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Prussia Berliner Style Weiss - 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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Reviews: 18
Hads: 98
Avg: 3.74
pDev: 13.1%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
4 Hands Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JoEBoBpr on 06-08-2012

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.
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4.2/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to TheCPJ for sharing this. Bomber into a snifter, the brew appears a crystal clear, light yellow color with a big bubbly white head. Fairly decent retention for the style. A light swirl agitates about a finger back to the surface.

This has a very clean and inviting aroma suggesting minor hints of lemon and wheat aspects. A trace amount of minerals and sulfur come out across the backend of the nose.

The taste reiterates the aroma with cleanliness and pleasant subtleties of lemony lacto and suggestions of yogurt. There is a mild sweet grainy character present mixing with a bit of wheat that privides a mild tartness to the brew that accents the lemony lacto and soft fruit inclusion like pear/apple that evolves as it warms.

This is a light bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is light, refreshing, clean and effortlessly drinkable like a good berliner should be. At times this brew really reminded me of a well made kolsch but with wheat and a lemony lacto edge of tartness. This is not sour by any means, it is tart and enjoyable and right where it shuold be in my opinion. I would love to have this again.

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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Massive frothy head after the pour does subside after about 60 seconds it almost entirely vanishes. Pale golden straw color and very cloudy. Aroma of pale wheat and pear like aroma. The mouthfeel is fairly carbonated and almost has a soda pop like consistency, but is also fairly brisk and refreshing. Fruity, yet tart and highly carbonated. A summer refresher.

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4.08/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle (2012)

Thanks for opening this with me, JealousChalice!

Hazy golden with lots of visible carbonation and a moderately sized white head that leaves thin streaks of lacing down the glass.

Mild aroma, but what's here is very much to style: wheat, some acidic, sour character, a bit of lemon, and white fruit.

The flavor is similar, with wheat and lemon characterisitcs dominating, and a very mild sour component.

Medium bodied with high carbonation. Near-perfect for the style and incredibly drinkable.

A very straight-forward, incredibly drinkable Berliner.

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4.1/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

pours a light hay yellow, slightly hazed with a thin bit of head

light lemon tartness with a sour wheat.

similar to nose, light lemon and sour wheat with a backing malt body. very balanced. light and refreshing.

light body, mild carbonation.

a brilliant berliner weiss, as good as they come.

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3.64/5  rDev -2.7%
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

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Prussia Berliner Style Weiss from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
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