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Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse - Professor Fritz Briem

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1,077 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,077
Reviews: 534
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.22%
Wants: 90
Gots: 73 | 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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muskiesman

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

01-06-2013 00:09:49 | More by muskiesman
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nickhiller

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

01-03-2013 00:27:32 | More by nickhiller
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

4.4/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Perhaps the best BW I've had...but I haven't had that many.
The head sticks around a bit longer with this beer, albeit a white collar, but it's there nonetheless. Light orange/golden pour...almost Sauv Blanc-ish

Tart aroma. Lemon, bubblegum, white grape, persimmon. Fresh smelling. Floral

Tart flavors as well. The lemon is more of a persimmon on the tongue. White grape. Hints of pine..very green. This beer drinks remarkably well even though it does have a tartness that some may not favor. Very nice

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2013 21:22:11 | More by Mebuzzard
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jrenihan

Ontario (Canada)

4.2/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Beer is cloudy blonde in colour, with a large white head. Good retention.

Smell contains a lot of lemon, a bit of apple. A bit tart, a bit of a lacto smell. Wheat.

Taste is like the nose. Lemon, wheat, fairly acidic, lacto. Lemon is the strongest flavour for sure. A bit of clove, noticeably more in the finish, but pretty light. A bit of cereal.

Light bodied, pretty strongly carbonated. Crisp.

Overall, quite good. While I do not have a ton of experience with them, I really like the Berliner Weisse style, and this strikes me as quite a good one.

Serving type: bottle

12-31-2012 23:04:09 | More by jrenihan
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sludgegnome

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

12-31-2012 19:43:48 | More by sludgegnome
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yamar68

Minnesota

4.03/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Lovely... hazy pear gold body produces a thin but noisy finger of head that settles down quickly, leaving a slender collar - just enough to leave some lace.

Dry, fruity yeast type of funk, some faint lemon peel, white grape, green apple, subtle funk the whole way through.

Soured apple cider, would make for a beautiful introduction to the sour beer world - finishes dry and clean, nice.

Infinitely drinkable. Great next to a slice of pizza.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 01:26:03 | More by yamar68
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OddNotion

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

12-27-2012 19:16:05 | More by OddNotion
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spoony

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a 500 ml bottle into a weizen glass.

A-The beer was bright hay and sunshine colored with a two-plus finger plume of white head. Lots of carbonation visible.

S-Lots of citrus smells going on here: lemon, orange, and a little spice. The citrus gave it a light tartness that blended well with the wet hay and wheat undertones.

T-The taste followed the smell very closely. Not terribly tart or sour (compared to other Berliners), but the brew gives you a pleasant lemony bite. Crisp.

M-Light body with lots of prickly carbonation. This beer is highly quaffable and, fortunately, lacks the watery feel that sometimes afflicts wheat beers or weissbiers.

O-This is a solid, above-average Berliner. The whole package was nicely balanced in terms of feel and flavor, but nothing jumped out and made me say, "Wow!" This would be a good introduction to sour beers for the uninitiated.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2012 17:06:21 | More by spoony
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HeyJim

Pennsylvania

1.5/5  rDev -63.5%

12-19-2012 00:19:46 | More by HeyJim
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ReeseMax3

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

12-14-2012 14:10:18 | More by ReeseMax3
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Treb0R

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

12-13-2012 16:49:46 | More by Treb0R
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Bpierso1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.7%

12-10-2012 02:03:58 | More by Bpierso1
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MaseFace

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -2.7%

12-09-2012 17:30:27 | More by MaseFace
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HopsMatt

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

12-07-2012 06:39:08 | More by HopsMatt
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -2.7%

12-05-2012 23:45:54 | More by nmann08
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brewdude1982

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

12-01-2012 04:25:27 | More by brewdude1982
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JasonSiedman

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-29-2012 02:20:20 | More by JasonSiedman
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Pinche_Oso

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

11-29-2012 02:16:14 | More by Pinche_Oso
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bigred89

Maryland

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-22-2012 13:37:39 | More by bigred89
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

11-12-2012 14:31:20 | More by Dank26
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markgoodman10

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-12-2012 04:47:04 | More by markgoodman10
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Patriot19


5/5  rDev +21.7%

11-10-2012 04:02:05 | More by Patriot19
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

11-08-2012 05:37:21 | More by oriolesfan4
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tswater

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

11-08-2012 03:50:51 | More by tswater
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rm9679

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

11-04-2012 21:21:57 | More by rm9679
Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse from Professor Fritz Briem
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