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Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse - Professor Fritz Briem

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1,138 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,138
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 94
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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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

woodchip, Sep 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

A - Hazy pale yellow, like a slighty more colorful lemon juice without the pulp.

S - Banana, clove, wheat; just like a Bavarian hefe, with a slight sharp twinkle in the background.

T - Big banana, clove, and wheat taste, again, very much a Bavarian hefeweizen, with a pronouced mild tartness that instantly makes you think of lemons with white grape skins. Fantastic and refreshing.

M - Very bubbly and effervescent, with a heaviness between that of a standard every-day Berliner and a gold-standard hefeweizen, ie Weihenstephaner.

O - Recommended. Great summer Berliner, not very tart, but very flavorful, especially for 5% abv.

Trifecta1, Sep 08, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +2.2%

dipso123, Sep 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

n2pux, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of McMatt7
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

Great

McMatt7, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

KG710, Sep 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

masterofsparks, Sep 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

abcdefghijkyle, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

heerboth, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

BobbyDigitali, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of Durge
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Smooth and a classic tart Berliner Weisse. Easy drinking but nice character.

Durge, Aug 28, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -1.7%

Shawn_Money, Aug 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Dogleg, Aug 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

SpasmWaiter, Aug 26, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +3.2%

nitro0292, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of keithmurray
4/5  rDev -2.7%

bottled on 8.23.2013

appearance - golden color beer with white head

smell - white grape juice, champagne

taste - similar to champagne, white grapes, lemon, slightly tart

mouthfeel - medium bodied, high carbonation, tart finish, crisp, refreshing

overall - my first experience with an authentic version of this style and I like the way it is tart, crisp and refreshing for those hot summer days. reminiscent of champagne or sparkling wine. Worth a try

Price Point - $6.99/16.9 oz bottle

keithmurray, Aug 23, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev -0.7%

sammyt728, Aug 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

jcb7472, Aug 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

zestar, Aug 22, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +1.2%

Faroveryonder, Aug 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

cfrobrew, Aug 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

ilikebeer03, Aug 19, 2014
Photo of SHODriver
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

A: poured into a chalice to a clear and bright yellow with a finger and a half of dense head that retains well and leaves minimal lacing
S: smells of wheat, bready yeast and lemony tartness
T: taste is tart lemons, a little fruity, creamy wheat and the swallow is more lemony and lactic tartness with a little more wheat
M: fairly light but not watery with plentiful carb that isn't prickly and a slightly drying finish
O:Overall this is a well crafted beer with great flavors and seems to hit all the marks for the style. I prefer hottenroth a little more but this one is much easier to find on the shelves.

SHODriver, Aug 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Hendrick24, Aug 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

BKotch, Aug 16, 2014
Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse from Professor Fritz Briem
92 out of 100 based on 1,138 ratings.