Frederick H. | Bruery Terreux

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BA SCORE
3.96/5
Very Good
98 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bruery Terreux
California, United States
brueryterreux.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
At his core, Frederick H. embodies some of the elements you’d expect in a Berliner Weisse-style beer, such as a tart flavor profile from lactobacillus, a hint of brettanomyces and traditionally low ABV. He gets a little racy though, and gains even more funky and earthy notes from house cultures and fermentation in our oak foeders at Bruery Terreux. After nature takes its course, Frederick H. emerges with a bright, refreshing body, palate-cleansing tartness and au naturel rawness.

Added by Keananmichael5 on 11-17-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,129
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
98
pDev:
10.1%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
14
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 98 |  Reviews: 25
Photo of dertyd
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer pours out a hazy dark golden color, with a fast disipating white head--------------- the aromas are of tart lemon, vanilla, berries, wheat and pineapple---------------- the flavors are of super sour lemon, tropical fruit, oranges, minerality and vinager, the beer has a medium mouthfeel with a dry finish-------------- overall this was a delisious Berliner weisse,it's way more sour than your typical Berliner weisse if you want something different than your typical Berliner weisse give this a try

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.09/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a wine glass. It's a hazy apricot color with a quickly diminishing head.

Aroma of passion fruit, spicy yeast, orange rinds, rice pudding, oak, hints of vanilla and light tannin.

This beer brings the tart full force. Lovely lacto tartness that's in your face and unashamed, with notes of passion fruit, grapefruit, mandarin orange, sweet tarts, milk sugar, cantaloupe, and peppery yeast. Oak is sensed but not tasted.

Feel is crisp and creamy at the same time, dare I say like carbonated milk; puckering feel all the way to the finish.

Overall a really enjoyable sour with tons of great lacto tartness. Would have again. Good sipper.

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

I recently had Fredrick H. a Berliner Weissbier aged in Oak Foudres from Bruery Terraux, ABV 4.40%. I had it with spicy chicken vindaloo, and it was very refreshing, perhaps a bit too tart.

Look: Orange/Amber color with a thin white head. The head was fizzy and dissipated quickly.

Aroma: citrus, green apple, some yeast and oak

Taste: The flavor was wheat biscuits, sweet and tart lemon and green apple, some yeast and oak.

Feel: light feel.

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Photo of Tone
3.86/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a cloudy maize color. 1/2 inch head of a white color. Slight retention and poor lacing. Smells of wheat, citrus, hint of bacterial funk, slight pale malt, hint of yeast, and hint of citrus hops. Fits the style of a Berliner Weissbier. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with a low carbonation level. There is a strong tartness and a hint of acidity. Tastes of slight wheat, citrus, hint of bacterial funk, slight pale malt, hint of lactic acid, and hint of citrus hops. Overall, pretty darn good; ittle lacking in blend, but i enjoy the acidity touch.

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Photo of imbibehour
4.15/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a berliner style Terreux glass.

Bright peach orange colored body, with a bit opaque quality to it as wel. Small bubbly collar, fleeting as expected with a little bit of large white bubble collar. Pretty solid and nice looking berliner.

Better than your average aroma. Chewy malt depth thick with a touch of woody character. Flirts with bakery dough freshness maybe even a small bit of clove. Slight touch of powdery chalk though, otherwise quite good, and low on the lemon to orange fruit quality.

Palate really hits the spot. Rich flavors of tart citrus slightly, mixing with a big earthy finish. Mid palate hits with orange sour acidity, and a thick round oaky flavor. Finishes particularly bready and toasty, lots of bakery and malt dense flavors on the aftertaste. While the palate has a bit woody edge, it's mouthfeel is a bit more subdued and simple.

A very tasty straightforward berliner, could go for more of this for sure.

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Photo of ChipChaight
4.24/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from Bevmo, in Carmel, CA.
Pours hazy light yellow with a flash of white heads, smells like funky sour apple cider, tastes like tart to sweet bubbly apple sauce, light and sweet. An excellent straight up Berliner Weiss.

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Photo of djrn2
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HeartPAC
3.38/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Luckydog91
4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rudzud
2.32/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Split with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a crystal clear honey hue with a thin white head that fades to leave light wisps.

S - Aromas of tart aggressively toasted wheat, garbage, malt sweetness as well with some almost sweet apple juice. Flashes of butric acid as well.

T - Taste is similar to the nose with sweeter apple juice, wheat, heavy acidity, more butric acid. Really hideously done.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, body is thin, flemmy.

O - Overall this was a very poorly done beer, should have never have been done.

Serving Type: bottle

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Photo of jlindros
2.32/5  rDev -41.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Split with rudzud, 2016
Decent fizzy foamy bubbly head fades semi quickly, a bit of lacing, crystal clear honey orange color

Nose has some bad like garbage, butric acid I think, trash and vomit, a little band-aid plastic thing, toasted oak and wheat, sour messy acid funk, appley fruit thing too

Taste is about the same maybe slighly better, more butric acid, trash vomit thing, sour wheat thing, lemony cake batter too, oak thing, little slimy, green apply and a little plastic.

Mouth is whatever, this is just terrible

Overall wtf, why

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Photo of drstalker
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Heftklammer
3.8/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kds2437
3.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AMCPhD
4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RaulMondesi
4.24/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: on point like Kelly Kapowski
S: eye opening like Alex Morgan taking a free kick
T: tart and devilish like Elizabeth Banks as Larry David’s side piece
F: like touching Adriana Lima’s hand as she asks me to pass the salt
O: a perfect dream where you wake up and Natalie Portman already has eggs on the stove top

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Photo of PaleAndBitter
4.39/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jason_cs
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of colts9016
4.29/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a pint glass at 37 degrees. A hard pour produced a one finger head. The head is one finger and fizzy. The head quickly dissipated, typical of this style. The color is pale amber with light golden hues. The clarity of the beer is hazy. Carbonation is abundant in this beer.

The aromas in the beer are wheat, citrus, wood, and yeast.

Tart lemons, wheat, wood, yeast, and earth encompass the flavors.

The mouthfeel of the beer is tart, crisp, and clean. The body of the beer is light, high carbonation, and a medium finish.

The beer has pucker power, yet refreshing and crisp. A perfect beer on a hot summer night with bbq.

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Photo of GStone899
4.03/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Tart tart tart! I'm not familiar with this style of beer but it reminded me of a Wild/Farmhouse ale I had a few years back although this is more palatable. I'm not a huge fan of sours but this has enough citrus n white grape to balance out the flavors. Orange in color, highly carbonated so the head dissipates almost immediately. Almost overly tart but it grows on you. Overall nice beer.

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Photo of jcb7472
4.18/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 2beerdogs
3.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jschott75
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BigGold
4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First had Terreux Frederick H. poured from a 25.4-oz. bomber into a footless tulip. This beer is absolutely on style in appearance, and nearly overwhelmingly tart.

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Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Frederick H. from Bruery Terreux
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 98 ratings