Bluebonic Funk | Bootlegger's Brewery

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Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery
California, United States | website

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by jerz on 04-25-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews:
2
Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
5.91%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 3
Photo of Halcyondays
3.86/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Bootlegger's,

A: Pours a pinkish red/magenta/mauve with a light fizzy head.

S: Quite a direct fruit nose which I liked, blueberries and acid.

T: Lactic acid with a cherry and blueberry mix. As I've been finding out trying blueberry sours, the flavour of the fruit is not as prominent as ales brewed with alternate types of fruit.

M: Moderate acid, firm spritzy carbonation.

D: This is nice, I wanted a little more out of the fruit character, but I liked it in the end.

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Photo of womencantsail
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Bootlegger's

A: The pour is a slightly cloudy light purple color with some floating pieces of fruit in it. The head is initially like pink but dies down quickly.

S: The fruit character is present, but not necessarily blueberry in nature. There's a bit of funk and a solid tartness to the nose.

T: The blueberry is again mild, and I might not necessarily pick it out if I wasn't aware of the fact that it was a blueberry sour. That said, there is a pleasant fruitiness and a good dry and acidic quality to the beer.

M: The body is on the lighter side with a full carbonation that pricks the tongue and leaves a nice dry finish.

D: A pretty good sour beer that's easily just as good as a blueberry beer from a brewery on the opposite end of the country.

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Bluebonic Funk from Bootlegger's Brewery
3.89 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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