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Berliner Style Weisse - Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof

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84
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352 Ratings
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Ratings: 352
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 21
Gots: 10 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  3.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RblWthACoz on 05-29-2007)
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Photo of SMKida
1/5  rDev -73%

SMKida, Mar 30, 2012
Photo of cavedave
3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very light straw color topped so briefly by foam it is hard to judge the color. Murky.

Lemon funk and tart unripe peach, a touch of sweet, and a hint of sour apple.

Well balanced taste, with equal parts biscuit, lemon, wheat, and sweet vinegar. Not as sour as many, nor as funky as some, nor complex as others, but tasty none the less

Light and bright, tickly and prickly on the tongue, just like a good berliner should.

Simple refreshing strong flavored beer. Gimme another, give it here. Easy to get, always on shelf, I know that shouldn't matter, but...

cavedave, Mar 27, 2012
Photo of DSlim71
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

DSlim71, Mar 26, 2012
Photo of dasenebler
3.45/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

11oz. bottle, no dates.

Pours a pale, hazy gold with a nice eggshell-white head. Retention and lacing are decent.

Aroma has some interesting fruity character, with tart notes of apple and strawberry. Hint of vanilla, too.

Flavor is refreshingly tart and acidic, though I would hesitate to call this a "sour." Dry finish with grainy and raw wheat notes. Mouthfeel has pleasant medium-high carbonation, but I can't help to notice how thin and watery this stuff is.

Light and easy to drink. Would pair well with salad or fish.

dasenebler, Mar 18, 2012
Photo of Thorpe429
2.08/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Bottle from West Lakeview in Chicago. Served in a berliner bowl.

Pours a moderate-light golden color with a short white head and not too much in the way of lacing. The nose carries some bready malt and a very faint acidity. Not much going on. The flavor has a light breadiness and no real acidity. Perhaps a touch if I imagine it. This really does not get into the style. Light body and crisp carbonation; acidity is near negligible. Boring and way too plain.

Thorpe429, Mar 14, 2012
Photo of wrath98
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

wrath98, Mar 10, 2012
Photo of mdfb79
3.48/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Picked this up the other day at Rick's in Alexandria, VA. Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into my Portsmouth 20th Anniversary hefeweizen glass.

a - Pours a slightly hazy medium yellow color with two fingers of fluffy white head that lasts for a few minutes, and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of lightly sour fruits, citrus hops, wheat, grains, and lemon zest. Decent, not super sour or too much going on.

t - Tastes of sour lemons, citrus, wheat, grains, sour fruits, bread. Taste has a little bit of sour lemon juice to it, and some lactic notes. More sour lemon then the nose but still not a ton.

m - Light body and moderate carbonation. Pretty easy to drink.

o - Overall a decent berlinerweiss. Not the sourest out there, but considering you can just buy it off the shelf worth checking out. Lightly sour in the nose and moreso in the taste.

mdfb79, Feb 29, 2012
Photo of beerhorn12
5/5  rDev +35.1%

beerhorn12, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of BARFLYB
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a big Bell's glass.

Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof Berliner Style Weisse goes in the glass a very light colored straw yellow glow with a buzzing white crisp of bubbles that stays. No lace on the glass.

Smell is very bright, I smelled it while pouring from the bottles. Ripe lemon peel with straw in the scent. Just the faintest amount of malt in the mix, with light wheat. Very pungent and eye opening.

Taste is what you would expect from a BW, tart with the main flavor being lemon. Lemon zest with some wheat and minimal malt backing. Some apple comes up with warming while overall, this is refreshing beer.

Feel is super thin and light, I gathered that from the look of the beer alone. If you can get past the tart bite in the beginning, this is easy drinking. Not alot of acidity to make my tummy hurt. Bright crisp carb.

Well, this is the lowest ABV berliner Weisee I've had recently. I could drink a ton of this and the low acidity would make it that much easier to do. I wish it was summer. Surprisingly, I can't find this particular BW in the Philly area, which is odd.

BARFLYB, Feb 25, 2012
Photo of danedelman
3.08/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A-semi cloudy pale to amber color with small creamy white head.

S-a bit of the citrus smell up from with a strong wheat sweetness. Almost has a whiskey like smell to it that I cannot place exactly. kinda funny.

T-tartness with a pretty sweet wheat almost corn flavor. Has a diacytal taste (buttered popcorn aftertaste). I enjoy the tartness and the wheat but cannot get past the diacytal...

M-pretty full bodied for a low abv beer.really just the aftertaste that bothers me but makes this hard to drink. I will buy another and re review.

danedelman, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of dbrauneis
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy pale yellow with a finger tall white fizzy head. The head dissipates somewhat but leaves a thin layer of bubbles at the surface of the beer. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light amounts of wheat and lemon with some hints of sweetness. Also, there is some sourness like a lambic as well.

T: Starts with a slight sourness followed by lemon and grains. Nice acidity to the taste and there are almost hints of apple like a cider. Definite presence of wheat.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

O: Very nice example of the style and super easy to drink. Quite sessionable and at 3.0% ABV you could probably put down quite a few of these in a setting with no adverse effects. I would describe the beer as refreshing.

dbrauneis, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of chrispoint
3/5  rDev -18.9%

chrispoint, Feb 18, 2012
Photo of LJWalker
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

LJWalker, Feb 06, 2012
Photo of juhl31
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

-straight up yellow and cloudy. Good looking white head that resides to a thin layer the whole time

-There is some slight wheat on the nose and a bit of lemon that is mostly topped by malt liquor smell

-There is a gentle sour taste at the beginning that is kind of nice, but then the adjunct taste rolls in. It kind of tastes like they sour mashed a batch of Bud Wheat

-The mouthfeel is okay as there is some good carb and it leaves a nice, rough, sour feel to the back of your throat

-I was definitely hoping for more out of this beer, but it scored high marks in the worst 2 areas

juhl31, Feb 04, 2012
Photo of Chizoad
3.98/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Might be a little tough to review this one since I hit it with the woodruff syrup almost immediately.

Super pale yellow with moderate perfectly white head that fades to nothing. Then the beer turned yellow-green...

Lemony, light scents. Um and then kinda vanilla after syrup addition.

Lemon, slightly sour but light, finishes up with vanilla of the woodruff. Goes together really well.

Highly refreshing, light body, appropriate carbonation.

I'll sip this one without the syrup next time just to know what's going on with the beer by itself. But as far as the style goes, with syrup, it's excellent.

Chizoad, Jan 31, 2012
Photo of ygtbsm94
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

ygtbsm94, Jan 29, 2012
Photo of Stinkypuss
4.2/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Berliner Style Weisse
Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof

Looks a cloudy, very pale straw yellow. Foamy head recedes to a ring.

Smell is biscuity, citrusy, a bit sour smelling. Crackery yeast notes.

In the taste, a nice bretty sour, with some lemony/lime citrus and salty. Mild and delicate herbal hop bitterness. Some acidity and bready malt. Tart.

Mouthfeel is light bodied, crisp with a sharp carbonation.

Overall, a very nice Berliner Weisse. An acceptable sour for those with the palette for it. Sours native to Germany may even pre-date the Lambics of Belgium.

Stinkypuss, Jan 28, 2012
Photo of Adrianized
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Adrianized, Jan 26, 2012
Photo of pperez38
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

pperez38, Jan 22, 2012
Photo of marct
4/5  rDev +8.1%

marct, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of laituegonflable
1.45/5  rDev -60.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Pours a very pale yellow, slight haze in the body. Head is white, quite creamy and dense with trails of lace here and there, not too sticky. Looks OK, yeah.

Smells foul. Sickly, pongy sweetness from the get-go with a sense of mouldy wet grain, honey and oatmeal. Just a fermented rice porridge character. Doesn't smell right at all, it's an absolute stinker.

Taste has a weird, possibly accidental sourness to it which is actually the highlight. Apple-esque with a lactic acidity on the front that's sour without being hugely tart, and ends up sort of weakly fruity. Finishes horribly sweet, with that fermented rice pudding flavour, oatmeal and honey notes. Off-balance, off-putting and just plain offal.

Watery thin and fairly plain. Not terrible texture but it's hard to keep this foul liquid in my mouth long enough to tell.

Two words. Actually is drain pour still two words or is it one, now? Drain pour, anyway. Ouch.

laituegonflable, Jan 05, 2012
Photo of lacqueredmouse
2.4/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pours an exceptionally pale yellow, almost tending towards the colour of pear juice, very nearly transparent. Head forms in a filmy bump on the top of the glass, although it falls down to almost nothing. Body is exceptionally light. Fine carbonation. I like how light it is, otherwise it's a bit lacklustre.

Nose... Ooh dear. Yes there's some slightly rank acidity to it, but it's actually dominated by a really quite unpleasant corny adjunct/cereal character, that melds with a touch of floury yeast to give a really rancid aroma. Some green vegetative qualities to it, but the cereal/flour character is really unpleasant.

Taste is a bit better, giving a tartness on the front that snaps the palate a bit like tonic water. But after that, it just sings with that bland flouriness, and very little body whatsoever. Flat finish doesn't even give it the sparkle to be really refreshing. Blergh.

Not one of my favourite Berliner Weisses, and one which makes me question the genre yet again. Probably just really needs that woodruff syrup.

lacqueredmouse, Dec 10, 2011
Photo of TrickkyGangsta
3/5  rDev -18.9%

TrickkyGangsta, Dec 05, 2011
Photo of mdillon86
4/5  rDev +8.1%

mdillon86, Nov 26, 2011
Photo of I2uss
3/5  rDev -18.9%

I2uss, Nov 18, 2011
Berliner Style Weisse from Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof
84 out of 100 based on 352 ratings.