Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse - Professor Fritz Briem
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Reviews by PeprSprYoFace:
4.38/5 rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured into a tulip glass. Pours a light wheaty cloudy color like a hefe. Head dissipated to nothing. Lots of bubbles.
Aroma is funky with a bit of champagne. A bit wheaty.
Taste is same as aroma. Very tasty. Very champaign ish with a bit of tartness and some wheat. Very refreshing.
Mouthfeel is nice and dry and crisp. Lots of bubbles.
Overall a great Berliner. Wish there were more of these around.
Review with some woodruff syrup thrown in. Aroma is a bit sweeter. Taste is much sweeter with a lot of the tartness cut out. Bit of marshmallow flavor. I think I like Berliner by itself better but it's still good.
Serving type: bottle
11-23-2011 03:14:02 | More by PeprSprYoFace
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3.4/5 rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
500ml bottle into a goblet.
A: Pours a hazy straw color. There's about one finger worth of white-colored head. Because the actual body looks fizzy, retention is poor. The soapiness of the head's texture also means that no lacing is left on the glass.
S: Like the style would suggest, there's a healthy lacto presence, expressing itself as funky, stank-ass cheese. Acidic notes are actually fairly prevalent. It's pretty simple, but a bit more balanced than most.
T: Tartness hits the palate first, but only very briefly. Wheat notes end up being the dominant flavor, especially around the mid-taste. If there's any flaw, it's that the finish seems a bit empty. I don't really care, though, because this is the first example of the style I'd call "good".
M: This has the kind of feel that works perfectly in hot weather: light-bodied, dry, fizzy, with a hint of lingering tartness. Really fizzy, in fact - the carbonation is almost brutal at times. Still goes down easily.
O: Out of the Berliner Weissbiers I've rated, not a single one has scored higher than a 3 from me. This, though, is actually quite solid. Beers like these are exactly why I never give up on a style I dislike. This would also make a great introduction to those who've never had the style before.
Serving type: bottle
07-03-2014 21:34:27 | More by ThisWangsChung
Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse from Professor Fritz Briem
92 out of 100 based on 1,077 ratings.