1809 | Professor Fritz Briem

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Brewed by:
Professor Fritz Briem
Germany

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Already in the 1600s the Berliner Weisse Style Beer was mentioned in documents by the French reformers "Huguenots" as they crossed Berlin on their way to Flanders. In 1809, the Emperor Napoleon and his troops celebrated their Prussian victory with it.

This Berliner Weisse Style Beer is brewed with traditional mash hoping [sic] and without wort boiling. This along with a traditional strain of lactic acid bacteria provide a fruity and dry but palateful character. A character that Napoleon and his troops characterized as "lively" and "elegant".

Historic Signature Series:

Forgotten styles brewed according to their historic recipes by Dr. Fritz Briem, of the Doemens Institute.

Added by MaltyGoodness on 04-16-2007

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Viggo shared this one. thanks eric!

500ml bottle.

pours bright yellow, almost flourescent, with just a touch of haze. a small dense ring of bubbles surrounds the glass.

aroma is nice. grain, crackers, white bread. bit of lemony sourness. a little earthy character too. just a hint of spice hiding in the background - clove maybe?

taste is nice. lemony sourness. bit of honey sweetness. crackers and a bit of grain. slightly acidic. just a hint of banana or something in the background that i can't quite place.

mouthfeel is good. medium-high carbonation level. fairly light body.

drinkability is good. light and refreshing. my first experience with this interesting style, and i really enjoyed it. definitely something i'll have to try again, and maybe attempt brewing myself.

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1809 from Professor Fritz Briem
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 1,417 ratings