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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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1,063 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,063
Reviews: 534
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.22%
Wants: 90
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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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

05-14-2014 01:53:28 | More by tommyguz
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od_sf

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-14-2014 00:06:41 | More by od_sf
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rdooley

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

05-13-2014 23:39:43 | More by rdooley
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cultclassic89

Texas

5/5  rDev +21.7%

05-13-2014 22:14:44 | More by cultclassic89
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neckbeered

Montana

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

05-12-2014 16:02:45 | More by neckbeered
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ThurmondTX

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

05-12-2014 14:22:55 | More by ThurmondTX
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supernatural_skeptic

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-11-2014 09:07:14 | More by supernatural_skeptic
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Brushkanna

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

05-11-2014 03:57:45 | More by Brushkanna
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ktenneydenver

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-10-2014 22:54:25 | More by ktenneydenver
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rcjennings

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-10-2014 13:09:17 | More by rcjennings
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-10-2014 01:55:47 | More by cjgiant
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craft_shannie

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

05-07-2014 22:21:37 | More by craft_shannie
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GoGriz06

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

05-07-2014 17:40:32 | More by GoGriz06
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woolybully67

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

05-06-2014 16:09:23 | More by woolybully67
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DavidHume

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-06-2014 02:57:07 | More by DavidHume
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

3.84/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Lots of visible carbonation fuels a white head. The body has some haze to it. Leaves some splotches behind.

Pretty pungent wheat aroma. Lemon and some mustiness.

Light and effervescent on the tongue. Not much tartness to it especially when compared to American takes on the style. Follows through with the nose with that citric lemon character and wheat.

Probably the best of the style I've had so far. It's more dynamic than the others, but with less lacto presence.

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2014 00:02:14 | More by MattSweatshirt
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JohnBender

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

05-05-2014 19:42:05 | More by JohnBender
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Texas

5/5  rDev +21.7%

05-05-2014 16:54:00 | More by GibbonsTheBeerGuy
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FatBoyGotSwagger

Pennsylvania

4.26/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a golden opague color with a small white head that fades to more or less a lacing of head around the top. Smell of light hay with zest. First taste has a bright lemon sourness that is washed away by a fair amount of carbonation with a clean dry finish. A pleasant funk lightly lingers in the back end. A great example of the style.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2014 22:43:56 | More by FatBoyGotSwagger
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KevBot89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-04-2014 21:14:09 | More by KevBot89
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-04-2014 06:05:28 | More by Yeti1979
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MNishCT77

District of Columbia

3.91/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

500 mL bottle obtained on trade (thanks, gmr75!), 2009 vintage with Brett added, poured into my The Lost Abbey teku glass, drank 05/03/2014 over an hour.

A: 3/3 - yellow-golden coloration, becomes more murky as reaching the bottom of the glass (as reagitating the yeast/wheat), sprtizy white head is initially very effervescent, reagitates on swirling but eventually and settles into a fine glass lacing persisting throughout the session, small carbonation bubbles just pouring off the bottom of the glass; small alcohol legs

S: 8/12 - the predominant aromas is lactic acid with some musty Brett character - most likely Brett c.; no hop aroma; wish that the aroma was more pungent

T: 14/20 - on the anterior tongue, there's a mild-to-moderate Berliner weisse sourness - some lactic puckering; in the middle of the mouth, there Brett character emerges - earthy, woody and musty; no detectable alcohol; finishes dry and inviting of subsequent sips

M: 4/5 - light bodied and high effervescent carbonation classic for style; really nice dry, crisp finish that doesn't linger

O: 8/10 - classic Berliner weisse with added character from the Brett - just wish that it was a little bit more sour; however, I prefer this to the non-Brett version, which I find to be overrated and has been surpassed by several American breweries

TOTAL = 37/50

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2014 04:51:14 | More by MNishCT77
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-03-2014 21:32:27 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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J_Dub

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-03-2014 17:28:02 | More by J_Dub
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kbrown

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

05-03-2014 00:36:25 | More by kbrown
Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse from Professor Fritz Briem
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