Berliner Weisse
Les Trois Mousquetaires

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From:
Les Trois Mousquetaires
 
Quebec, Canada
Style:
Sour - Berliner Weisse
Ranked #259
ABV:
3.5%
Score:
83
Ranked #25,445
Avg:
3.58 | pDev: 13.69%
Ratings:
32
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 22, 2021
Added:
Jun 18, 2014
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  5
SCORE
83
Good
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Notes: None
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3.21 by Samact from Vermont on Feb 22, 2021
 
2.8 by rfgetz from New Jersey on Aug 13, 2018
 
3.95 by StormAles from Canada (ON) on May 15, 2018
 
3.5 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands on Dec 23, 2017
 
3.93 by Supergenou from Canada (QC) on Jul 29, 2017
 
2 by jrempel from Canada (BC) on Sep 12, 2016
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3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by Lewnanny from Canada (NB)

Exeptional and strange taste.

The sour taste of this one is remarkable. The citrus taste make this one special. You can probably drink one once in a while butba whole casenwould be hard on your palate.

Sep 10, 2016
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3.72/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
by biboergosum from Canada (AB)

375ml bottle, part of a cavalcade of new sour brews to recently arrive in Alberta - mon pauvre, pauvre estomac!

This beer pours a slightly hazy, pale golden yellow colour, with three fingers of puffy, finely foamy, and rather creamy bone-white head, which leaves a bit of chunky major island group lace around the glass as it evenly subsides - lots of swirling effervescence after the fact, as well.

It smells of tart yeast, sour wheaten malt (so, sourdough, then), underripe lemon and red apple, and a bit of musty and floral hop bitterness. The taste is tart apple, pear, and lemon fruit, a mild milky sourness, gritty and grainy pale and wheat malt, salted white crackers, an earthy yeastiness, and more tame grassy, musty, and floral hoppiness.

The carbonation is quite active in its palate tingling and taunting frothiness, the body a so-so medium weight, and actually somewhat smooth, the tartness here of the benevolent sort, it would seem. It finishes dry, sour (in the fruity sense), and bitter.

Overall, this is a decent enough version of the style, tart/sour without being overbearing. A nice, refreshing sipper, and complex in a way that I'm sure I cannot really elucidate properly - so, if you like this sort of thing, check this one out.

Aug 22, 2016
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3.78/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by LampertLand from Canada (BC)

Trois Mousquetaires 'Berliner Weisse' @ 3.0% , served from a 375 ml bottle purchased for $5
A-pour is a white wine'ishh from the bottle to a clear pale gold in the glass with a small white head leaving a spotty lace along the snifter
S-wheat dominates
T-tart lemon start , bitter finish
MF-mild carbonation , light/medium body
Ov-ok beer/sour
prost LampertLand

Aug 18, 2016
 
3.5 by DamienI from Washington on Jul 13, 2016
 
3.83 by jfreeze from Canada (NB) on Jul 06, 2016
 
3.81 by LanceH from Canada (ON) on May 26, 2016
 
3.88 by Mack from Canada (QC) on May 21, 2016
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4.32/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
by Organdrew from Canada (QC)

Bought because of marketing stating a new "sour beer" craze. As a fan and open mind to new beers, I decided to try.

Look: Bottle looks nice itself. Poured into a beer glass, light straw colored beer fills the glass with two finger head. Slightly orange.

Smell: Smells like sourdough. Reminds me of home-brewed ginger beer I brewed last year using yeast, sugar, and ginger.

taste: Oh my! The first sip sends me into a fury of new mouth sensation. definietly a different type of beer altogether. notices straw and citrus prominent. Like lemons and oranges. Very tangy and sour. Tart. The tartness overpowers the drink, but otherwise there is not too much complexity. Reminiscent of apple juice.

Mouthfeel: Light, stings the tongue as it goes down due to the high acid and tartness. feels tingly in the mouth. otherwise light and smooth.

Overall: I really like this beer. Definitely a new favorite. If you have never tried a sour beer, it is much different than anything you have yet tried. This beer is light, easy drinking, but is tart dominant. Reminds me of eating a green apple, but without the apple taste. As a beer, it lacks the dominant beer character, but is overall a great alcoholic drink. The best way I can describe it is a light beer with heavy tartness. I could drink one beer in just a few minutes. I would imagine, though, that after many, the tartness might become overbearing to some.

May 07, 2016
 
3.75 by Socialiste from Canada (QC) on Mar 20, 2016
 
3.5 by Jaydee01 from Canada (QC) on Jan 17, 2016
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4.11/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by Mousel from Canada (ON)

The smell is very faint, like that of a crisp fall morning. The taste is completely different with only a tart finish that leaves an smokey aftertaste. The colour is beautiful and smokey and it is smooth. Love this beer more than expected

Jan 05, 2016
 
3.64 by Whatup14 from Canada (QC) on Dec 03, 2015
 
4.08 by therubicon from Delaware on Oct 03, 2015
 
4.04 by Beervana from Canada (BC) on Sep 13, 2015
 
3.05 by talbotjf99 from Canada (QC) on Aug 19, 2015
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3.33/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
by Svingjo from Canada (BC)

Pours a slightly hazy golden straw colour with minimal white head. The nose brings forward fruits like apple, lemon along with a slightly floral smell. The taste has a lemony tartness and a slight grass like yeastiness. The mouthfeel is actually quite light with an active effervescence that gives its tartness a crispness but it still leaves me wanting. I've really taken a liking to sours these days but this beer seems very one dimensional to me.

Aug 10, 2015
 
3.76 by Rutager from Canada (BC) on Aug 04, 2015
 
3.03 by papat444 from Canada (QC) on Jul 22, 2015
 
3.71 by Sammy from Canada (ON) on Jul 08, 2015
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3.83/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by Bugs318 from Canada (QC)

Mild sourness but nice drinkability. A fine summer day beer, if no legend in its style.

Jun 13, 2015
 
3.61 by BrunoPettipas from Canada (QC) on Jun 06, 2015
 
3.82 by rale from France on Jun 01, 2015
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4.02/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by mtomlins from Canada (ON)

Pours a clear hay color with a tall, white, cloudy head with good retention and lacing. The smell is dominated by tart acidity, corriander, lemon and maybe a slight funk. The taste is similar with tart lemon and acid notes but a faint salinity also comes through. The beer is light in body with good carbonation making it easy drinking. Overall a very pleasing berliner weiss.

May 29, 2015
 
3.83 by MatChar from Canada (QC) on May 23, 2015
 
2.75 by slowfade from Canada (QC) on Aug 14, 2014
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2.77/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75
by Phyl21ca from Canada (QC)

Cask: Poured hazy deep golden color Berliner with small bubbly head. Aroma consists of funky notes and lactic acid is quite powerful and maybe a bit too funky for its own good. Taste is also dominated by powerful funky notes with light wet leather notes with some tart notes, light acidity and some lactic acid notes. Body is quite full for style with low carbonation due to cask. Maybe because it was serve warm or maybe because there is just too much funky notes but I can’t say that I would seek that one again.

Jun 18, 2014
Berliner Weisse from Les Trois Mousquetaires
Beer rating: 83 out of 100 with 32 ratings