Berliner Weiss (Brewer's Share) | Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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79
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161 Ratings
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Berliner Weiss (Brewer's Share)Berliner Weiss (Brewer's Share)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
Oregon, United States
fullsailbrewing.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
9 IBU

First released in June 2012

Added by Halcyondays on 06-17-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
161
Reviews:
64
Avg:
3.43
pDev:
14.29%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 161 |  Reviews: 64
Photo of Jason
3.54/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

22oz brown bomber, release date known.

Bright white froth, hazed yellow straw hue. Hint of tartness in the nose, some bread, earthiness, mild funk and lemon pith as well. Thin bodied, ample crispness. Uniform tartness throughout, water crackers, muted hop, faintly musty, grainy, bone dry.

A pretty good go at the style, fun to drink though I wish it popped a bit more on the palate ... crispness and tartness. All in all a decent example of the style.

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Photo of hitter114
3.8/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle to tulip

A: Straw pale, a bit of amber up to the light, good lacing, a decent size white foam head that dissipated to almost nothing quickly

S: Smells like a beer gone bad, not great mostly sour... but thats the point right

T: Really nice a refreshing, got a zest and just a mild funk with some wheaty grassines matlyness then sour again in the after taste makes you drink really fast

M: tangy and bubbly, active enjoyable quenching

O: I don't mind fluffing this beer, I really enjoy it as a session able sour drinker. The thing that makes it really outstanding is the price. 5 bucks a bottle for a 22oz sour that is well made and refreshing and sessionable. Gets my vote, one of my favorite Full Sails.

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Photo of Smurf2055
1.75/5  rDev -49%

Photo of DefenCorps
2.9/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Pouring a hazy, murky orange with a thin, white head that falls off to a ring leaving little lacing, this looks like any other BW. The nose is EXTREMELY grainy and wheaty, smelling almost wholly of wheat with a hint of sulfur and some grape notes. The palate opens moderately tart with a yogurty, lactic tartness, with plenty of wheat and grain husk. Extremely disjointed and utterly lacking in structure, this is a very poor example of the style. A touch of sulfur is present. Light in body and crisply carbonated this beer has a drying, yogurty lactic finish. Meh

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Photo of jrohrbacher
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Gregwa
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of vickersspitfire
3.44/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This ale has a nice crystal clear body with medium carbonation and a thick white head that quickly thins into a layer of bubbles surrounded by some thick lacing. The aroma is filled with malts and grass tones with a nice touch of citrus fruits. It does smell light and refreshing. It’s light bodied and refreshing and very sour and that’s about all I get, maybe some granny smith apples and very, very mild wheat. It does go down well and is pretty refreshing.

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Photo of unclekeith
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of duff247
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of BRYeleJR
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Kopfschuss
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of mpenning13
4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

Photo of Axnjxn
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

bomber into a tulip. best by sept 2013

pours a hazy off yellow with a good head that dissipates incredibly fast. smell is mildly tart with a malt character. not bad. taste is a bit disappointing. not much tartness at all to this one, some, but not much. the wheat taste is prevalent. ehh, its alright. light bodied with medium carbonation. decent drinkability.

overall not the best berliner weiss, but serviceable. wouldnt buy another.

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Photo of smellandsip37
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of stakem
2.5/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

I have waited a long long time to get my hands on this. I desired this beer since I first heard about it back when it was a brewpub draft-only offering. I was super excited to hear it was getting bottled and owe many thanks to the generous BA who sent this my way.

Poured into a Berliner bowl, the brew appears a surprisingly dark color for the style which is copper in color with a finger of white froth. The cap fades slow supported by a stream of rising bubbles. Some patchy lacing effect hangs on the glass.

The aroma is as malty as you might guess based on the looks. Hints of caramel or toffee malt sweetness are upfront with hints slightly like corn as it breathes through the nose. A faint suggestion of apple and pear are stretching afterthoughts in the aromatics.

The taste has a bit of caramel to toffee sweetness overtop a mild buttery diacetyl note and almost a adjunct lager sort of corny sweetness (or better yet malt extract sort of residual unfermentables.) As it warms up, a slight pear to apple cider note emerges.

This is a medium to lighter bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is surprisingly malty and lacking in tartness for the style. There is no alcohol inclusion which is fitting but just not enough positive things to say about this. This was quite a let down and had some things both going on and missing about it to make it not worth seeking out. I am glad I got a chance to try this but I would not drink it again...and it pains me to say that. The price point is nice on this bottle, it just isnt fitting for thr style.

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Photo of artoolemomo
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of Jame515
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Tiernan
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of grittybrews
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of JohnBender
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.46/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear gold with a foamy beige head that settles to sparse wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt, wheat, and grain aromas. Taste is much the same with wheat and sour lemon-like flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer but the smell is lacking any indication of sourness and what sourness is coming across in the flavor is fairly subdued.

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Photo of sharpski
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of blknikon
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of t0rin0
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of tylerzander
3.74/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - pours a crystal clear golden light orange/copper color, like a filtered apple juice, with a very brief pencil-thin white head that dissipates almost immediately, probably owing to the protein-degrading lactobacillus

S - a white grape/green apple acidity greets the nose at first sniff, with a mix of fresh hay grassiness and a sourdough breadiness - all fragrances you would expect and all welcome

T - kind of a restrained liquid sourdough bread taste with some slight green apple notes notes that remind me of drinking a fruit-flavored soda

M - very high carbonation gives the proper full mouthfeel to accompany the slight tartness; there's more of a lingering, persistent afterthought of a tart flavor rather than a smack you across the face tartness

D - like any good berliner weisse, this is a drinkable beer that one doesn't think before reaching for another sip - it's reflexively drinkable, though I would be more interested in a beer that was less objectionable: more tart and perhaps more funky with a little brett character, yet this is a berliner weisse for the masses and one can't fault a beer with that label

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Berliner Weiss (Brewer's Share) from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
3.43 out of 5 based on 161 ratings.
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