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Judge's Review: 83 Rating - Mischief Managed - Guava/Passionfruit by Monday Night Brewing

November, 2019
Judges Rating: 
22 / 24
4 / 6
35 / 40
7 / 10
Overall Impression: 
15 / 20

Mischief Managed - Guava/Passion fruit by Monday Night Brewing is a Berliner Weisse-style beer with guava and passion fruit, brewed by Monday Night Brewing and judged as BJCP Category 29A, Fruit Beer.

Only a low carbonation level seems apparent upon opening, judging by the very quiet hiss. It sounds fizzier as it pours, but results in no head. There is a thick, moist ring of yeast sediment around the bottle lip despite upright storage for about two weeks. This beer has a fruity and sour aroma, which comes off as clean. It is an opaque orange in appearance. The flavor is also fruity -- passion fruit and a general tropical character dominate -- with no hop flavor. It has a tart, drying finish. Overall it is light and crisp with moderate-high carbonation, but not lively like a typical Berliner.