Leinenkugel Berry Weiss
09/10/2008, 5:16 AM
Filed under: Uncategorized

ABV: 4.7%
Calories: estimated at 150 C
Volume: 12 fl oz
Glass: 4 oz stem goblet
Purchased at: West Trenton Wine & Liquors Explorer Pack
Price per fl oz: $13 / 144 fl oz = $0.09 per fl oz
Consumed at: Home

sensory first impression: Heavy berry scent, very sweet, like a lightly carbonated fruit juice. Not bad, but not very mindful of beer in my opinion. Reminds me personally of a wine cooler. Color is beautiful. Scent and taste are good, and there is some depth to the flavor.

Aroma/Olfactory: 8 out of 10
Malt flavor is: syrupy, honey
Hop flavor is: floral, herbs
Yeast flavor is: dust, dry, small particles
Other flavors include: cherry, orange, kiwi, watermelon

Visuals/Appearance: 4 out of 5
Color is: bright, red, sunset, fiery, light ruby tinges
Liquid is: clear, immaculate
Head and lace are: translucent white, short lived, fleeting. Like pop.

Taste/Flavor: 7 out of 10
Maltiness or Sweetness level is: heavy
Hoppiness or Bitterness level is: none
Sour level is: medium

Palate/Tactile: 2 out of 5
Body or Mouthfeel is: light
Texture is: thin, sticky, like soda. Not watery at all.
Carbonation is: average
Finish is: abrupt, sweet.

Overall experience: 11 out of 20. I liked the aroma and color. I did not like the similarity to a fruit soda, though it might have its place paired with something heavy.


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