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Tart Hopfentea - Perennial Artisan Ales

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Tart Hopfentea
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BA SCORE
87
very good

73 Ratings
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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 8.25%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 05-29-2013)
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rrski198

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

08-07-2014 04:34:19 | More by rrski198
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

08-06-2014 20:46:26 | More by DrBier
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +5.7%

I had this on tap at Birch and Barley in D.C. served in a small wheat glass

The color is a hazed golden with thick lasting white head. The smell is pleasant with lots of tart yeast aromas with mild sour citrus scent and gentle floral odor with nutty wheat lastly. Mouthfeel is good with tartness present yet not intense and enough to induce a slight pucker with middle tangy and dry with light toasted graininess and medium high carbonation throughout with mostly dry finish.

The taste is tangy as expected with gentle tea-like herbal flavors blending with light toasted wheat and gentle graininess with slight lactic flavors playing nicely with the subtle fruit in the tropical tea blend-Overall a very nice sour wheat ale- great for the style and has enough sour in the mix to keep it interesting.

08-01-2014 18:45:44 | More by Slatetank
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kbutzactor

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-22-2014 00:25:11 | More by kbutzactor
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IBUQT

Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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brpendergast85

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

07-20-2014 16:26:03 | More by brpendergast85
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.9/5  rDev +0.5%

A: a little pink, and maybe a little clearer than a normal wheat beer, but those are minor detractions from an otherwise nice looking beer

S: I LOVE the smell, but that is not because it necessarily fits the style (rated lower due to this). The predominant smell is tea, but I also get a coconut milk sweet smell as well, almost like a Thai iced tea. I also get lemon at times, and definitely a feel of a deciduous forest in spring (there's a word from junior high)

T: the sour notes come through more than you'd expect from the nose. Grapefruit tart in nature, it is fairly quickly balanced by the leafy tea tastes from the nose. To be honest, the nose us way more interesting to me, but I do like the taste.

M: decently smooth, with some slight puckering from the sour

O: an enjoyable beer. It has a bit of a novelty feel, but that's more in the nose. The beer itself seems pretty solid to me.

07-15-2014 21:36:39 | More by cjgiant
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22Blue

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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spointon

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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JMUbrewz

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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qchic

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.1%

07-03-2014 00:29:41 | More by qchic
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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +16%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +16%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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snansel

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.1%

05-28-2014 01:27:46 | More by snansel
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moarmare

Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Missouri

4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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Tart Hopfentea from Perennial Artisan Ales
87 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.