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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   IBU: 23   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Boxer’s Revenge is inspired by the hearty “stock ales” or “provision ales” produced by some of iconic farmhouse breweries located along the Franco-Belgian border and named in honor of the stalwart workhorse in George Orwell’s Animal Farm. It combines delicate notes of tropical fruit, citrus and spice from the primary French farmhouse yeast with tart, rustic, earthy notes from the Brettanomyces. A final dry-hopping with fresh Cascade and Centennial hops adds yet another layer of depth and complexity.


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3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bootsjohn (68) - Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2012
A selfish pour from 750 bottle into my trusty JK snifter. Primarily orange with gold edges. Topped by a few large bubbles, but no fine carbonation or head to speak of. A hearty swirl brings a few bubbles back to the top, but they fade quickly. Smells of sour funk, pineapple, whiskey, orange and vanilla. Taste is warm whiskey, hay, sour apple, earth, ripe red grape, barely sour pucker at the end. This would be an outstanding beer with reasonable carbonation (a sparkly finish). More time in the bottle would be quite advantageous, too.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (1132) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 18, 2014
Cloudy dark orange with a small pale head. Aroma is sour stone fruit, honey, wildflowers. Light-medium bodied, tart on the palate with a lingering sweet finish. Taste is sour candied citrus, honey.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (2456) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2014
Keg at the Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014 - yellow session. Murky brown / orange coloured pour with a loose halo of white head. Aroma is flowery, sweet honeysuckle with some light oak and vanilla. Flavour is tart cherry, oak, slight sweet honeyand tart finish. Medium body and crisp finish. Decent beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2171) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUN 30, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Hazy amber liquid with medium white head. Aroma of citrus, white pepper, lemon, wood and funk. Taste is dry and medium sour with notes of citrus, lemon and wood. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Really good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pyrmir (3245) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2014
On tap at CBC 2014. Hazy dark golden with white head. Aroma and taste is fruity, berries, barn, vinous, malt, sour. Rich and tasteful with a long finish. Nice!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RussianDragon (321) - - JUN 14, 2014
750 ml bottle. Shared by Huhzubendah. Thanks Matt! Pours a light copper brown with ample head that quickly settled to sparse lacing and a ring of bubbles clinging to the glass. Aroma is funk, oak, white wine, residual citrus, and earthy notes. Champagne and white wine notes with an earthy tang. From notes 2/16/14.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (2952) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Bottle. Golden hazy pour with white head. Some fruit, oak and wine aromas. Some tart fruit. tart wine and oak tones.dry tart finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borup (5675) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 2, 2014
Draught at CBC 2014. Hazy orange colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, yeast, brettanomyces and tartness.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
GreatDane1632 (312) - Louisiana, USA - MAY 26, 2014
On tap at the brewery! A hazy brown beer with a few thing bubbles on the top. Aroma is mild and sour. Tastes great, a nice tart sour that makes your cheeks tingle.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (1699) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2014
tap@Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014 - gold/amber pour with white head. Barnyard fruity, floral, grass, straw, bretty and tart finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ClubGonzo (3869) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 23, 2014
Tap sample at CBC 2014. Hazy deep orange body, small off-white head. Nose is lemony tart berry tones, apple vinegar, balsamic, hints of wood, barnyard funk and hay. Taste is smooth yet tart red berry tones, balsamic, lactic acid, wood, straw, barnyard funk and citric peel. Medium body, high carbonation. Quite a nice strong sour.


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