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 Vinithing
3.81/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sweffin
4.44/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OntheLambic
4.04/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.12/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wayne17
4.08/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BColton1
3.96/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of brother_rebus
2.22/5  rDev -40.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

I get whats trying to be done. Its just over done on the lemongrass. Not much ginger present.

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Photo of Child_Pugh
4.11/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Knapp85
3.23/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of millerbuffoon
3.9/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnofUpton
1.84/5  rDev -50.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 1

Not my thing. Couldn't palette this beer. Extreme medicinal taste.

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Photo of carney710
4.1/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First sour beer i ever had, took me a while to get use to it but now i love it

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Photo of GonzoHomebrewer
3.66/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

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