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Saison Rue - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,380 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,380
Reviews: 506
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 153
Gots: 211 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 05-01-2008)
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3/5  rDev -27%

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01-12-2012 07:50:40 | More by ygtbsm94
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01-22-2013 05:10:26 | More by Conner
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California

3/5  rDev -27%

12-15-2012 10:08:56 | More by cdayb1
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3/5  rDev -27%

03-25-2013 05:42:27 | More by AlecBurtness
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3/5  rDev -27%

08-27-2014 13:22:42 | More by Dogleg
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3/5  rDev -27%

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3/5  rDev -27%

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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -27%

02-17-2013 22:19:49 | More by ejimhof
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ricecracker420

California

3/5  rDev -27%

01-31-2014 02:36:40 | More by ricecracker420
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mquartuccio87

New York

3/5  rDev -27%

10-02-2013 02:47:49 | More by mquartuccio87
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

3/5  rDev -27%

11-05-2013 22:55:55 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -27%

11-29-2013 03:02:40 | More by mmulebarn
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Lob

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -27%

02-24-2012 20:07:13 | More by Lob
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THECPJ

Delaware

3/5  rDev -27%

01-09-2012 23:44:47 | More by THECPJ
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SpasmWaiter

Vermont

3/5  rDev -27%

01-19-2014 17:57:11 | More by SpasmWaiter
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topdown

California

3/5  rDev -27%

08-06-2013 20:13:35 | More by topdown
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Bartos

Florida

3/5  rDev -27%

02-07-2014 01:21:45 | More by Bartos
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craytonic

District of Columbia

3.03/5  rDev -26.3%

Appearance: Huge head, minimal lacing. Perhaps a bit over carbonated, amber in color.

Smell: Big rye malt scent, spice, and light (not enough) funk.

Taste: Malt and rye, bit of hops and alcohol. Missing that good funk I was hoping for.

Mouthfeel: Bit fizzy yet chewy, hint of alcohol.

Drinkability: Low, no need to try this one again.

Edge of what a saison should be, at least in my book.

12-26-2009 07:39:11 | More by craytonic
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Overlord

California

3.08/5  rDev -25.1%

Pours a very cloudy orange. Somewhat unfiltered looking. Large, off-white head.

Smells like cloves, spices, some citrus/hay notes, spices, spices, and spices. Urgh.

Taste is a bit muddled. The sharp, biting grass/citrus notes carry with it a hint of lemon, but the weird spicy components just take over. There is a sour, yeasty breadiness to it ... quite pungent. Almost peppery, in some respects. I admit, I'm not the biggest saison fan. This was really not my cup of tea.

Decently carbonated. Not particularly drinkable.

07-18-2009 03:20:20 | More by Overlord
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chocosushi

Oklahoma

3.13/5  rDev -23.8%

Cellar temp to Saison dupont Becker
A; pours a bronze-yellow w/ delicate
carbonation to style. Lookin' good!

S; lemon zest & citrus pith w/ a dusty
rye spice carrying through. Orange peel &
candy sweetness carrying through. Brett is earthy.

T; lemon candy w/ doughy pale malts & rye spice..
Herbal hops. Brett washes things down in an earthy
medicinal way.. Peach preserves & corn sugar present.

M; This is where things are strange for me. This
Saison is way too syrupy & full. Rye is nice & dry.
I may be alone here, but not everything coheres for
My palate.

D; my first experience w/ the Bruery, & I'd love
To try more, but one & done for me w/ this Saison.

06-10-2012 03:00:19 | More by chocosushi
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mdfb79

New York

3.15/5  rDev -23.4%

From 6/12/10 notes.

a - Pours an amber color with 1 finger of white head and nice lacing.

s - Smells of fruit, spice, and a little bit of funk.

t - Taste is light fruit, citrus, spices, and a hint of funk.

m - Medium body and high carbonation.

d - An ok saison. A nice smell but the taste was a litt lacking and it was too carbonated. Probably would not have again.

06-14-2010 23:47:49 | More by mdfb79
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

01-28-2014 08:11:34 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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Quebec (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

07-14-2013 02:57:10 | More by MMBrew
Saison Rue from The Bruery
92 out of 100 based on 1,380 ratings.