Berliner Weisse is a lightly-sour, low-alcohol beer. The Berliner Weisse beer developed into the favorite drink of the Berliners around 1700 and is still an all-time favorite in Germany.
The Berliner Weisse is a bright, top-fermented draft beer. The alcohol content is about 3% and makes the Berlin beer an especially popular drink, which is drunk with or without a shot of woodruff or raspberry syrup from a bowl-shaped glass with a stem.
How is this Berlin style beer cocktail called in German?
The refreshing beer mix drink is called “Berliner Weisse” in German.
How to pronounce “Berliner Weisse” in German?
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German Beer Cocktail Berlin Style “Berliner Weisse” Recipe
- 3 1/3 cups milk
- ½ cup soft wheat semolina
- 2 tbsp. sugar
- 1 tsp. vanilla extract
- 1 pinch of salt
- 1 large egg
- 1 tbsp. butter
- Add milk and sugar to a sauce pan, mix well and bring to a light simmer.
- Gradually add the semolina while stirring.
- Bring to a light simmer, cover with a lid, and remove from heat.
- Allow to sit for about 5 min.
- In the meantime, separate the egg.
- Beat the egg white with a pinch of salt until stiff peaks form.
- Add the egg yolk to the semolina pudding and mix well until fully incorporated.
- Stir in butter and vanilla extract.
- Fold in egg white.
You can serve this dessert either warm or chilled.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 539Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 94mgSodium: 241mgCarbohydrates: 84gFiber: 6gSugar: 9gProtein: 24g
The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.
Berliner Weisse is usually not served with ice cubes. Chill the beer overnight and use different syrups to find your favorite combination.