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#91 Buxton Bourbon Skyline – really good beer but I’m not sure I’d call it a Berliner Weisse

Review #91 – Buxton Brewery Bourbon Skyline 84/100 I’ve previously talked about the history of the Berliner Weisse in another post, but just touching on that, Berliner Weisse was once the most popular beer consumed in Germany with production dwindling at the start of the 20th century.  If you look up this style of beer,… Continue reading #91 Buxton Bourbon Skyline – really good beer but I’m not sure I’d call it a Berliner Weisse

Beer Reviews · Wheat/Wit

#86 Blackjack Schafkopf – a wit with a herbal hit

Review #86 – Blackjack Schafkopf 80/100 The Shafkopf is labelled as a lemongrass and ginger wheat beer.  It is one of those beers that you look at and you think you know what’s coming, this was kind of the case with this beer but out of the darkness came much more that I wasn’t expecting.… Continue reading #86 Blackjack Schafkopf – a wit with a herbal hit

Beer Reviews · sour · Wheat/Wit

#81 Mikkeller Drink ‘In Berliner Weiss – the historical beer that is making a comeback

Review #81 – Mikkeller Berliner Weiss 86/100 For those of you who have never tried a Berliner Weiss, I highly encourage you to do so, they are fantastically refreshing session beers, and a good example will have extremely low levels of bitterness or none at all, they will be mouth tinglingly tart but not too… Continue reading #81 Mikkeller Drink ‘In Berliner Weiss – the historical beer that is making a comeback

Beer Reviews · Wheat/Wit

#30 Rheinbacher Weissbier -A shoutout to the everyday brews

Review #30 Rheinbacher Weissbier 66/100 I, like a lot of people live in a place where extraordinary beers aren’t just around the corner, and more often than not I end up drinking the beers that are most widely available to me.  On this occasion I am drinking a beer that I quite regularly purchase from… Continue reading #30 Rheinbacher Weissbier -A shoutout to the everyday brews

Beer Reviews · belgian beer · fruit · Wheat/Wit

#17 Bacchus Kriekenbier – It’s a bit too sweet for my liking, but a perfectly drinkable beer nonetheless.

Review #17 Bacchus Kriek 55/100 Bacchus’ Kriekenbier is based on their Oud Vlaams Bruin which is their flagship beer brewed in the style of a West Flanders Oud Bruin.  Only the Kriekenbier has been brewed with the addition of krieken cherries and additional sweetener.  Bacchus was the Roman god of the the vine, so this brewery… Continue reading #17 Bacchus Kriekenbier – It’s a bit too sweet for my liking, but a perfectly drinkable beer nonetheless.