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Cuir - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

532 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 532
Reviews: 188
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 75
Gots: 428 | FT: 26
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.

Cuir is our third anniversary ale. It is the same recipe as Papier, but again created using the Solera method. Each year we will continue to blend old barrels of anniversary ale with a new batch of the same beer, adding an additional layer of complexity that will grow over time as we continue to age and blend with each anniversary, creating an older average age to the ale.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 05-07-2011)
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Ratings: 532 | Reviews: 188 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

01Ryan10, Dec 07, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Holland, Mar 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml waxed bottle, # 04494. Served in a mini tasting snifter. Thanks to danielnovak3 for the share.

A: Pours a solid plum color with some light brown mixed in for good measure. A thin white film is left after a heft pour and it recedes quickly a slight ring.

S: The smell is of sweet grapes, dark figs, dark malts and a very earthy and nutty scent.

T: The taste is much of the same. Nice fruity and grape sweetness with a more dark figgy flavor as well. This combines with a walnut like nuttiness and some earthy leather.

M: Slightly heavier bodied with mild carbonation. A residual sweetness is left on the palate.

O: This was good, but it doesn't even hold a candle to the BBA version. Having this just makes me want to go have the BA version again....

Treebs, Mar 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

furthurgone, Dec 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

UncleJimbo, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Kelp, Apr 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

JAHMUR, Jun 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

meerkat2, Dec 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

clarkenstein, Jan 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

IPAyForHops, May 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

CheapBeerBuzz, Feb 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

Bmoyer0301, Dec 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

PhineasGage, Dec 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

jophish17, Dec 11, 2011
Photo of sidetracked
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear deep ruby/mahogany with lots of deep tan head from the initial pour. Head dissipates quickly leaving just a little to linger on.

Aroma is sweet with light bourbon and wood, caramel, toffee, brown sugar, and a little raisin-like fruitiness. Light alcohol heat.

Upfront taste is sweet toffee mixed with bourbon and some raisin-like fruit sweetness. Bourbon is more prominent in the finish. Woody flavor. Noticeable alcohol.

Medium to full bodied with light carbonation. Syrupy but a clean, slightly bubbly finish. Alcohol heat at the finish.

A very enjoyable sipper with a nice bourbon presence.

8/12/2011

sidetracked, Jan 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

ObeMaltKinobee, Feb 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

nanobrew, Nov 14, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

cpmichael, Dec 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

akang, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

coreyfmcdonald, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

mthomas84, Dec 13, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

djrn2, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

danedelman, Feb 05, 2012
Cuir from The Bruery
92 out of 100 based on 532 ratings.