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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

1,133 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,133
Reviews: 396
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 181
Gots: 117 | 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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4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-05-2014 23:05:30 | More by craigdb
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-03-2014 01:28:44 | More by daron7
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California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-02-2014 19:48:22 | More by JTbrue
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ahbithwabm

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

07-02-2014 19:39:13 | More by ahbithwabm
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GClarkage

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

07-02-2014 18:14:07 | More by GClarkage
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biboergosum

Alberta (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

750ml bottle, cracked before the BBQ festivities start up for our nation's birthday.

This beer pours a rather hazy, pale golden straw colour, with a fistful of puffy, frothy, and tightly foamy eggshell white head, which leaves pretty much nil in terms of lacing.

It smells of sharp, tart white wine, the derived vinegar, a musty funk, sour lemon, edgy wheat grain, and a mild earthy grassiness. The taste is actually a fair bit less tart, but still replete with lemon zest, white wine vinegar, crab-apple, gritty and grainy wheat malt, a soft barnyard funk, wet grass, and an earthy yeastiness.

The carbonation is quite robust, in a mouth-filling frothy sort of manner, the body medium-light in weight, and generally a bit too tart to be deemed particularly smooth, yet an airy creaminess arises over time. It finishes dry, dry, dry, the fruit, yeast, and wheat all colluding and conspiring as such.

Well-rounded in its tart and funky base parameters, and overall, a decently drinkable, and even refreshing at times version of the style - I've not had many chances to try the real deal, so take that with a grain of salt (sounds like something that's actually in this beer). I suppose I should try mixing this as is typically suggested, but for some reason I'm all out of woodruff.

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2014 02:10:15 | More by biboergosum
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stealth

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-30-2014 06:20:52 | More by stealth
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magictacosinus

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-30-2014 04:54:28 | More by magictacosinus
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California

5/5  rDev +23.5%

06-30-2014 02:56:28 | More by Taste-Acquired
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Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

06-29-2014 23:07:33 | More by BikenBeerTwo
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-29-2014 14:34:24 | More by jschott75
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Bartos

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-29-2014 02:16:30 | More by Bartos
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LakerLeith

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-29-2014 01:08:49 | More by LakerLeith
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BrooklynPanch

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-28-2014 21:13:35 | More by BrooklynPanch
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-28-2014 19:02:51 | More by Casey3236
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DantheMan75

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-28-2014 11:05:58 | More by DantheMan75
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rfgetz

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-27-2014 21:51:21 | More by rfgetz
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DerrickW

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

06-27-2014 20:31:27 | More by DerrickW
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Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

06-26-2014 22:12:50 | More by sammyg832
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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Washington

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.56/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy deep straw color with a white fizzy head. The aroma is sour and fruity, even had a ketchup like smell. In the taste, lactic tartness sour lemon, cooked veggie and stale wheat bread. The tart, refreshing nature of this beer is quite remarkable, as well as the amount of flavor in a 3.1% ABV beer. Medium bodied ale with a high level of carbonation. Overall, this is a good example of Berliner Weisse, not the cleanest, but has unique character. Worth sharing and a good choice for those fond of sour ale.

Serving type: on-tap

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California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

06-24-2014 18:05:27 | More by Melman
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Raziel313

California

2/5  rDev -50.6%

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spoonsock

California

4/5  rDev -1.2%

06-24-2014 07:02:33 | More by spoonsock
Hottenroth Berliner Weisse from The Bruery
91 out of 100 based on 1,133 ratings.