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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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Ratings: 1,137
Reviews: 543
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 93
Gots: 83 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Professor Fritz Briem

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 Dave1999
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Pours a pale yellow with a small white head.

The smell is sour lemons and wheat.

The taste is sour lemons, very tart.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

I really enjoyed this beer, sour lemons and wheat tastes great. Will be a great choice for in the summer.

Dave1999, May 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

BeerShman, Jun 15, 2014
Photo of ArrogantB
4/5  rDev -2.7%

16.9 oz bottle $6. I haven't had many chances to grab an authentic berliner so I snapped this up. Light yellow color, hazy, good head. Smells tart, lemon, wheat. Flavor was wheat cracker, very subtle lemon, so easy to drink on a hot day. I could kill a lot of these if given the chance, solid beer.

ArrogantB, Jun 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

drummermattie02, Apr 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

ObeMaltKinobee, Dec 07, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jan 10, 2013
Photo of StonedTrippin
4/5  rDev -2.7%

a very true to style berliner weiss here. pours cloudy lemon colored with a smallish white head that fades out after just a minute or two. the smell is very sour and citrusy, acidic for sure, and refreshing. there is a lot of lemon in the flavor, tart like lemon juice from concentrate, and the wheat malt does little to calm that down. there is also a funk sort of yeast, almost saisony. i really like the mouthfeel too. its got more carbonation than the appearance shows, and the body is super light. the acidity at the end is a little harsh, but on a hot summer day this would be just right. its not one of those beers id want to get drunk on though, too much acidity would turn the stomach around. it is a very refreshing berliner though, one of the better versions ive had really, and for under 7 bucks a bottle, its a nice buy.

StonedTrippin, Oct 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

xfbbx, Oct 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

quirk6, Jun 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

mwgroove23, Aug 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

NYR_Rob, Mar 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Dactrius, Jul 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

rcjennings, May 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

od_sf, May 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Auror, Jan 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Yeti1979, May 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

t0rin0, Sep 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

JohnTurano, Aug 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

MarkyMOD, Jun 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Tschnab, Jun 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

halo913, Mar 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

MacQ32, Aug 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

SirWalkAbout, Jan 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

JimmyTango, Feb 10, 2012
Photo of THECPJ
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Reviewed from notes

A: very pale yellow, looks like champagne sitting in my glass, 1 finger head, no lacing

S: mostly sweetness eminates from the glass, smells like grapes, similar to champagne

T: sweet and slightly floral

M: overly carbonated

D: classic for the style, my current go to berleiner weisse only because it's the easiest one of this style for me to obtain


THECPJ, Feb 24, 2011
Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse from Professor Fritz Briem
92 out of 100 based on 1,137 ratings.