Bretta Weisse | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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360 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States
firestonewalker.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-11-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
360
Reviews:
33
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
8.21%
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
51
For Trade:
0
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4.3/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerAndFilm
4.03/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of DaverCS
4.45/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Brett's Weiss

Pours a slightly hazy golden color with great lacing. On tap at Whole Foods.

Aroma is of lactic acid, lemon, and soft wheat notes.

Taste is truly refreshing. Moderate amount of tartness; a bit watery, but the flavors are still assertive. Nice amount of acidity with a pleasant creaminess from the wheat.

I see this pairing well with halibut draped over a white bean ragu. It gets a 89/100.

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Photo of Bob_Rhoades
4.63/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NickyDee21
4.29/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
4.35/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bubbawilly88
4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of McAndrew
3.81/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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

Photo of junaman
4.3/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GuyFawkes
4.15/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2013 vintage; drank 10/7/14 on draft @ Fischman's.

Semi-opaque dandelion hue.

White head; no lace.

Honey & tart lemon nose.

Medium mouthfeel.

Honeyed grain & mildly tart lemon flavor. Simple but extremely refreshing; this would be a summer delight!

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Photo of baggedlunch
4.18/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

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

The beer pours a nice white and foamy head that doesn't dissipate very quickly. It's actually some very fascinating head for a beer. The foam has some depth to it after the initial pour and enough staying pour to completely cover the surface. The beer is a nice looking clear pale gold color. The carbonation bubbles also give it a nice appearance.

The smell is pretty nice. It's a nice mix of brett, wooden notes, and a citrus note with a bit of a nice tartness to it.

The taste is good and has a nice combination of different notes. It's a nice tarty taste with a decent brett note and lemon citrus that mix very well. The oak gives a nice wooden note that mixes well with the more bitter notes to give a nice refreshing beer.

The beer has a light body and serious biting carbonation. As a result, it has a nice dry finish.

Overall, a pretty good beer and worth getting for the hot summer days if you can.

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Photo of jroberts8811
4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jaydoc
4.01/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TrilliumFan
4.31/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Marvicsin
3.25/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rimbimhoot
4.3/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Stands apart from most Berliner Weiss likely from the barrel aging and the culture mix

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

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

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Bretta Weisse from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
4.02 out of 5 based on 360 ratings.
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