Destihl Counter ClockWeisse | DESTIHL Brewery

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Destihl Counter ClockWeisseDestihl Counter ClockWeisse

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Illinois, United States

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Sparky44 on 01-25-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 72
Photo of BeerWithMike
4.04/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Sampling right now on 2/20/16. Comes in a 12-ounce can. Can chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a vintage "Michelob" pilsner glass.

Brew pours a hazy 'grapefruit juice' in color with a half-finger fizzy white head that doesn't last long at all. Really no lacing to speak of. Aroma is of 'Lemon tart' zest for the most part. Pretty much is said for the taste with a light hint of wheat and finishes sour and a bit dry. Lighter-bodied with good carbonation. Overall, I enjoyed this one.

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Photo of pat61
4.21/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Had on tap at the Pig & Fiddle. L: Pours a fairly clear straw with a foam cap that disappears almost as soon as it pours.

S: Potent lemony nose.

T: Has a very lemony tart palate like unsweetened carbonated lemon juice with a little wheat and malt character in the background to restrain it slightly.

F: Puckeringly tart, light effervescent and very refreshing.

O: A refreshing beer you can drink all day.

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Photo of Phil-Fresh
4.07/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4


A: Moderate lemon (coriander), followed by a sharp, over-ripe lacto sourness.

A: Light golden golden color, totally clear with a massive white head of uniform micro-bubbles that slowly recedes to a thin film.

T: Citrusy, lemon, followed by sharp bite of the lacto sourness, a faintly breadiness carries on the finish.

M: Light bodied. moderately high carbonation, effervescent character. The beer is highly attenuated and very refreshing.

O: Pretty solid; the aroma isn’t great, but personally I really enjoy the sharp lacto sourness. It makes for a highly refreshing beer and/or a great palette cleanser.

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Photo of TheSSG
3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice, soapy, white head. Yeasty, slightly sour aroma. Hazy, straw color. Starts with a RIDICULOUS, INTENSE sourness; lip-puckering. Almost immediately, this subsides, bringing walls of smooth, yeasty malt linger to the finish, which is biscuit heaven.

This is absolutely amazing. Astounding sourness paired with sublime maltiness. Three for three in this Wild Sour Series...

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.39/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

a mediocre berliner type, dead flat in look and feel, its so lame looking, dead almost, hazy golden and fine in color, but pathetically flat, i mean, no head at all. the nose is light wheat based, sour mashed i would assume, and heavily acidic lacto all the way through, and the taste matches that, i cannot believe how sour this is for its low abv, i mean, it may trump that ratio in beer entirely. if it had some bubbles and a little less body, it would be drinkable, but a pint is a chore at this weight and vital level, which is darn near flat line. i like the sourness, lemon rind meets compost meets sour apple and even white vinegar, but it never comes together, the grain base gets thick and tannic, and its hard to finish off, like a warm shot of wood varnish. okay, decent brew, but again these guys come up short of what i think is reasonable for a style, all hype thus far shooter...

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Photo of Stinkypuss
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a bright gold color with no head but lots of carbonation rising. Perfect clarity, looks like a cider.
The taste is lightly sour, with a wheat and sour apple element. Faint bitterness. Pretty solid, simple, and tasty Berliner weisse flavor. Light bodied, crisp and well carbonated. Overall, pretty good beer with a light sour flavor .

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Photo of Kimchi270
4.3/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Wow, an amazing Berlinerweisse!
Light straw yellow almost white wine in color. Nose is upfront lactic acid. Taste is light and refreshing, tart and dry with a mouth puckering finish. Almost the perfect amount of sour to want you to keep sipping.

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Photo of Auraan
4.22/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured an extremely pale, cloudy straw yellow with no head. It looks alright, but nothing amazing. Scents of sour lactic acid, wheat cracker and wheat bread. A good sour aroma profile that is simple, but quite nice. Flavor begins with a sour lactic tang moving into more sour lactic acid flavors balanced by a bit of wheat cracker and bready wheat malt in the background. Finish is dry and tart with lactic overtones. Aftertaste is lactic sourness and bready wheat malt. A very nice flavor profile that is quite simple and amazingly refreshing. It hits the style guidelines very well and is quite nice to drink. Mouthfeel is light bodied with high carbonation and a drying feel. Very nice and quite refreshing in the mouthfeel as well. Overall this is a wonderfully refreshing Berliner Weisse that is simple, yet flavorful with a nice aroma and mouthfeel to aid it.

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Destihl Counter ClockWeisse from DESTIHL Brewery
3.97 out of 5 based on 72 ratings.
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