Hasukappu Ruby aka Haskap Beer

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Sapporo Breweries pioneered Hasukappu Ruby (Sapporo Factory Haskap Beer)

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Pu system over Gubigubi Hokkaido (Hokkaido, Japan)
Fruit Beer (Fruit Beer)
alc = 4.5%, 330ml, each gift’s Price not flap.
Sapporo Beer brewery pioneered

Look over the comments of Mr. & Ms. source … “A taste of blueberry gum it (laughs)”
Note) Hasukappu itself is 仲間Rashii blueberry.
(Apr.13, ’03, “BBQ Pork Cutlet” in)

Source: About half way down the page

Hasukappu Ruby

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rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 0%
High: 3.45
Low: 3.45

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Brewed by:
Sapporo Kaitakushi Brewery Harriet

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.50% ABV

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.
Year-round. Serving types had: bottle (1).

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 donnebaby( Durham, North Carolina )

B- / 3.45  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

This beer is supposed to be made from Hasukappu Berries, a berry somewhat like a blueberry only found in Hokkaido and parts of Siberia. However, according to the ingredients, they’ve gone the artificial route, which I could’ve guessed by the purple magenta color of the drink, and the scary purple foam that protects it.

The smell is an awesome blueberry crumb pie. I don’t care if it is artificial–it’s potent and delicious and has a certain fresh-picked smell to it, however that’s possible

The taste is not like the hasukappu berries I’ve had, and much closer to blueberry. This is basically a fizzy blueberry beer cooler.

The mouthfeel is actually better than just fizzy, and has a good power to it. I suppose it’s drinkable, but I wouldn’t have more than one, unless it was free. Without the traces of corn in the taste, I would say it offers glimpses at a lambic taste. They should really lose the scary purple color though–the taste is enough.

Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 03-31-2004 14:41:04 |

Source: http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/9209/16868

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