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Cape Codder Weisse - Night Shift Brewing

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112 Ratings
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.19%
Wants: 39
Gots: 21 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Night Shift Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Berliner Weisse style sour ale aged on Cape Cod cranberries and Florida oranges.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-11-2013)
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pisano, May 27, 2014
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3.59/5  rDev -10.7%

Beautiful hazy pink body that had loads of head as this bottle was a gusher like so many from the 2014 batch have been. The smell is pretty yogurty with a hint of citrus. The taste is fairly one note. Loads of lactic tartness and yogurty flavor. You get a slight hint of cranberry at the very back end when this warms a bit. The tartness is dialed back a bit this season from NS on this berliner, but there are just so many better berliners on the market. I wanted something beyond lactic tartness and a bit more fruit. There are a lot of great non-fruited berliners available, so the fruit really needs to shine in my opinion.

PHBoiler, May 27, 2014
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4.14/5  rDev +3%

750ml bottle cork and cage bottle. Batch #2, 4.8% ABV Bottled 1/17/2014

Appearance: Pours a dark pink color with 2 fingers of a very lightly pink head. Body is extremely hazy and just short of being opaque. Appearance wise, this looks almost exactly like a glass of ruby red grapefruit juice.

Smell: Lacto, slightly cheesy, tart berry and hints of wheat.

Taste: Medium, clean sourness with accompanied by a moderate cranberry tartness. Prominent flavors are cranberry and wheat with a slight citrus and green apple character in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a soft mouthfeel and medium levels of gentle carbonation. Finishes tart and just slightly dry. No alcohol presence at all.

Overall: Really good stuff. The cranberries are integrated very well with the base beer and add some additional complexity without overwhelming the base beer. Drinkability is insanely high as well. I could (and likely will) kill the entire 750ml in fairly short order.

Jonada, May 26, 2014
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3.93/5  rDev -2.2%

750 received in trade... Pours a hazy pink... Sorta looks like watered down Strawberry Quik... Not necessarily a bad think. Pretty traditional Berliner qualities, tart lemon, lightly bready.. the cranberry IMO almost softens the Berliner notes and adds to the drinkability... there is a hint of orange zest that adds to the overall complexity and makes me appreciate it that much more.


JohnGalt1, May 18, 2014
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4.26/5  rDev +6%

Batch 2 from January 2014, last years sour futures program. Enjoyed from a night shift wine glass.

a - brew pours an almost grapefruit pink. Really murky. Thin fizzy head that hung out for a while as new fizz bubbled up to the surface to replace the former, now dissolved fizziness.

s - nose is cranberry and lacto. Soft and crisp and focused.

t - really nice tart cranberry. Totally hits the spot on this wonderful spring afternoon. Great Berliner with really nice flavoring.

m - soft carb not nearly as fizzy as it looks. Easy drinking on a sunny afternoon.

o - overall, another winner in the Weisse category for night shift. These beers are all great.

cosmicevan, May 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

BGsWo22, May 09, 2014
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Cape Codder Weisse from Night Shift Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.