White Birch Blueberry Berliner Weisse | White Birch Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
White Birch Brewing
New Hampshire, United States
whitebirchbrewing.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Blueberry Berliner Weisse is fermented with a great blueberry puree. This New England approach brings a refreshing blueberry flavor and aroma to a German classic. We feel our approach creates an authentic interpretation of the traditional “mit syrup” or with syrup method of serving this classic summer refresher. We hope you enjoy this unique year round beer.

Added by puboflyons on 11-22-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
203
Reviews:
46
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
11.35%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
35
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 203 |  Reviews: 46
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3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IBUBrew
3.48/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrewSnyc667
4.03/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Mainiac207
4.28/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pour was from a fresh growler. The look of this beer is a yellow cloudy appearance. A very sour smell with a tiny straw hint in it. Very wonderful carbonation in this brew. Full mouth feel with an extremely smooth finish. The taste is wonderfully sour with a delicious true blueberry flavor. Has to be one of the most refreshing beers I have ever had. On a hot day this beer really does the job. Try it and you'll know exactly what I'm saying by how refreshing it is. Awesome beer from a great little brewery.

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Photo of blissfulNemo
3.68/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sharp315
4.58/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ClavisAurea
3.66/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GuyFawkes
3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Unknown vintage; drank 10/25/15 @ the Yarchives.

Cloudy dull orange rust appearance.

A rough pour yielded a big, noisy white head which quickly dissipated; minimal lace.

Fresh wheat & blueberry notes in the nose.

Medium mouthfeel.

This tasted like a faintly tart blueberry soda, with pleasant wheat notes balancing out the sweetness & a clean carbonated finish. Very easy to drink; this would be a godsend on a hot summer day.

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Photo of mmorris15
3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of junaman
4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mattsucks
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerOps
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NeroFiddled
3.86/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

White Birch Brewing "Blueberry Berliner Weisse"
12 fl. oz. can, no apparent freshness dating
$2 @ Wegmans, King of Prussia, PA

This is just a repeat of my review of the White Birch Raspberry Berliner Weisse as they're pretty much exactly the same, but with different fruit. In fact I sampled the blueberry first and then tried the raspberry to see if it was any different... it was not.

"I have to say that I like the fruit versions of White Birch's Berliner Weisse better than the original, although out of the other side of my mouth I'll say that they seem artificial... what does the label say?... "...BREWED WITH FRUIT PUREE". OK, awesome! I get a pleasant note of blueberry in the nose, followed by wheat, and a tiny bit of mild "tartness", and that seems to follow over into the flavor. It's not too tart, and certainly not sour, and it's very clean and not funky. There's a bit too much malt for it to be a true Berliner Weisse, and not enough carbonation, but geez, it's pretty good!"

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Photo of Wer34truh
3.38/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Pours a bright yellow hazy color with a large head.

Quite aggressive smell of blueberry sweetness. Some very slight hints of cloves, but otherwise blueberry is all there is here. I found the smell very appealing, but am also ridiculously in love with blueberries in general. Certainly not a conventional beer-smell however.

Taste was a little disappointing. The blueberries are definitely present, but they are combined with a sharp sour note. It remains very drinkable, and quite refreshing - yet, if one lingers on the taste, it felt like it lacked nuance or crispness.

Exciting first attempt. Curious to try future batches.

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Photo of deonreds
4.15/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of djrn2
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrDemento456
3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.78/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WiserBud
3.33/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of IvoryFoxhole
4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. can, undated. Poured into Belgian ale glass.

L: Little bit of a foamy head at first, but it completely disappears in a moment, leaving nothing. Beer is a hazy pale straw.

S: Blueberries (surprise!), sour yeast, pils and wheat malts.

T: Follows nose. Sourness is well-controlled. Malts keep things from getting out of hand.

F: Light bodied, light to medium carbonation. Nicely balanced. Crisp and refreshing.

O: For some reason this comes off considerably better than the raspberry version. Very decent light summer beer, despite unusually high ABV for a Berliner Weisse, which I really can't explain.

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Photo of tone77
3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A thanks goes out to the reigning champion of canned beer, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a bright golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of sweet blueberries. Taste is berries, sour, some wheat, dry at the finish. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

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3.31/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Davit
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.93/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of oline73
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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