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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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

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

Bottle dated 2015. Pours a very light hazy yellow color with fizzy white head. Light citrus notes and some tartness on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes tart and dry. Very nicely done berliner.

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Photo of SDRedDevil
3.9/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bubbawilly88
4.2/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JoshBrews
4.52/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of liquorpig
3.94/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of IceAce
4.54/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
4.27/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Comes out a very faint yellow with plenty of wheat haze throughout it, makes for a pretty white head on the top, almost one full inch. Good carbonation. Aroma was wheat, lemon, tartness.

Taste dropped just the right amount of tartness to keep it firmly in the berlinner weisse category instead of where some have gone straight into American Wile Ale territory. This is a pretty traditional example methinks. Super light mouthfeel, always a pleasure to drink, I put away a lot of these, drink a couple bottles a month during the summer for sure. Nothing like these on a dirt back road. Amazing how much flavor they've packed into a 3% beer, hope you like wheat, lemons and a tart summer beer, this is the prototype.

Amazingly consistent as well.

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Photo of Vylo
4.65/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jason_nwx
3.97/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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