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Hottenroth Berliner Weisse - The Bruery

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Hottenroth Berliner WeisseHottenroth Berliner Weisse

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

1,155 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,155
Reviews: 397
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 180
Gots: 120 | FT: 7
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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Gotti311

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

09-04-2013 14:35:28 | More by Gotti311
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AApparel

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

09-02-2013 15:10:09 | More by AApparel
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jayhass

Illinois

3.91/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Color is almost a lemon aid color, hazy straw color. White head fades very fast.
Aroma- tartness up front with non sweet ripe green apple and lemon peel.
Taste- Light sweet malt quickly taken over by lemon peel and unsweetened apples, and some grape juice to almost a wine character. This beer is dry very dry. Tartness is big but not over whelming.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 03:16:17 | More by jayhass
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NiceTaps

New Jersey

3.85/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

750ml bottle in a Samuel Smith imperial pint glass. No syrup.

A-Ultra-light pale straw color, transparent as it poured, then hazy in the glass. A pure white fluffy head lasted only seconds and left nothing behind. It does not look good.

S-Big blast of tart yeast funkiness immediately upon opening the bottle. Sour like lemons and granny smith apples. It smells good.

T-More yeast and Sweet-Tart lemon. It tastes good.

M-Light and refreshing but it lacked carbonation.

O- Smell, taste, pucker up, repeat.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2013 19:07:03 | More by NiceTaps
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lenbert

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

09-01-2013 03:48:37 | More by lenbert
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Tee2Grn

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

08-31-2013 23:27:47 | More by Tee2Grn
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angrybabboon

Rhode Island

3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Consumed 8/31/13

Cheers to Goblinmunkey7 for sharing this beer

Appearance: Hazy, cloudy, pale, milky yellow - almost white around the edges - pours with a bright white head, leaves some spots of lacing

Smell: Mild and lightly funky - extremely pale malts and some wheat - some tartness and some lemon - some light fruits - more or less clean overall

Taste: Tart and lightly funky - not a ton going on here, but that's kind of the point - pale, pale malts and some wheat - some light fruits like apples - light acidity - some nice tartness ad a touch of sour - some lemon

Mouthfeel: Light body, nice carbonation, finishes tart and crisp

Overall: Microwave Hottenroth to make Hot Broth

This is a great Berliner Weiss. I've had a few samples of this in the past that tasted like vegetable broth. This bottle did not. Instead, it has some nice wheat, lemon, and tart aspects. Not the best in the style, but worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2013 04:43:23 | More by angrybabboon
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Hazy straw/light gold. Head is white and loose. Drops to a small bubbly collar almost immediately. Moderate carbonation on the pour. No lacing.

Smell: Mild wheat coupled with a clean lemon flesh and juice. Lightly tart. Green apple and hay. Cut grass with a light pale maltiness. Light layers of funk with some damp malts. Incredibly light and soft.

Taste: Light citric tartness with some grass and cut hay. Green apple and a slight twinge of wheat. Very slightly tart. Clean with a light, slightly bready malt. Lemon juice and flesh. Very mild and easy going.

Mouthfeel: Light and clean. Moderate carbonation.

Overall: Better than Heffenreffer.

I've tried this several times and never had a consistent experience. This is delightful.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2013 04:40:56 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

08-31-2013 03:25:32 | More by thatoneguymike
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bellsd62

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

08-30-2013 19:12:34 | More by bellsd62
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BrooBub

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

08-30-2013 01:46:05 | More by BrooBub
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JohnG190

New York

3.79/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy straw with a head that fades quickly. No lacing. Aroma of fresh cut, tart green apples. Nice earthiness notes follow. Tartness hits the palate front and center with nice lemon notes. Finishes dry. Light bodied with light carbonation. Overall, this might be the best summer brew on the market - bracingly tart and very refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2013 22:16:02 | More by JohnG190
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Bizoneill

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

08-29-2013 18:16:48 | More by Bizoneill
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szmnnl99

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-29-2013 03:43:39 | More by szmnnl99
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mwgroove23

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-28-2013 17:39:54 | More by mwgroove23
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

08-28-2013 14:53:36 | More by GraduatedCashew
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-28-2013 13:15:43 | More by JohnnieNepal
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Tuckersmth

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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NuclearRich

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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mtomlins

Ontario (Canada)

4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber bottle into a stemmed tulip glass.

A: A light straw color, a bit cloudy. Pours to a week white head that settles quickly to a thin color with no real lacing.

S: A soft or subtle nose that is dominated by wheat and lemon tartness.

T: It is crisp and tart right from the start with lots of acidic lemon and grassy wheat; no real salt profile.

M: Light body, moderate carbonation; very light and refreshing.

O: A great beer; very light and refreshing with lots of sour tartness and yeasty wheat characteristics. I could drink this all day.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2013 18:57:10 | More by mtomlins
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ODYSEYY

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

08-25-2013 20:10:12 | More by ODYSEYY
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HisBoyElroy

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-25-2013 19:37:11 | More by HisBoyElroy
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craft_shannie

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-25-2013 05:10:28 | More by craft_shannie
Hottenroth Berliner Weisse from The Bruery
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