Yer Bu
de Garde Brewing

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de Garde Brewing
Oregon, United States
Berliner Weisse
4.1 | pDev: 8.05%
Mar 05, 2016
Feb 04, 2015
Our foeder fermented and aged Berliner with Yerba Mate and citrus peel. Earthy with a big citrus backdrop.
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Rated: 4.41 by jakemn91 from New Mexico

Mar 05, 2016
Rated: 3.75 by SocalKicks from California

Dec 17, 2015
Rated: 4.08 by mklisz from New Hampshire

Dec 02, 2015
Rated: 3.57 by IrishColonial from Texas

Nov 07, 2015
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Reviewed by Kurmaraja from California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Big fan of this one as a unique departure. Amazing flavor and complexity for the ABV. Wisps of smoke, earth, citrus on the nose. Moderate to sharp acidity, but decent roundness and an earthy tone followed by citrus zest. Goes brilliantly with fatty smoked or roasted foods.
Nov 04, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by BA_Berto from New York

Oct 25, 2015
Rated: 4.25 by Original_Gravity from Washington

Oct 17, 2015
Rated: 3.72 by JamLand from District of Columbia

Sep 11, 2015
Rated: 3.19 by AlexFields from Tennessee

Sep 06, 2015
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Reviewed by GreesyFizeek from New York

4.31/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Bottle shared by Barry last night, thanks man.

This one pours a cloudy shady yellow color, with a small head, and a little bit of lemon.

Smells really strongly of Yerba Mate tea, which provides a nice citrusy earthiness. There's some lemon tart candy aromas as well.

The Yerba Mate doesn't come through as strongly in the taste, but it's still there. The added citrus peel is much more prevalent in the taste than the aroma, though, which is cool. There's the typical level of Bu tartness and sourness, fairly sour here. There's a lot of flavor for something I believe was only 2.3% ABV.

This is light bodied, with a crisp, juicy mouthfeel. It's really refreshing.

A really unique entry in the Bu series. Quite tasty and very refreshing.
Aug 14, 2015
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Reviewed by John_M from Washington

3.91/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
The beer pours a cloudy golden amber color with fairly good head retention and light lacing. The nose is the best thing about this beer, and the Yerba Mate really comes on strong. There is a very tea like aroma to this beer, and I thought it paired well with the citrus and noticeable sour component. On the palate, the sour flavor dominates, but it's not over the top, and I thought it was appropriate for the style. I pick up some of the tea flavor as well, which I thought enhanced the flavor profile nicely. The beer is very light on the palate, with a long, tart finish.

Nice beer. Not sure how much I'd want to drink of it (the sour, tart flavor is pretty intense), but this is a beer I was very happy to sample.
Aug 03, 2015
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Reviewed by kscaldef from Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Pours a bright, clear yellow with no head. Aromas of lemon, grassy herbs, and something else that we settled on "stir fry" as a description. More lemon in the taste and a slight earthiness. Despite lacking appearance of carbonation, it's actually quite prickly in the mouth and finishes with a highly astringent acidity. I liked this more than I expected to, but still not really my cup of tea.
Aug 03, 2015
Rated: 3.62 by FondueVoodoo from Canada (BC)

Jul 31, 2015
Rated: 4 by akang from California

Jul 18, 2015
Rated: 4.23 by PassMeAZima from Kentucky

Jul 02, 2015
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Rated by brewtus from Ohio

4.29/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Earthy up front. Tea comes through very nice in the background and the subtle citrus is a great compliment
Jun 29, 2015
Rated: 4.04 by Jvrdz24 from Texas

Jun 23, 2015
Rated: 3.94 by djrn2 from New Jersey

Jun 13, 2015
Rated: 4.6 by thatoneguymike from Georgia

Jun 08, 2015
Rated: 4.08 by halo3one from Georgia

Jun 08, 2015
Yer Bu from de Garde Brewing
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 65 ratings