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Flower Child - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

127 Ratings
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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.9%
Wants: 35
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 01-25-2013)
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3.08/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 1 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Batch 99 poured from a 750ml bottle into a snifter glass, carefully following the instructions as to not interrupt the sediment. Unfortunately, it did not work.

Appearance:
SO MUCH SEDIMENT. Honestly, I am all about enjoying the yeast sediment in some of the classic Belgians such as Rochefort 10, but this was a little ridiculous. It was a pale yellow with about a 1/4 inch of gray yeast at the bottom. Not attractive. Maybe something went wrong here.

Smell:
Smelled sour and yeasty. Picked up some lemon. Not much in the way of a nose, but it did give an indication of the flavor that was to come.

Taste:
A typical low ABV Berliner. Tart with a slight, and this is going to sound weird, cigar smoke flavor. I think I was slightly turned off by the appearance to really appreciate the taste, but it was nice and refreshing.

Mouthfeel:
A lot of carbonation. Effervescent. Sticks with you.

Overall:
Unfortunately, I was very turned off by the appearance. I think something went wrong with this bottle, because I am not seeing any other complaints. I drank it, but I was so caught up with the sediment that I wouldn't let myself enjoy it to its fullest extent. I could see this being a nice representation of the style, but it was just a miss for me. If I could drink it down without being preoccupied, it would be a very refreshing beer on a warm day.

dwagner003, Jun 20, 2013
Flower Child from Pipeworks Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.