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Berliner Weiss (Brewer's Share) - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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Berliner Weiss (Brewer's Share)Berliner Weiss (Brewer's Share)

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157 Ratings

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Ratings: 157
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 14.58%
Wants: 8
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Halcyondays on 06-17-2012


First released in June 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of 2xHops
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of NickThePyro
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of beagle75
3.16/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bomber into a half-pint chalice.

A: Slightly hazy, medium golden color with one finger of diminishing white foam head. No lacing remains on the glass.

S: Aggressively acidic and bready at first, but clean. Grain becomes husky over time but fruit qualities are notably absent.

T: Begins dry, with early tartness followed by wheat and sparse medicinal hops. Acidity drops off before the middle, exposing some rather plain, doughy base malt. The finish possesses a fine but distinct bitter thread with qualities of stale hops and some berry.

M: Thin to medium viscosity, wet and a little grainy at times, with brisk carbonation.

D/O: Easy to drink, this beer tastes like a slightly malty soft drink rather than a real sour ale. It is saved by its smell, which seems respectable from top to bottom.

Photo of Bookseeb
3.07/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance is golden light supporting a thin crisp head that dissipates quickly leaving no lace. Smell is light on the nose with malt, wheat and lemon citrus. Taste has the malt, wheat and a sour lemon that chases to the end. Mouthfeel is light with good carbonation. certainly wakes the mouth up with that punch of tart.

Photo of SteeleWright
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of Wasatch
3.15/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22oz. Bomber
Enjoy By: 9.17.12

Pours a nice clean/clear golden light yellow color, nice carbonation, with a nice one-finger foamy white head, not much sticky lacing left behind at all. The nose is mostly malty, slight hop note, citrusy. The taste is pretty tart, malty, with a slight hoppiness. Medium body. Overall, considering it is over 2 months old (Thanks Fucking SLS) I believe it is not fair to really judge this one, but I would not buy it again, and I have to get in the fucking business to start checking out fuckn' labels in the State Liquor Stores, their such FUCKING ASSHOLES!

Photo of coffeepostal
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of 1234Jack
3.27/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is going to be difficult to review because I am not very familiar with the Weissbier style.

Obviously, this is sour, which may be the goal.

Feel is crispy with a slight zing at the back of the throat.

Head is minimal but apparently not expected of the style.

Flavors are definitely lemony. I wonder how this pares with the syrups as described in the treatment of Weissbiers in Berlin.

I like the smell. Seems clean, lemony.

Even though it's supposed to be sour, I can't say the taste of this beer by itself is something I shoot for in a beer.

Perhaps this is a true connoisseur's beer. I won't know till later. ;)

Photo of THECPJ
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of BAS
2.88/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a footed highball glass.

Appearance: It poured with good head, nice white, fluffy, stuck around long enough to enjoy. Not much lacing. Nice golden yellow color, not much opacity, it looks like a light weissbier.

Smell: On the sweet side with low hops and nice wheat notes. Nothing extraordinary.

Taste: Light sweetness with light honey, wheat taste, some spice notes. Light tartness. Medium sourness is pronounced with swishing. Balance between sweet and sour is missing.

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation. Works for me.

Overall, not a great weissbier, just okay.

Photo of Jwale73
4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

Photo of flagmantho
3.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 22oz bomber into a tulip.

Appearance: medium golden hue with a touch of haze and a moderate effervescence. Head is a thin finger of frothy white foam without much retention at all. Nothing special.

Smell: aroma of damp, spent grain and a little hint of tartness. There's a hint of floral character here as well. I like Berliner weissbiers a lot, but this doesn't entice me at all.

Taste: more interesting than the aroma. Right off the bat is a piquant tartness, followed by a grainy malt flavor and a little bit of a sticky sweet finish. A cereal-like character finishes out the experience. Perhaps not the best in the world, but I like the tartness level.

Mouthfeel: light body with a big carbonation and a good, mouth-filling effervescence. Quite good.

Overall: this beer has some flaws, but it has a good tartness and a decent feel.

Photo of Beaver13
3.09/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22 oz bottle. Pours clear light gold with a medium fizzy white head that goes to a thin film and laces the glass some.

The aroma is sweet honey malts with a little fruit and spice.

The flavor is sweet honey malts with a slight dry sour twang in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium to light bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, it's an OK berliner weisse - a little on the sweet side.

Photo of polishkaz
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of PEIhop
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of VelvetExtract
4.02/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A-Pours a translucent honey color. Head is quite thin. It doesn't even span the entire body of the beer. Head leaves random lines of lacing.

S-Light tartness. Green apples and wheat. Light spice. Overall aroma is faint. But there definitely is a nice tart aspect.

T-The tartness isn't intense but it is noticeable, and dare I say quite attractive. A bunch of unripened green apples. Wheaty and lightly spiced. They actually did a really good job here. I wasn't expecting the tartness to be as noticeable as it was.

M-Light but there is some respectable body. Lively carbonation. A bit sticky. Quite drinkable.

O/D-Couldn't pass up on a cheap Berliner. Full Sail did a great job on this unique style. At under $5 a bomber, this was a decent deal too. I thought this was pretty awesome. Underrated.

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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2/5  rDev -41.7%

Photo of Teleweizen2
3.7/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - pours a surprisingly clear golden honey color. Two fingers worth of Bubbly, frothy white foam on top quickly dissipates to a ring around the rim.

S - the nose is full of sweet banana peel, and strong yeasty, bready notes. A light peppery spice character hangs in the background along with a touch of lemon zest.

T - Light flavors up front. Flakey crackers mostly. Racy acidity enters shortly after. The center is round with a more bready, yeasty character. Hints of sweet banana fruit character balance the mouthwatering acid. Long and strong  lemon pith finish.

M - smooth and round. Lighter side of medium bodied. High carbonation with tight scrubbing bubbles.

O - a refreshing summer beer. I could drink this all day long.

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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2/5  rDev -41.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of vkv822
2.86/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

22oz : tulip

Clear golden with a thick, foamy white head that dissipates fairly quickly.

Not much tartness in the nose. More of a clean, crisp maltiness. The tartness does come through in the taste.

Medium body with low, prickly carbonation.

A decent beer, but very one dimensional overall, a bit disappointing.

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Berliner Weiss (Brewer's Share) from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
79 out of 100 based on 157 ratings.