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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Professor Fritz Briem
Germany

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Created by Dr. Fritz Briem of Doemens Institute ( http://www.doemens.org ), brewed by Weihenstephan & Doemens.

Added by MaltyGoodness on 04-16-2007

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1,398
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582
Avg:
4.09
pDev:
10.27%
 
 
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5/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very traditional and very tasty. No off-flavors at all. Wonderful example of the style. Nice glass bottle for homebrew use too!

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

From bottle dated 11-04-14 at home. Label tells us Napoleon and his troops characterized this style (Berliner Weisse) as "lively and elegant" and there's no aruging this brew has captured & carried that into today.

A hazy golden hue beneath a head that seems almost alive...large & small bubbles. The lacing is sparse & reminds one of a map of set of islands in the South Pacific...volcanos & all. I had to really get my nose below the rim to get the full lemony funk of an aroma. The actual taste backs off the funk but not the lemon.

Wonderfully refreshing. Dry crisp, clean, satifying...all the things we are promised in every beer ad ever. Difference is, this stuff delivers.

Don't take my word for it, seek some out & see for yourself.

The 5% may disappoint the hop heads, as will the lack of a hoppy presence, but if you call yourself a beer drinker, you should let this brew show you how things can be.

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

It poured very heady, but the head quickly receded to one finger. It had a pale yellow hue. There was a lot of carbonation.

It had a unique scent. A perfect balance of old bread dough, sour milk, and lemon.

It tasted a little sour. It had a touch of citrus. There was a nice mellow wheat flavor. It was lite bodied. It had a clean finish, it had a little punch to it.

Just a great beer. I was not expecting this. If you don't get a similar experience; try drinking it out of a tulip glass, that's what I did.

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