The Boysenberry | de Garde Brewing

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly known as The Boysen

Added by sourdog on 12-09-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,172
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
69
pDev:
6.07%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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38
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8
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4.72/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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5/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.15/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.52/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.85/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.88/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Rutager
4.24/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Smell was a bit off but I seem to get that from many berliners, especially DeGarde ...so it`s probably just me. Really delicious. Thanks Matt!!

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Photo of n2185
4.47/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Enochase04
4.7/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of oline73
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JavaNoire
4.72/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Phineasco
4.74/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The beer pours a deep purple with a medium pink head that recedes pretty quickly. It has medium carbonation. The beer smells of lacto, raspberry, blackberry, Boysenberry, whipped cream, and light funk. It tastes tart with lacto, raspberry, blackberry, Boysenberry, whipped cream, and light funk. The feel is medium. This an amazing wild ale from De Garde, I cant get enough of this one.

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4.08/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%

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4.67/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured a deep magenta/purple with a quickly dissipating head. Smelled slightly sweet with the fruit. Taste was jammy, sour, and actually funky, which surprised me. Awesome beer! I've become a believer in boysenberries and this is probably my second favorite boysenberry based sour behind another of De Garde's beers: Beaucoup Violet. This was funkier and less sweet with a little tannic bitterness, definitely more complex.

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4.4/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.23/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.29/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.75/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.01/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.23/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.21/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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The Boysenberry from de Garde Brewing
Beer rating: 4.45 out of 5 with 69 ratings