Peach Berliner Weisse - Perennial Artisan Ales
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4.18/5 rDev +11.8%
It tastes like Peaches! Great summer seasonal beer!
Peach Berlinerweisse is best served cold as it is crisp and refreshing. I like to drink it with dinner during the ever more frequent heatwaves in the mid-west (July 2012 108 degrees in StL) This beer is light and tasty, very peachy!
01-22-2013 02:16:34 | More by T-Leb
3.4/5 rDev -9.1%
750mL bottle poured into taster - thanks rob
Pours a light, hazy straw, peachy color with a froth of white head. Slim retention with a few wisps of lacing streaking the glass.
Tart, fresh and fruity in the nose. Peaches, juicy fruit and funky wet straw. Yeast with biscuit and a hint of fruit-driven sourness.
Peach juice with light fruit sweetness and funky tartness. A little thin and simple, with straw and grain malts, followed by a yeasty funk and soft spice. Mild dryness and peach fruit on the back end.
Lighter body, decent carbonation, juicy and thin on the tongue. Pretty solid fruit-based Berliner but there's some much better examples out there right now (ie - Funky Buddha).
12-26-2012 16:17:58 | More by xnicknj
3.2/5 rDev -14.4%
Poured from a bomber into a tulip
A- pours a clear straw color with a small stream of bubbles, small white head appears but quickly vanishes, virtually no lace
S- tart, slightly sweet and fruity, I can get a little bit of the peaches in the nose, a little bit of beady malt as well
T- slightly tart, very bready, only the slightest hint of peaches, not a whole lot going on here, watery to be honest
M- very light and easily drinkable, fairly high carbonation, still a lightly watery for this style
O- this was okay, nothing offensive but it just didn't do much for me, much better examples of the style out there
12-17-2012 18:34:30 | More by nova009
1.83/5 rDev -51.1%
Pours hazy light yellow with a big white head. Gushed a bit out of the bottle. Highly carbonated.
Smells a bit funky, but really just bland. Maybe a touch of peach, but no sour notes to speak of.
This is one of the most flavorless beers I've ever had. I get a touch of peach near the end before it devolves into a grainy lager flavor to finish. Absolutely NO sour or even tart notes to this at all and the peach is incredibly faint. I had the suspicion this tastes like something I had before and then it finally hit me. Slightly peach tinged Keystone Light.
Very light bodied with very high (even for the style) carbonation level.
One of the worst beers I've had in a while and a huge letdown after how much I loved Perennial at FOBAB. This tastes like a light lager and I've never had a berliner before that was this bad. Not remotely tart. Just a bad all around beer. Hopefully it was just a bad bottle and/or Perennial will start bottling their better stuff soon.
12-06-2012 15:29:39 | More by jmarsh123
4.1/5 rDev +9.6%
750ml bottle into a tulip. I only paid $12.49 for this (at West Lakeview Liquors), so I don't know why the prices in all the other reviews are so high.
A: Clear yellow with a nice white head.
S: Lots of pleasant peach aroma in the nose, along with some light wheat character.
T: Dry and slightly tart peach, lactic, small hint of cloves, wash of sweet grain in the finish.
M: Mouthfeel is light, yet the carbonation offers some creaminess.
O: This is a pleasant and sufficiently peachy berliner. Very nice.
12-05-2012 03:19:38 | More by Etan
4.08/5 rDev +9.1%
Thanks to Stephanie for this one. 750ml bottle into a Lost Abbey snifter.
Beer is clear goldenrod. 1 finger foamy white head with decent retention. Stringy lace that sticks close to the head. Average though the color is nice.
Nose is sweet. Peach, banana, yeasty, cane sugar, with a light lemon zest. Pretty aromatic and really enticing.
Opens sweet peach pulp. Light tartness that lingers throughout. Some lemon zest at the end. Finishes crisp white peach tartness. Slightly yeasty aftertaste. Really solid.
Light bodied with ample carbonation. Lively and prickly in the mouth and accented and crisp going down. Finishes clean with a slightly lingering, mellow aftertaste. Perfect.
The first offering I've had from this brewery. Really solid overall but the price tag ($20) is a bit much for this Berlinerweisse. It'd be my go to if it was more affordable though. Definitely worth trying.
11-27-2012 02:49:56 | More by SpeedwayJim
3.48/5 rDev -7%
Opened this bottle tonight about two weeks after picking it up at City Swiggers in NYC. Bottle was $20.99. Poured from a 750ml bottle into my Lost Abbey stemware.
a - Pours a hazy yellow orange color with two fingers of fluffy white head and high carbonation evident. Looks pretty nice.
s - Smells of peaches, oak, fruity malts, light funk, earthy notes, and lightly musty notes. Not overly fruity or funky and not sour at all. Decent but pretty average nose overall.
t - Tastes is better than the nose. Tastes of peaches, light sour fruits, fruity malts, oak, funk, and earthy notes. Lightly sour peaches are nice and no mustiness that the nose had. A definite step up for me.
m - Light body and moderate to high carbonation. Nice body and mouthfeel for a berliner.
o - Overall a pretty decent berliner. The nose has some peach but is pretty average; isn't sour at all and not much funk. The taste has more of both, though still light, and is pretty nice, and the mouthfeel is spot on for the style. A good beer that I would have again based on the actual beer itself, but would never buy again for that price. Hard to justify paying ~$20-21 for a bottle of a decent berliner when there are better beers out there for cheaper. Would pass at this price but maybe try it again if I saw it on tap for a decent price.
11-26-2012 00:10:52 | More by mdfb79
3.73/5 rDev -0.3%
A: Pours a slightly hazy peach/pink color with a 1.5 finger white head on top with great retention and thick lacing.
S: A bit of peach up front, slightly sugary/sweet, some faint wheat, and just a touch of tartness.
T: Light peach and a bit of lemon, reminds me slightly of peach candy, slightly sweet and sugary. Some grainy wheat on the back end.
M: Light to medium bodied, high carbonation makes it a bit fizzy.
O: Light and easy drinking, definitely some peach there, but a little light for what I was hoping for. Would have liked a touch more tartness as well.
11-12-2012 04:36:14 | More by mdaschaf
2.8/5 rDev -25.1%
Poured from a 750ml bottle
Pours a very light peach color, very reminiscent of the peach Hi-C i used to drink out of a can as a kid. I hope it tastes just as good.
The aroma is slightly sour berliner weisse like and a hint of peach. Both are kind of melding together to make you unsure of what you're getting
Well the taste is sort of lacking, very dry upfront, almost no flavor at all and then the peach peeks through in the end. There is very little sourness to the beer and its more like a peach wheat than a berliner.
very dry mouthfeel, it almost disappears in your mouth upon first taste.
its enjoyable, but not what I was hoping for. I paid $20 for this bottle in NYC and am disappointed that it was this much of a let down from the price.
10-27-2012 05:12:12 | More by mikereaser
3.08/5 rDev -17.6%
Served in a stemless snifter.
Thanks to homebrew311 and Bellabananas for sharing this bottle!
Just like RisGoop, I've had this before on-tap, but the experience was kinda iffy on my part, so I'm glad to have a second chance. It pours a lightly hazy wan straw topped by a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises light white grape, cinnamon, and light wheat. The taste holds notes of light peach, white grape, lemon juice, and light wheat. Not really much tartness at all, which is a decent disappointment considering the style in question. The body straddles the line between discord and rhy--I mean, heavy light and light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a sorta/kinda dry finish. Overall, this is a mediocre Berliner, with little-to-no tartness and the same amount of peach, really. It's not overly offensive, necessarily, but there's nothing about it that makes me want to drink it ever again.
10-22-2012 00:26:53 | More by TMoney2591
3.53/5 rDev -5.6%
A: Clear, light straw color. Forms a small bubbly head that doesn't even pretend to offer up any hint of retention before collapsing to nothingness. No lacing.
S: Light aroma of peaches, lemon, and little else.
T: Much like the aroma, the flavor on this one is very light. Slight peachy tartness, mild sweetness, a little lemon, and some hard candy. Very simplistic.
M: Fizzy with a light body and heavy carbonation. Mild to moderate tartness.
O: This is a very light, but rather refreshing beer whose delicate and simplistic flavor profile would probably be better enjoyed on a hot summer day. That said I remember having this at GTMW and don't recall it being an overly exciting beer on that summer day either.
10-20-2012 14:00:25 | More by Florida9
3.93/5 rDev +5.1%
Poured into glass. Appearance is pale and bubbly with white head. Reminds me of pouring a glass of champagne. The nose is fruity with pithy peach, lemon, and dry notes of wheat bread. The taste is relatively tart up front with plenty of fruit in the middle. This is light and refreshing, probably better served on a hot summery day outdoors. The peach doesn't make a huge appearance, but overall, a solid version of the style.
10-20-2012 05:48:03 | More by homebrew311
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