Mûr

North Carolina
United States
Boojum Beer Mur Raspberry Saison
Judges Ratings 
1 Review
85
Aroma:
22 / 24
Flavor:
32 / 40
Appearance:
6 / 6
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
15 / 20
Description 

A glimmer of ruby red catches his eye. Fresh, plump, juicy - Ripe. The Boojum doesn’t hesitate to reach out and take it.  Delicately at first, before devouring it. You must treat this ale in the same way. Approach it delicately. Examine its facets. Explore its aroma. Experience its flavor. Then dive into it. A crisp, golden Saison with notes of fresh fruit, spice, and subtle earthiness makes for the perfect vessel, complementing the tart, fresh raspberry. Great apart, but perfect together.

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ABV: 
5.0%
Judges Review 
Jim Koebel's picture
Judges Rating:
85
Aroma:
22 / 24
Appearance:
6 / 6
Flavor:
32 / 40
Mouthfeel:
10 / 10
Overall Impression:
15 / 20

Raspberry is the dominant aroma in this Raspberry Saison, followed closely by earthy hops and a spicy phenolic character. There is a huge, crackly, cream-colored head on this deep orange-colored beer. This beer’s flavor is quite different from the aroma with the fruit character, even the raspberry, being largely absent. Instead, there are moderate earthy, floral and spicy hops and phenols with moderately high bitterness. It’s a very dry beer that finishes even drier. The high carbonation adds a nice sting and relieves the earthy flavors from lingering any longer. Although this example began pleasantly enough, its raspberry character didn’t carry through and it lacked the lively flavors expected in the best saisons.