Brussels Red Fruit Beer | Brasserie Du Bocq

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Brussels Red Fruit BeerBrussels Red Fruit Beer

Brewed by:
Brasserie Du Bocq

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by cnozzy on 12-26-2009

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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by Everydayoff:
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3.18/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

330ml bottle poured into a pint glass by freshness date.

Cloudy dark pink color with an amber tinge, massive foamy head it’s a bit off-white color with a slight pink hue, good head retention also left with plenty of sticky laces that everlasting cling to a glass they’re a bit like and remind me of a globe map, high and fizzy carbonation.

Mingle by the mixture of fruits; raspberries, blueberries, cherries, black currants along with slight clove phenolic note.

Fruitiness, sourness and sweetness tastes blend together with reminiscent of the aforesaid fruits in its aroma. Light-bodied, smooth, finish is dry.

Pretty enjoyable drink even it’s not my style.

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Photo of der_meister
3.71/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of screwglue
3.9/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

Thought I'd give some love for this beer, which only has one review so far.

A - Rose tinted, if not slightly peachy. A slight head that doesn't stick around for long.

S - Blueberries pertained the most prominent. Of course, cherries, raspberries, and blackberries were there--all of which were tied together with the scent of coriander.

T - Tastes just like it smells: Creamy, sweet, tart with a pervading coriander.

M - Considerably carbonated, although short lived. Light yet creamy.

D - Being both light and delicious, the bottle emptied pretty fast. A very simple beer that is very drinkable.

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Photo of cnozzy
3.36/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 330ml bottle into a tulip.

Appearance: Cloudy red color with a nice two finger firm pink head. Nice lacing.

Smell: Just strong red fruit aroma.

Taste: Taste of sweet raspberries, slightly tart at the end. Too sweet for lambic.

Mouthfeel/Drink: The mouthfeel is fizzy. Light bodied but not watery. A beer for the aperitif.

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Brussels Red Fruit Beer from Brasserie Du Bocq
3.38 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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