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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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1,069 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,069
Reviews: 534
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.22%
Wants: 88
Gots: 72 | 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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hardy008

Minnesota

4.01/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear gold color with a two finger foamy head which quickly fades to 1/2 finger and holds, leaving spotty lacing. (I poured the sediment in later, and the beer had a cloudy lemon color then.) The aroma has tart lemon, wheat, green apple skin, AND SOME FUNK.

The taste is tart, with some unexpected sweetness at the end. There is tart lemon, wheat, green apple skin, and some funk.

Light bodied with high carbonation. Leaves a dry, sticky feeling in the mouth, with a lightly bitter aftertaste. After two disappointing Berliner Weissbiers, I found this one, which I like quite a bit.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2013 02:13:20 | More by hardy008
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jreindl

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -2.7%

04-20-2013 05:45:48 | More by jreindl
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st9647v3

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

04-19-2013 00:01:40 | More by st9647v3
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mattparsons

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

04-17-2013 22:34:03 | More by mattparsons
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

04-15-2013 19:03:13 | More by drummermattie02
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IrishKevin

Massachusetts

4.16/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle (no experation date) into a weizen glass.

Big huge fluffy head typical of wheat beer.

Aroma was very citrusy with a little musty funkiness.

Had very pleasent citrusy tartness. Didn't hit you in the jaw like a lambic, but had a nice sour taste. Highly carbonated and refreshing. Would be great on a hot day.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2013 20:34:30 | More by IrishKevin
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lemniscate

California

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

04-08-2013 07:19:32 | More by lemniscate
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wdarcy77

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

04-08-2013 01:37:08 | More by wdarcy77
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draftpunk

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

04-07-2013 23:03:08 | More by draftpunk
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wentsul

New York

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

04-05-2013 23:38:04 | More by wentsul
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scottfrie

California

3.94/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

500ml bottle into snifter.

A: Pours a hazy lemon color with a very loud and fizzy head that was very active and self-rejuvenating. Enucleation on the bottom of the glass is very active and three fingers of thick bright white film lasted long after the pour.
S: Earthy hop, black pepper, lactic bite, faint citrus lemon, and a bit musty. Earthy and spicy overall.
T: Light flavored, earthy spice and hop, pale malt, lactic acid finish, clean acidity, no sour tartness or harsh. Extremely light and mild, like tart seltzer water with a dash of earth and lemon zest. No aftertaste.
M: Clean and very crisp and refreshing mouthfeel. Scrubbing carbonation is very tingly and active.
O: Very light and refreshing, less flavor than I was expecting but still extremely good.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2013 22:14:21 | More by scottfrie
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thebouch01

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

04-03-2013 01:26:21 | More by thebouch01
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animal69

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

03-31-2013 04:37:56 | More by animal69
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grittybrews

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

03-31-2013 03:16:35 | More by grittybrews
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gueuzegossage

California

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

03-29-2013 22:05:59 | More by gueuzegossage
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dar482

New York

4.4/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Found that they had this bottle at Spritzenhaus in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

The color is a slightly hazy golden yellow.

The aroma is very yeasty with some sour and a bit of a moldy funk.

The flavor has a malty flavor and a wheat beer character, but then with a nice sour tart bite. The flavor is of pear, sour apple and some yeast. The maltiness really carries this beer so well. For those who aren't into sours, this is wonderful. It has a bit of sour that really makes this beer attractive and refreshing.

I would drink this for hours during the summer.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2013 04:20:13 | More by dar482
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4/5  rDev -2.7%

03-24-2013 18:35:42 | More by Ciocanelu
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Chevelle66

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +21.7%

03-22-2013 14:35:32 | More by Chevelle66
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Tone

Missouri

4.13/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy, golden color. 5/4 inch head of a white color. Great retention and good lacing. Smells of lemon, hops, sweet malt, slight pale malt, and slight herbs. Fits the style of a Berliner Weissbier. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with a high carbonation level. There is also an appropriate level of tartness. Tastes of lemon, sweet malt, slight pale malt, slight sugar, hint of herbs, and a hint of hops. Overall, good appearance, aroma, and blend.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2013 16:36:34 | More by Tone
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Envelopes

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

03-19-2013 03:21:07 | More by Envelopes
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

03-18-2013 16:57:48 | More by Whiskeydeez
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Doodler

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

03-14-2013 06:01:03 | More by Doodler
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chippo33

Vermont

4/5  rDev -2.7%

03-13-2013 23:41:27 | More by chippo33
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Lare453

Florida

4/5  rDev -2.7%

03-13-2013 02:36:55 | More by Lare453
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

03-12-2013 03:15:51 | More by JeffTheJuice
Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse from Professor Fritz Briem
92 out of 100 based on 1,069 ratings.