Leinenkugel's Berry Weiss - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
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1.68/5 rDev -40.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5
Transparent and bubbly watermelon red. Thick head on the pour with a soda-like consistency. Brief head life and minimal lacing.
Smell is fruity with intense blackberry notes and almost gives me a headache.
Flavor is way too sweet. Some honey character and a massive berry flavor and tartness with candied sweetness. Just the slightest hint of barley malt. No hops or bitterness can be detected. Tastes like a berry soda.
Feel is dense, sticky and syrupy from all the sugars. This is honestly like drinking blackberry nectar if such a thing exists. Its only saving grace is the carbonation.
This stuff is absolute garbage! Each sip I took to write this review was painful and I can't wait til I'm done to pour this down the drain. What these brewers have to realize is that with fruity beers, less is more; its all about the balance. If you want to try a good example of this style, pick up some Founders cerise.
Serving type: bottle
06-28-2012 00:15:08 | More by bnes09
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