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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TChrome (1420) - Bedford, Texas, USA - JUN 13, 2012
Beer pours dark golden color with not enough head. Aroma is very lactic with some basement aromas ans a hint of band aid. Also wood. Flavor is sour and pleasantly so. A great addition to Jester King’s rising stable of beer!!!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Salmoniform (836) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass. Hazy golden hue with fizzy white head. Aroma is peppercorn, huge oak, straw, lactic. Mouthfeel is good with a light body and crisp carbonation. Taste is dry sweet with a tart following and wood tannin finish. Overall this is an interesting brew but VERY heavily oaked.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jfb (3968) - Freising, GERMANY - SEP 24, 2014
(bottle) murky golden colour with a frothy off-white head. aroma of coconut, lemon meringue pie and vanilla, with lots of lime zest and some yeast. flavour is quite tart, with lots more lemons, some walnuts, nettles and a hint of alcohol in the finish. medium- to heavy-bodied with average carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (4775) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle: Poured a hazy blonde color ale with a medium size foamy head with limited retention and not much lacing. Aroma of tart and oak notes with some light funky ester is quite nice. Taste is also dominated by tart and oak notes with some funky ester with low level of acidity. Hops presence had pretty much disappeared which is no surprised considering the age of the bottle. Body is quite full with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Quite complex beer that retained some good drinkability.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kappldav123 (5052) - GERMANY - SEP 1, 2014
Tap at CBC 2014. Beer in the glass brownish, nice head. Starts quite sourish, bitter, grasy and dry. Light fruity notes. Finish with more bitter notes. Okay.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (8950) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle(RBESG 2014 Grand Tasting): Golden, hazy, small stable white head; hints of vanilla (wood) and yeast in the solid sour nose; moderate sour and astonishingly also a bit sweet flavour, medium bodied; some alcohol detectable in the quite well balanced sour and mildly sweet-malty finish. Nice,nice…

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndySnow (3808) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: RBESG 14 Grand Tasting.
Appearance: Hazy golden colour with a white head.
Aroma: Sour, malt, floral, grass, citrus.
Body: Medium body, low to medium carbonation.
Flavour: Sour, malt, citrus, grapefruit, some fruit.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (4093) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle at Paul’s. Poured an orange bidy with a smaller fizzy white head. Aroma was bad, notes of urinal puck, funk, earthiness, acorns, lemons and band aids. Slightly thinner body with a harsh acidic burn despite creamy carbonation. Flavor is better than the aroma, notes of lemons, earth, toast, slight vinegar and funk. Meh

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Niall73 (1842) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle shared at the Rate Beer European Summer Gathering on 09/08/14. From brief notes…Pours a hazy gold colour. Aroma has doughy white bread, lemon. Earthy and tart with some red berry and lemon. Good.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theydon_Bois (9280) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle at home, from an IP trade with a Texan dood, 02/08/14. Dark orange/amber with a decent light beige covering that dissipates after a short stay. Nose is musty grape, funk-me-up, barnyard, musty orchard, dank wood, citric tinges. Taste comprises tangy white wine wood, yeast, green apple core, moderate acidic vibe, funky farm stuff, earthy, lemon pang. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, sour mash and bretty notes in the close. Solid BA sour.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (10873) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle. Amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is oak, sourness, citrus, caramel. Flavour is green apple, sourness, oak, yeast, citrus, caramel, wood, alcohol, vanilla. Full body. Nice beer.


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