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:
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Photo of Mplsbrew
4.06/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CBrodbeck
4.1/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of xShoWTeKx
3.97/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of RPM3334
3.86/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Honeybourne
3.7/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Myotus
4.02/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a tulip.
LOOK: Pours with two finger's worth of white foam that shrivels down to a quarter's worth after 35 seconds. Pale yellow in color with an extreme amount of cloudiness. Once the foam head settles, rising bubbles hardly exist. Lacing hardly exists, too.
SMELL: Strong sour yeast aromas meet with subtle wheat and lemony zest aromas.
TASTE: Extremely strong sour yeast flavors (this has to be the most sour beer I have ever had) and mild wood flavors compose the intial flavor. Subtle wheat flavors and a hint of lemony zest finish off this sour bomb as intial flavors continue in strength.
FEEL: Medium-bodied and it's hard to tell how carbonated this is due to its sourness. The sourness simultaneously numbs and stings the tongue. It goes down sticky and that's about it.
NOTE: So sour, but so good.

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Photo of d_kizzle
4.04/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrKarl
4.21/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.79/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of timothybarney
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.44/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at whole foods. Pours a murky pale yellow, almost looks like grapefruit juice. Smells of funk and a little citrus, maybe lemon. Taste follows, tart and citrus, again hint of lemon. Nice feel, easy to drink.

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Photo of Highbury09
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beerserk
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

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

Photo of algee77
3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jtsang1
4.33/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Absolut
3.85/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4.09/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle stamp of 4-14-14

Pours a bright yellow orange with some haze, minimal head. Smells tart, apricot, yeast funk, all muted by wheat grainy aromas. Taste is tart citrus notes, lemon, lime, creamy wheat textures through the middle and a lemony bitterness at the end. Texture is smooth, a bit creamy and yeasty. Great Berliner Weisse, very refreshing and low alcohol. An all-day drinker, and super reasonable for most Bruery pricing- $8.99 at my local shop.

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4.02/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cbutova
3.96/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Foundry like a boss in Northampton, MA.

A- Straw hazy yellow pour out of the tap to a tumbler leading to a fizzy white cap. Crown falls to nothing and some legs stick but almost no permanent lacing.

S- Dusty whole wheat cracked grain and lactic acid bacteria. The lacto reminds me of lemons a bit. Hint of funky must.

T- Reminds me of the spontaneous grain fermented Berliner I homebrewed with a very pure flavor profile with two giants: lactic bacteria and wheat. Hint of cracked spices like pink pepper, cereal and stone fruit like a young apricot.

MF- Light as can be with just a hint of fizzy frothy consistency. High carbonation really helps out the acidity and delicate funky flavors.

A pure and fairly straightforward Berliner. Lemony acidity and whole wheaty grains. Personally love the lower end ABV supporting a bold flavor.

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Photo of brother_rebus
3.01/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Great crisp light blond look. Not fizzy after the initial pour. Terrible smell; hyper-saturated grainy wet moldy fart smell. Tastes like a bag of stale cornstarch drenched in picklejuice. Gross. A mistake.

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Photo of Jae61
4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WoostaBia
4.23/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Hottenroth Berliner Weisse from The Bruery
4.02 out of 5 based on 1,589 ratings.
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