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Assemblage No.1 | Brasserie Dunham

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4.05
pDev:
18.27%
 
 
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Assemblage No.1Assemblage No.1
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Dunham
Quebec, Canada | website

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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

Added by liamt07 on 03-15-2014

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Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 34
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Photo of Bugs318
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Alieniloquium
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle. Gushed upon opening. Hazy orange. Smells of herbal hops. Strong grapefruit and orange hops. Light wine barrel. Tastes similar to the smell. More subdued hops. Grapefruit and orange again. Bretty in the back end with a light wine barrel finish. Light body. Well carbonated. Nice flavors, but nothing as outstanding or pronounced as the Saison du Pinacle Reserve that we had just before this.

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Photo of GRG1313
3.49/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rutager
4.37/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

David sent me this one a couple months ago, cheers man. Gushed a little bit but I was fast enough to catch it for once! Everything's coming up Rutager!!

Pours a nice lemon gold with a bit of haze and a massive head that settles after a good while. Great nose on this. Lots of dry funky wild yeast with a nice light floral perfume, some light apple, pineapple, and peach underneath. Some funky old wood and a touch of white wine. Really nice.

Funky dry brett hits the tongue and build to the lasting, slightly bitter finish. Before that I do get juicy green apple, some peach, a bit of dank old wood. That brett really hits in the finish. Goods stuff but doesn't quite live up to the amazing smell.

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Photo of Phyl21ca
4/5  rDev -1.2%
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.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of mtomlins
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
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.

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4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.93/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.9/5  rDev -3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of Dave_Treat
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Facticians
4.02/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of jrenihan
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of chippo33
4.39/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of whitenads
3.6/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of flipper2gv
3.97/5  rDev -2%
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.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of MatChar
4.23/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Latarnik
2.65/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 1 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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Assemblage No.1 from Brasserie Dunham
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