1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Portsmouth Strawberry Rhubarb Berliner Weisse - Portsmouth Brewery

Not Rated.
Portsmouth Strawberry Rhubarb Berliner Weisse
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
no score

8 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 8
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 3.06%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Portsmouth Brewery visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stakem on 07-15-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 8 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by JuliusCaesar:
Photo of JuliusCaesar
4/5  rDev +2%

JuliusCaesar, Jul 28, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of Janeinma
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Janeinma, May 26, 2014
Photo of johnnnniee
4/5  rDev +2%

johnnnniee, Jul 28, 2013
Photo of orangesol
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

orangesol, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of stakem
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

64oz growler into a matching Portsmouth snifter. The brew pours a clouded slightly almost pinkish stained golden color with a finger of creamy white cap that collapses. As the cap fades (which it does quickly) it leaves some small dots and strings of lacing effect. A swirl brings back nearly a half finger to the surface that holds around the perimeter.

The aroma is quite cheesy with notes of sulfur. It is earthen and mildly vegetative smellingly mildly of that earthen rhubarb note mixed with even fainter aspects of fruity strawberry that is mildly seedy and almost like celerey. As the brew warms up, it has some footy pilsner grain aspect poking through.

The flavor is tart with a lemony lactic note that blends into a bit of greek yogurt. Some funky notes of cheese and sulfur blend into a faint fruity aspect of strawberry that is quite earthen and seedy. Like the nose, it has a minor vegetative note that is almost like celery which is strange. As the brew goes beyond ideal temperature, some footy grain aspect emerges.

This is a light bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. The alcohol is nowhere to be found which is fitting for the style. However, the advertised additions are equally hard to decipher. For the style, it is nicely tart and easy drinking. It is a good brew but honestly sounds better on paper than what it really is. It is something I would still seek out just to say you had and I forsee zero issues crushing the rest of this growler.

stakem, Jul 15, 2013
Photo of ajcormier
4/5  rDev +2%

ajcormier, Oct 31, 2013
Photo of Boto
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draught @ Brewpub: Served in a tulip glass. This one poured a strawberry tinged murky golden color. There was about no head or any lacing. Lighter but nice aroma. Sour strawberries, wheat and some rhubarb. The taste is very good. It is slightly sour. The main flavors are the strawberry, wheat and rhubarb. These all seem to work very well together. Somewhat lighter body. Very refreshing.

Boto, Jul 31, 2013
Photo of mattparsons
4/5  rDev +2%

mattparsons, Jul 17, 2013
Portsmouth Strawberry Rhubarb Berliner Weisse from Portsmouth Brewery
- out of 100 based on 8 ratings.