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Founders Faux-liner Weisse | Founders Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by dfillius on 01-19-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
5
Avg:
3.49
pDev:
11.46%
 
 
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3.39/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Heard a bartender say it is called Faux-liner Weisse cause it gets the tartness from only using acidulated malt. Sign behind bar says brewers used crystal hops and 4 IBUs. I'd be surprised if all the tartness in this came from only acidulated malt, though I haven't had much experience drinking beers with it.

A: Clear, straw-colored liquid with little to no head - more please!
S: Unfermented malt with slight sauvignon blanc aroma. A bit boring, but not bad.
T: Opens with some grain and slight tartness. Moves on to being fully tart with a highlight of unfermented grain. Tartness is similar to that of lemon juice.
M: Tart, expectorant
O: Nice low ABV beer for a change of pace, but this pales in comparison to other Berliner Weisses out there.

I tried a 50/50 Faux-liner Weisse and Ginger Crusher. It was superior to either of them solo. I'd rate the blend at 4.25

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Founders Faux-liner Weisse from Founders Brewing Company
3.49 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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