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Boss Flamingo Bronze Ale | Neighborhood Beer Co.

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3.85/5
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18 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Neighborhood Beer Co.
New Hampshire, United States
nhbeerco.com

Style: Hefeweizen

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Boss Flamingo Bronze Ale is one of the rarest beers in the world. Its harmonic blend of hops, malt, and spicy yeast flavors create a surprisingly unique blend of fruity aromas and hop-bitterness. It’s an Americanized, “imperialized” interpretation of the Bavarian Forest Dampfbier. It has never been made before.

65 IBU.
6 SRM.

Added by InspectorBob on 09-27-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,673
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
18
pDev:
8.57%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 18 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of JOSHRINARD
3.53/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scotorum
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

NEIGHBORHOOD BOSS FLAMINGO HEFEWEIZEN 7/18/17

Third in the sampler fourpack from the brewery.

Poured from the 12 oz. can into a Tree House stemmed tulip.

a: Clear light amber with a half finger thick white head which receded to a ring of foam and spotty lacing.

s; Estery yeast seems to dominate.

t; Follows the nose, mild hop bite on the mainly dry finish.

m; Lighter side of medium, good body and carbonation tingle.

o; Darker than your average wheat beer, with a less persistent head and somewhat Belgian-like flavor. Definitely different from their other Hefe, Mellow Grove, which seemed closer to a standard Hefeweizen. Higher ABV is well covered, but the 65 IBU seems significantly absent. Nonetheless flavorful, refreshing and worth checking out.

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Photo of Boto
3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draught @ Revolution: This one pours a clear golden/bronze color and had a small white head. No lacing. It has a lighter nose. Spice, faint fruits. The taste is good. Somewhat bitter, spicy, fruits and malts. A little bready. Another good brew!

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Photo of BigSmooth12
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Davl22
4.12/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JakerLou
4.17/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dirk_Chappelle
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DoctorChugButterman
3/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ZEB89
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rjp217
4.44/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jason
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1 Liter growler, sample given from the brewery.

Clear dull bronze hue, ample white lacing on top. Malty, bready, spicy, yeasty, peppery, & fruity. Very aromatic and very expressive on the palate. Layers peel back with each sip. Quite drinkable for a slightly bigger brew. With releases like this, clearly this is a brewery to watch.

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Photo of puboflyons
3.95/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery on March 12, 2016.

The color is a sort of yellow-olive tone with a slight haze to it.

The aroma has a sort of Belgian quality to it even though it is brewed in the German tradition. I pick up toasted malts, banana, clove, and other spices.

Medium body.

The spicy character seemed a little more notable in the taste with a spicy rather than bitter finale. I enjoyed it.

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Photo of mklisz
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rallyr32
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ChrisL24481
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of johnnnniee
3.15/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Taster at the source.
Slightly hazy and just shy of amber a decent bubbly off white head. Bready sweet maltiness with a big hit of spicy phenol's and lots of harsh hop bitterness. I had to look up dampfbier. My impression of this one is the yeasty spiciness is too much for the the malt to overcome and it only gets amplified by the solid hopping here. I'm thinking more toasty caramel of toffee maltiness might help to offset that a bit.

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Photo of kdivers
3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of InspectorBob
3.74/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Boss Flamingo Bronze Ale from Neighborhood Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.85 out of 5 with 18 ratings
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