Brooklyner Weissebock

Brooklyner Weissebock

Rated 3.414 by BeerPals
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Brewed by Brooklyn Brewery

Brooklyn, NY, United States

Style:  Weizenbock

8.2% Alcohol by Volume

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The first beer of the Brewmaster's Reserve line, this beer was brewed from a completely different set of malts than our other two weissebeers. Weyermann Pilsner and Munich malts from Germany were blended with malted wheat to create a beer with a slightly sweet, almost candied center, backed up by toffee and bread. The aroma is full of banana with a touch of cloves and malt. Technically, this beer is a "weissedoppelbock"; large amounts of malt were used, bringing its strength up to 8.2% by volume. After a warm fermentation, the beer was cooled and held in conditioning for five weeks to round it out to a fine smoothness.

ID: 14259 Last updated 17 years ago Added to database 17 years ago

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Overall Rank5126
Overall Percentile89.6
Style Rank29 of 165
Style Percentile82.4
Lowest Score3.3
Highest Score4.1
Average Score3.725
Weighted Score3.414
Standard Deviation0.000

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  • ARACAUNA 2100 reviews
    rated 3.3 16 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 6 | Overall: 6

    This really isn’t a bad weissebock. It’s a hazy dark copper with a good head. The aroma has a nice banana and clove, but the alcohol is a little hot. You get a distinct alcohol burn in the end that’s a little unpleasant. Really detracts from the experience.

  • BFELDMANN 1056 reviews
    rated 4.0 17 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    They had some trouble with the tap so was a little warm, pour was a cloudy brown color with small head little lacing. Smell of banana and caramel. Had a citrus and carmael taste to it. Had a nice creamy mouthfeel. Was a good beer.

  • UPSTATEDAVE 853 reviews
    rated 3.5 17 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 6 | Overall: 7

    Samp;ed this at MacGregors in Canandaigua, NY Poured a hazy orange brown with small head. Quite a bit of alcohol for a wheat beer malty nose with hint of sugar and citrus. It was OK but a little sweet for me.

  • E 2218 reviews
    rated 4.1 17 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 9 | Overall: 8

    Poured a hazy, orange, brown color with a small, off white head that left light lacing on the glass. Aroma of caramel, banana, toffee, and yeast. Tast orange, citrus, more toffee and caramel, creamy mouthfeel, alcohol is well masked.

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