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White Birch Berliner Weisse - White Birch Brewing

White Birch Berliner WeisseWhite Birch Berliner Weisse

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BA SCORE
82
good

224 Ratings
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Ratings: 224
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 19.28%


Brewed by:
White Birch Brewing visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our approach was to brew this beer with Lactobacilius for a refreshing and authentic interpretation of a classic summer refresher.

(Beer added by: barleywinebrewer on 06-22-2010)
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UCLABrewN84

California

2.9/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Bottle I brought to share at NoSignsOfPain's birthday bottleshare hosted by mrbubbler.

Batch 2. Bottled in 4/2012.

Pours a murky light yellow with a foamy bone colored head that fades to nothing. No lacing on this one. Smell is of grain, funk, stinky cheese, and some distinct vomit aromas. Taste is of sour wheat, tart lemon, and a slight funk flavor. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty average beer based on taste only, but I must say this one has a pretty horrible aroma that made me not even want to take a sip.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2012 06:18:21 | More by UCLABrewN84
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4.85/5  rDev +33.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is easily one of the best session beers I have ever had, hands down. Served cold and poured into my new White Birch glass, this one was consumed on 07/25/2010.

Pours out a bright golden color with a huge amount of cloudiness to it. Barely can see through this to the other side but ample carbonation did continue to stream up throughout the session. Little head of white on top settles down quickly leading only mild lacing on the glass, but a really nice look overall.

Aroma drops me to my knees. Wonderfully crisp, clean, tart aroma quickly fills the air. Hints of apples, light touches of citrus, a light bready note all combine to form this crisp, clean profile that cuts through the 105 degree air around me. Then I take the first sip and all bets are off. This is simply a marvelous beer to behold. I cannot say enough how clean this is. Wonderful tart green apples blending with hints of light orange peel and lemon. Herbal grasses fill the profile mid palate and give it that depth but flowery notes keep it light and airy. Super quick, clean and dry finish leaves a tart flavor on the tongue that will not go away. So light and refreshing I melted into a chair (mostly from the heat) but this was just so session able I was beside myself.

Overall simply amazing, one of the best I have ever come across hands down, I would love to be able to have this all the time, but on these hot days, it is a must.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2010 23:25:37 | More by mikesgroove
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womencantsail

California

4.38/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A big thanks to Ryan for sending this to me recently. Shared this one at Sour Fest.

A: The pour is a slightly cloudy pale straw color with a thin white head.

S: The nose is lightly lactic with some popcorn, wheat, yeast, and a bit of spice. There is a slight lactobacillus/bacteria funk to it.

T: A really nice, light beer: just like a Berliner weiss should be. Some lactic tartness, wheat, and a bit of yeast.

M: The body is light with a very crisp and plentiful carbonation.

D: Really easy to drink, like you would expect. Surprisingly high in alcohol for the style (about double the usual), but even at 6+%, not really noticeable.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2010 00:20:31 | More by womencantsail
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from notes.

Pours a pale straw color with quite a bit of haze. A bit of lacing as it goes down. The nose brings some lemon and green apples. The taste is slightly sour with lactic character and some tartness. Very very mild funk comes through. Feel is light with slight sourness. The drinkability is okay. There is nothing wrong with this beer, but nothing really stands out either. A bit plain.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2010 02:11:15 | More by Thorpe429
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MasterSki

Illinois

2.93/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Batch 1, Bottle #754 of 1458. Served in a Cantillon glass, and generously(?) shared by Jason at Zwanze Day 2011.

A - A thin white foam quickly settles to a thin ring of bubbles, leaving negligible lace. Hazy spoiled milk-colored body - looks like white glue I used in kindergarten.

S - Plastic, lemons, yeast, grain, hint of yogurt, maybe some Elmer's glue but that might be imagined because the beer looks like glue.

T - Taste is nearly non-existent. Bland, with some yeast and lemons in the finish.

M - Alcohol is well-hidden. Dry, tannic, grainy, and gritty texture. Medium body, with sufficient carbonation.

D - This isn't offensive like many of the other White Birch offerings I've tried, but it's not very good either. Just kind of boring, with excessive, albeit well-hidden, alcohol for the style.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2011 01:23:05 | More by MasterSki
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WesWes

New York

3.78/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours a hazy gold color with a 1/2" fizzy white head that quickly fades to lacing. The aroma is good. It has a light and refreshing pale and wheat malt scent along with some acidic, tart yeast esters. There are some musty, barnyard smells as well. The taste is decent. It has a dry, sour, wheat malt flavor along with some lactobacillus character. It's light and easy drinking with a stiff sourness in the finish. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a low bodied beer with good carbonation. This is a fine example of the style. The yeast character is very refreshing, making this an enjoyable, easy drinking beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-13-2010 23:49:10 | More by WesWes
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Ever since I got a sampling of this from the fermenter at the brewery (thanks Bill), I've been dying to get some bottles of it. A little high on abv for a nice Berliner Weisse, but delicious from what I remember.

A pasty white fluffy head rises up but falls really quickly to almost nothing, over a crystal clear off white, yellow stained teeth color.

It has a nose of light fruit, a slight tangy quality, a little citrus almost grapefruit, and it has quite a bit if a musty barnyard toasty malt dry saison like quality too, with just a hint of funk to go along with that.

The taste starts soft and light, with some light tangy sour fruit, a little citrus fruit. There is a full funk flavor too, not overpowering, but actually leads most of the flavors. It's a light barnyard funk that isn't crazy like Brett, thanks to the Lacto. It adds that dry toasty barnyard malty flavor. It has a slight acidic edge as well.

The mouth is lighter with decent carbonation and a slight tingly acidic feel.

It finishes pretty dry, with a little more of that Lacto barnyard light funk flavor lingering, not wanting to leave but being forced to. It leaves a slight juicy sour tangy fruit flavor too, I still want to say grapefruit but not quite, something citrus and tropical. A slight flemmy feel is left as well. It also has this lemon sour flavor that sticks to the tongue and leaves my mouth watering constantly, anticipating the next sip.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2010 01:38:24 | More by jlindros
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Halcyondays

California

2.98/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

500 mL bottle, bottled April 2012,

A: Pours a hazy yellow orange, with a medium white head, no lace.

S: Lemon zest, stink, spoiled papaya and pineapple, reminiscent of Backstreet Slow Ride.

T: Orange marmalade, citrusy flavours, apricot, hint of metal.

M: Medium-bodied, the higher gravity is apparent, light acidity, does have a refreshing factor, but doesn't have the bracing acidity that I like in this style.

O: As with the other high gravity Berliner I've had, this beer really gets away from the spirit of the style. Interesting, sure, but not really that good.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2012 18:05:08 | More by Halcyondays
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akorsak

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Bill for this bottle. #300 of 1458, Batch 1.

A: The berliner weisse has an effervescent white head that is champaign-like. Over four fingers on pour, the white-as-sheet head quickly disappeared. The weissbier is very pale, I'm talking nearly clear. I don't think that I've ever seen a beer this pale.

S: Wheat, very tart, hangs around. White grapes and citrus, contrasting flavors, swirl around with the malt bill. As the ale warms, a stronger tartness slowly emerges.

T: Plenty of wheat, a strong flavor from the start. This wheat isn't tart though, it lacks the sharpness that some Berliner Weissbiers have. While not puckeringly sour, the ale can't hide its tartness. The excessive wheat The barley profile comes through late in the sip, providing a familiar White Birch flavor.

I put the glass aside for the 2nd quarter of the Ravens game. When I came back, the tartness bloomed. The citric flavors are sharp and dry, a blast of tartness.

M: The weissbier is pleasantly tart, with dry grape and citric flavors in abundance. Very spritzy with the carbonation.

D: A little strong for a Berliner weisse, no? Either way, the citric bite is enough to bring me to the table.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2010 18:49:32 | More by akorsak
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

2.85/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 1 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours a one finger pure white head that vanishes leaving no lace. Clear pale yellow green color remarkably like urine. Strong carbonation and very light bodied. Lemon and yeast nose. Flavor is fizzy, tart lemon and yeast, hops are hidden. This would be a good lawnmower beer in the Summer, its cold now. $7.25 for a 500ml bottle from Chase Street Market & Deli Plymouth, NH. Bottle 480/1458.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2010 21:52:40 | More by jdhilt
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stakem

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500ml bottle care of BA bring, thanks man! Batch 1 bottle #31 of 1458 dated June 2, 2010.

Poured into a pint glass this brew appears a very light yellow color. Holy heck I have seen some light colored berliner weisse but this one might take the cake as the lightest one yet. A fizzy amount of white head appears about a finger strong and is gone in no time. Throughout the experience bubbles of carbonation break at the surface and fail to deliver even a ring of lace around the inside of the glass. No worries though, remember this is a berliner weisse.

The aroma of this brew is primarily lacto with a funky mess of scents hitting the nose that come across like yogurt. Strangely enough, it works and I like it. In the background are some faint grainy wheat notes that suggest a little bit of light skinned fruity sweetness akin to pear or apple. As it warms a little bit of lemon citrus zest comes forward. The main player in the scent of this brew is no doubt the lacto.

The taste of this brew will clobber your tongue if you are expecting your typical ultra light pale beer experience. The flavor of lacto is right there with a taste and tartness reminescent of unflavored/unsweetned greek yogurt. A tiny bit of residual sweetness that is grainy like wheat resides inside the mouth contrasting a lemony tartness that makes this brew finish with a drying quality about it. Suggestions of light skinned fruit like pear are subtle in the background, much less pronouned than in the aroma.

This is a light bodied brew with a moderately high level of carbonation. Quite drinkable, there are no issues finishing a glass. At more than 6% abv this is really stretching the limits for the style but the alcohol's character is hidden well enough until the brew gets too warm. If you were going to anticipate this experience based off the way this brew looks, you are going to be in for a real surprise. Lots of flavor going on inside this brew despite the fact that it honestly looks like it doesn't have much to offer. Well done.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2010 04:13:21 | More by stakem
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glid02

Georgia

3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Bottle shared by Grant - thanks!

Pours a very hazy light yellow color with a 1.5-finger white head. The head quickly recedes into a wispy layer on top leaving light lacing.

Smells of light malts, green apples, muddled citrus, and phenols, in that order.

Tastes more phenolic than it smells. Light malt flavors with hints of lemon peel kick things off and are joined almost immediately by muddled fruit flavors and phenols. These flavors carry through to the ending.

Mouthfeel is OK. The thickness is a bit on the thin side and the carbonation is slightly harsh.

Drinkability is just not good. I struggled with my glass and would not like another.

Overall there are some major flaws with this beer and although the possibility of a good beer exists beneath everything I'm not getting much of it.

As an update, I received a bottle of this in a recent trade. I opened it and the same flavor profile exists so it's certainly not an isolated incident.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2010 21:21:59 | More by glid02
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JohnGalt1

Idaho

3.9/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another bottle received from CooperEllis in an awesome trade... Big Props!! Bottle 548 of 1458.

Short lived white head no lacing.. the brew is a slightly hazy yellow.

Nose has an off-putting phenolic element... sorta bandaid... other aromas speak true to the BW style. Soft grain and hints of lemon.

Flavor pretty much mirrors the nose.. very soft and borderline elegant... lemon with a mild grainy presence that pushes the drinkability forward... unfortunately, the bandaid is still present, I don't think this is a bad bottle, just my opinion. Late pours were much more a proper Berliner as the phenolic nature seemed to dissipate leaving crisp lactic notes and wheat to do the talking.

Body seemed pretty high for the style, but a crisp carbonation kept things moving forward.

Thanks again John.. I would love to have a keg of this one during the furnace days of Boise summertime.

4/3.5/4/4/4

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2010 08:18:39 | More by JohnGalt1
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mothman

United Kingdom (Wales)

4.03/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottled June 2, 2010. Batch 1. 848 of 1458. We got a real wale here.

Poured into goblet.

Pours a light layer of white head. Color is a hazed pear yellow. So faded.

Aroma: Wheat, lemons, grass, some light spice, some light tartness. Green apples. Has a funky cheese and dust aroma.

Taste: Way different than the aroma. Sweet lemons reminding me of lemon heads. Green apple tartness, think granny smith. Wet cardboard and dusty flavors with sharp cheese. A bit funky here. It has a touch of spice, not a big hop profile shining through.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, tart, smooth, and refreshing. Lighter bodied with a medium to high amount of carbonation. Ends a bit tart. Good feel.

Overall, a nice take on the style. Very easy drinking. I am enjoying this one. I like the funk meeting the sour in this one.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2010 23:35:02 | More by mothman
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.6/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

500 ml bottle poured into a weizen glass.
Batch One, Bottle count 1164, 6.8% ABV, Bottled Marhc 2012. "Our ales are unfiltered and bottle conditioned. Best served at 50-55°F in your favorite glass."

Thanks to Rocheford10nh, celeriac, and Wisrarebeer for bottles of this!!

A - Totally hazed through pale yellow beer pours into the glass, forming a tall could-white head which froths up loosely then sinks right back down due to the acidity. The glass is void of any lace or foam.

S - Completely unique upon first whiff, there's a strong sour wet wheat that's powerful in the nose, erupting into the air with a potent presence. Wood chips and pale malts come through while hops are rather absent. Sour nose with some good acidity.

T - Sharp lemony citrus opens the flavor and lingers through with a sour bite of acidity and wet, strong wheat. Pale malt is subtle, letting the wheat do most of the work, but this earthy flavored beer finishes out with an acidic kick.

M - Highly carbonated, White Birch's Berliner Weisse is pretty dang refreshing due to it's nicely balanced feel; a finish that has a great tart acidity and sour bite on the tongue, all while remaining smooth.

O - Highly drinkable and refreshing, White Birch's Berliner Weisse is the perfect refresher for a hot summer day, or delicious sour power for any other time. It's well-balanced and nicely sour without being too mouth-puckering. It's easy to see why this is a style that's getting much more attention.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2012 22:54:11 | More by BeerFMAndy
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bluejacket74

Ohio

3.33/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

22 ounce bottle, bottled Summer 2013, 5.5% ABV. Served in a tulip, the beer pours a golden/orange color with about a half inch off-white head that didn't stay around for too long. There isn't much lacing. Aroma is light, it smells like apricots, bready malt/wheat, and some lemon peel. The taste is similar to the aroma, but there's the addition of some apple juice (adds some sweet flavors in this brew) and green apples. I think the brew has more tartness compared to the aroma. However, the tartness isn't exactly strong at all. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, it's a bit coating and easy enough to drink. It's not a bad brew at all, but not one of the better Berliner Weisses I've tried. I can't complain too much at $4.99 a bomber. It's worth a try at that price.

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2013 23:44:59 | More by bluejacket74
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

4.33/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Batch 1 June 2, 2010
Pours a hazy straw yellow color with a thin bubbly white head that dissipates quickly leaving a ring around the top of my beer.
Smells of tart lemons, grainy malts, spicy wheat and a hint of funk. Taste is much more tart than the nose suggested with lemons piercing my taste buds with every sip. Tart lemons up front, some wheat malt sends some spice through mid way, a little funk in there and a long lingering lemon pie in the finish. Crisply sharp carbonation with a light body and a tangy mouthfeel makes this a refreshing warm weather drink. I quite enjoyed this one, maybe a little strong for the style abv wise, but it certainly didn't affect my enjoyment of this brew. Great job Bill.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2010 21:56:09 | More by johnnnniee
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woosterbill

Connecticut

1.88/5  rDev -48.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1.5

Batch 1, 500ml bottle 1032/1458, poured into a La Chouffe tulip.

A: Looks like a white wine spritzer. Clear, greenish-yellow body with an inch of soda-like bubbles that disappear entirely. Umm, ok?

S: Wet paper, glue, corn (DMS?), and some lacto. Pretty bad, except for the lacto.

T: Painfully bad. Pickle juice, corn, and cardboard. Some funky tomato and curry. Sour fruit finish. Disgusting.

M: Medium body, tons of frothy carbonation. Nice and lively.

O: What a horrid experience. I feel terrible that I inflicted it on a few friends, but at least we all had a good laugh picking out the insanely disgusting flavors. I want a Berliner Weiss to be crisp, clean, and tart, not redolent of rotten tomatos and pickle juice. But maybe that's just me. I only got a quarter of the bottle, and I still couldn't finish it. Avoid this beer.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2011 13:00:20 | More by woosterbill
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tpd975

Florida

3.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a nice light straw yellow with a just a few bubbles no head.

S: Citrus, lemon zest mostly, light grain

T: Lemon bright and tart, grain, a bit of basement, with hints of wheat.

M: Light in body, light in carbonation.

D: Good the best thing I have had from White Birch.

Serving type: bottle

01-08-2011 23:18:17 | More by tpd975
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Thirstybird for sharing. Bottled on 6/2/2010; batch #1; bottle 804/1458. Pours a hazy pale yellow with a bright white half-inch head that quickly dissipates. Clarity is semi-hazy. Nose is predominantly yeasty with light citrus (lemons) and some light herbal nuances. Taste consistent with nose; however, there's also a slightly milky quality and citric acid present in the flavor profile. Mouthfeel is light-bodied with an easy, palate cleansing carbonation and just a kiss of astringency that slightly stimulates the salivary glands. A very easy drinking beer with a well-hidden abv at 6.40% - somewhat high for the style. Unfortunately, the limited distribution and $9.99 price tag make this a little tough to swallow. That being said, a very solid Beriner Weiss.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2010 23:32:34 | More by Jwale73
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AgentZero

Illinois

2.13/5  rDev -41.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Thanks to Jason for this tick he shared with us at Zwanze Day.

A - Hazy, lighter colored beer that didn't really have much in the way of head and even less in the way of lace.

S - Some tartness, grain, corn syrup, vitamins, metal. Yeah, not a good combination.

T - The flavor is like the aroma and sucks, although it is a lighter and more bland version of it.

M - Medium bodied, active carbonation, a little gritty.

O - This was a crappy beer and "lived up" to the reputation that White Birch has established. Not a good beer, still looking for that quality White Birch brew. Not the worst beer of there's I've ever had, but that would be so hard to do it's not saying a whole lot.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2011 03:26:20 | More by AgentZero
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maximum12

Minnesota

3.43/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to scoobydank for this bottle of a brewery I haven't approached since having back-to-back infected bottles, albeit quite a while back. Another go? Why not. 22 oz. bottle with stark black-on-white label split with my wife after too much good Thai food.

The pour yelps 'summer!' even though it's snowing Armageddon one state over, light orange, with a head that collapses into nadda in minutes. Clear, though I left the last few ounces in the bottle. Nose is tar orange/lemon with a nice side of sour-tinged spring wheat. Promising.

White Birch Berliner Wiesse gives me hope this little brewery doesn't suck anymore. Nice citric lemon base that is neither too sour nor too wheaty. The wheat come on after the tartness passes, & finishes with a jolt of acidity. Lack of caronbation dints what should be a very drinkable beer: by halfway through it's close to dead flat.

Well not everything was perfect, but this is a pretty good beer. A few more bubbles would have jacked up my score & really turned this into a nice post-lawnmower beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 02:26:22 | More by maximum12
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From Batch Two, dated April 2012, no. 1428. Sampled on May 27, 2012. This is one of White Birch's main releases. It has a pale yellow pour with a small, shot-lived head and it is cloudy. The aroma is pungent with lemon zest and citrus, with a notable yeast ester and a less forward wheat sensation. The body is light and creamy. The taste is also alive with lemon zest and sour lingering aftertaste. The wheat is much more subdued in the flavor than on the nose. This a style that you have to really like to appreciate the work that White Birch put into it.

Serving type: bottle

05-27-2012 18:54:11 | More by puboflyons
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JoeyBeerBelly

New York

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

BOTTLED: June 2, 2010
BATCH: One
BOTTLE: 502 of 1458
ABV: Alc. 6.4% by Vol.
VOLUME: 1 PINT 0.9 FL OZ

Served in a glass chalice.

L - slowly poured I got a clear light golden liquid with a small fizzy white head that bubbled itself away in less than a minute.

S - tart lemon drops.

T - it's like liquid lemon drops candy with tartness taking over from start to the dry finish.

F - light bodied, it's refreshing and worth savouring slowly.

O - I don't have much experience with this style but I found this beer to be most enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2013 23:50:18 | More by JoeyBeerBelly
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

3.18/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Big thanks to Kevin for sharing this one!

A-cloudy pale yellow, drunken urine. thin pure white head.

S-the nose has a roasted nut element to it from a far, seems to have some burnt rubber, something off, once you get your nose in there you get a sour white grapes with tart lemon, notes of salt with a touch of soapy hops.

T-that same burnt rubber is there, notes of cheese, the tart lemon present behind, slightly sour and low acidity.

M-light bodied and soft on the palate, rolls over the tongue, moderate carbonation to balance the lighter body and slightly dry finish.

D-this is slightly off, notes of rubber throughout the flavor. the sourness is rather well done, enough to be present and enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2010 21:48:10 | More by cpetrone84
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White Birch Berliner Weisse from White Birch Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 224 ratings.