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Tartare - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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Tartare
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BA SCORE
96
world-class

441 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 441
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 9.66%
Wants: 160
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Berliner Weissbier |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
One of the world's classic sour beer styles, Tartare is Bear Republic's interpretation of Berliner Weisse, the tart, low-alcohol beer style dubbed as "The Champagne of the North."

Bronze medal at the 2011 Festival of Wood and Barrel Aged Beer in the Wild Beer/Acidic Category
Winner at 2013 Good Food Awards, Adventurous, Barreled, Big, Bawdy, & Belgian Beer Category

(Beer added by: ChrisPro on 11-19-2011)
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Soto

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -8%

06-11-2014 01:20:16 | More by Soto
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wrightst

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-10-2014 10:17:42 | More by wrightst
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capnamerica

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-10-2014 02:03:33 | More by capnamerica
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baybum

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-10-2014 01:03:12 | More by baybum
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dalahodson

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Had a 10 oz. pour with dinner. Mouth feel was sharp, and tart. Light hazy yellow color with no head or lacing. The flavors were of lemon and straw, very dry, there is no malt in the flavor at all. It is all about the tartness. Like a very dry wine. went well with my pork loin with a cherry sauce. A classic German sour.

Serving type: on-tap

06-08-2014 16:01:46 | More by dalahodson
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antoines15

California

5/5  rDev +14.9%

06-07-2014 01:39:32 | More by antoines15
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Tyrus

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-05-2014 22:27:59 | More by Tyrus
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Yellolab2010

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-05-2014 09:57:45 | More by Yellolab2010
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

06-03-2014 23:20:08 | More by Casey3236
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baconfromwalmart

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

06-03-2014 01:16:26 | More by baconfromwalmart
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ReeseMax3

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

06-01-2014 13:21:06 | More by ReeseMax3
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warnerry

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

05-31-2014 21:07:34 | More by warnerry
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cornejo

California

3.25/5  rDev -25.3%

05-31-2014 17:42:27 | More by cornejo
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afsdan

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

05-28-2014 20:16:38 | More by afsdan
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JCam9981

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

05-27-2014 20:00:15 | More by JCam9981
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Cody_Mac

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

05-26-2014 00:46:30 | More by Cody_Mac
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elkinbrown

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

05-26-2014 00:45:14 | More by elkinbrown
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Zilaniz

Pennsylvania

4.83/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

WOW! Was like drinking liquid lemon heads in a good way. Smelled extremely tart and lemony and tasted the same. Extremely mouth puckeringly tart with very powerful acidic and sweet lemon favors. Just how I like my Berliners - overly tart! One draft of this is enough for but boy was it good. Wave after wave of tart acidic candied lemons but was still refreshing. Would love to have again

Serving type: on-tap

05-24-2014 00:08:11 | More by Zilaniz
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DubCo21

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

05-23-2014 23:32:26 | More by DubCo21
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

05-22-2014 10:58:53 | More by Cynic-ale
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siege06nd

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

05-19-2014 01:29:36 | More by siege06nd
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

05-18-2014 21:22:22 | More by starrdogg
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sloelco

California

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

05-18-2014 07:07:12 | More by sloelco
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

one of the sourest, most acidic beers ive ever had. a 10 ounce pour of this was close to way too much for me. as a sour beer, or as something different, i like it a lot, but as a berliner, its terrible. berliners are tart session what beers, there is nothing sessionable about this beer from bear republic. its blonde and sour as the come, clear and with a little body. the head is soapy white, and an inch tall, but its dead in just seconds and the beer appears still at that point. the nose on it is caustic lactic acidity and wheat malt, simple but enormously sour. the flavor is the same, extremely one dimensional, and that dimension is sourness. i have no doubt that this will score highly with sour lovers, and i like it in that context, but its an over the top berliner for me, and was hard to get through frankly. a medium body too seems big, but its slippery on the palate, prickly and stinging from the acidity, like sucking on a lemon wedge times ten. at 8 or 9 bucks a pour down at hops and pie, once was enough for me, it hurt my stomach and sent it somersaulting for hours. i appreciate it, respect it, and am glad to have tried it, but its just too much.

Serving type: on-tap

05-17-2014 15:52:34 | More by StonedTrippin
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billab914

Virginia

4/5  rDev -8%

05-16-2014 23:24:43 | More by billab914
Tartare from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 441 ratings.