Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse - Professor Fritz Briem

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Ratings: 1,202
Reviews: 551
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10.49%
Wants: 101
Gots: 90 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Professor Fritz Briem
Germany

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Created by Dr. Fritz Briem of Doemens Institute (  http://www.doemens.org  ), brewed by Weihenstephan & Doemens.

(Beer added by: MaltyGoodness on 04-16-2007)
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4.11/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

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3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

16.9 oz. bottle poured into pint glass
(bottled on 11/15/13)

L: pale light yellow, cloudy at first but clears up quite a bit; 3/4-inch head of white foam that eats away quickly, like a gose head ... no stick or lace and in time, almost no collar and no skin; ALL yellow ... no amber, red, orange or anything else in it

S: sour grain ... lots of it; lemon

T: sour grain ... very tart, but there's a good grain foundation under there, and hints of very light sweetness peak through here and there; lemon, straw/hay; lots of lemon; mouth waters during aftertaste and a tart strawberry/rasberry flavor shows up for a tantalizing moment, then disappears

F: great carbonation, relatively light ... has a strong, sound bottle-conditioned feel

O: tart, lemony, at times outright sour ... it's what I expected in my first shot at this style. it's got that classic chase-the-dragon thing going where you taste almost all sour but just a hint of sweet, then as time passes after a drink, your mouth starts watering and you instinctively start reaching for another sip to quench your thirst and look for more of that tantalizing sweet. more of a summer/hot weather style (and it's chilly out), but I needed a break from big hops and big stouts, and this is doing the trick

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4.28/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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4.11/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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5/5  rDev +22%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Fresh this is a great beer. Locally I stumbled across a stash that was 6-10 years old (nobody knew for sure) and they were really amazing brews. Tart, light, sparkling, and super drinkable.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse from Professor Fritz Briem
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