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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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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,127 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,127
Reviews: 541
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 93
Gots: 81 | 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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MadScientist

New York

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

05-01-2013 22:49:21 | More by MadScientist
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

04-29-2013 02:21:16 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

3.79/5  rDev -7.8%

A: poured from a 0.5 L bottle into a pint glass, light golden colored with a large white soapy head that quickly dissipates leaving little lacing, cloudy

S: sour pickles, yeast, grain, cider vinegar

T: sour and effervescent, vinegar, tangy

M: heavily carbonated, light, prickly, refreshing

O: this is a weird style of beer, it's hard to rate because I can't compare it to anything but pickles and malt vinegar

04-25-2013 23:31:04 | More by M_C_Hampton
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dwagner003

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

04-25-2013 15:40:33 | More by dwagner003
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

04-24-2013 15:57:55 | More by Jason1337
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Caskaway

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

04-24-2013 10:57:54 | More by Caskaway
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cwxc818

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

04-24-2013 01:04:18 | More by cwxc818
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JMS1512

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.7%

04-21-2013 21:35:39 | More by JMS1512
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hardy008

Minnesota

4.01/5  rDev -2.4%

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.

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%

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.

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%

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.

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%

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.

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
Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse from Professor Fritz Briem
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