Samuel Adams Berliner Weisse
Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)

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Style:
Sour - Berliner Weisse
Ranked #694
ABV:
4.8%
Score:
81
Ranked #44,608
Avg:
3.54 | pDev: 11.58%
Reviews:
46
Ratings:
128
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Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
 
Massachusetts, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  2
Gots
  32
SCORE
81
Good
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Reviews by JohneHoodlum:
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JohneHoodlum from Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Jul 26, 2018
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Riff from Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy, dark orange color with a little white head that laced nicely. Aroma is of lemon and sweet white bread. Taste follows with lemon and cracker flavors. Crisp. Light body. Clean finish. Nothing wowing but pretty darn solid. Nice summer beer.

May 30, 2017
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Suds from Missouri

3.54/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From the new summer twelve pack, this brew is a hazy golden color with a tall, firm white head. The aroma is fresh and a little pungent, with some grain and grass up front. A bit of hops as well are notable in the nose. The taste is refreshingly tart, with pale malt. Not much bitterness, and not nearly as sour as I expected or hoped for. The finish is clean and a little abrupt. Okay.

May 27, 2017
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Jacobier10 from New Jersey

3.57/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle, best before Nov 2017. This beer is part of the Samuel Adams American Summer mixed 12-pack.

Pale gold in color with a fair amount of haze to it. Big, creamy white head with decent retention that settles down to a thin film.

Very mild aroma comprised mostly of lemon citrus. Light sourness in the flavor, which again shows lemon, and plays nicely with light grainy malt. The flavors overall are good, they jusy seem a bit too muted.

Medium-light bodied and very dry. It has a chalky feel in the finish that I didn't love. Not as tart as some other examples of the style that I've had, but that's not a knock on it. It's a balanced and drinkable beer. The label says "refreshing & effervescent" and I'd have to agree

Jul 09, 2017
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Brolo75 from California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass

A: Pours a cloudy orange with a bright white head, lots of lacing and carbonation, decent head retention.

A: Slight tart musty aroma with a citrus aroma, bready, biscuit malts in the finish.

T: Like the nose but not as tart as I expected, subtle tartness, lemon peel, lemongrass, finish has bready malts, very easy to drink.

M: Light bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

O: A very light offering from Sam Adams, touch of tartness, lemon peel, lemongrass, malts in the finish, fairly straightforward, balanced and easy to drink.

May 22, 2017
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ordybill from Georgia

4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a hazy gold color with a large white head. The aroma is full of grain and grass with a hint of hops. The taste follows the nose with some added malt. This beer is mildly sour.

Jul 13, 2017
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BlueSpader from Washington

3.69/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jun 04, 2017
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jeffyboy65 from Ohio

3.73/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

May 02, 2017
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Drewvel from South Carolina

4.19/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jun 19, 2017
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udfan07 from Ohio

4.4/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Got this in the Summer 2017 pack. A refreshing beer. It is a tiny bit of sourness to it or maybe tartness but it doesn't detract from the beer at all. I tasted some citric flavors along with bready taste. Enjoyed drinking it.

Jul 02, 2017
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Myboymi from Kansas

3.41/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Jul 12, 2017
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godawgs from Louisiana

3.67/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Jun 07, 2017
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michiganmatt from California

3.42/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: A pale, almost greenish yellow, with a moderate amount of slightly off-white head. Much carbonation visible rising up the beer.

S: a slight tart sourness as would be expected in this style or in a gose. a bit of yeasty malts as well.

T: a fruity tartness dominates, yet mildly. The tartness is mild enough to be refreshing rather than making one's tongue go crazy. I'm having a hard time really detecting much else--it's a fairly monochromatic flavor.

F: medium bodied, fairly refreshing. besides the slight tartness, there is nothing really bitter about this beer. the carbonation level of this beer sits perhaps slightly below average

O: fairly refreshing, but also fairly mediochre

Jun 25, 2017
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kw_pip from Vermont

4.08/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle. Lemon forward.

Jun 09, 2017
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BabaBeer from Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Jun 13, 2017
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jgido759 from New Jersey

3.21/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Jun 25, 2017
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Nurt20 from Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jan 26, 2019
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bschmidt_37 from Illinois

3.13/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Jun 18, 2017
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Timc32 from Michigan

3.46/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Jun 28, 2017
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eldoctorador from Chile

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jun 05, 2017
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nwhittin from Indiana

3.39/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

May 13, 2017
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SpaethJam from New York

3.47/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Aug 13, 2017
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BigMFDaddy from Massachusetts

3.4/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sep 19, 2017
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TomMorris from Connecticut

3.41/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Jul 17, 2017
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Branlott42 from Missouri

3.48/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jul 21, 2017
Samuel Adams Berliner Weisse from Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 128 ratings