Cheeky Monkey Triple Blueberry & Boysenberry Bombe Alaska Blast

Style
Imperial Pastry Fruit Sour
ABV
9.0%

Cheeky Monkey aren't looking to change course in 2022; after a solid year producing insane fruited sours and hazy bois, they’ve entered the new year with what can only be assumed to be THE fruitiest beer of the year, so far. Their "call it what it is Triple Blueberry and Boysenberry Bombe Alaska Blast Imperial Pastry Sour is, as expected, loaded with as much fruit as necessary to yield a dense, rich, decadently sweet pastry sour.

Pouring a deep, cherry red hue, not a great deal emanates from this thick, dense liquid. But on sipping, sweet/sour berry character is dominant against a gentle fizz and a generous dose of acid. Bold, fresh boysenberry and blueberry notes have been retained while the 9 percent ABV, on the other hand, has been entirely disguised.

It's reminiscent of the year gone by for Cheeky, while also flaunting a unique take on the pastry sour genre.

Jono Outred

Published January 16, 2022

Name
Cheeky Monkey
Address

4259 Caves Road
Margaret River
WA 6285

Phone
Brewery: (08) 9755 9555; Rest: (08) 9755 5555
Open Hours

Caves Road venue:
Sun to Thurs: 11am to 5pm
Fri & Sat: 11am to 6pm
Vasse Tap House:
Thurs & Fri: 4pm to 7pm
Saturday: 2pm to 7pm
Sunday: 2pm to 6pm

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