Hottenroth Berliner Weisse | The Bruery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-22-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,589
Reviews:
432
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
10.95%
 
 
Wants:
188
Gots:
191
For Trade:
11
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3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Brolo75
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle poured into a tulip

A: Pours a pale yellow straw color with no head retention, slight haze.

A: Tart lemons, some funk and sourness, slight notes of bready malts, also picking up some stone fruits like apricots and peaches, aromas are subtle.

T: Lemon peel like tartness, green apples, malts, more lemon tartness in the finish, very easy to drink, too easy.

M: Light bodied with a good amount of carbonation and a slightly dry finish.

O: Amazingly easy to drink, lots of lemony citrus notes, hint of green apple tartness and slight malt to balance it out, I could quite a bit of this on a hot southern CA day.

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Photo of BdM
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wordemupg
3.77/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of puftdank
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of colts9016
4.26/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I know that this is a session beer and I am looking forward to this beer. A monster 3 finger head that dissipated very quickly. The color of the beer is pale yellow, super pale yellow color. The clarity of the beer is slightly hazy with an immense amount carbonation bubble. The carbonation in the beer is akin to Champagne.
A very light toasty malt, bready touch of apple, and some citrus. Not much else I can detect in the nose.
A tarty apple note, lightly toasted malts, some citrus, and bready.
The mouthfeel of the beer is light, the body of the beer is light, the finish is medium and extremely high carbonation.
A very light and refreshing beer. Berliners are my go to beer for the hot summer day. This beer beats anything BMC could ever produce.

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Photo of Allurex
3.57/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tone
4.05/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy maize color. 2/3 inch head of a white color. Slight retention and poor lacing. Smells of slight floral hops, slight citrus hops, slight lemon, slight bacterial funk, and slight citrus. Fits the style of a Berliner Weissbier. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. There is also a strong dryness. Tastes of slight floral hops, slight citrus hops, slight lemon, wheat, hint of bacterial funk, and slight citrus. Overall, weak appearance, good aroma, body, and blend.

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Photo of mcrawford
3.8/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MGibbons
4.14/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stignacious
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bnes09
3.79/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pale lemon yellow color, mostly transparent. Minimal head. Lemon and yeast aroma. Mild, white bread backbone with hints of tart lemon and veggie hop. Light as can be body. Highly bubbly and effervescent. Hint of salt. Descent. A little light in flavor and body, even for the style.

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Photo of beeragent
4.49/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Budinetz
4.07/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Musineer
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigred89
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BubbleBobble
3.74/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TreyIsWilson
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a hazy pale gold with a three finger fizzy white head. The head recedes quickly leaving some very light lacing.

S - Aroma is lemon, wheat and some light funkiness.

T - The flavor follows the aroma. Lemon upfront followed by wheat, light lacto, and some biscuit and cracker in the finish.

M - Light bodied with high carbonation. Nice crisp mouthfeel with a crisp dry finish.

O - Very nice Berliner. Packs a good amount of flavor for 3.1%. Perfect for a hot summer day.

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Photo of 57md
3.7/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very pale straw color with plenty of fizziness and a thin head. The nose has tart lemony notes. Some of the tart citrus comes through in the flavor profile but it tastes quite bland even considering the style.

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Photo of Cramerican
4.49/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Karibourgeois
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerfan41506
3.38/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Eman17
3.95/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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