Wild Sour Series: Lynnbrook Raspberry Berliner Weisse | DESTIHL Brewery

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Wild Sour Series: Lynnbrook Raspberry Berliner WeisseWild Sour Series: Lynnbrook Raspberry Berliner Weisse
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DESTIHL Brewery
Illinois, United States
destihlbrewery.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Lynnbrook, named after our founder's family farm, is a wild Berliner-Style Weisse with raspberries added, resulting in a very refreshing beer presenting with fuchsia color and an aroma reminiscent of picking tart red raspberries growing next to an old, abandoned barn, with the raspberry-lemony aroma giving way to hints of brie and barnyard funkiness. The flavor is absent of any hops or bitterness and instead has initial impressions of subtle lemon and yogurt supported by tart, fresh raspberries and underlying lactic sourness. The beer's dry finish helps cut through some sweetness from the fruit.

Added by flagmantho on 09-09-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
350
Reviews:
65
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
10.42%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
41
For Trade:
2
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Ratings: 350 |  Reviews: 65
Photo of TTripp725
3.49/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StevenMilligan
3.91/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tommy5
3.96/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thebeers
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a clear pink-peach color, effervescent, with two fingers of fizzy, bright white head that are quick to dissipate. Berries and a slight dry must dominate the aroma. Berry and lemon acidity up front in the taste, with a nice mix of sour, barnyard and tart characteristics. Clean, puckering mouthfeel. Good stuff.

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Photo of jasadewi
3.8/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Reddish to pink, clear, with a small off-white head.
S: Straightforward raspberry scent.
T: Most raspberry sourness with a touch of lemon.
M: Light bodied, but sticky in the mouth.
O: A decent raspberry flavored beer, and my first Berliner Weissbier so I'm not sure how it compares in those regards.

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Photo of Franziskaner
3.72/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Amber with a pink highlight. There's a fingernail of dishwater white resting on top. The aroma is intensely artificial raspberry and pale wheat. The flavor is bitter raspberries (think Sweet Tarts) and pale wheat. The mouth is moderately carbonated.

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Photo of blissfulNemo
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dustin22martin
4.18/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Donkster46
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BltByKrmn
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jzeilinger
3.89/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MurphDog14
3.54/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer is good. It looks like a clear pink beer with a light sour smell. The beer tastes good and definitely tastes like raspberries. The feel of the beer is a little tart. Overall, I would recommend this beer if you like a sour beer.

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Photo of AmeriCanadian
3.63/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HardyA
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of paulish
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of heddar33
4.08/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Budlum
3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stofko1992
3.67/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HopsForBrains
4.06/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of russpowell
3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 2 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an effervescent orange with near zero head. No lacing or head retention

S: Raspberry, white grapes & lemon sweet tarts

T: Raspberry, lemon sweetarts, dryness & a little white grape as this warms. Tartness, dryness with rapsberry & lemon winning the day as this warms. Finishes tart, with a sour raspberry lemonade going on

MF: Light body, slight carbonation

Very refreshing, very tart, but not going to slow you down at 3% ABV

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Photo of Aisha
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Mostly a golden color scheme with some pink in it from the raspberry addition. Small thin white head 1/6". Aroma was lactic lemon and berry sour.

Taste, nice, refreshing, mild fruit aspect, which is usually the right amount because some of these beers that are taking on fruit juice dimensions are just out of whack proportion wise for what I prefer to be a "beer". This one takes on balance, as it has some sweetness from the berries, but the kettle souring does its job, as it counterbalances that sweetness, and then even manages to finish relatively dry. Carbonation is on point.

This is a good beer to have for summer drives down a backroad to the swimmin' hole, shooting or just tearing it up outdoors.

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Photo of drbenderdo
3.82/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zazzi82
3.6/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of epyon396
3.73/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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Wild Sour Series: Lynnbrook Raspberry Berliner Weisse from DESTIHL Brewery
3.84 out of 5 based on 350 ratings.
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