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

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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
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Ratings: 161 |  Reviews: 64
Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of itsiilegal
3.6/5  rDev +5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pale ale appearance with khaki colored head.

Moldy lemons aroma, in a good way.

Tart moldy lemon and apple flavor. Mild on the cereal and strong on the tart compared to other Berliner Weisses.

Enjoyable dryness with mild astringency. Not particularly heavy or light in the mouth, on par for style.

Easy to enjoy, drink, and buy sour. At $5 price point it was a regular session sour. Favorite example of Berliner Weiss, albeit on the tart side for style. Wish Full Sail still made this.

Drank in pint glass or out of bottle
$4.99

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Photo of KeyWestGator
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of JonBarley
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Cyberkedi
3.15/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sample I got fizzed like the dickens, but not for too long once I got some into a mug. Aroma has a strong fruity, yeasty overtone with a tart apple note and a woody hint of hops. It pours a slightly hazy solar yellow with a thick, if not too persistent, fluffy white head. Flavor is quite tart, mainly fruity with a hint of malt - drinks more like a cider than a beer, still crisp and refreshing. Texture has average body and fizz. OK, not Full Sail’s best, but a decent effort.

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Photo of ReeseMax3
2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of 2xHops
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of NickThePyro
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of beagle75
3.16/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bomber into a half-pint chalice.

A: Slightly hazy, medium golden color with one finger of diminishing white foam head. No lacing remains on the glass.

S: Aggressively acidic and bready at first, but clean. Grain becomes husky over time but fruit qualities are notably absent.

T: Begins dry, with early tartness followed by wheat and sparse medicinal hops. Acidity drops off before the middle, exposing some rather plain, doughy base malt. The finish possesses a fine but distinct bitter thread with qualities of stale hops and some berry.

M: Thin to medium viscosity, wet and a little grainy at times, with brisk carbonation.

D/O: Easy to drink, this beer tastes like a slightly malty soft drink rather than a real sour ale. It is saved by its smell, which seems respectable from top to bottom.

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Photo of Bookseeb
3.07/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance is golden light supporting a thin crisp head that dissipates quickly leaving no lace. Smell is light on the nose with malt, wheat and lemon citrus. Taste has the malt, wheat and a sour lemon that chases to the end. Mouthfeel is light with good carbonation. certainly wakes the mouth up with that punch of tart.

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Photo of SteeleWright
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of Wasatch
3.15/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22oz. Bomber
Enjoy By: 9.17.12

Pours a nice clean/clear golden light yellow color, nice carbonation, with a nice one-finger foamy white head, not much sticky lacing left behind at all. The nose is mostly malty, slight hop note, citrusy. The taste is pretty tart, malty, with a slight hoppiness. Medium body. Overall, considering it is over 2 months old (Thanks Fucking SLS) I believe it is not fair to really judge this one, but I would not buy it again, and I have to get in the fucking business to start checking out fuckn' labels in the State Liquor Stores, their such FUCKING ASSHOLES!

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Photo of coffeepostal
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of 1234Jack
3.27/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is going to be difficult to review because I am not very familiar with the Weissbier style.

Obviously, this is sour, which may be the goal.

Feel is crispy with a slight zing at the back of the throat.

Head is minimal but apparently not expected of the style.

Flavors are definitely lemony. I wonder how this pares with the syrups as described in the treatment of Weissbiers in Berlin.

I like the smell. Seems clean, lemony.

Even though it's supposed to be sour, I can't say the taste of this beer by itself is something I shoot for in a beer.

Perhaps this is a true connoisseur's beer. I won't know till later. ;)

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Photo of THECPJ
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of BAS
2.88/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a footed highball glass.

Appearance: It poured with good head, nice white, fluffy, stuck around long enough to enjoy. Not much lacing. Nice golden yellow color, not much opacity, it looks like a light weissbier.

Smell: On the sweet side with low hops and nice wheat notes. Nothing extraordinary.

Taste: Light sweetness with light honey, wheat taste, some spice notes. Light tartness. Medium sourness is pronounced with swishing. Balance between sweet and sour is missing.

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation. Works for me.

Overall, not a great weissbier, just okay.

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Photo of flagmantho
3.4/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 22oz bomber into a tulip.

Appearance: medium golden hue with a touch of haze and a moderate effervescence. Head is a thin finger of frothy white foam without much retention at all. Nothing special.

Smell: aroma of damp, spent grain and a little hint of tartness. There's a hint of floral character here as well. I like Berliner weissbiers a lot, but this doesn't entice me at all.

Taste: more interesting than the aroma. Right off the bat is a piquant tartness, followed by a grainy malt flavor and a little bit of a sticky sweet finish. A cereal-like character finishes out the experience. Perhaps not the best in the world, but I like the tartness level.

Mouthfeel: light body with a big carbonation and a good, mouth-filling effervescence. Quite good.

Overall: this beer has some flaws, but it has a good tartness and a decent feel.

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Photo of Beaver13
3.09/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22 oz bottle. Pours clear light gold with a medium fizzy white head that goes to a thin film and laces the glass some.

The aroma is sweet honey malts with a little fruit and spice.

The flavor is sweet honey malts with a slight dry sour twang in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium to light bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, it's an OK berliner weisse - a little on the sweet side.

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Photo of polishkaz
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of PEIhop
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of VelvetExtract
4.02/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A-Pours a translucent honey color. Head is quite thin. It doesn't even span the entire body of the beer. Head leaves random lines of lacing.

S-Light tartness. Green apples and wheat. Light spice. Overall aroma is faint. But there definitely is a nice tart aspect.

T-The tartness isn't intense but it is noticeable, and dare I say quite attractive. A bunch of unripened green apples. Wheaty and lightly spiced. They actually did a really good job here. I wasn't expecting the tartness to be as noticeable as it was.

M-Light but there is some respectable body. Lively carbonation. A bit sticky. Quite drinkable.

O/D-Couldn't pass up on a cheap Berliner. Full Sail did a great job on this unique style. At under $5 a bomber, this was a decent deal too. I thought this was pretty awesome. Underrated.

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Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of carteravebrew
2/5  rDev -41.7%

Photo of Teleweizen2
3.7/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - pours a surprisingly clear golden honey color. Two fingers worth of Bubbly, frothy white foam on top quickly dissipates to a ring around the rim.

S - the nose is full of sweet banana peel, and strong yeasty, bready notes. A light peppery spice character hangs in the background along with a touch of lemon zest.

T - Light flavors up front. Flakey crackers mostly. Racy acidity enters shortly after. The center is round with a more bready, yeasty character. Hints of sweet banana fruit character balance the mouthwatering acid. Long and strong  lemon pith finish.

M - smooth and round. Lighter side of medium bodied. High carbonation with tight scrubbing bubbles.

O - a refreshing summer beer. I could drink this all day long.

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Photo of silentjay
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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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