Hors Série Berliner Weisse – Les Trois Mousquetaires (Broussard, QC, Canada)

Hors Série Berliner Weisse – Les Trois Mousquetaires, 3% ABV, 650ml, (Brossard, Quebec, Canada)


on the back label:

“This very sour german-inspired wheat ale can be served straight or with a dash of fruit syrup in the glass.”

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  • Style: Berliner Weisse
  • Taste: Medium sour puckery tart light lemon curd coriander dry
  • Where I got it : Bottle Jockey / N.Burnaby
  • How much: $4.50 CAD (7.5% off) – 375ml., September 2015
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: too weaksauce

Visual: Pours clear light apple juice yellow (SRM=3), not much of a head, ringed retention with a medium island, several scattered singular streams.

Nose: sour pukey pineapple. (lvl-3)-pungency

Attack: immediate big puckery sour

Mid-palate: (lvl-2-sweetness), manageable pukey funk, acidic lemon juice

Finish: light-bodied/no carry, dry grainy wheat, pineapple exhale

Summary: Very sour half grainy-half lemon taste, the body fizzles out after the sourness dissipates. The taste is too thin for my liking, but I guess they did a decent job for a 3%’er. The taste buds barely broke a sweat, next please.