Bubbly Creek | Marz Community Brewing

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4.05/5
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53 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Marz Community Brewing
Illinois, United States
marzbrewing.com

Style: Berliner Weisse

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 2.80%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Rasolante1 on 06-21-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,892
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
53
pDev:
6.67%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 53 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of ystazi
4.2/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BEERchitect
4.18/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tinker this, tweek that: it's easy to want to take something of success and to mess with it to create something that has never been done before. The struggle is real as many a brewer can't get out of their own way when quality is simply at hand. With no frills and no fauna, the Marz team puts together a classic Berlinerweiss foregoes the bells and whistles for a Berlinerweisse of authenticity.

The Bubbly Creek streams with effervescence, shining through a translucent haze of straw and light gold. Sharp and earthy to the nose, a citrusy undercurrent blooms with lime, peach, crabapple, white grape and an overall sweaty, briny grit. Simple sweetness brushes the tongue with pulled candy and warhead candy.

Less earthey and no less sharp, the middle palate explodes with sourness. Sour white grape, citrusy lime, lemon, cidery apple, pear and peach add a pep of orchard fruit while a piquant wine character persists. Cleanly lactic, the lasting flavors are sangria-like but with a tarter edge.

Light, crisp and refreshing, the beer strips any thirst from the palate and ushers in a crisp and clean sourness that continues to lace with citrus, cider and grape. Only a trace of wheat returns in a brief aftertaste while a brisk whiff of the sea rolls on. Bubbly Creek is a fine Berlinerweiss that needs greater sourness and agressive dry sourness to contend with the best.

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Photo of Texasfan549
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kjkinsey
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerManagerKenny
4.38/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This was a fantastic Beer. I had The one with Yuzu and it really put it over the top. SUPER drinkable. Felt like it was gone WAY too fast.

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Photo of grover37
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Half liter bottle into two mini tulips. First half was clear, bottom half hazy. Dark straw. Little to no head that disappears immediately. Faint but classic Berliner nose of lemon and lactic acid. More of the same in the taste, both pretty mellow. Really, really light which detracts a bit. Good beer but a bit too thin.

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Photo of psoriasaurus
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of stompilator
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of orangesol
3.77/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stephensinner
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of teamwiggum
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beerhemoth
4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of CraftFan5
3.32/5  rDev -18%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 3

Photo of Ironman84
4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CotterEU
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of dexterk1
3.85/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aussiebeer
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brewskis
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tdmccarthy
3.87/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SadMachine
4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mike_Honcho1
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look: With an aggressive pour I got 4 fingers of frothy head that quickly dissipated leaving behind some lacing on the glass. The beer itself is a pale yellow with a slight haze.

Smell: Light citrus/green apple smell with some sour funk on the nose. A little bit of bready malt on the nose too. Nice smelling beer!

Taste: Green apple with bready malt. Mild tartness on the back end of the taste followed by a nice wheat flavor to finish it off.

Feel: Nice carbonation and light mouth feel. Nice and refreshing.

Overall: A very nice berliner weiss that would hit the spot on a hot summer day. I recommend it.

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Photo of bryang002
4.49/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great beer for the style, no hard bite and the fruit really smoothes it out. Great guest tap at DLD

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Photo of Jordanmtate
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CSO
4.15/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Bubbly Creek from Marz Community Brewing
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 53 ratings