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Melange No. 9 - The Bruery

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Melange No. 9Melange No. 9

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

150 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 150
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 9.91%
Wants: 54
Gots: 21 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This sour ale was the winner of our Hoarders Society blending competition. A combination of our sour blonde, Sour in the Rye, and White Oak Sap along with Ginger and Coconut.

Hoarders Society exclusive for 2014

(Beer added by: rudzud on 02-02-2014)
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4.16/5  rDev -4.1%

dagubna, Wednesday at 09:15 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

spw109, Tuesday at 05:20 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

HopDropTheElder, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Poured from a bomber into a snifter, the beer is pale, hazy, golden coloring, with no head. Nose of white grape, coconut, tart notes, toasted grain, and subtle sourness. Flavors are very tart, with chardonnay, apple, a toasted grain backbone, and hints of cinnamon spice. Light, crisp body, with a very tart and dry aftertaste. The finish is clean, dry, and crisp. Very nice. A lot of white wine characteristics. Solid.

GarthDanielson, Sep 11, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Durdz, Sep 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

dar482, Sep 02, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -42.4%

A: Pours a hazed orange color. A white head forms, and fizzes out in a second. Light lace is left behind.
S: Toasted coconut with some lactic milk, sugar, malty sweetness, lactic acid. Not enjoying the nose.
T: Yep, not particularly enjoying this. Coconut for sure, toasted malts and a lactic acid, spoiled milk flavor that I don't like. Really sweet, the coconut milk like favor, acidic tartness, and sugary sweetness do not mesh for me.
M/D: A full body and moderate carbonation. A sticky, dirty, muddled mouthfeel. Not something I care to drink again.

No definition here at all, and not something I enjoy. The Bruery is always worth trying, but you will undoubtebly get misses and messes like this. Not something I would recommend.

champ103, Sep 01, 2014
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4.44/5  rDev +2.3%

IrishColonial, Aug 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

markgugs, Aug 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Kurmaraja, Aug 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

dmhurdle, Aug 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

bnelson997, Aug 09, 2014
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bsuedekum, Aug 03, 2014
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ViragS, Jul 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Sarge3130, Jul 21, 2014
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tectactoe, Jul 21, 2014
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mikeincharleston, Jul 19, 2014
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Melange No. 9 from The Bruery
96 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.