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?
Listen to this audio file to hear how to say "Berliner Weisse".
German Beer Cocktail Berlin Style "Berliner Weisse" Recipe
Berliner Weisse Inspired German Beer Cocktail
- Light Ale beer
- Woodruff or raspberry syrup
- Add the syrup to a glass with stem.
- Fill up with ale beer.
- Mix well and serve with a straw.
Berliner Weisse is usually not served with ice cubes. Chill the beer overnight and use different syrups to find your favorite combination.