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Bottleworks XII - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
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world-class

789 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 789
Reviews: 115
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.29%
Wants: 359
Gots: 221 | FT: 46
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Witbier, 8% ABV, sour mashed 1-2 days, and fermented with a blend of Berliner Weisse culture and Belgian Witbier yeast. Beer is barrel fermented in large red wine barrels (132 gal. barrels). Raspberries are added to the beer towards the end of fermentation directly to the barrel, and aged on the raspberries for a minimum of 1 month. The Berliner culture contains souring bacteria and the raspberries will add acidity to the beer. Brewed to commemorate Bottleworks 12th Anniversary.

(Beer added by: julian on 02-28-2011)
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A - Pours a glowing golden yellow, opaque, monstrous 2 fingers of near white head, quickly dissipates, very light looking head. Lacing is pretty decent.

S - Oh ya, lots of sour (mildly vinigary) raspberry, some light wine tannins, almost has a light sugary clove-like (or some kind of spice i cant quite put my finger on) to it as well

T - Acidic and sour up front, transitions nicely into a huge sweet fruity sweetness as the raspberries kick in finish leaves some tannins and minimal puckering sourness lingering through the finish.

M - Medium bodied or so, definitely on the heavier end of the spectrum for what it is, pretty serious carbonation that works fantastically for this one!

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Bottleworks XII from The Bruery
96 out of 100 based on 789 ratings.