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Star Of The North: Berlin Style Wheat Beer - August Schell Brewing Company

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Star Of The North: Berlin Style Wheat BeerStar Of The North: Berlin Style Wheat Beer

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Ratings: 211
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 10.35%
Wants: 54
Gots: 23 | FT: 4
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Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: beachscrat on 07-12-2013

Extremely pale yellow in color with a slight haze and a large, creamy, snow-white foam head. This beer is rather light on the palate and very dry. A lively carbonation accentuates the refreshingly tart acidity. Expect an interesting mix of fruity flavors reminiscent of ripe lemons and apple juice with a touch of spice and a subtle brett character.
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Photo of joe1510
4.28/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

750ml
$10.99
Coffee Grounds - Eau Claire, WI

Bottled June '13

Star of the North is straight up about as pale golden as you can get, straw golden to be more precise. The clean white foam is fizzy and audible, easy rising with a slow fall. The head has great staying power for so much snap, crackle, and pop eventually becoming a creamy cap. Bubbles run quickly to the surface. It's a great, champagne-esque looking beer.

The nose on this beer is slam packed full of everything you would want in your traditional Berliner Weiss and all in a tidy 3.5% package. A healthy dose of freshly baked wheat biscuit gets us moving and with that biscuit is a bit of wheaty twang. Bright lemon and lime acidity add a sweet and sour touch that I'm very fond of. There are even whispers of that minerality found in lacto that reminds me so much of wet sidewalk. For the size Schell's managed to jam a lot in the nose.

The flavor mimics the nose to a glorious degree. There's a mega shit ton of freshly baked wheaty biscuit goodness with as much twang to boot. The lemon & lime acidity comes in spades with an elegant sweet and sour complexity. A slight minerality brightens up the finish even more than the lemon has already managed to do. Nuanced and delicious.

As soon as this beer hits your tongue it's spritzy and effervescent. A tartness digs long the sides of the tongue. The body is light, refreshing, and highly drinkable. Balance is there but it leans more toward tart than sweet. I could drink this for days straight.

Schell, in Star of the North, probably makes my favorite Berliner Weiss that I have yet to come across. It's not the newfangled, sour 6%ers, but a traditional Berliner Style wheat with low alcohol, loads of flavor, and a brightness with no end. Buy this beer if you see it, it holds up very well.

Photo of tectactoe
4.21/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to Jeff for the initial bottle of this, then to Doug for a nice follow up! Pale straw, hazy and muddled with an almost green-like tint to the entire body. Fizzy head, like you'd see from a Sprite, that's gone in a matter of seconds with essentially nothing left in its wake. One thing's for sure... it definitely looks like a Berliner Weisse.

A metric ton of musty and damp funk gets dropped like a bomb from the initial whiff. Sweaty, moldy oak, damp old carpeting, and a good bit of lemon-lime fruit and skin that balances nicely. It finishes with a sharp acidity to the nostrils, letting you know that though this beer may be quite the motherfunker, you can surely expect some tartness from it.

And there it is... the first sip details a handful of sweet-tart like fruit skins; tart and lightly acidic, but it won't have you reaching for the antacid just yet (at least not until you skull the entire bottle solo one day). The mouth feel is effervescent and fading, crackling and snapping like Pop-Rocks in your mouth, allowing the tartness to cut your palate up pretty well.

The real star of the show, though, is the funk. It's undeniably powerful and eminently beautiful. Incredibly musty, full of cobwebs, and floating with chunky ass yeast notes. We're talking, like moldy, wet floorboards and a damp, musky, basement floor. Of course, in the best way possible. Big cereal grain and wheat-y finish on this one, with more cheesy funk and a touch of lemon skin.

Very solid Berliner Weisse, and extremely authentic for the style. One of the funkier ones out there, for sure. Wet blankets and bales of old hay, left and right, balanced by a great tartness that only imparts tingling levels of acidity in your throat. Mmm'mmm, good. The second time I had this with Doug, we mixed in some raspberries and simple syrup... I recommend this, as well.

Photo of bsp77
4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Tulip.

Appearance: Extremely pale yellow with beautiful billowing head at first. It doesn't last too long though, and leaves just a thin line behind.

Smell: Loads of lemon, touches of chamomile and pepper. Pretty tart aroma.

Taste: Wheat and cracker backbone, with a strong lemon presence. Some white pepper on the finish. Maybe a hint of Brett. Wonderfully tart.

Feel: Very light bodied and fairly effervescent. Exceedingly dry and tart finish.

Overall: Nice to finally have a more authentic example of the style, as Bell's Oarsman and Dogfish Head Festina Pecha hardly count, and the only German one I had was heavy up on Brett (which was very good). But this is just fantastic, refreshingly tart and ridiculously drinkable. I am excited to see where Schell takes this new Noble Star series, as it essentially give them a line of Sours, albeit German-style.

Photo of MattyG85
4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750 ml corked bottle into a tall New Glarus Signature Pilsner Glass. Bottled in June of 2013.

Appearance: Pours a pale and fairly hazy yellowish gold. Lots of fast rising bubbles and a solid three fingers of white head which fade into a thin patchy layer. Leaves a lot of lacing around the glass.

Smell: A yeasty, tart, fruity, and fairly acidic wheat aroma, a lot like a white wine. German ale yeast with lots of funk. Big mix of white wine like fruits with hints of white grapes, pear, green apple, lemon, and orange. Light hints of banana and bubblegum. Tart cherry like hints from the Brett presence. Soft bready hints of wheat, pils malt, straw, and crackers. Slight hints of pepper. A very interesting and good aroma.

Taste: Like the aroma, very funky and white wine like, although with a stronger citrus presence. Upfront German ale yeast with a lot of funk and a little white pepper. Strong tart and acidic fruit presence with big notes of white grapes, green apple, pear, orange, and lots of zesty lemon. The Brett funk comes through with some tart cherry like notes. Subtle notes of bubblegum and banana. Wheat driven bready malt presence with notes of grains, straw, and crackers. A very zesty and good taste.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with a fairly high level of carbonation. Very juicy, tart, and prickly. Very smooth.

Overall: A really good take on the Berliner Weissbier style. Good fruity and acidic wine presence with an interesting kick from the Brett. Nicely done.

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.55/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pale golden yellow. Clear. Small white head that doesn't last.

Smell - Wheaty grain. Lactic acidity, but faint. Faint grape aroma, really makes it champagney.

Taste - Mildly tart. Grainy wheat. Less fruity, but it's still there.

Mouthfeel - Light and very drinkable. High carbonation.

Overall - Simple and well brewed. To style.

Photo of morimech
4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a lemonade color with one finger of head that quickly settled to a thin film. Light spotty lacing is left down the glass.

I get a lot of wheat in the aroma. In addition to the wheat is the mildly funky, cheesy, dirty sock smell. This smells like it could be very interesting.

Moderately sour and tart. The first sip is bracing but the palate quickly adapts. Underneath the wheat malt flavor is a developing Brett funk with complimentary tart apple and lemon hints. The finish is dry and acidic with a slight wheat aftertaste.

Light body but I think it is under carbonated. I think a more effervescent body would really excite the palate.

Happy that Schell's did a proper Berliner Weissbier instead of the half-hearted attempts by most other brewers. I am definitely going to pick up another bottle and let it sit for a year or two as I think this will develop into a real fascinating beer.

Photo of emerge077
4.45/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Thanks Joe for sharing! Quick review from notes.
This was a highlight of the night.

Pours a brilliantly clear pale yellow, supercharged with champagne streamers of racing carbonation. Compact but sturdy head of bone white foam, it has a creamy texture and laces well on the glass.

Sour apple aroma with a slight cheese rind funk from the Lactobacillus.

Tastes like a very tart sour apple, super crisp and quenching, clean lacto tartness that dries out immediately in the finish. Expressive yeast flavors give it a unique fruity apple/crabapple taste and a vaguely funky wild yeast character. Spritzy champagne carbonation, zesty and light, just about perfect. The wood aging and Berlin yeast cultures seems to have benefitted this beer immensely.

One of the better American Berliner Weisse examples out there, hope they continue making this in the future.

Photo of Rutager
4.14/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

June 2013, cool fat bottom 750. Thanks Steasy66!!

Appearance. Pours a very light straw gold colour with just a touch of haze. Topped with a finger of frothy, bright white head.

Smell. Sweet and grainy wheat, some minerals and lactic funkiness with just a little bit of oaky vanilla.

Taste. Now that's more like it! Nice, but fairly mild lemony sourness, some sweet wheat, a touch of dry white wine and yellow pear.

Mouthfeel. Light body, medium-strong carbonation. Very thirst quenching.

Overall. A well made Berliner with a really nice level of sour.

Photo of rjp217
4.27/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottled in June so 8 months of age on this, poured into two pint glasses...

A - Yellow as the sun, half finger head that dissipates immediately. No lace to speak of

S - Wheat, oak, grains, lemon, spice, yeast, tang, musk

T - Lemon tart, oak, green apples, brett funk

M - Huge carbonation, light body, dry, refreshing

O - Excellent, refreshing and easy to drink. I love this. Only 3.5% but it's got enough complexity where you can sip and enjoy. Great job here!

Photo of yamar68
4.36/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Cork explodes out of the bottle. A gorgeous apple cider appearance with a noisy two finger head that recedes almost immediately, leaving a thin ring of carb that lasts until the last sip.

Wow. Mellow citric tartness, sweet grain... freshly malted wheat, it smells incredibly inviting. Like a light breakfast.

Spot-on traditional German example of the style. A thirst quenching under-ripe banana thing going on with smooth cereal flavors that aren't overwhelmed by tartness. Fresh and smooth.

Easily my favorite Berliner to date.

Photo of BeerSnobRobinson
2/5  rDev -52.9%

Sorry Schell's brewing but this beer is not good. It's not my style. I realize this beer is made specifically to taste the way it does but I did not like it. My poor rating won't hurt though because there is a pretty strong group that likes Star of the North. It's the only offering from Schell's I haven't enjoyed so there's plenty of options for me.

Photo of Etan
4.3/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750ml.

A: Pours a very light straw color with a nice white head.

S: Nice mild lactic acidity, some musty wheat, light notes of sour raspberry and wet wood, fresh grain in the nose. By the time you get down to the yeast dregs it smells pretty potently funky.

T: Taste bring moderate lemony tartness, some musty grape-like notes, lactic, crisp grain, slightly sweet wheat on the end, a hint of woodiness.

M: Light-bodied with zippy carbonation.

O: A very nice berliner weisse. Everything in perfect balance.

Photo of Santanax
4.33/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

WOW!!!! Second Berliner Weisse i have ever tried and this was amazing!!!! Bready goodness with clean crisp lemony lactic acidity that fills the pallet. Slight funk but no horse leather funk that comes with brett fermented beers...very champagne like.... extrememly enjoyable...had with some improvised rasberry simple syrup and was superb with and without.

Photo of beachscrat
4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a classy champagne bottle, complete with cork and cage.

Appearance: Pale straw, cloudy, fairly effervescent.

Smell: Tart green apples, with a fair amount of bready, yeasty, doughy stuff in the background.

Taste: Sour dry pucker with a clean finish. Cracker and sour apples.

Mouthfeel: Light and clean, cleansing.

Overall: Perfectly balanced. Fresh and clean with just enough bread, cracker, and sour apple to make it interesting. Seems like a good pairing would be any cheese with penicillin, a good crisp pale cracker, and a slice of granny smith or mulberries.

Photo of gatornation
3.88/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

corked and caged 750ml bottle

A-pours a hazy straw lemon yellow color with great carbonation but a fast receding pure white head very little lacing or collar
S- tart fruit with sour funk and wheat also a cracker meal sourdough smell
T- a tart white wine/champagne burst with a sour brett/cracker bread middle wheat and cheese tastes with funk and lemon round this out
M- tart with high carbonation a champagne and sour cheese coating
O-tasty and drinkable on a hot summer day love this style with not alot of offerings on the shelf

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.36/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to mattafett for gifting this bottle to me. Very generous of you! Thanks again!

loud pop when the cork comes out of the bottle.

Classy and simple looking 750ml C&C bottle; the beer is poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

bottled on 6/2013.

review #750.

Appearance: slightly pale and slightly hazy straw yellow bodied beer. Towering three fingers of white head that has decent staying power. The head slowely drops down to a thin cap. Spotty lacing.

Smell: Fruity, bright, tart, and lactic nose on this beer! Earthy and cheesy funk. Very yeasty. Wheat malts and fresh baked bread.

Taste: mild tartness. green apple skin and white grapes with a hint of yeast. Bready and wheat malts. Mild earthy funk that is reminacent of brett with a hint of oak. Hinting of citrus specifically lemons and limes with some light cheesy funk in the finish. Very well balanced and lots of flavor! WOW!

Mouthfeel: light bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Bright and refreshing. Sturdy and impressively clean. Super drinkable. As the beer rolls over your tongue, the bubles come to life with an eppervescent rush over your tongue and for a quick moment it makes the beer feel a little fuller almost like its creamy. As crazy as it sounds...I think that this beer drinks below its 3.5% abv.

Overall: This is the best Berlinner Weiss that I have ever drank. Its a true bench mark of the beer style. Its a timeless beer, that I dont think that I could ever get tired of it. This is the first and only beer that August Shell has brewed that really impressed me. This is a go to beer for a hot summer day to quench your thirst better than water. I think that this beer has a niche similiar to a table beer because it will hold up well with any meal or food you could think of. This beer would be a staple in my fridge if I could get a few more bottles of it!

Photo of beagle75
3.73/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a tulip glass.

A: Hazy, pale yellow color with two fingers of loose white foam that collapses to a stable cap. Scant lacing remains on the glass.

S: Tangy and unctuous, with enough traditional bread qualities to make the smell seem deep for the style.

T: Begins dry, with bready wheat and lactic tartness that is cut by the softness of the wheat. For that reason the grain lingers more convincingly on the palate while the acidity seems a bit stale and disjointed.

M: Thin viscosity, soft on the palate, with moderate carbonation.

D/O: Clean and traditional; quite refreshing. Although it seems a bit lifeless after it is allowed to sit, it is nice to see a domestic berlinerweisse executed by the numbers.

Photo of Humulus85
4.68/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Been looking forward to this one. I love the story behind it and I love how one of my states great breweries is brewing something that not only have they never done before, but not many in the world are. Also one of the coolest bottles I've seen.

Pours a super cloudy straw yellow, with virtually no head. Looks like a headless hefewiezen.

There is this funky wheat smell upfront that I have never encountered before. Smells almost like that apple/cinnamon oatmeal minus the cinnamon. This blends with a nice lactic sourness and some more traditional brett funk. Very interesting.

Wow that is tasty. Right at the front you get that hit of lactic acid that all sour lovers crave. The sourness lingers, but never overpowers, while being softened by the wheat base. Classic green apple, some pear, hints of the barnyard and leather Brett notes come shining through in the middle. Some of the signature Schells mineral notes. Finishes clean with a bit of lingering wheat and just enough mouth pucker to keep you coming back for more. Great stuff.

Highly drinkable, super refreshing. Perfect champagne carbonation from the bottle conditioning. At this ABV i could, and would love to, drink this all day every day in the summer.

Overall, this one truly lived up to and exceeded my expectations. I am a huge fan of
sours and this is a great switch up from the, now familiar, Belgian varieties. What I love even more is how Schells, a brewery that recently failed the "craft brewery" label test, is putting this out. They brew wonderful representations of German styles, and never try to be anything they're not (they don't even brew a pale ale, let alone an IPA). I am proud to have these guys in MN. Highly recommended to anyone who can find it, and this definitely worth trading for if you can't. Cheers!

Photo of garymuchow
4.23/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Not sure why I waited. I've have this for several weeks. Nonetheless, now is the time as this labor day winds down.
Soft malt aroma and soft yeast that in time takes on a nice tart quality.
Very pale and quite cloudy. Fizzy and loud white head.
Very refreshing. Ale clean. Quite tart (sucks in the cheeks), yet somehow not excessive. Nice fruit flavors up front. Like eating a sweet then tart fruit. Strong yeast flavors (especially after pouring the whole bottle aggressively), but they blend niceley in the whole. Quite bubbly and closer to a moderate feel for such a light beer.
As noted very refreshing and enjoyable. Well done. Now to do with with some syryp

Photo of zeledonia
4.33/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Tasted 20 July 2013. Reviewed from notes.

Pours a very pale straw yellow, clear from the top of the bottle, cloudy from the bottom. One finger white head, nice retention and fuzzy lacing.

Smell is a soft grainy aroma, with a little bit of sour and lemon. On the faint side.

Taste is a really nice balance of ripe wheat and light lemony sour. It's just enough sour that you can't miss it, but subtle enough that it's not mouth-puckering. Delicate and really nicely balanced; delicious.

Feel is quite light-bodied, fizzy, like a cross between a typical wheat ale and a typical sour. Has the slightly prickly carbonation of a sour, but also the fuzzy soft carb of a wheat ale. Awesome.

A really nice berliner weisse. Has a great green mid-summer wheat feel, and the touch of sour makes it all the more refreshing.

Photo of AEHMJH
4.71/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured in 4 oz sample glasses - with and without the addition of Torani Raspberry syrup.

This is a beer unlike anything I've ever had from Schell's and it is nearly perfect!

Very light and crisp, almost wine-like in it's taste. Hints of lemon or even grape.

The "sour" comes at the end and a little bit of that is apparent in the initial aroma.

Among the three tasters present, it was a toss up as to whether or not the syrup flavoring was preferable. Both servings were very refreshing in the way a wine spritzer would be.

If my taste memory is intact, however, this is extremely close to a true Berliner Weisse.

Kudos to Jace Marti and crew at Schell's in New Ulm, Minnesota!

Photo of Pintofbrown
4.46/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had in a nonic pint.

Whoa, three finger's of crackling white foam. The plastic-y cap recedes quickly to a ring. Sunflower gold body has a great unfiltered haze.

The aromas are sweet and slightly sour, and not cloying. Lemon cake, powdered sugar, yeasty sourness, wheat bread. Not really a farmhouse scent, more clean sour, like what would be found in plain yogurt. Fantastic nose!

Flavors are similar to the nose with a slight tanginess leading. Mid - drink is soft on flavors of lemon yogurt, powdered sugar. This leads into granny smith apples, clean lemon sourness, and a flash of cracker malt and oak in the after taste.

Big medium body with a solid creaminess. It really adds heft to the beer. Still a little slick though, and in such a delicate beer, makes it seem almost flat. Long finish and slightly dry quality are another plus.

Star of the North is a real treat. Only 3.5 percent ABV? Not to worry, this thing is packed with tangy, sweet, and sour flavors that work wonderfully together. Please make this again!

Photo of macrosmatic
4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Big thanks to Cyclone8 for sending this one down! Reviewed from notes. Poured from 750 mL bottle into a Cigar City pint glass.

A: Pale yellow, very hazy, with a big fluffy white head that has poor retention. Medium visible carbonation after the big cork pop.

S: Tart, citric, moderately funky, with pale base malts and wheat. Overall impression reminds me of lemony feet.

T: Citric acid bite, light malt base with minimal husk character, barnyard and grassy funk. Lemon rind and funk in the hang with some hay-like graininess.

M: Light body, lively bubbly carbonation sensation, and no particular alcohol presence.

O: Quite tasty. Maybe not my favorite base berliner out there, but very well done. Recommended for a nice summery drink!

Photo of Stevedore
4.56/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

75cl C&C bottle, bottled 6/2013, shared with Doug today while brewing. Poured into a Bell's snifter 9/9/2013. Review #199.

Looks like a Berliner Weiss. Pale, golden body with a nice thick head and good retention. Solid lacing. Looks so refreshing, it's looking perfect for the 93 degree weather.

Smell is delicious. Tart green apple acidity with a bit of white grape sweetness and even a slight bit of funk. Smells like a sweet, funky champagne really. So refreshing, we can't wait to dive into this beer.

Flavour doesn't let us down here. It's a full flavoured Berliner Weiss. Sweet, tart apple and grape fruit skins. Its not too sour, but just perfectly tart and lactic. A bit of lemon juice in here too to mix things up with a little acidity. This is a perfectly full flavoured Berliner Weiss.

Mouth feel is the best. Almost full bodied (really a medium body) but its so creamy and well carbonated that it drinks like a substantial beer. I look here and it says 3.5%, which blows my mind. Its such a full bodied Berliner Weiss with a great flavour profile that finishes just slightly dry. Its so refreshing and sessionable.

This is the best Berliner Weiss I've ever had. Beats out New Glarus' offering for sure. Its fuller bodied with much stronger flavours, with a puny 3.5% ABV hit. I strongly recommend this to anyone who likes the Berliner Weiss style.

Photo of mothman
4.52/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Cork and cage 750. Nice little pop!

Pours a fizzy white head that settles down. Active carbonation in the glass.

Aroma: A lot of funk here. Sour funk. A nice lemon zest. Yeast and wheat. Barnyard goodness. A lot of flavor for such a low abv beer.

Taste: A lot of wheat up front. Sour lemons and zest. Bananas. A bit of red apples. Fairly fruity. Fairly funky. Not as much barnyard flavor here. A nice acidic flavor; nothing overwhelming.

Mouthfeel: Light, sour, and clean. Extremely light bodied. Decent amount of carbonation. Ends very clean.

Overall, this beer is spot on. I know I am not a b-weisse expert, but this tastes very German and authentic. I am a big fan of this. It is so easy to drink and provides way more flavor than you would expect from a 3.5% beer. A must try.

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Star Of The North: Berlin Style Wheat Beer from August Schell Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 211 ratings.