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Boiler Room Berliner Weisse | Saint Arnold Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.81/5
Very Good
331 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Texas, United States
saintarnold.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Boiler Room is a light bodied but surprisingly flavorful sour wheat beer. The sourness is created by souring the wort prior to boiling and fermentation (unlike Belgian-style sours which sour during fermentation and have active bacteria in them when packaged). The nose of the beer has a light Hersbrucker hop note and a distinct funkiness. The taste is sweet malt quickly going into a tart body and finish. The sour and malt flavors balance well all the way through creating a very refreshing beverage, akin to drinking a tart lemonade or limeade. For a beer with just over 3.5%, it creates a big experience for the palate.

Traditionally this beer is enjoyed either straight or with raspberry or woodruff syrup to sweeten it (and turn it red or green, respectively).

Added by Kramerbarthomer on 03-20-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
331
pDev:
12.86%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
56
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 331 |  Reviews: 34
Reviews by BgThang:
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4.36/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

With several people complaining this beer isnt sour enough or isnt strong enough. Please take a look at what a berliner weisse is. its not meant to be strong in abv, strong in flavor, strong in sourness etc... It's the exact opposite.
I liked einhorn better than this but again einhorn sorta falls on the heavy side of the style.
Kudos to saint arnolds for giving this style some legs in Texas.
The taste is light slighty acidic and refreshing.
Will be a great edition to the texas hot summers.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of TxHopHead4
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of Tiernan
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of tbryan5
3.76/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ben7773
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Kappakoosh
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of tigg924
3.7/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Taste is honey, grass, and sour mix. Not the most complex that I have had in the style, but it is tart and refreshing. Nice summery and sessionable beer. I would get this again, but I have others that I prefer in the style.

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Photo of IrishGermanAmerican
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of Dinkel
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of valkyre65
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of Dface
5/5  rDev +31.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of acurtis
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of En29356
2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of Qabil
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of mdaschaf
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of javlin624
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of Sammy
3.67/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fthegiants
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of porter0209
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of BayouMafia
3.56/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Momon
3.6/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Justdoit1234
3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of wejohnsn
1.4/5  rDev -63.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Very sour, kinda like lemonade. I didnt see a ABV on the label but decided to give it a try as St Arnold has not disapointed me until now. I have enjoyed many Weiss Biers in Germany but this is an imposer. I would have been betteroff with lemonade and a shot of vodka. 5 sips and down the drain it went

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Photo of dumptruck81
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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Boiler Room Berliner Weisse from Saint Arnold Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 331 ratings
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