Effinghammerweiss | The Prodigal Brewery

BA SCORE
85
very good
11 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Prodigal Brewery
New Hampshire, United States
theprodigalbrewery.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 05-02-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
11
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
21.21%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of puboflyons
3.72/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

From the 650 ml. bottle. Sampled on July 1, 2014.

The pour is a cloudy pale yellow with a short-lived white head.

Aroma of thin wheat and sour malt esters.

The body is thinner than I hoped but not bad.

The taste has a mild sourness to it that does not cause me to pucker up like similar brews can. I found it to be quite drinkable on this 92 degree sunny day.

 366 characters

Photo of asparkoflife
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of PatGreer
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of fermentedbarley
1.5/5  rDev -62.1%

Photo of brentk56
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Arrives with a honey color and a moderately sized head that leaves a few strips of lace

Smell: Toasted wheat bread and tart elements

Taste: Toasted wheat bread, up front, with a sour finish

Mouthfeel: Light body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A very nice example of the style

 295 characters

Photo of Janeinma
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of johnnnniee
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of wisrarebeer
4.22/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I really enjoyed this true-to-type Berliner Weisse.

A: very pale yellow color, ever so slight haze, poured with copious creamy head that kept thin lacing nearly to end
S: medium nose, grassy, lemony, sour, very nice
T: nicely balanced, good tartness with some grassy undertones and earthy qualities
M: very drinkable and refreshing
O: this is one of the better made Berliner Weisse in the country, well done

 408 characters

Photo of doremite
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of waiting4lunch
5/5  rDev +26.3%

Photo of trevorpost
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Effinghammerweiss from The Prodigal Brewery
3.96 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.

    Learn More
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.

    Learn More
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.

    Learn More