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Papier - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
90
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193 Ratings
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Ratings: 193
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 14.68%
Wants: 215
Gots: 69 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  14.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Papier is our first anniversary ale, loosely brewed in the English-style Old Ale tradition using our house Belgian yeast strain. The traditional first anniversary gift is something made of paper. The Bruery is giving their loyal fans the gift of Papier, their first anniversary ale. Layered with complex flavors of dark fruit,vanilla, oak, and burnt sugar, Papier is a robust ale, surely the perfect beer to mark our first big milestone. Best for sharing, this beer is ideal for cellaring until you have a celebration of your own…if you can wait.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 05-16-2009)
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750 mL bottle poured into a taster. Bottle 1262.

Appearance - Deep murky brown. Chunky head. A few bubbles at the edge.

Smell - Oxidized sherry like flavors. Vanilla, caramel, some bourbon. Fruity. Oxidation is nice.

Taste - Oxidation is much more prevalent. Barrel less noticable. Caramel masked by lots of dark fruits. Slight acidity to it, but not oppressive.

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Papier from The Bruery
90 out of 100 based on 193 ratings.