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Bruery Terreux

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From:
Bruery Terreux
 
California, United States
Style:
Berliner Weisse
Ranked #74
ABV:
3.1%
Score:
90
Ranked #8,875
Avg:
4.04 | pDev: 10.89%
Reviews:
438
Ratings:
1,169
Status:
Active
Rated:
Apr 05, 2021
Added:
Jul 22, 2008
Wants:
  195
Gots:
  187
SCORE
90
Outstanding
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Reviewed by MikeWard from Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
750ml bottle into a tulip. No idea as to the age on this one.

Looks nice in the glass. Crystal clear pale golden yellow body. Decent carbonation, but no head retention. One of the brightest looking beers I've seen

Tart green apple aroma.

On tasting, it's tart, dry, puckering, green apple. Definitely a sipper, despite the low abv.

Mouth medium, finish very tart and dry.

Overall, Interesting beer to try. Most other berliners I've had, have lotta fruit additives. This, despite the apple prescence, is very clean.
Apr 05, 2021
 
Rated: 4 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Apr 03, 2020
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Reviewed by BenHoppy from Michigan

3.66/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Very thin, almost like a sour water than a beer. It was refreshing on a hot summer day but nothing too special. This was a 3 year old bottle and despite the low abv the bottle said ages well so the 3 year age shouldn't be a huge factor. I did on the other hand pick up flavors of lemon, lemon grass, tangerine, and mango.
Jul 11, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by Davedrinkinbeer from Indiana

Jul 07, 2019
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Reviewed by iguanodon from Utah

3.14/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
750 ml bottle dated 05/12/16. Pours slightly hazy gold with a big coarse white head that disappears right away. Aroma is lemon, grass, funk. Taste is tart lemon, brett funk, a little wood. Strong carbonation makes for a lively mouth feel. Nice hot weather beer.
Jun 29, 2019
 
Rated: 4.25 by detpizzaboi from Michigan

Mar 10, 2019
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

3.59/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Sparkling yellow-gold with a loud fizzy head that immediately dies to nothing.

Smell has bready wheat with pear, apple, and sparkling white wine.

Zippy and effervescent, flavors of tart green and yellow apple are joined by lightly funky hay, faint wheat, white grape and bitter grass that come as fast as they go in this exceedingly, disappearingly airy brew.

The light body finishes tingly and semi-wet.
Sep 20, 2018
 
Rated: 4.53 by chiefz1 from New York

Aug 13, 2018
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Reviewed by jaialai-untilidie from Florida

3.61/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
No head retention at all. Champagne like carbonation. Not very sour, drinkable but seems lacking in areas. A nice summer berliner but it seems subdued. Just a hink of funk
Jul 06, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by petermethot from New Jersey

Jun 22, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by scottspencer from Indiana

Apr 19, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by Jason_cs from Florida

Jan 18, 2018
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Reviewed by GiselesGazelle from Massachusetts

4.24/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Poured into a wine glass. 2016 bottle that I picked up from my local liquor store in December 2017, $6.99.

Appearance - poured about a finger of eggshell white head that dissipated immediately. It was literally gone within seconds, and that was that. Absolutely no lacing, but there's a nice stream of effervescent loveliness. Golden straw color with light shades of orange, and a slightly cloudy but fairly translucent body.

Smell - lemon citrus, pear, and funk. I don't like the "barnyard" descriptor, but yeah, that's what a lot of people would call it. Kind of like a musty wheat, but in the best way. Light shades of vinegar.

Taste - lemon and pear again, which is pretty straight forward. Lightly tart lactic acid, which is pretty tame for Bruery Terreux, but exactly what you'd want/expect from a berliner style. Light funk.

Mouth feel - extremely light bodied with a semi dry finish. The carbonation is on point and meshes perfectly with the acidity.

Overall - what can you say? It's low abv and not particularly complex. It's not as tart as most of Bruery's other sours. If you want a sour bomb, you should probably keep looking. But honestly, you shouldn't be expecting that from a berliner anyway. This is excessively drinkable and refreshing, the perfect beer to session on a hot summer day. Phenomenal price point at that. Maybe a prototypical berliner.
Dec 10, 2017
 
Rated: 4.25 by ajdemma from New York

Oct 21, 2017
 
Rated: 4.13 by heytomcat from Minnesota

Sep 24, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by kingjohnh from New Mexico

Aug 10, 2017
 
Rated: 4.05 by loganburgh from Michigan

Aug 10, 2017
 
Rated: 3.39 by moundbz from North Dakota

Jul 17, 2017
 
Rated: 4.2 by cp45 from New Jersey

Jul 03, 2017
 
Rated: 3.94 by Lukass from Ohio

Jun 11, 2017
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Reviewed by Brolo75 from California

4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
750 ml bottle poured into a tulip

A: Pours a pale yellow straw color with no head retention, slight haze.

A: Tart lemons, some funk and sourness, slight notes of bready malts, also picking up some stone fruits like apricots and peaches, aromas are subtle.

T: Lemon peel like tartness, green apples, malts, more lemon tartness in the finish, very easy to drink, too easy.

M: Light bodied with a good amount of carbonation and a slightly dry finish.

O: Amazingly easy to drink, lots of lemony citrus notes, hint of green apple tartness and slight malt to balance it out, I could quite a bit of this on a hot southern CA day.
Jun 03, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by BdM from Netherlands

May 17, 2017
 
Rated: 3.77 by wordemupg from Canada (AB)

Apr 09, 2017
 
Rated: 3.99 by puftdank from Illinois

Apr 09, 2017
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Reviewed by colts9016 from Idaho

4.26/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
I know that this is a session beer and I am looking forward to this beer. A monster 3 finger head that dissipated very quickly. The color of the beer is pale yellow, super pale yellow color. The clarity of the beer is slightly hazy with an immense amount carbonation bubble. The carbonation in the beer is akin to Champagne.
A very light toasty malt, bready touch of apple, and some citrus. Not much else I can detect in the nose.
A tarty apple note, lightly toasted malts, some citrus, and bready.
The mouthfeel of the beer is light, the body of the beer is light, the finish is medium and extremely high carbonation.
A very light and refreshing beer. Berliners are my go to beer for the hot summer day. This beer beats anything BMC could ever produce.
Mar 15, 2017
 
Rated: 3.57 by Allurex from Kansas

Feb 24, 2017
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Reviewed by Tone from Missouri

4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4
Pours a hazy maize color. 2/3 inch head of a white color. Slight retention and poor lacing. Smells of slight floral hops, slight citrus hops, slight lemon, slight bacterial funk, and slight citrus. Fits the style of a Berliner Weissbier. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. There is also a strong dryness. Tastes of slight floral hops, slight citrus hops, slight lemon, wheat, hint of bacterial funk, and slight citrus. Overall, weak appearance, good aroma, body, and blend.
Feb 07, 2017
 
Rated: 3.8 by mcrawford from Michigan

Jan 17, 2017
 
Rated: 4.14 by MGibbons from Maryland

Jan 02, 2017
 
Rated: 3.99 by Stignacious from New York

Dec 26, 2016
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Reviewed by bnes09 from Illinois

3.79/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Pale lemon yellow color, mostly transparent. Minimal head. Lemon and yeast aroma. Mild, white bread backbone with hints of tart lemon and veggie hop. Light as can be body. Highly bubbly and effervescent. Hint of salt. Descent. A little light in flavor and body, even for the style.
Dec 14, 2016
 
Rated: 4.49 by beeragent from Texas

Dec 10, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by paulish from New York

Nov 20, 2016
 
Rated: 4.07 by Budinetz from Pennsylvania

Nov 01, 2016
 
Rated: 3.5 by Musineer from Texas

Oct 16, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by bigred89 from Maryland

Oct 16, 2016
 
Rated: 3.99 by Gagnonsux from Texas

Oct 03, 2016
 
Rated: 3.74 by BubbleBobble from New York

Sep 09, 2016
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Reviewed by TreyIsWilson from Michigan

3.99/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
A - Pours a hazy pale gold with a three finger fizzy white head. The head recedes quickly leaving some very light lacing.

S - Aroma is lemon, wheat and some light funkiness.

T - The flavor follows the aroma. Lemon upfront followed by wheat, light lacto, and some biscuit and cracker in the finish.

M - Light bodied with high carbonation. Nice crisp mouthfeel with a crisp dry finish.

O - Very nice Berliner. Packs a good amount of flavor for 3.1%. Perfect for a hot summer day.
Sep 05, 2016
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Reviewed by 57md from Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours a very pale straw color with plenty of fizziness and a thin head. The nose has tart lemony notes. Some of the tart citrus comes through in the flavor profile but it tastes quite bland even considering the style.
Sep 04, 2016
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