The Upside Down
Hidden Springs Ale Works

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Style:
Sour - Berliner Weisse
Ranked #96
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
91
Ranked #12,407
Avg:
4.22 | pDev: 9.72%
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
14
From:
Hidden Springs Ale Works
 
Florida, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  0
Gots
  2
SCORE
91
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 14 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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Franziskaner from Missouri

3.81/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Brown in color with a fingernail of brown around two thirds of the rim. I smell lactose, cherry, vanilla, and pineapple. I’m tasting vanilla, lactose, hazelnut, and cherry. The mouth is busy, sugary and moderately carbonated.

Nov 14, 2020
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Sabtos from Ohio

3.37/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazy dark orange with a short, fuzzy off-white pinkish blanket, this is basically barely tart pineapple juice with some herbal spice accents. Crushable, but on draft, not as complex as I'd expected.

Mar 20, 2019
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hoptheology from South Dakota

4.27/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

According to my research, this is a pineapple and hazelnut berliner weiss.

32 oz crowler poured into SN spiegl glass.

Deep golden slight burnt golden color with a fluffy head of 3 fingers leaving nice lacing up the sides.

Wow. Pineapple and nuttiness abounds in the nose. This is a shade of amazing. Strong warm urine smell. Burnt popcorn. Faint dry grains.

Flavor borders on mind-blowing. Really good stuff. It's not really coming across too sour but it has that tart snap which I like. Beautiful earthy hazelnut and coffee meet bright sun-yellow pineapple and hints of sweet tarts. Also getting hints of maple.

Feel is as to be expected with a berliner, mostly effervescent carbonation, not a whole lot of depth, and some good creaminess.

Overall the nose and flavor are just fantastic on this. I don't buy sours often but I would buy this if given the opportunity. Nice work.

Dec 18, 2018
The Upside Down from Hidden Springs Ale Works
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 14 ratings