
4.05/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass from a 750ml bottle.

A - Pours a nice pear cider like pale yellow with some slight white wine tones. There is a nice white head that rises up nicely and has some dense bubbles. Very fresh looking beer with some nice frothy white bubbles.

S - Hearty grain notes, slightly grassy malt and wheat. Almost like walking through a field of grain. Delicious slight lemon tartness with some nice funk in there as well. Slight musty blanket aroma mixed in with some refreshing tartness.

T & M - Starts off with some nice grain and malt notes that give it a very nice bready character. There is some nice tartness to the beer with some slight lemon hints as well as some very mild vinegar. Slight Champagne and white wine notes are present. Slight grape notes. This is a very easy drinking and slightly tart wheaty beer. There is some lemongrass in the flavors as well.

O - Quite nice Berliner Weissbier. I can see how its highly rated. Easy drinking. Good flavors and some nice tartness.

JoEBoBpr, Jun 04, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

trevorpost, Aug 19, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

DerekMorgan, Aug 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Rollzroyce21, Jul 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

HaveUSeenMyCellar, Oct 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

MikeCactusGordon, Jan 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Soto, Oct 30, 2013
Hottenroth Berliner Weisse from The Bruery
91 out of 100 based on 1,396 ratings.