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Brettanomyces Lambicus Berliner Style Weisse - Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof

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Brettanomyces Lambicus Berliner Style WeisseBrettanomyces Lambicus Berliner Style Weisse

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

220 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 220
Reviews: 107
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 10.9%
Wants: 162
Gots: 24 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  3.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: nickfl on 01-30-2011)
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shuajw

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

03-16-2013 17:56:52 | More by shuajw
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sweemzander

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

03-10-2013 16:54:28 | More by sweemzander
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.88/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml Bottle received in trade with Phyl21ca - thanks!

Appearance - Hazy yellow colour with a large size fizzy white coloured head. It's hard to make out the amount of carbonation showing and there is not much lacing. The head lasted for 3-4 minutes.

Smell - Breads/grains, lemons, yeast/brett

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and I can taste bread/grains mixed with some tart lemon/citric notes. It ends with a tart lemony/citric brett aftertaste

Overall - Lots of mouth puckering sour flavour going on. But it still remains quite drinkable and refreshing even. It's a little one dimensional taste wise, but still a solid beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-25-2013 00:17:13 | More by spinrsx
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xacidx

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

02-21-2013 21:42:56 | More by xacidx
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BibsBrewing

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

02-16-2013 02:18:47 | More by BibsBrewing
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YobroitsJoe

Maryland

5/5  rDev +18.5%

02-07-2013 07:59:55 | More by YobroitsJoe
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peensteen

Ontario (Canada)

4.28/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from Aug.2011

Lightly hazed pale blonde, one finger of white head that went to nothing in seconds, no lace at all. Smell is full on funk, brett, fruity, lemons, acidic and almost lambic like on the nose, seriously funky stuff. Taste is funky and very tart, apple, lemon and other fruits as well, some brett mustiness, acidic and sour with a suprisingly bready malt aftertaste. High carbonation, dry and lightly syrupy. I had no idea how good this was going to be, had no idea what this even was at first, really impresive stuff here.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2013 14:59:28 | More by peensteen
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DaBubs

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

01-29-2013 23:12:18 | More by DaBubs
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-23-2013 10:34:13 | More by DaveHack
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GRG1313

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-20-2013 22:16:01 | More by GRG1313
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7clutch

Florida

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-17-2013 01:32:50 | More by 7clutch
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spycow

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

01-14-2013 02:12:34 | More by spycow
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macrosmatic

Florida

4.33/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from notes. Had on-tap at Mr. Dunderbak's. Served in a goblet.
NOTE: This beer was served with some bright green sweet syrup on the side. Apparently a German traditional way of serving the beer. Tasting notes are without the syrup added.

A: Very pale clear yellow, with a small white head that fades to foam flecks. Low visible carbonation.

S: Mild, lemon tart, cracker (reminds me of saltines) malt, and a light peachy fruit with undertones of funk. Simple, but smells good.

T: Follows the nose. A lemony, lightly tart and a bit sour, with the cracker malt and tart at the end.

M: Light bubbly mouthfeel, essentially no noticeable alcohol, and good carbonation sensation.

O: This is a quality berliner. I'm not sure I picked up a lot of Brett funk in the flavor, but I didn't have the base beer to compare. As a side note, before the last quarter of the glass, I added a small amount of the green syrup to compare. The sweetness completely hid the sour and tart aspects of the beer, which to me ruined the appeal of the brew. I would not add the syrup again, but it was an interesting service. Per the bartender, it is served that way in Germany to make the sour beer more appealing to children.

Serving type: on-tap

01-11-2013 04:01:04 | More by macrosmatic
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a74gent

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.2%

01-05-2013 21:18:31 | More by a74gent
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Oh yes. Gimme, gimme that Brett. Nice funky tones, but mild ones. Some banana wrapped up in there. Super smooth and extremely easy to drink. This is a nice Berliner Weisse. Too bad we can't have more of them like this. Or, just more of them, period.

Serving type: on-tap

01-03-2013 16:09:19 | More by RblWthACoz
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laymansbeerfan

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +18.5%

01-03-2013 05:23:08 | More by laymansbeerfan
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Leftofthedial

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-29-2012 03:40:49 | More by Leftofthedial
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle: Poured a hazy pale yellow ale with a large pure white bubbly head with strong carbonation but not much retention or lacing. Aroma of funky barnyard notes and sour notes are more dominant then expected. Taste is a complex mix between loads of Brett with some tart and sour notes with a dry finish. Body is about average with strong carbonation. Interesting though maybe a tad too sour to be an everyday type of beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-05-2012 17:01:57 | More by Phyl21ca
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denimdemon

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

12-02-2012 20:05:15 | More by denimdemon
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Churchkey in DC, poured into a tumbler.

A- Pours a hazy light yellow color with a finger of white head that quickly recedes, leaves little lacing.

S- Lemon, lots of wheat and light barnyard funk, a citrusy tartness is also noticeable.

T- Similar to the nose, lemony citrus, lactic acidity with bretty funk and wheat.

M- Light-bodied, smooth feel with a dry finish.

O- I really enjoyed this beer. It's a very tasty, drinkable Berliner, definitely give this a try if you see it.

Serving type: on-tap

11-07-2012 18:29:17 | More by WillCarrera
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davey101

Connecticut

4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stubby 11.2oz bottle into a tulip glass. Kept the sediment in the glass until the second pour.

A - Hazy light yellow/white body. Looks like peach juice. A massive white head forms and instantly fizzles away like a soda. Leaves behind no bubbles or head at all. Lots of rising carbonation.

S - Funky in the best way possible. Huge notes of brettanomyces. Dirty socks, wet and moldy hay, lemons, wheat, and a touch of oxidation. No idea how old this is (bottle is dusty) but this aroma is frickin intense!

T - Wet hay, lemon juice, wheat, and a touch of oxidized wet cardboard. Liquid funk with a nice mouth puckering sourness. The finish is very dry and spritzy, very seltzer like with lingering lactic acid.

O - Probably the best commercial berliner I've tried. Since the brett was so prominent I'm pretty sure this has a bit of age on it. Not as drinkable as others of the style though due to the intense sourness.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2012 01:58:16 | More by davey101
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served in a Schneider weizen glass at Local Option.

I remember having this back-to-back with the un-brett-ed version, but I never got around to getting my thoughts together. Here we go a-rectifyin'. This stuff pours a clear pale straw topped by a finger of white foam. The nose comprises lemon rind, wheat, light brett, and grass. The taste brings in more of the same, along with a light but distinct cut of tart lemon. The body is a hefty light, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry, sticky finish. Overall, a very nice B-Weiss, one that seems helped a touch by the brett addition.

Serving type: on-tap

10-28-2012 19:17:26 | More by TMoney2591
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CelticAleMan

California

3.25/5  rDev -23%

10-24-2012 20:12:58 | More by CelticAleMan
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Soonami

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

10-23-2012 18:03:53 | More by Soonami
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JohnQVD

New York

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

This growler was poured by The Birch in Norfolk, VA on 10/4 and opened on 10/6.

Straw colored with a thin head that dissipates quickly into a thin ring around the glass. Smell is floral, and sour citrusy, more grapefruit than orange. Taste is sour and bright. This is a really clean tasting sour, there's nothing cluttering up the palate, which to me makes it taste really fresh. Mouthfeel is light, but not thin. The light carbonation is amplified by its tang.

This is quite simply an enjoyable beer, which I think is accessible even to those who don't much care for the style (case in point is my wife, who doesn't generally like sours, but enjoyed this one thoroughly).

Serving type: growler

10-07-2012 22:03:52 | More by JohnQVD
Brettanomyces Lambicus Berliner Style Weisse from Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof
94 out of 100 based on 220 ratings.