Tasting Notes for B#010


These are the tasting notes for the Berliner I tried brewing using only sourdough starter as the yeast. I thought it would be more sour but this did not come through.

Brewed on 16/01/16. Tasting on 25/03/16.

Aroma

Light bready smell. Has a kiwi sweet smell coming through. Bit of a cleaning agent element in the background

Appearance

Light bronze with tones of bubbles out the bottle so at least carbonation was spot on. Big white fluffy head. Pretty clear with just a touch of cloudiness

Flavor

Tart with a soapy flavor. Has a bready and some metallic taste coming through. The sour bread becomes more evident as the beer warms up.

Mouthfeel

Light, clean and a fizz from the high carbonation. There is though a touch of astringency.

Overall

Not too style exactly with the lack of sourness. Needs some more lacto in there. Seeing as this was only sourdough though is pretty cool. The color surprises me as this is a 50:50 wheat:pilsner as it should be. I thought that a Berliner should be lighter.

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