DFPF
J. Wakefield Brewing

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Style:
Sour - Berliner Weisse
Ranked #2
ABV:
3.5%
Score:
100
Ranked #163
Avg:
4.54 | pDev: 7.49%
Reviews:
57
Ratings:
452
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J. Wakefield Brewing
 
Florida, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  217
Gots
  36
SCORE
100
World-Class
DFPFDFPF
Notes: Berliner Weisse brewed with dragon fruit and passion fruit
Reviews: 57 | Ratings: 452 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by macrosmatic:
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macrosmatic from Florida

4.56/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

**REVIEW NUMBER 900**
:and also:
**BEER ADVOCATE BEER NUMBER 1,500**

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 750 mL bottle into a Cigar City Hunahpu's Day large snifter glass.

A: Dark pink to red, with a two finger bright pink head that fades fairly quickly. A good amount of visible carbonation and moderate haziness.

S: Huge aroma. Mouth watering tartness, juicy passionfruit, lactic tartness, citric acid. A funk that's barnyard with some musty cheesy character. I don't know what dragon fruit smells like...but that's probably here too.

T: Tart and lactic, drippingly juicy tropical fruit (passionfruit, and more than likely dragon fruit). Some lemony citric bite underneath. Less funky than the nose suggests, but still some barnyard and cheesiness. Malt bill is nearly absent – maybe a hint of wheat near the end. More juicy and tart fruit through the finish.

M: Light-bodied with good carbonation sensation. No alcohol presence to speak of.

O: Amazing. Absolutely delicious. I think I like this just a smidge more than Miami Madness, but it's essentially a tossup.

Sep 05, 2016
More User Reviews:
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StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.48/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

now this is what i am talking about! this is how you use tropical fruit in a sour beer! splendid stuff, gives me a new respect for the brewery, and despite how the hype train rolls, i would drink this over their highly acclaimed maimi madness any day! brilliant fuschia pink color, not a ton of head, but electric, like some of the intense hibiscus beers out there, looks almost unnatural from the dragon fruit, but the aroma and flavor of both fruits is incredibly authentic. super fruit forward, the natural tartness of the passion fruit is a perfect addition to the already quite acidic and sour base beer, clean lemony lacto allowed to really develop. perfect ph for the fruit i think, max flavor extraction, a touch of sweetness, but i can still taste the wheat underneath it all. good carbonation, dramatic fruit flavors, just short of perfumey intense, concentrated, not for everyone i am sure. i loved how the fruits go together so well, and together with the sourness, awesome how low alcohol it is too! this is sensational beer that deserves the high praise it is receiving! nothing else like this exists to my knowledge. without question the best beer with dragon fruit i have ever had!

Oct 25, 2016
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jampics2 from Ohio

4.61/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

$50 beer from the horrible OG club. Wakefield stole my money since this was $20 to the public. Oh well, hopefully people don't support the scam artist.

Mar 11, 2016
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Braden from Tennessee

4.49/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Jul 01, 2016
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Nefarious from California

4.92/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Oct 13, 2015
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ToddBeans from Kentucky

4.53/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

May 10, 2016
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HookemHoos from Virginia

4.03/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Sep 01, 2016
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jordanimal from Ohio

4.26/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Jan 19, 2017
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Liberatiscioli from Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jul 30, 2016
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Moses_Malone from District of Columbia

4.71/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Mar 01, 2016
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BG24 from California

4.74/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Apr 20, 2017
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mgr78704 from Texas

4.21/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Feb 29, 2016
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ArkyVaughan from New Jersey

4.47/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nov 06, 2016
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Gkruszewski from New York

4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Feb 25, 2018
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Shawner from Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sep 04, 2015
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PA-Michigander from Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

May 20, 2016
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22Blue from Kansas

4.25/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Oct 01, 2016
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Brian29 from Ohio

4.92/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Apr 09, 2016
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Phyl21ca from Canada

4.38/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle: Poured a copper/pink color beer with a medium size foamy head. Aroma of raspberry vinegar with some ripe mango notes is quite unique. Taste is also a mix of ripe fruit notes with some mango and other tropical fruit notes with some tart and raspberry vinegar notes. Body is full for style with good carbonation. Unique take on the style and something I wish I could drink again.

Dec 31, 2016
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jjdc from District of Columbia

4.27/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Jun 28, 2016
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ellswrth from Oregon

4.69/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Mar 20, 2019
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fthegiants from California

4.5/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sep 08, 2015
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Billolick from New York

3.92/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Large bottle ...$25 at Other Half in Bklyn

Pours a bright and crazy shade of magenta...minimal to no head

Fruity n sweet nose

Bitingly sour and aggressively fruity

Def will not be for everybody

Apr 22, 2018
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reebtaerG from Maryland

4.58/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Apr 15, 2016
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brentk56 from North Carolina

4.51/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Startling in its color, the beer arrives Kool Aid red with a mauve head; some dots of lacing but high marks just for the shocking appearance

Smell: Not sure what Dragon fruit smells like but this smells a bit like cherry mixed with passion fruit; lactic tones waft as well

Taste: Lactic sourness from the get go, with the fruit tones detected in the aroma building; a touch of underlying sweetness but quite puckery overall

Mouthfeel: Light bodied and puckery; moderate carbonation

Overall: The fruit treatment is delicious and the sourness is nicely offset with a touch of sweetness

Jul 13, 2015
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Beer rating: 100 out of 100 with 452 ratings