Archive for the ‘Berliner Wiesse’ Category

Bayerischer Bahnhof Brau Berliner Weissbier

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

Not sure where I found this bottle of beer, but after having the Dogfish Head Neo-Berliner Weiss, Festina Peche, I wanted to try more of this style of beer.  This Berliner Weissbier is brewed in the “traditional Berliner style”.  Basically that means that the beer should be a bottle conditioned wheat beer made with both traditional warm-fermenting yeasts and lactobacillus culture.  The lactobacillus yeast impart sour or tartness on a beer.bahnhof_berliner2

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Beer Review: Dogfish Head Festina Pêche

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

The Dogfish Head Festina Pêche is a Berliner Weisse beer, a fairly rare wheat beer, made slightly more popular lately with German breweries resurrecting this almost lost style of beer.  This beer is made with top-fermenting yeast and lactobacillus culture to give the beer a distinctive tart and citric flavor.

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