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Brewed by:
Buxton Brewery
England, United Kingdom

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by ADZA on 01-02-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 35
Photo of dabeerbuddha
3.65/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice clear auburn/orange appearance. Fine head that dissipated quickly. Musty lemon smell with malted wheat. It's moderately sour. Malted wheat. Soft lemon notes. Some cinnamon and coriander flavours. Nice dry finish. Very refreshing.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.58/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

i had to buy this given the two breweries involved in making it. interesting to see a listing for de proef too... this is a weird beer, i was let down by it, but its also just really different too, so as much as i didnt really love it, i loved how strange it was, and appreciate it in that context. the appearance is great, clearish for a sour beer, with some orange notes making it look a little richer in the glass, and nearly a full inch of white head. it has a funny nose, very lactic heavy, acidic off the bat, astringent and unfamiliar, perhaps even kettle soured, its tough to tell because its rather aggressive. some grain cereal honey sweetness is there too, and a more conventional type yeast, loosely saison or belgian giving some more predictable spice notes to it as well. in the taste, the yeast flavor is super odd, way different from what i am used to in these, and i dig that, but i just dont like this that much. its a bit of a gut buster, sharp and definitely going to sit a little heavy down there. white grape like champagne for kids, lemon, and a fish thing that neither claystation nor myself can identify. the fishy thing gets more intense as it warms, past brine to downright scaley and stinky, all very acidic. its cleaner in the finish though, just not sure whats really going on with this one. crazy label, makes very little sense. worth picking up if you like the sensory challenge, but its definitely not among my favorite beers from these breweries...

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Photo of shleepy
4.03/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Murky golden / light-brown. Head quickly dissipated. Smell has ginger, lots of elderflower, bittersweet citrus. Sour and refreshing taste. Very dry. Tasty.

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Photo of Bruno74200
3.79/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

My first berliner weissbier ever, so I'll review as it is and not as it should be.

L - Hazy amber with a white head that fades rapidly

S - Lots of floral hops, caramelized wheat malt

T - Really nothing near the smell, really acidic and sour. Lemon acidity first then caramelized malts, apricot and light hops with almost no bitterness

F - Good carbonation

O - I didn't know what to expect from a berliner weissbier and I was quite surprise mostly by the dipa like smell, it's an interesting beer, really refreshing but really need some balance

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Photo of bluejacket74
3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

11.2 ounce bottle, bottled on 25/7/14, best before 25/7/16. Served in a Prairie Teku, the beer pours a mostly clear golden/orange color with about an inch off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both decent enough. The brew smells like grapefruit, grainy/bready malt, apricot and lemon. It tastes like tart citrus, wheat/grainy malt, minerals, apricots, lime and some earthiness. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium with moderate carbonation. I thought it was an enjoyable brew, certainly worth a try if you've never had it before.

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Photo of danieelol
4.26/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a cloudy golden yellow. Nice head/lacing. Recedes after a bit, as should be expected for the style.

Smell is rich hops, sourness, pineapple. Fresh water/ salt water, a bit funky. Bit of malt.

Taste is a Pineapple Splice, hydroponic, funky, tart lactic lime. Initially hoppy, but hops become less prominent as the beer sits.

Mouthfeel is about medium and sour- full-on and just generally enjoyable and satisfying, hard to describe but I like the "water profile".

Awesome, unique and exceedingly drinkable. Lovely balanced lactic sourness with a lemon-lime cordial character.

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Photo of ADZA
3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the master to the apprentices always got a lot of time for these guys and this is a collaboration with Buxton brewery and it pours a dense orange apricot hue with a half finger wispy head and a rim of lacing,the smell is tart and funky with big hits of sour cherries and barnyard funk smells very sour which I really like,the mouthfeel is medium bodied with light carbonation and the tastes are sour and tart it's raspberry,cherry,funk and finished with a ripe fruit sourness and overall it's a quaffer alright and big marks for these guys attempting any style and pulling it off cheers.

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Buxton / To Øl Sky Mountain Sour from Buxton Brewery
3.85 out of 5 based on 35 ratings.
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