Bone Crusher | Darling Brew

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Bone CrusherBone Crusher

Brewed by:
Darling Brew
South Africa

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by lacqueredmouse on 08-13-2012

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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by seydou:
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3.24/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a yellowy kind of opaque color that looks way darker than I'm used to for wits. Head bubbled up a lot, settled very quickly, repoured to fill the glass, and almost completely gone by the time I started to write.

Like the smell a lot. Strong, fruity, sweet.

Taste is really interesting. Complex is about the first word that comes to mind - I can't pick anything out immediately. Hits the front of the mouth, then a significant bitter aftertaste. Really carbonated. Taste is unusual and not really pleasant but I also can't point out why. I think it may be the higher alcohol content coming through.

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Photo of WoodBrew
3.77/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The Bone Crusher is a decent be clear Im not a big Wit fan but this was good. The beer poured a nice slightly cloudy golden color with big white head that eventually settled and left a nice lace. The scent carrier burnt corn husk and hints of spice. The taste carries burnt corn and coriander/ spice. This would be a good saison. The mouthfeel is medium in body with good carbonation. Overall this is a good beer and certainly worth a try.

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Photo of SniperHilton
3.76/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of bca115
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of JohanVermaak
3.59/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WynnO
2.9/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Schmoog
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Brasso
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of lacqueredmouse
3.45/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

550ml bottle brought back from South Africa by my mum. Shared with @LaitueGonflable.

Pours a very cloudy pale (but perhaps not pale enough) golden hue. Frothy, bubbly white head. Light body. Head doesn't stay strong consistently, by the end it's a thin film. No lace. The haze is solid, otherwise it's a bit flat.

Nose is relatively bland and flat, but with a pleasant light sweet citrus from the peel. There's a bit of greenery, and an estery character that reminds me more of a German hef than a Belgian wit. Slight phenols and a touch of spice on the back. Not bad, but not great.

Taste is thin and reed, some spice, a bit of Belgian phenolic characters coming through on the back. There's a hint of apricot or peach to the aftertaste, which melds into a smooth, clean and peppery finish all up. It's not bad.

Feel is a little too thin: with the phenols it starts to feel a bit astringent.

Drinkable enough. To be honest, it's a bit bland, but it's not bad.

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Photo of mheckel
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of Thehuntmaster
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Bone Crusher from Darling Brew
3.51 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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