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Uniform - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 10.9%


Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Roggenbier |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: confer on 02-28-2012)
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gos42

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +13%

03-28-2012 20:34:46 | More by gos42
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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Pennsylvania

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07-17-2013 19:46:05 | More by nrs207
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

05-31-2013 13:48:16 | More by paulys55
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01-16-2013 20:18:13 | More by thedirtystayout
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Draft at The Pour House in Westmont, NJ.

Pours a cloudy, dark golden straw color with a one finger frothy white head that slowly settles into a lasting ring. Splotches of lace left behind.  Doesn't look like a rye beer.

Earthy hop aroma with citrus sweetness and a subtle vegetal quality. Grass and pine followed by lemon peel and grapefruit.  Also some subtle sweetness and pale malt.

Medium bodied but fuller than expected with a strong bready/yeasty quality.   Not very rye like with lots of dry, earthy hops and zesty, peppery spice.  More like a hoppy wheat beer.  Hints of bread, yeast, citrus hops and pale malts.  Oddly metallic and astringent in finish.

Serving type: on-tap

07-25-2012 02:08:39 | More by corby112
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57md

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance is a dark straw-like color with a finger of head that dissipated quickly only leaving minimal lacing. The nose is faintly reminiscent of sour lemons. The flavor profile of this offering appears to be a blend of hefe and pils. I understand that there is rye malt used in the brewing of this beer, but I can hardly taste the rye notes. The finish was a bit dry and bitter.

Nice effort, but it needs to be kicked up at least one notch. Nevertheless, this is a refreshing beer for a warm and sunny day.

Serving type: on-tap

07-03-2012 08:40:35 | More by 57md
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YoPo


4.25/5  rDev +13%

06-27-2012 03:23:23 | More by YoPo
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

06-12-2012 17:44:35 | More by JAHMUR
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jmathis

Florida

3/5  rDev -20.2%

05-25-2012 16:44:22 | More by jmathis
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woosterbill

Connecticut

3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Prime 16, served in a 3/4 pint glass.

A: Surprisingly light colored (for the style), with a clear gold body under a finger of creamy white head. Good retention and lace. Not what I'd expect for a Roggenbier, but an attractive brew in general.

S: Nothing but hops. Strong, juicy, piney, fruity hops. Smells like a DIPA and nothing else. Again, enjoyable but nothing like a Roggenbier.

T: Starts out with major hoppiness (more pine than grapefruit, along with some floral notes), but then transitions into a profoundly biscuity, crackery, spicy rye malt flavor. Moderate bitterness and rye bread on the finish. Pretty darn tasty.

M: Medium-bodied, plenty of lively carbonation. Ok.

O: I've only had a couple beers in this style before, and since neither was terribly hoppy or pale Uniform really caught me off guard. The rye element stays hidden for a long time, but when it does finally assert itself it's excellent. Tasty stuff.

Cheers!

Serving type: on-tap

05-20-2012 18:00:46 | More by woosterbill
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TheSupremeAJ

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle poured into a chalice. My first "roggenbier." I had to compare my tasting notes to the BJCP guidelines for sure on this one (style 15d.)

A- Pours an opaque marigold color with a thin, fine white head. Dissipates moderately quickly. Respectable yeast sediment in the bottle from the bottle conditioning.

S- Funky, sweet wheat/rye. Pleasant- reminds me of Duvel actually.

T- Bright, tangy, and balanced. Very refreshing. Slight fruity esters from being brewed at an elevated temperature. Lightly hopped.

M- Clean and refreshing. Full flavor with light body. Moderately high carbonation.

"By German law, at least 50% of the grist must be malted wheat to be a Dunkelweizen."

"Malted rye typically constitutes 50% or greater of the grist in a Roggenbier."

This is really a hybrid by these quotes from the BJCP manual. Very tasty and I will sure hope that Weyerbacher brings this into the usual rotation!

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2012 02:31:10 | More by TheSupremeAJ
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Teleweizen2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - pours a marigold yellow color. Thightly packed fluffy white head. Quickly dissipated.

S - nose is dominated by citrus. Mostly orange and lemon peel. Grainy ceral notes linger in the background. As it warms the nose becomes lightly floral but the citrus turn catty.

T - flavors of multigrain bread on the tip of the tongue. Snappy citric bitterness enters quickly. Leafy greens and vegital notes mid palate. Finish is quick and fairly clean.

M - Med body. Crisp texture. Medium carb.

O - interesting beer. Not the best showing by Weyerbacher but certainly creative.

Serving type: on-tap

04-30-2012 14:32:45 | More by Teleweizen2
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jsanford

Georgia

3.18/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On-tap at Brewvival 2012

Poured a hazy gold with a creamy white head. Smells like a hoppy Saison, with lots of grass character. I'd never guess this was a Roggenbier (honestly, it's a new style to me). Mild flavors of grainy malt, sweet banana-and-clove yeast, and more grassy hops. Smooth mouthfeel with decent carbonation. Overall pretty forgettable, if I didn't take notes I would have overlooked it.

Serving type: on-tap

04-17-2012 16:09:07 | More by jsanford
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +13%

04-11-2012 05:09:15 | More by iL0VEbeer
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oline73

Maryland

4/5  rDev +6.4%

04-08-2012 19:03:58 | More by oline73
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

04-08-2012 17:42:20 | More by justintcoons
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SFC21

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

04-07-2012 18:59:17 | More by SFC21
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BeerMe42

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

04-06-2012 18:55:54 | More by BeerMe42
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1p5v

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

04-02-2012 04:07:30 | More by 1p5v
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

04-02-2012 01:19:43 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

04-02-2012 00:26:27 | More by djrn2
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a slightly hazy medium gold color with an ultra thin layer of foam, gentle carbonation, and very sticky lacing.

S - Slightly grassy with a little earthy funk and a slight twang. Also pulling out a yeasty/bready character along with a slight aroma of rye malt, some some citrus, and clove.

T - Follows the nose. Everything blends together and swirls around the palette - bready and doughy with a yeast flavor, cloves and grassiness with some mild tart/sour funk, and a very assertive citrus bitter close. There's a little touch of bananas buried in there and everything lingers on the palette along with the IPA bitterness for a substantially dry finish up front, then the tartness kicks in (almost a lemony tartness in the back of the mouth) and makes the back of the tongue water like crazy.

M - Medium body.

O - It's an IPA, no wait, it's a wheat beer, no, hmmm, is it a funked out pilsner? It's an odd duck, no doubt, but most importantly...it works. This is outside of the box for Weyerbacher and highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2012 20:45:43 | More by jzeilinger
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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-29-2012 03:36:17 | More by Bockerdoppel91
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This poured out as a hazy looking yellowish gold color. The head was foamy and white... The lacing was decent. The smell of the beer was a little on the sour side with some herbal notes to it. The taste of the beer had a pretty good balance of funk with wheat overtones. The mouthfeel was pretty well carbonated and had a decent smoothness to it also. Overall this beer is pretty good, I haven't had too many of this style before to really compare but from what I could tell it wasn't bad.

Serving type: on-tap

03-24-2012 02:59:45 | More by Knapp85
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