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White Birch Berliner Weisse - White Birch Brewing

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BA SCORE
82
good

263 Ratings
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Ratings: 263
Reviews: 110
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 18.68%
Wants: 46
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
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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atrocity

Virginia

1.5/5  rDev -58.8%

06-06-2014 12:12:52 | More by atrocity
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mikelover

California

4.75/5  rDev +30.5%

06-06-2014 04:53:47 | More by mikelover
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Bowdoinbeerboy

Maine

3.1/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 22oz bottle. The beer pours with no head whatsoever. The beer itself looks like a BMC lager, moderate to low carbonation, no head, and a medium clear copper color.

The smell is quite subtle, there are clear hints of malt, and just a hint of some acidic twang.

The taste is fairly clean upfront, a bit crisp, and then it fades immediately to a slightly sweet, slightly tangy (in a ciderish, apple juice, lemony, citrus sort of way). It is quite light and none to overpowering with sourness.

In terms of beers that exhibit any acidity, this beer is probably a 2/10 on my sour scale.

This is an interesting beer, but not something that I am likely to buy again. I like berliners to be much more tangy and sour.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2014 23:00:16 | More by Bowdoinbeerboy
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Dalke

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.9%

06-02-2014 23:04:09 | More by Dalke
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-30-2014 00:19:53 | More by Mikeypnh
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MLaVioletteJr

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-27-2014 01:21:31 | More by MLaVioletteJr
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

4.08/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brewed Summer 2013 this is a little old but I don't believe that matters so much for this style.

Hazy straw color with a towering, white head. Head thins to a meandering spit wad. Smells chapagne-ish. Barn and stale sweat. Tastes like tart unripened peaches.

I bought this to compare to Jamil’s berliner that I just brewed. White Birch’s rendition is far superior and that’s no fault of Jamil.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2014 20:50:12 | More by donkeyrunner
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Mini4x

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-23-2014 19:46:12 | More by Mini4x
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PeterJ

California

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

05-21-2014 02:26:15 | More by PeterJ
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RummyRedbeard

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-20-2014 02:05:04 | More by RummyRedbeard
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-19-2014 00:44:35 | More by JKV96
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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-19-2014 00:39:58 | More by ElGallo
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Connecticut

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-17-2014 17:45:02 | More by halo913
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.55/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

truly a weird take on the classic berliner. darker in looks than most, maybe something more than wheat, or more roast on it, or some crystal added, tough to tell really. heady though, nice and white and lasting, obviously well carbonated. the nose is straight parmesan cheese. never smelled this in a beer before, but its unmistakable and distinctly parmesan, all grated and stinking. thats all there is to the nose, cheese. the flavor starts lighter with the wheat malt than it looks like it should for the color. it moves quickly to the parmesan thing again, so odd in beer. i get some fruitiness in the finish, ripe pears, white grapes, and even some green apple, but there comes the cheese again, and i really can't get past it. not unpleasant at first, but getting less and less tolerable as i drink on it, and finally devolving into downright weird. not a beer i care to really drink again, but its uniqueness is memorable. fine carbonation and a nice frothy feel that works really well with spicy food, but the parmesan cheese finish is more than i care to revisit.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2014 20:06:49 | More by StonedTrippin
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thatisgrossman

New York

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

04-19-2014 01:05:35 | More by thatisgrossman
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sdaly3

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-19-2014 00:07:30 | More by sdaly3
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3%

04-18-2014 20:42:11 | More by ZEB89
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imperialking

Illinois

3/5  rDev -17.6%

04-18-2014 01:14:46 | More by imperialking
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staaaaalin

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

03-08-2014 05:58:11 | More by staaaaalin
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Minnesota

2/5  rDev -45.1%

02-15-2014 14:31:36 | More by VancouverHops
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9.9%

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mverity

Florida

3.46/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle share at Proof courtesy of sconnell. Pours a clear straw. Almost no head or collar. Aroma is grassy, funky, and some white grape. Taste is tart, light lemon, some faint earth. Medium-high carbonation despite the lack of head or collar. Good light, crisp body. It does hide the 5.5% well.

Serving type: bottle

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District of Columbia

1/5  rDev -72.5%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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White Birch Berliner Weisse from White Birch Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 263 ratings.