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The Countess - Big Boss Brewing

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The CountessThe Countess

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BA SCORE
78
okay

18 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.23
pDev: 16.1%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Boss Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdude1982 on 01-22-2013)
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Reviews by devilben02:
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devilben02

North Carolina

2.73/5  rDev -15.5%

Pours from the bottle with a welcoming orange-amber color, but there is only a thin, fizzy head that quickly settles to little more than a ring of eggshell-white foam. The aroma is predominately a dull musty/herbal character with a bit of tart yeast, but barely any of the fruit I had expected. The flavor is initially dry biscuity malts, again with only a little bit of berry sweetness, and a lasting, sharp yeasty tang takes over in the finish. The flavor profile comes across very much like a dry Belgian blonde, with the tiny bit of fruit being the only difference. The low carbonation fails to lift the dry, dull flavors. Overall, contrary to the promises of the label, this beer was not so refreshing, the raspberries were hard to identify, and the yeast component was quite assertive rather than alluring.

05-24-2013 14:03:44 | More by devilben02
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4runner4ever

North Carolina

2.74/5  rDev -15.2%

This is my least favorite beer from Big Boss. I love this brewery and I was so excited to try this one but I am not a fan of it. Not terrible, and I had more than one, but not one I would choose to have again. This will sound weird but this beer reminded me of Miller High Life the first time I tasted it. I can't get over that when I drink it. Again, not terrible, but not great by any means.

03-25-2013 15:24:28 | More by 4runner4ever
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twowheelssoar

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -7.1%

04-27-2013 17:44:59 | More by twowheelssoar
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.29/5  rDev +1.9%

On tap at Bottlemixx

A - light gold with a thin lacing of white head that has little retention; a lot of carbonation rising to the top

S - simple; faint raspberries

T - mild raspberries, a bit tart, some light syrupy sweetness, a bitter finish that is a bit too intense for the raspberries

M - light bodied, crisp, a bit heavily carbonated

This is a pretty simplistic fruit beer. It's not over the top or too fruity, but it is a bit too bitter. There isn't much here to impress, but if you enjoy fruit beers, this is probably worth trying.

01-24-2013 01:53:18 | More by tdm168
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dvmin98

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

03-05-2013 00:56:10 | More by dvmin98
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Yoda22

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

03-01-2013 21:00:53 | More by Yoda22
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Lantern


3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-28-2013 19:48:45 | More by Lantern
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

04-12-2013 01:20:41 | More by DrunkinYogi
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -30.3%

05-19-2013 00:00:47 | More by RedneckBeerz
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JCam9981

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -38.1%

08-22-2014 02:25:25 | More by JCam9981
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +16.1%

02-08-2013 22:50:39 | More by OldhouseRecs
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Onenote81

North Carolina

3.73/5  rDev +15.5%

12oz bottle poured into a chalice. This one has intrigued me since I've seen it in the shop. Decided to pick some up.

Pours a ruby garnet with a small pinkish head. Nose is tart with a little funkiness going on. Crisp feel. Easy bubbles on the palate. A good balance. Slightly acidic tart raspberries noted, followed by a wallop of brett. That's not a bad combo at all! Hints of sweetness pull through, but are masked in the end by the tart funk-style going on. Not a true wild ale, or sour for that matter, but still a nice funky beer to reach for time and again. Nice work, BB.

07-09-2013 02:24:58 | More by Onenote81
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Agentveba

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +0.6%

12-01-2013 22:22:25 | More by Agentveba
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Lob

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +23.8%

01-28-2013 01:39:16 | More by Lob
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brewdude1982

North Carolina

3.58/5  rDev +10.8%

This is a new beer from Big Boss. It bouts a faint yellow with a light head with very tiny bubbles and average to pour lacing. It smells interesting since you can pick up the raspberries as well as what I can only call a box permanent for (women's) hair. It's not overwhelming but it is present. The taste is ok and the raspberries are welcomed. I would recommend if you could find it.

01-22-2013 21:46:00 | More by brewdude1982
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StoutSeth

Virginia

3/5  rDev -7.1%

09-24-2013 21:20:12 | More by StoutSeth
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GTB

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

01-27-2013 21:14:54 | More by GTB
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-26-2013 01:17:12 | More by BigTrubble
The Countess from Big Boss Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.