Blackberry Bon Voyage Bitter | Bootlegger's Brewery

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Brewed by:
Bootlegger's Brewery
California, United States
bootleggersbrewery.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by t0rin0 on 01-28-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Photo of womencantsail
3.62/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Bootlegger's

A: The pour is a turbid purple-red color with a thin pink-purple head.

S: Smells like blackberries, that's for sure. A decent hop aroma that has a lot of citrus qualities to it. There's a faint tartness to it, too. Interesting, if nothing else.

T: The flavor isn't quite as good as the nose is. Lots of blackberry flavor with a decent grapefruit and orange hop flavor and perhaps some pine. It's sort of astringent on the finish, though.

M: The body is medium with a low to moderate level of carbonation.

D: Another of the new trend of fruiting hoppy beers, but this one didn't work out as well as I might have hoped.

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Photo of t0rin0
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sampled 1/27/11 at the brewery. This is one of the 10 pilot batches going on in the next few days.

Pours murky purple, some white head, no lacing or retention.

Aroma is intensely of black berry and orange. Surprisingly hoppy under the ridiculous amounts of blackberry.

Flavor is heavy on the blackberry and somewhat hoppy. Grapefruit and orange come to mind as does caramel, bread, and bitterness, but mostly just blackberries.

Body is surprisingly medium and has some drinkability.

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Blackberry Bon Voyage Bitter from Bootlegger's Brewery
3.7 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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