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Tartare - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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Tartare
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BA SCORE
97
world-class

479 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 479
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 163
Gots: 12 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

erialbill, Jun 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

SierraJosh, Jun 28, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

bport89, Jun 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

Klew256, Jun 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

modidia, Jun 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

phishbfm, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of Jack_Malts
4.99/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Umm let me preface this with the fact that I love sours, and for a Berliner weissbier, this is very sour. It has the acetic qualities of a geuze, and I can hardly detect wheatiness in the flavor. It is straight up lemon, lime rind, unripe peach skin, and Apple cider vinegar on the nose and on the tongue. Mouthfeel is medium carbonation and nice medium flavorful body, more than I expected at 4% abv.

All I can say is that I love this beer. Try it whenever and however you get a chance.

Jack_Malts, Jun 24, 2014
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3.03/5  rDev -30.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

A: very light yellow. Bubbles flee quickly.

S: Sweet and tart. The malts are far more present than a typical Berliner.

T: Pickle juice with a sweet, malty finish. Quite odd, not typical of the style.

M: Puckering then almost cloying.

O: Not bad but not a great representation of the style.

01001111, Jun 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

DavidHume, Jun 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

redfox405, Jun 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

CaptainNomihodai, Jun 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Dieder, Jun 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

ncstateplaya, Jun 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Soto, Jun 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

wrightst, Jun 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

capnamerica, Jun 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

baybum, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of dalahodson
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
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.

dalahodson, Jun 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

antoines15, Jun 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Tyrus, Jun 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Yellolab2010, Jun 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Casey3236, Jun 04, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

baconfromwalmart, Jun 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

ReeseMax3, Jun 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

warnerry, May 31, 2014
Tartare from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 479 ratings.