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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

1,244 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,244
Reviews: 400
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 183
Gots: 133 | 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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Prost76

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.2%

10-03-2013 22:56:54 | More by Prost76
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EB1

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

10-03-2013 20:24:27 | More by EB1
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imfrommichigan

Utah

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

10-03-2013 05:07:32 | More by imfrommichigan
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

10-02-2013 15:07:06 | More by Kmlund
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sharpski

Oregon

4/5  rDev -1.2%

10-01-2013 19:34:50 | More by sharpski
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duff247

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.2%

10-01-2013 02:17:47 | More by duff247
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zbodnar1

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

10-01-2013 01:43:40 | More by zbodnar1
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Jameswoody

Montana

4/5  rDev -1.2%

10-01-2013 00:24:44 | More by Jameswoody
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jplopez21

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

09-30-2013 21:49:54 | More by jplopez21
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Zaphog

Michigan

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-30-2013 17:29:58 | More by Zaphog
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fourstringer

Maryland

3.76/5  rDev -7.2%

Poured from 750 mL bottle into Duvel Tulip glass. I believe the date etched on the bottle reads 3/25/13, but a bit difficult to make out. Served straight up. I don't mess with syrup.

A: Suprisingly clear golden-yellow hue with 2 fingers of clean white head that fizzles away over approximately 2 minutes to nothing. Looked excellent for about 30-60 seconds, then somewhat lackluster. Now looks like apple juice with some film on top. Nice hue though.

S: Tart fruit, notable funk. Lemon.

T: Sour immediately with a relatively bold tartness compared to the handful of Berliner Weissen I've had previously (though not recently). Lingering tartness coats the tongue. Not particularly dry, but certainly not sweet either. Lemon juice type flavors predominate. Limited in terms of complexity, but tastes pretty good, I'd say!

M: Light and effervescent. Nice. There's a surge of salivation about 5 seconds after a swig, which is something I love about the sour styles.

O: Not blown away, but I enjoyed this. More sour than the German versions I've tried and not a whole lot of typical wheat smells/flavors. Not terribly complex or particularly pretty to look at, but drinks nicely. Refreshing.

09-29-2013 23:02:55 | More by fourstringer
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lordofstarside

Nevada

3.93/5  rDev -3%

750 ml to a snifter, no bottle date

Pours a cloudy yellow/ light tan (5% trans) with a finger of while foam that died down pretty quick. Moderate carbonation stemming from the sides of the glass with some yeast settling on the bottom

Smell of tart vinegar, lemon grass and a touch of apple and citrus, wheat malts, a good amount of funk. Pretty simple, yet pretty good

Taste is upfront sour lemon, followed by a blast of funk and light wheat malt, and finishes with a nice sweet wheaty apple after taste

Feel is a moderate/strong sour with an incredibly light body. Finishes a bit wet, very clean and crisp

Overall impressed given the abv. Nice light sour, not a bad deal for $8. Very ideal session bier

09-29-2013 22:15:43 | More by lordofstarside
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rlee1390

Indiana

4/5  rDev -1.2%

A-Cloudy yellow, some carbonation, one finger head.

S-Wheat, lemon, slight grass, mild tart.

T-Almost like a sweet tart, rather lemony, good deal of wheat. SLight grass. Ends with a nice, well balanced, tartness.

M-Lighter, some carbonation, tad watery but crisp.

O-The low alcohol content is phenomenal. A good beer at an amazing ABV.

09-29-2013 01:08:23 | More by rlee1390
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salthemonster

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

09-27-2013 21:41:06 | More by salthemonster
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maDUECEgunner

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

09-26-2013 05:23:19 | More by maDUECEgunner
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2GOOFY

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-25-2013 02:13:56 | More by 2GOOFY
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-25-2013 01:18:06 | More by williamjbauer
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Beerontwowheels

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

09-24-2013 03:34:27 | More by Beerontwowheels
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dfillius

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

09-24-2013 00:01:21 | More by dfillius
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VTHeady

Vermont

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-23-2013 16:52:47 | More by VTHeady
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pkalix

California

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

09-22-2013 21:37:42 | More by pkalix
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macrosmatic

Florida

4.19/5  rDev +3.5%

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 750 mL bottle into an Upland pint glass.

A: Pours a very, very hazy yellow to light gold. Forms a half-finger of white head that fades quickly, and low visible carbonation.

S: Tart, lemony, and a bit funky and yeasty. Wheat malt with some grainy character, and a bit grassy.

T: Tart, lactic, and moderately sour, a bit funky, lemon citrus, wheat bread, some grass and funk. The graininess in the malts fades before the swallow though, leaving a clean, dry, tart lactic character in the hang.

M: Light-bodied. No alcohol to speak of. The carbonation sensation is somewhat lower than it should be for style, but it's far from flat.

O: Nice, well-done berliner with a restrained level of tartness. It's not in the same class as Tartare, or the fruited Florida-weisses available. But a really enjoyable drink nevertheless. Recommended.

09-22-2013 14:58:53 | More by macrosmatic
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hopkrid

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-22-2013 02:21:30 | More by hopkrid
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alexm1309

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

09-22-2013 01:48:22 | More by alexm1309
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Ak555667

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-20-2013 23:54:27 | More by Ak555667
Hottenroth Berliner Weisse from The Bruery
91 out of 100 based on 1,244 ratings.