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Boiler Room Berliner Weisse - Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

188 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 5
Gots: 19 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  3.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Boiler Room is a light bodied but surprisingly flavorful sour wheat beer. The sourness is created by souring the wort prior to boiling and fermentation (unlike Belgian-style sours which sour during fermentation and have active bacteria in them when packaged). The nose of the beer has a light Hersbrucker hop note and a distinct funkiness. The taste is sweet malt quickly going into a tart body and finish. The sour and malt flavors balance well all the way through creating a very refreshing beverage, akin to drinking a tart lemonade or limeade. For a beer with just over 3.5%, it creates a big experience for the palate.

Traditionally this beer is enjoyed either straight or with raspberry or woodruff syrup to sweeten it (and turn it red or green, respectively).

(Beer added by: Kramerbarthomer on 03-20-2014)
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BgThang

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4.35/5  rDev +12.4%

With several people complaining this beer isnt sour enough or isnt strong enough. Please take a look at what a berliner weisse is. its not meant to be strong in abv, strong in flavor, strong in sourness etc... It's the exact opposite.
I liked einhorn better than this but again einhorn sorta falls on the heavy side of the style.
Kudos to saint arnolds for giving this style some legs in Texas.
The taste is light slighty acidic and refreshing.
Will be a great edition to the texas hot summers.

03-26-2014 14:15:30 | More by BgThang
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Boiler Room Berliner Weisse from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.