Blu Bu | de Garde Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
de Garde Brewing
Oregon, United States
degardebrewing.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by kscaldef on 10-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
186
Reviews:
16
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
8.87%
 
 
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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.52/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Bottle pour at Woodshop 8 held at The Hermosillo in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a murky light red with a foamy off-white head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is slightly sour and tart with malt, grain, and slight blueberry aromas. Taste is much the same with sour and tart grain and subdued blueberry flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty but the blueberry presence in this one is fairly subtle.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.13/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
4.49/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of jlindros
4.23/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Another thanks to rudzud for sharing.
Dark blueish purple, murky, no head. 4.25

Nose is lighter than I expected, mild blueberry skin and little flesh, mild baking spices, little cardamom etc, deep blueberry skin, mild sour wheat and funk. Faint oak. 4.25

Taste semi sweet but dry, tart blueberry skin, big tart blueberry, flesh, green fruit like, mild bitter note. Some creamy lactose, tart, creamy wheat, big buttery oak, little floral blueberry. Finish sticky flemmy mild tasty acidity, more blueberry skin, juicy blueberry, plenty buttery oak lingering. 4.25

Mouth lighter bod, little flemmy creamy, big acidity, light carb. 4

Overall pretty nice. 4.25

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4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.26/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of mdfb79
4.3/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From 11/28/15 notes. 750ml bottle into a tulip.

Pours a great looking reddish-purple color with purple head and moderate carbonation evident. Tons of sour blueberries, tart dark fruits, oak, spices, light funk, acidic, vinegar. Medium body and moderate to high carbonation.

Overall a great smell and look. Taste is lighter, but a very good beer. Another winner from de Garde.

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3.41/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Very pretty red body. Medium white head.

Smell - There's that classic de Garde yeast. Strong yeast. Some fruitiness. Lots of acidity.

Taste - Man it's sour. Seltzer like flavor. Lemon and lime and aciditity. A little bit of blueberry flavor in the back end.

Mouthfeel - Very light. High carbonated.

Overall - Overwhelmingly sour without the flavor to back it up.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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Blu Bu from de Garde Brewing
4.17 out of 5 based on 186 ratings.
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