Incorrigible | New Holland Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Spring

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Added by Sammy on 06-09-2013

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2.08/5  rDev -46.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

Photo of montesown
2.98/5  rDev -23%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I think I have not had enough sour's to really appreciate them - or this beer just really was that bad.

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2.99/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This was pretty close to a Goze than a Berliner Weissbier by my taste. Generally, it was way too tart and sour for my liking. But still an interesting beer to try, especially if you like sours.

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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3.02/5  rDev -22%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Extremely tart. Way outside of the realm that I would expect from this style of beer.

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3.05/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I'm not a huge sour fan. But this beer wasn't terrible.

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3.05/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22 oz bottle into a goblet.

A: Pours a clear golden color. The head is about a finger high, with a white shade. Retention flat-out sucks, and there isn't much lacing left on the glass. It looks like a flat, cheap lager basically.

S: I'm a bit surprised by the acetic presence here. Some notes of lacto and cheesy funk can be found, but given how tart it smells, it could pass for a decent sour ale at times. But it's not perfect - I'm not sure where this faint meaty presence is coming from. Still, though, a pleasant surprise coming from a Berliner.

T: Oh wow, that is tart! As expected, the tart attack is front loaded on the palate (primarily acetic/vinegary, but there's still some lacto in there). Once it fades, though, the flavor transforms into mostly diacetyl. Awww maaan. And really, this is all it brings - tartness and some lesser buttered popcorn. No subtle fruitiness, no perceptible wheat, no nothing. Even worse, it doesn't seem to integrate that well - if it did, I might just be singing its praises right now.

M: The feel is pretty rough/tannic, as expected from a sour. Because of the diacetyl, though, it doesn't really go down that easily. There's a lot of carbonation as well.

O: I'll give it credit - it's both sour AND cheap ($5/bomber). It just doesn't seem to have much balance, though. Sure, the sourness is nice, but it's devoid of the lesser subtleties that make sour ales great. Since it's so cheap for a sour, I still think it's worth trying if one needs a cheap tart fix.

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3.15/5  rDev -18.6%

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