Berliner Weisse | Crabtree Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Crabtree Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
An old-style German Wheat Ale with a short lactic fermentation. Light & crisp with an acidic sour bite that aims to please. Traditionally served with raspberry or woodruff syrup, but can be enjoyed wihtout.

Added by ArrogantB on 09-24-2011

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Ratings: 126 |  Reviews: 49
Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jfstilling
3.85/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stillmakingnoise
4.24/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Robloc303
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Poured from bottle into bowl glass. No head on the pour, bubbles go away in an instant and very little fizz there after. Nose has nice citrus, orange and bread yeast. For being filtered and so clear, the flavors were quite surprising. Very tart and sour to begin with a nice lemon and wheat flavor, but the flavors seem to disintegrate the longer you let it sit. Nothing too special, but I would drink another.

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4.04/5  rDev +0.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Tone
4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy, gold/straw color. 3/2 inch head of a white color. Great retention and decent lacing. Smells of lemon, hops, yeast, sweet malt, slight pale malt, and a hint of coriander. Mouth feel is very sharp and crisp, with a high carbonation level. There is also a noticeable dryness and tartness. Fits the style of a Berliner Weissbier. Tastes of lemon, sweet malt, hint of wheat, slight yeast, slight hops, and a slight pale malt. Overall, good appearance, aroma, body, blend, and feel.

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of mcflypie
3.63/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: Light golden, no lacing. Very effervescent.

S: Sour funk and musty with hints of grapefruit.

T: Sour, tart, with orange/grapefruit notes.

M: Very effervescent.

O: A little funky, a little sour, a little hint of citrus. A nice light sour ale from a local brewery I like. Not amazing, but solid.

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Monkeyknife
4.21/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle featuring a label JFK delivering his famous speech in Berlin a fizzy and cloudy grapefruit yellow with one finger of very fast-fading white head. No lacing whatsoever.

Bright aroma of lemon zest, yeast, spicy herbs, straw, white wine vinegar and cracker.

The taste really matched the aroma with bright, tart lemon, white wine vinegar, yeast, and saltine cracker. Finished very clean.

Light-to-medium body and dry with a crisp carbonation.

A very tastey Berliner Weissbier from Crabtree. A nice medley of flavors in this one. I will definitely have this one again.

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3/5  rDev -25.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Berliner Weisse from Crabtree Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 126 ratings