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Saison Rue - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,475 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,475
Reviews: 515
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 161
Gots: 237 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Saison Rue is an unfiltered, bottle conditioned, Belgian/French-style farmhouse ale. This is a beer of subtlety and complexity, with malted rye, spicy, fruity yeast notes, biscuit-like malt backbone and a slight citrus hop character. With age, this beer will dry out and will become more complex with rustic notes of leather and earth from the contribution of a wild yeast strain. Being a saison, Saison Rue is ambiguous unto itself as it is a different beer when fresh and when aged.

(Beer added by: DoubleJ on 05-01-2008)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep gold color, with a large off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains wild Belgian yeast, brettanomyces, rye spice, some tart citrus, caramelized malts and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out with a mild sweetness from flavors of caramel, rye spice and some fruit that quickly fades into some sour flavors of wild Belgian yeast and citrus. The malt character is hearty and the hops presence is mild creating a decent balance. The after-taste is slightly tart.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty and complex, goes down easily, not too filling, good kick, good representation of style, this is a flavorful beer worth drinking for a while if you’re in the mood for a Saison that is a bit towards the sour side.

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Saison Rue from The Bruery
92 out of 100 based on 1,475 ratings.