Berliner Weisse - Plum
Shades Brewing

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Style:
Sour - Berliner Weisse
ABV:
5%
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Avg:
3.95 | pDev: 7.34%
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2
Ratings:
3
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Shades Brewing
 
Utah, United States
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Scotchboy from Idaho

3.55/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On-tap at Brewers Haven Boise - served in a pint glass.

A: Soft, hazy, pink lemonade pour with minimal head and lacing.

S: Plum, cherry - general tart fruitiness, lemon, hint of salt.

T: Follows the nose, tastes almost cider-ish - tartness is moderate. There is a bigger impression of watermelon here; all of the fruit notes (plum, lemon, etc.) blend nicely.

MF: Thinner body with a tart finish.

O: This is a decent Berliner for sure, easy to drink and low abv, not much to knock.

Mar 11, 2020
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StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

approaching world class here, this a monumentally delicious berliner, even without the fruit i would suspect, and my favorite of the beers i had while i was in. my friend said try all the sours, but i didnt, just this one, but now i wish i had, this was really exceptional. its gorgeous pale rose pink in the glass with a fizzy and popping but also lasting airy white head on it an inch high from the tap. the aroma is tart but amazingly clean, fully lemony, acidic like that but mellow, very professionally done souring on this, more citric than lactic interestingly, at least as it presents itself, summery and wheat too underneath, lots of minerals, and honestly seems more german to me than these ever do, maybe something from the grain doing that. the plum is ripe and real, more tangy like the skins than sweet like the flesh, but really honest and sunny and full of life, identifiable as plum for sure which can be tricky to achieve, dry though in the finish, equally impressive. great carbonation, it almost has the texture of a la croix sparkling water, so light and active and clean, i love it. the plum and this lemon character go super well together, and its not too sour for volume drinking. i liked everything about this, would buy regularly if it were available in boise...

Feb 11, 2020
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jstern from California

4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jun 20, 2020
Berliner Weisse - Plum from Shades Brewing
Beer rating: 3.95 out of 5 with 3 ratings