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

Not Rated.
Star Of The North: Berlin Style Wheat BeerStar Of The North: Berlin Style Wheat Beer

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94
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187 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 187
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 45
Gots: 24 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
August Schell Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  3.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beachscrat on 07-12-2013)
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TooGood

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -53.1%

03-15-2014 11:18:47 | More by TooGood
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Jackmn

Minnesota

2.38/5  rDev -44.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Ok this is my first review but when I opened the bottle and started to drink this beer I ran right away to see what this stuff was. I was very surprised to see how highly this was rated here. I am not a beer expert necessarily but I drink beer in the $10-$18 / 12 pack so I don't drink swill either. I expected this to be like other wheat beers I have had and enjoyed, namely a Paulaner Hefe or others that I have had. I do not want to be too harsh because this may very well be (and by the reviews I believe it is) exactly how this beer should look and taste, but I have to say this tastes similar to stomach bile to me, specifically the taste of regurgitating beer when having a few too many. So anyway this did not agree with my palette and I won't be buying it again. For those of you who like this I say awesome, and thanks for supporting my local brewer :).

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2013 01:58:48 | More by Jackmn
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Chucker17

South Dakota

2.75/5  rDev -35.4%

10-01-2013 13:21:32 | More by Chucker17
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koes0024

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

08-31-2013 01:19:42 | More by koes0024
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jtladner

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

04-05-2014 20:11:05 | More by jtladner
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

10-30-2013 03:20:11 | More by FreshmanPour77
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markasparov

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

04-12-2014 12:14:50 | More by markasparov
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tuckerlikesbeer

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

08-14-2013 16:32:09 | More by tuckerlikesbeer
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bcm75

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

01-29-2014 23:18:27 | More by bcm75
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.55/5  rDev -16.7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2014 01:27:42 | More by Alieniloquium
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beagle75

Iowa

3.7/5  rDev -13.1%
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.

Serving type: bottle

12-19-2013 15:22:27 | More by beagle75
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -12%

04-11-2014 23:20:02 | More by mendvicdog
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sparx1100

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -12%

07-18-2013 03:20:37 | More by sparx1100
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DominoDoug

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -12%

02-07-2014 04:47:20 | More by DominoDoug
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -12%

08-26-2013 16:17:01 | More by Gotti311
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -12%

05-12-2014 08:23:26 | More by jimmah120
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N_Schleret

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -12%

03-18-2014 14:30:37 | More by N_Schleret
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -12%

05-10-2014 08:04:12 | More by zestar
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Soneast

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -12%

07-27-2013 01:13:12 | More by Soneast
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -12%

10-10-2013 02:35:55 | More by MacQ32
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.85/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Star of the North pours a yellow color with a large white head that doesn't quit. There is a flowery pale aroma. The taste is fruity light and crisp, very tart, mellow fruity flavors. Good full flavors, great body. Overall its a very nice drinking light berliner Weissbier.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2013 00:20:45 | More by vette2006c5r
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jhawth

Pennsylvania

3.86/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Poured into a goblet/snifter. Pours a cloudy straw with a lively, bubbly head that quickly disappears.

Aroma: Some funky tartness in the nose, citrus and even some melon-y notes as well.

Taste: Follows the nose with lemon and almost apple-like acidity. Some woody flavors are also perceptible

Mouthfeel: Crisp, clean, and tart. Very refreshing, very easy to drink.

Overall: Delicious and refreshing. An excellent beer.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2013 01:35:47 | More by jhawth
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gatornation

Minnesota

3.89/5  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

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 21:33:05 | More by gatornation
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -6.1%

09-01-2013 22:15:44 | More by Sammy
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Cooper

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.1%

07-26-2013 01:04:08 | More by Cooper
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Star Of The North: Berlin Style Wheat Beer from August Schell Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 187 ratings.