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Somer Weisse - Night Shift Brewing

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86
very good

261 Ratings
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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 16.15%
Wants: 53
Gots: 37 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Night Shift Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Berliner Weisse style sour ale brewed with lemongrass and ginger.

(Beer added by: WanderingFool on 05-26-2012)
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Photo of Jonada
2.81/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

750 ml bottle. Batch #14. 5.5% ABV. Bottled on 8/22/2013. Served in a DFH signature glass

Appearance: Pours a bright yellow with a small white head that dissipates nearly instantly. Body is lightly hazy with light visible carbonation.

Smell: Ginger is immediately noticeable, followed by herbs, somewhat medicinal quality, lemon and a really slight lactic quality. Not off putting, but overall quite weird.

Taste: Lots of ginger, followed by a strong menthol/cough drop character. Secondary to those are grain, lemon and a slight grassiness. Finishes spicy from all the ginger. Sourness is medium to high

Mouthfeel: Light bodied and crisp with medium lively carbonation.

Overall: Not a fan of this one at all. Had a really overpowering ginger/medicinal quality that just made drinking it a chore. Might be worth a try if you're really into ginger, but otherwise I would avoid

Jonada, Aug 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

ari32, Yesterday at 10:30 PM
Photo of stephenjmoore
4.02/5  rDev +4.7%

stephenjmoore, Saturday at 09:20 PM
Photo of cpetrone84
2.1/5  rDev -45.3%

Pour is a deeper yellow with a good bit of white head. Nose is huge musky sweat ginger with a hint of lemon and spicy tang. Taste is very sweet, tons of sweaty ginger, tangy, citrus, chlorine like mineral in the back. Bigger body, a bit juicy, softer carbonation. The spice is so strong I just can't handle it.

cpetrone84, Thursday at 04:02 AM
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

JeffTheJuice, Sep 22, 2014
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2.69/5  rDev -29.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Rekrule, Sep 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

westcoastbeerlvr, Sep 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Extremely tart, even for this style

smcolw, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of Kurmaraja
2.25/5  rDev -41.4%

Batch 15. Seems from other reviews that this was ... off. Much harsher than I expect from a Berliner. The other review comparing it to cider vinegar is apt, though the lemongrass and a big ginger bite come through. It's not foul, but it's not balanced either. Literally the sourness on first drink took my breathe away and rendered me temporarily incapable of speech.

Kurmaraja, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

DeadRinger, Sep 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

my_knew_craft, Sep 11, 2014
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3.04/5  rDev -20.8%

dominic4beer, Sep 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

kwjd, Sep 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

WesFoxlove, Sep 01, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +7.3%

schinebd, Sep 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

thatisgrossman, Aug 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

pizzarrhea, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

smk1363, Aug 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

mklisz, Aug 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

rjp217, Aug 23, 2014
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4.68/5  rDev +21.9%

Hutch517, Aug 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

kylehay2004, Aug 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

jjheinrichs, Aug 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

thebigredone, Aug 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Chris00710, Aug 11, 2014
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Somer Weisse from Night Shift Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.