Margot | Hop Farm Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Hop Farm Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Berliner Weisse

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by RblWthACoz on 03-19-2014

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Ratings: 40 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of Blackop555
3.97/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours light cloudy, straw. Bubbly, thin white head fades immediately.

Smells tart lemon, yeast funk and hints lemon.

Tastes sour lemon, tart apple, yeast funk and musty hints fade in and out. Finish is dry with a light tart apple linger lighter body and fizzy medium carbonation.

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Photo of stakem
3.56/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bomber numbered 364/500 into a wine glass appears clear golden yellow with a white cap.

Aroma is lemony lactic with some cereal grains and some yogurt to stale grain funk.

Tastes tart and lemony like yogurt and spoiled grain/mash with almost a vinous sweetness.

Light in body with modest carbonation. Its aight.

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Photo of Rifugium
3.13/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of dfhhead25
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BMart
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of KJ2013
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of cpetrone84
2.3/5  rDev -40.1%

Pour is a hazed pale golden yellow with a small amount of white head. Nose is heavily doughy with a moderate lemon character with notes of hop bitterness and some acidity. Taste is sweeter, lots of lemon, a good bit of doughy malt, light acidity, crisp cracker, sweet sugars, butyric acid. Assertive carb, light body, a bit grainy.

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Photo of DaveOrlowski
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of drewone
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Wowcoolman
3.8/5  rDev -1%

Photo of Soto
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of Boston_Steve
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of MastaShonuf
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of mportnoy
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of DerekMorgan
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of AdamP
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Homer0919
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of garuda
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of WarrenGofstein
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of Matt_Ortiz
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of baybum
3/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of ShanePB
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of uvm2003
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of char005
4.02/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

From bottle poured into teku glass, Appearence is hazy straw yellow with frothy head that hung around for awhile.
Aroma is light bready malt with citric tartness. Mostly clean lemon aroma that you get from lacto. No hop aroma.
Taste starts with a prickly carbonation with some wheaty sweetness with a wash of the bright tartness mid palate. Mostly getting a lemon peel flavor with some sour apple as well. Finishes with a pilsner malt sweetness that in combo with the citric tartness leaves you wanting more. Hard to tell the ABV is that high on this one except for a fuller mouthfeel than a standard berlinner. Solid stuff from Hopfarm.

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Photo of clayrock81
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a cloudy, light golden body with minimal head and lace. Sour, tart aroma, comprised mostly of some funk and sour, citric fruit notes - can't really get a hold on aroma other than "sour". Beer is light, and yes, sour, but really smooth and never puckering so you always want another sip. There is basically a citric sharpness, think not hops but lemon/orange, with touches of spice and a very minor but pleasant sweetness on the end which gives balance. I guess for this style the sweet edge might turn off some but it was pleasant to me and this is a very enjoyable sour style beer to relax with.

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Margot from Hop Farm Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 40 ratings