681. Gneiss Brewing Limericker Weisse

Gneiss Brewing LimerickerI am becoming a big fan of low ABV beers and this one certainly qualifies at a very low 3.1%. Also really enjoying the resurgence of the Berliner weisse style with loads of flavor and a bit of tart to keep your taste buds wanting more.

Dustin does a great job with Limericker Weisse as it pours a light yellow with a thin white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is mild but you get a little lemon sour as a hint of what’s to come. Taste is really where this one excels with that sour lemon and very clean dry finish.

Limericker is a great summertime beer from a great new brewery in Southern Maine. A visit to Limerick should be on everyone’s list of things to do this fall. 
Flavorful, low ABV
Alcohol Content: 3.1% ABV
Calories: ???
IBU (Bitterness): 8
Brewers Website: Gneiss Brewing
Brewers Description: Limericker Weisse is our first sour beer. Our take on the classic Berliner weisse style, Limericker is tart and refreshing, perfect for a hot summer day. The unique flavor is achieved by utilizing a sour mash and fermenting with a mixed culture of our house yeast and lactobacillus. The sour mash imparts a citrus like acidity and the mixed culture leaves the beer dry with just a hint of the banana notes found in our flagship Gneiss Weiss.

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  1. What food goes well with, say the Gneiss Weiss flagship beer? “Anything German, but seafood goes well, too. The flavors don’t compete with the food, like a highly hopped beer would. It’s crisp and refreshing.”

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