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Assemblage No.1 - Brasserie Dunham

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Assemblage No.1Assemblage No.1

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BA SCORE
89
very good

16 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 16
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 5.84%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dunham visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
50/50 Pale Ale & Propolis In Zinfandel Barrel w/ Brett

(Beer added by: liamt07 on 03-15-2014)
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Photo of Phyl21ca
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a clear golden color ale with a large off-white foamy head with good retention and some good lacing. Aroma consists of tart and sour notes with some light vinous notes. Taste is a wonderful mix between some sour notes with light funky notes with some oak and light vinous notes. Body is about full for style with good carbonation. Nice mix between some drinkability and complexity with balanced level of acidity.

Phyl21ca, Mar 24, 2014
Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

TheSevenDuffs, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of mtomlins
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750ml bomber into a stemmed tulip glass
Bottle release 10/2014 (Batch 4); Poured 11/2014

Pours a clear, light golden color with a bit of sediment; massive white cloudy head with great retention and massive lacing. The nose starts with a nice Brett punch (funky/barny), tart, wood and with some spicy hops, black pepper, lemon rind. On the palate, the tartness and Brett shine, lots of spicy, very dry hops, a bit vinous ending with a tight and dry finish. The body is medium with a great carbonation keeping it round but really easy drinking. Overall, this is a tasty brew, complex.

mtomlins, Nov 03, 2014
Photo of papat444
3.9/5  rDev -5.1%

papat444, Thursday at 02:46 PM
Photo of Caudalie
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Caudalie, Oct 20, 2014
Photo of spinrsx
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

spinrsx, Mar 19, 2014
Photo of liamt07
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

liamt07, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of Whatup14
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Whatup14, Jun 09, 2014
Photo of Sarge3130
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Sarge3130, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of jrenihan
4/5  rDev -2.7%

jrenihan, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of flipper2gv
3.96/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy dark yellow with tons of head and really good retention. It's not exactly surprising considering the bretts.

S: This reminds me quite a lot of Orval. It seems to have a quite strong spicy and vinous presence with a good amount of funk behind. Slightly sour, but nowhere on the level of an American Wild.

T: Pretty much as expected, this is similar to Orval, except maybe a bit sweeter and less dry, which isn't quite surprising since Dunham must not have access to the same kind of ancestral yeast strain they use in traditional Belgian breweries. So, there are green grapes, light vinous notes, quite a good amount of funk, honey and spices (mostly pepper). There is a light vanilla and leather note in there too.

M: Too sticky for the style, but still ok. Medium to light body with plenty of fluffy carbonation, which is on point.

O: This is a solid beer that lover of the style should try. Maybe a bit too expensive for what it is, also considering the very limited availability, but still a very solid brew.

flipper2gv, Oct 29, 2014
Photo of Socialiste
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Socialiste, Jul 08, 2014
Photo of canucklehead
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

canucklehead, Jul 01, 2014
Photo of peensteen
4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served on tap at Zwanze day at Volo, reviewed from notes

Hazy golden colour, ring of white head with minimal lace. Smell is brett forward, some funk and a bit of oaky wet wood, lots of fruit follows, orange and tropical fruit take over in a nice mix of fruit and funk with a nice underlying oak. Taste is brett forward and funky, incredibly dry oak flavours mid palate, quite hoppy as well, bitter orange peel and pineapple, closes with an orange juice aftertaste, quite nice. Dry fizzy carbonation, medium body. Really solid stuff here, would love to revisit this again, could easily finish a bottle of this on my own.

peensteen, Nov 04, 2014
Photo of belleisa_losteo
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

belleisa_losteo, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of tom10101
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

tom10101, Sep 23, 2014
Assemblage No.1 from Brasserie Dunham
89 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.