Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse | Professor Fritz Briem

Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner WeisseProfessor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse
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Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner WeisseProfessor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse
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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,023
Reviews:
586
Ratings:
1,404
Liked:
1,249
Avg:
4.1/5
pDev:
10.24%
Alströms:
0
 
 
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Photo of woosterbill
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle, vintage 2009. Reviewed from notes; thanks to whoever shared this!

A: Opaque yellow body under a fine layer of off-white head that settles into a ring and leaves spotty lace. All right.

S: Moderate lemony sourness, some strawberry, grassiness, and peppery spice. Mild yet complex.

T: Follows the nose - mix of fruity sourness, bready malt, and bizarre spice. A little musty on the back end. Interesting and enjoyable.

M: Medium body, still, and slick. Ok.

O: Intriguing beer, but not one I'm dying to revisit.

Cheers!

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Photo of StArnoldFan
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of Dave1999
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a pale yellow with a small white head.

The smell is sour lemons and wheat.

The taste is sour lemons, very tart.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

I really enjoyed this beer, sour lemons and wheat tastes great. Will be a great choice for in the summer.

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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

Photo of jzeilinger
4.09/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a vibrant, bright, gold color with a one fingered pure white head, light carbonation.

S - Tart and fruity with lemons, white grapes, pears, some hints of sour green apple, and a funky twang that dominates the nose.

T - Very tart and borderline puckering, funk dominates the palate. Sour light fruit notes of pears, apples, lemons, some white grapes, and a little bit of cheese funk going on. Lingering puckering tartness.

M - Light medium body with a dry finish but because of the tartness it creates a lot of salivation. Lots of carbonation pricklies on the tongue but still finishes with a gentle carbonated finish.

O - Not my style of beer but nicely done.

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Photo of dkw0063
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of tommyguz
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of neckbeered
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of ThurmondTX
3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

Photo of Brushkanna
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.85/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Lots of visible carbonation fuels a white head. The body has some haze to it. Leaves some splotches behind.

Pretty pungent wheat aroma. Lemon and some mustiness.

Light and effervescent on the tongue. Not much tartness to it especially when compared to American takes on the style. Follows through with the nose with that citric lemon character and wheat.

Probably the best of the style I've had so far. It's more dynamic than the others, but with less lacto presence.

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Photo of JohnBender
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Professor Fritz Briem 1809 Berliner Weisse from Professor Fritz Briem
Beer rating: 89% out of 100 with 1,404 ratings
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