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Invercargill Boysenbeery

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Brewed by Invercargill Brewery
Style: Fruit Beer
Invercargill, New Zealand
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A fruit beer with a uniquely New Zealand perspective. We’ve teamed boysenberry with a German style wheat beer to come up with a very berry beer that’s best served well chilled. ABV from 5.8% to 6.5%.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brouwerij (929) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy maroon/purple with rapidly settling pink head, no lace. Aroma is huge berry, boysenberry, cranberry, and fruity, quite sweet. Flavor is big berry, boysenberry, mildly tart, with a mild sweet and nutty malt, yeasty finish. One dimensional, berry is very dominant. Soft carbonation, medium body, and juicy, sticky texture.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
boozedude (1833) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 18, 2013
botthel shared with taco 2.0 at club w...hazy red pour with, tart, weird, not a huge fan of this one, i’ll dink it, but wont ever again

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (3718) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Pours garnet, with a light pink head. Tart berry, wheat aroma. Dry, tart, boysenberry flavour. Not exactly a favourite taste, but pretty well done. Smooth, tart, solid.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanIHave4Beers (3310) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Pours a beautiful reddish pink with a big ol’ rise and fall head.

It smells a bit like baker’s yeast right up front... but it gets fruitier with some berries and red apple... but it’s not a sweet smelling beer at all.

The flavor is tart with some berries & a light but ever present earthy bitterness. The beer is largely dry with a nice lingering berry character in the finish.

cool

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (6660) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle shared by Jim, thanks! Pours a near clear ruby red with a near white head that dissipates completely. Aroma has a good amount of bosenberry that is slightly tart and not much else. Flavor is full of boysenberry that starts sweet and finishes with a decent amount of tartness. A bit one note.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
lisagirl (264) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 13, 2013
seems to be a lot of love for this here? not sure about that. it’s nice to be a bit different but that artificial berry on lager doesn’t do much for me at all.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (2334) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Oddly tannic grape juice. Slightly astringent and very grapey. A bit perfumey and sweet with a thin palate. Strange stuff.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (3714) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 18, 2013
Sweetish, never had a boysonberry, bitter, tannic, currants. Some grape onthe finish

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBeerFanatic (867) - Friona, Texas, USA - APR 14, 2013
Pours a dark red which resembles red wine with a medium carbonated head and body. Aromas of raspberry, boysenberry, and cork/wood. Flavors of sour boysenberry, slight raspberry, and light cork. Has many elements in the flavors of dry wine. Medium sour, very lightly sweet, dry and not to complex. The fruity flavors of the berry come through well all around. I prefer more of a sweeter fruit beer than dry. Still a good crisp refreshing beer. Perfect for summer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16789) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2013
Bottle @ Triple Rock Sour Sunday, Triple Rock, Berkeley, CA. Pours a slightly hazy reddish color with a small pinkish white head. Has a fruity spicy slightly sweetish berry aroma. Fruity sweetish spicy boysenberry flavor. has a fruity sweetish boysenberry finish.


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