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Saison Rue - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,445 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 1,445
Reviews: 513
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 10.71%
Wants: 156
Gots: 225 | FT: 10
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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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

beaulabauve, Aug 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

tastesogood, Aug 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

BKotch, Aug 21, 2014
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4.15/5  rDev +1%

Described as a Belgian style ale brewed with Rye and Brettanomyces, this beer pours brightly golden with a copper hue. It is highly effervescent with a sturdy white head that persists as a thick layer of merengue-like foam throughout. Delicate Belgian lacing rides down the side of the glass. The aroma is musty with hints of banana, clove and spice. Malt is present and phenolic notes linger in the background. The flavor is big and fruity, and quickly fades into a crisp, dry finish that leaves a dank bitterness on the back of the tongue. Mouthfeel is dry and slightly astringent. Overall, this beer is a solid representation of style that has a crisp character and sweetness that is balanced by barnyard funk.

MrBoz21, Aug 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

LodiRigglesbee, Aug 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

ShadyRigglesbee, Aug 19, 2014
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RPH2327, Aug 18, 2014
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Schlafly33, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

nfurman, Aug 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Kramerwtmf, Aug 17, 2014
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griffey123, Aug 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

csustar001, Aug 15, 2014
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porter0209, Aug 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

d_kizzle, Aug 14, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -1.7%

Hamildong, Aug 12, 2014
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Jack_Frost79, Aug 11, 2014
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shortbus126, Aug 10, 2014
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Kevinpitts, Aug 10, 2014
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Baab200, Aug 10, 2014
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4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Crisp thin head, with minimal lacing patterns. Aroma of fresh grass and stone fruit, notably apricot, plum, and peach. Citrus notes of light lemon zest, grapefruit, and tangerine with a fair amount of mango, especially in the aftertaste. Very light body with a lasting aftertaste of citrus and hops.

Phigg1102, Aug 09, 2014
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DeadGuyRyan, Aug 07, 2014
Saison Rue from The Bruery
92 out of 100 based on 1,445 ratings.