Somer Weisse | Night Shift Brewing

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352 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Night Shift Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
nightshiftbrewing.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Berliner Weisse style sour ale brewed with lemongrass and ginger.

Added by WanderingFool on 05-26-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
352
Reviews:
43
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
16.67%
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
46
For Trade:
6
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Ratings: 352 |  Reviews: 43
Photo of jfstilling
3.98/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mchengcit
2.36/5  rDev -36.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Tasted in 4 ounce size at Night Shift taproom. Taste was reminiscent of Lysol. Could not drink more than a few sips.

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Photo of Lare453
4.66/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Omg that is delicious. Thick, straw yellow, opaque, sour as hell. Great ginger root and lemon grass, lemonade, a little salty. Phenomenal.

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Photo of benzalman
4.75/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Love this beer - very tart, very refreshing.

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Photo of ccurrid
3.95/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dabarton
4.09/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Another excellent example of why Night Shift is known for its sours. Lemon grass and other citrus flavors and aroma are striking over a biting, slightly astringent, sourness. Barnyard aromas are detectable under the heavy citrus aroma, suggesting that this beer was made with a small Brett component, in addition to the more common souring techniques for Berliner Weisse. This may have arisen through contamination from their American Wild Ales or been deliberately added. The resulting flavor/aroma seems out of place in this beer, though it remains one of the better Berliner Weissebiers I have had.

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Photo of BarrytheBear
4.11/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brandoman63
4.5/5  rDev +21%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NHbeerguy
4.06/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of petermethot
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TylerKitchens
4.09/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of breadwinner
3.87/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pretty taste little berliner here. I'm not sure the lemongrass and ginger come through super strong, although perhaps that's for the better, as the latter in particular can be a pretty dominant flavor otherwise. Pretty darn puckery, so not for those who fear a good kick of sour.

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Photo of cultclassic89
4.25/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Surprised this is rated this low. Very unique berliner. It's not on par with Ever Weisse, but certainly pretty good.

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Photo of freshcarl
4.19/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of meganelizabeth86
4.5/5  rDev +21%

Photo of BruinsDude325
5/5  rDev +34.4%

Photo of acehart1
4.23/5  rDev +13.7%

Photo of CraigMack61
4.04/5  rDev +8.6%

Photo of siege06nd
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of billab914
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Rhettroactive
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of Nightwish1094
4.17/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of mdube0378
3.96/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of Ian_B
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

Somer Weisse from Night Shift Brewing
3.72 out of 5 based on 352 ratings.
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