Dismiss Notice
Subscribe to BeerAdvocate magazine and get 12 issues / year of fresh beer content delivered to your door each month.

Already subscribe? to manage your subscription.

Passionfruit Berliner Weisse - Funky Buddha Brewery

Not Rated.
Passionfruit Berliner WeissePassionfruit Berliner Weisse

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
92
outstanding

22 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score

(Send Samples)
Reviews: 22
Hads: 130
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 3.5%
Wants: 230
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Funky Buddha Brewery visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Brittmb29 on 10-19-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Reviews: 22 | Hads: 130
Reviews by travisdiener32:
Photo of travisdiener32
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

More User Reviews:
Photo of Schlais
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of Krafty34
5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of joel66
4.73/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

A - poured a flourescent urin color, no head

N- Passionfruit blisss, sour brett

T- sour fruit, passionfruit, ripe lemons, persimmon, brett, slighth funk, juice

M- strong carbonation.

O- Very unique depth of flavor. I could drink this all day while laying in the sun. Looking forward to trying more from FB (309 characters)

Photo of olradetbalder
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of standardcherry
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of DaSolomon
4.85/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Opened alone side some awesome BAs, thanks Joel for bringing this treat.

A: pours a bright light yellow-lemon color

S: Passionfruit explosion along with sour notes

T: Much like the nose, passionfruit dominates with lemon sour funk, like juice and just as easy to drink.

M: soda like, very carbonated.

O: I could drink this all day while at a tropical beach, really blew me away. (383 characters)

Photo of TKEbeerman
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of doremite
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of SPRichard
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of johnyb
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of acurtis
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.69/5  rDev -14%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the brewery's grand opening. Served in a snifter.

Appearance - Very hazy orange yellow. No head. Just a thin collar.

Smell - Excellent fruit aroma. Dominating passionfruit. Incredibly fruity. Nothing else to it besides fruit and acidity.

Taste - Great fruit flavor right up front. Tons of passionfruit. Behind it is the seemingly standard Buddha grain and weird lemon chemical flavor. The passionfruit does an excellent job of covering the Thera Flu flavor, but it still comes out.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Medium carbonation. That off flavor is almost completely covered, but it rears its ugly head after the passionfruit dies down.

Overall - It's gotta be the base berliner giving it that flavor. Something is off, but so many great flavors in this otherwise. (776 characters)

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of cyrushire
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Elicoleman
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of mdillon86
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of HaveUSeenMyCellar
5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of 7clutch
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of jivex5k
5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of largadeer
4.59/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

What an awesome beer. Has the typical cloudy straw-colored Berliner appearance. The nose is straight passionfruit at first; fresh ripe passionfruit. It's damn impressive. Citrusy and lactic notes pop out as it warms, along with a bit of wheat. The palate offers more of the same, with a huge, bright passionfruit flavor that's remarkably three-dimensional. Citric lactic sourness are at a pleasant moderate level. The beer finishes clean with a touch of grain and yogurt. Exceptionally tasty stuff. (498 characters)

Photo of Eighty
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of scottyshades
4.15/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at FB 7/20, served in tulip

A: Pours a super cloudy beige color with a small white cap. Looks like grapefruit juice

S: Tart and ripe passionfruit dominates the nose. Super acidic, this will be sour!

T: Passionfruit, super sour passionfruit. Mouth puckering sourness

MF/O: Super tart and a little dry. Lower carbonation and a good feel to it. Heartburn central. One of the most sour beers I've consumed, but also very delicious. (440 characters)

Photo of Steban
4.42/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Passionfruit Berliner Weisse from Funky Buddha Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.