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Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse - Professor Fritz Briem

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Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner WeisseProfessor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse

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92
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1,158 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,158
Reviews: 548
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10%
Wants: 99
Gots: 84 | 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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Photo of Piotrek
4.45/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a pint glass creating immediate gigantic white head, which was gone as quickly as it appeared.
Pale and hazy golden straw-colored appearance.
Yeasty with citric aromas.
Refreshing, lightly sour and tart, light notes of lemon and lime.
Fizzy, light sourness then lemony.

My first try with Berliner Weissbier and I love it. Super refreshing.

Piotrek, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of hopswap1
4/5  rDev -2.4%

hopswap1, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of thampel09
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

thampel09, Jul 19, 2013
Photo of plumcrazyfx
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

plumcrazyfx, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of greg33027
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

greg33027, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of moarmare
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

moarmare, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of powz87
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

powz87, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of FriedSlug
4/5  rDev -2.4%

FriedSlug, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of huysmans
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

huysmans, Jul 13, 2013
Photo of smt1
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

smt1, Jul 11, 2013
Photo of harpus
4/5  rDev -2.4%

harpus, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of Kelp
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Kelp, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of SupremePie
4/5  rDev -2.4%

SupremePie, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of pathman
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

pathman, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of Dactrius
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Dactrius, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of HattedClassic
4/5  rDev -2.4%

HattedClassic, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of Steamer
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Steamer, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of dvmky
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

dvmky, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of Greywulfken
4.2/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: in a pint, big-as-you-want-it head of foam, deep straw-colored body , hazy

S: bright and yeasty floral and citric aromas; suggestions of hay, lemon pith, and white wine

T: slightly tart wheat and lemon; the wheat brings some of the fruitiness you'd expect, but with a funky undercurrent from the yeast; bread and lime, coriander...

M: fizzy and fuzzy, light-bodied, cleansing finish

O: delightful - my first Berliner Weissbier - crisp, refreshing, nice clean aftertaste

Greywulfken, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of smutty33
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

smutty33, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of braugon
4/5  rDev -2.4%

braugon, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of utopiajane
4.24/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours the color of light straw and with exceptional clarity. Continually effervescing and capturing and light. It had a thick white head of loose soapy foam that fell off very quickly to a scant film and thin ring. No lace. The nose was light. Sweet lemon peel and then a little tart citrus. Tiny bit of spice. Floral and with a light wheat dryness on the nose and a hint of cracker. There is a sweet honey like quality underneath that is perfectly poised with the sweeter aspect of the lemon but it's bashful and never comes out from behind the fruit. It has a good musty yeast smell that is not too strong or off putting. It also has a fresh earthy quality like wet hay that is dewey and damp. Taste is as clean and clear as the body of the beer. Light sweet lemon peel greets the palate followed by the tart citrus. This was not at all sour. The cracker malt and wheat are dry and carry a little faint spice and musty barnyard to the back palate where it fades without much aftertaste but leaves a dry and cleansed palate. Body of the beer is well carbonated and light.

This was not terribly complex. It had exceptional balance and poise. Well turned out and sparkling . Vivacious and enlivening. A terrific beer with a low abv that is the perfect thirst quencher for a hot day. Would compliment almost any food.

utopiajane, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of mtalley999
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

mtalley999, Jul 04, 2013
Photo of DaftCaskBC
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

DaftCaskBC, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of tom10101
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

tom10101, Jul 01, 2013
Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse from Professor Fritz Briem
92 out of 100 based on 1,158 ratings.