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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

1,152 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 1,152
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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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

08-27-2013 19:44:53 | More by dfhhead25
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NuclearRich

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

08-27-2013 03:09:50 | More by NuclearRich
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

08-27-2013 02:37:07 | More by -NESTO-
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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
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mrebeka

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-25-2013 00:36:17 | More by mrebeka
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od_sf

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-25-2013 00:00:21 | More by od_sf
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.83/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

1 PINT 9.4 FL. OZ. bottle
Served in a goblet

A - This is a pale yellow beer with a slight haze. The head is champagne-like. It is bubbly and disappears quickly.

S - It has a tart, lemony smell. I get a kind of weird raw dough smell, as well.

T - The taste has a tart lemon and orange flavor with a dry finish.

M - Moderate and sticky.

O - I have limited experience with this style. That being said, I have had better. This is an enjoyable style though. So with only having had a handful of beers in this style I have liked them all so far.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2013 19:52:15 | More by buschbeer
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CaptainNomihodai

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-24-2013 17:27:41 | More by CaptainNomihodai
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hnandez

California

3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

08-24-2013 16:16:37 | More by hnandez
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geuze_gone_wild

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

08-23-2013 17:36:45 | More by geuze_gone_wild
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-23-2013 01:13:07 | More by Sparky44
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brewtus

Ohio

4.64/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured in teku. Pours straw yellow, very clear, two finger white head with some big bubbles, once they fade the beer looks like a Chardonnay. Smell is slightly funky, bready, some citrus,. Taste hits you with pucker right up front, sour lemon, some wheat, some nice sweetness. The texture is very light, leaves your mouth watering for more. This beer is very good. An easy drinking sour that's abv is close to water. So glad I got to try this great sour.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2013 00:54:20 | More by brewtus
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Skunkdrool

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-22-2013 22:14:57 | More by Skunkdrool
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detrockcitey

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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kell50

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-20-2013 02:01:54 | More by kell50
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-18-2013 23:41:41 | More by Dank26
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trevorpost

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

08-18-2013 23:25:55 | More by trevorpost
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

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

Served on-tap at The Blind Tiger in New York, NY

A: Pours a hazy to cloudy pale straw yellow in color with light amounts of visible carbonation (represented as moderate sized bubbles throughout the glass along the sides but barely moving) and some lemon yellow highlights. The beer has a quarter finger tall fizzy white head that quickly reduces to a small patch of very thin film and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light aromas of wheat underneath a more moderate aroma of lemon tartness.

T: Upfront there are light flavors of wheat with some moderate flavors of lemon tartness. Lightly sour with a hint of vinegar.

M: Light bodied with light to moderate amounts of carbonation. Light to moderate amounts of acidic prickliness and a hint of dryness.

O: Light and refreshing with a pleasant amount of tartness/sourness - not intensely tart/sour so an approachable Berliner Weissbier to get started with... Enjoyable and definitely one I would have again.

Serving type: on-tap

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jacewg

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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CTJman

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.2%

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mythaeus

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-17-2013 11:39:15 | More by mythaeus
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Reappropriated

California

4.64/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I am usually a stout and dark beer person, but this is the perfect compliment when mixed in with all those heavy beers. I have had this beer both from the tap and also from a bottle, and both experiences were similar, this review focuses on the bottle.

The beer pours a very light orange straw color, with small head. The aroma is slightly citrusy, but nothing overpowering.

The taste is very nice, with hints of citrus (mostly lemon), over the wheat, overall just a nice refreshing beer that I enjoyed in the sun. This is one of the easiest drinking beers that I have tasted, and I would recommend it to anyone (Unless you are trying to get drunk, as it is only 3.1% alcohol).

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2013 06:07:33 | More by Reappropriated
Hottenroth Berliner Weisse from The Bruery
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