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Prussia Berliner Style Weiss - 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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Prussia Berliner Style Weiss
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69 Ratings
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Ratings: 69
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 5
Gots: 4 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
4 Hands Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
The name Prussia originates from Frederick the Great. Frederick was trained to brew this very delicate style of beer and later became the King of Prussia. Our interpretation of the Berliner Weisse style is very traditional. Prussia pours a hazy straw hue with a nice clean tart finish. Enjoy alone or with flavored syrup.

(Beer added by: JoEBoBpr on 06-08-2012)
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Reviews by russpowell:
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazed amber with a sliver of beige head. Stays effervescent, near zero head retention & lacing

S: Hay, tartness, slight hints of dirt & that's about it

T: Tartness, hay & dryness up front. Faint golden delicious apple notes as this warms, plus tartness, a little bit of pear too. Finishes dry, tart & fruitty

MF: Light bodied with slight carbonation, slightly wet

Super refreshing & fairly spot on for the style, a bit too clean perhaps

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2013 04:15:15 | More by russpowell
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Appearance: Dark yellow, almost orange. It is not really the pale straw color I would expect for a Berliner Weiße. Quickly dissipating head, which settled to no foam, not even lacing. Not visually spritzy at all. Extremely disappointing appearance.
Smell: Lightly citrusy, with a definate undertone of funk... in a good way. I think a bit more carbonation may have helped the smell develop a bit more.
Taste: Light wheat and sour, which yields to a nice citrus flavor. Not overwhelming, quite pleasant.
Mouth-feel: This feels a little heavy for the style. I expected something a bit thinner.
Overall: I really wanted to like this one. Being from St. Louis (home to this brewery) and having lived in Berlin (home to this style), I really felt like this was a perfect beer for me. The beer itself came up a bit short. The taste and smell were decent, but that's the only positive comment I have. I may try this with a bit of Waldmeister syrup, but it is already under carbonated and heavy, so it may be a waste. I do applaud 4 Hands for taking a stab at the style (most breweries are not that bold), but they need to sample a few of the real thing and start over.

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Prussia Berliner Style Weiss from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.