Yo Soy Un Berliner | Freetail Brewing Company

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Yo Soy Un BerlinerYo Soy Un Berliner
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company
Texas, United States
freetailbrewing.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Mora2000 on 07-24-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
184
Reviews:
35
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
10.18%
 
 
Wants:
52
Gots:
24
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 184 |  Reviews: 35
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of GRG1313
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.62/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to mrbubbler for sharing this one at Retsinis' tasting.

Pours a hazy light yellow with a foamy white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is slightly sour with malt, wheat, and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with sour malt, grain, and lemon flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with a fairly intense sourness in the taste.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

not sure if the beer pictured here is the same as whats in the can under the same name now or not. it not barrel aged from what i can tell, but is a fairly traditional and pretty tasty example of the style. i love that these quick sours are becoming so popular and affordable, very cool. hazy and really pale lemon yellow, light even for the style, and holding a nice white head. it smells and tastes like a hot lacto quick acid building ferment before a german yeast finishing after the boil. i like that both yeasts have flavor, a lot of times i think these are fermented out with flavorless yeast, and its always kind of missing. this one isnt real robust there, but more than the standard thats for sure, i think its a german strain, but tough to tell through all the wheaty texture and the acidity, which is high even for the style. citrus notes in the finish, and more bittering hops than i think are needed, but a refreshing as easy going glass of beer all around. thanks to claystation for sharing the can with me!

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of brentk56
3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours clear with an apple juice color; not much of a head build and what arrives passes quickly; a good quantity of bubbles continues to flow upward though there is very limited lacing

Smell: Smells like a compost bin, at first, but fortunately that fades and is replaced; lactic and somewhat funky, with a lemony tone

Taste: Lactic lemon, at the outset, with growing acidity; dry and puckery through the finish

Mouthfeel: Light body with low to moderate carbonation; nice pucker factor

Overall: Not the best Berliner I have ever had but certainly enjoyable

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Photo of oline73
3.15/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a tasting snifter.

Appearance: The beer pours a clear yellow color that almost looks like a beer that's been watered down. Not much head to speak of.

Smell: Very yeasty and not particularly sour. Lots of yeast. There was a note that reminds me a bit of a pils. Not a huge fan of the smell.

Taste: Very yeasty with more sourness than I would have guessed from the smell. I'm getting some lemon juice and a tingle in the jowls. Still an off note that I don't love, but everything else manages to keep things towards the right track.

Mouthfeel: The body is on the light side with almost no carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: I liked the taste a lot more than the smell. I don't think I'd need more in the future.

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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of jlindros
4.24/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to Apostlebrewing for this one. Shared with rudzud.

Very hazy yellow white cloudy slight golden colored, no real head.

Nose is very sour, lemony aroma, light vinous like aroma with some funk and acidic aromas too, sour lacto like, with light grainy malt, a bit of a vanilla oak rounding character.

Taste stats with great sour lacto flavours, tart lemon, light grassy flavors, bit of funk but not Brett like funk just sour lacto. Nice lemony flavor with some acidic qualities, light vinous flavor that brings a bit of a musty white grape flavor even, as well as some toasty vanilla oak, which the vanilla oak gets more and more the longer I drink. Finish is dry but sticky slightly bready sour tart lemon fruit, but flemmy, and sour lacto, but if acidity lingering.

Mouth is med to lighter bod, lighter bit decent carb.

Overall quite nice, great sour flavours, tart lemon, good barrel and vinous flavours, etc.

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3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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4.2/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of TMoney2591
3.47/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Sweetwater mini-snifter.

Thanks to wagenvolks for this bottle!

I get the tilde'ed "n", but how the hell am I supposed to pronounce an umlaut'ed one!? Anyway, this stuff pours a hazy pale straw topped by nearly no appreciable head. The nose comprises mild lemon peel, grass, flowers, and white cedar. The taste holds notes of tart lemon zest, light cedar, light bread, and a hint of vague creaminess. The body is a hefty light, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, not the sharpest Berliner I've ever had, but one that uses its near-subtlety and the mild barreling to its general advantage.

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of Huhzubendah
4.3/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The beer is lightly hazy and appears lemon yellow colored. A bit of a gushing head at first, but the head fizzles away hastily, giving a still appearance. The aroma brings wheat, funk, lemons, citrus, wild yeast. The taste follows suit, with a nice puckering finish. Tart and delicious. Low abv and refreshing. I really dig this beer. I'm glad I have more of this.

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Yo Soy Un Berliner from Freetail Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 184 ratings.
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