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Batch 300 - The Bruery

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Batch 300Batch 300

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BA SCORE
88
very good

158 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 158
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 12
Gots: 58 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 07-09-2011)
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4/5  rDev +2%

moonknight31, May 14, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

jsanford, Mar 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

FreshmanPour77, Jan 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

spycow, Jan 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

IdrinkGas, Jan 07, 2013
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5/5  rDev +27.6%

NickT1218, Dec 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

Jules11788, Oct 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Sixofsigmas, Oct 04, 2012
Photo of johnnnniee
4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear deep golden color with an impressive bone white head that persists forever and leaves lots of lace. Spicy and fruity aroma with a hint of bourbon and oak. Pepper, sweet candy sugars, light sweet fruit, pepper its all there. The flavor is sweeter than I expected with lots of sweet fruits and malts with a bit of caramel in there for fun. Some vanilla and bourbon oak midway through and a hit of alcohol right at the end into a fairly dry finish that does leave a bit of sweetness on the palette. Medium body with a high level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. Nice tripel, I quite enjoyed this one.

johnnnniee, Sep 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

thegerm87, Jul 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

BeerHunter76, Jul 19, 2012
Photo of n2185
3.43/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a hazy yellow with a finger of white head that fades into a thin layer with a little lacing.

S: Some light spice and candy sugar notes up front followed by strong chardonnay-like aromas. Woody tanins, fermented fruits, and a slight buttery presence bring up the finish.

T: Similar to the aroma, there are some Belgian spices and candy sugar flavors at first. Chardonnay, woody tanins, and fruit follow with a slightly yeasty finish.

M: Medium body with lowish carbonation, this beer is a little thick and under-attenuated for a tripel, but it's not surprising considering the barrel aging.

O: A solid beer overall, and while the barrel aspects are nice, they overwhelm the tripel aspects a bit too much. Still, it's enjoyable.

n2185, Jul 04, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

dmsohyea, Jun 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

EricCioe, Jun 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2%

nmann08, Jun 04, 2012
Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 5.29.12.

A - Pours a cloudy medium orange with a large fluffy cream-colored head. Good retention and lacing.

S - Hoppy citrus - oranges and lemons, some oaky wood as well.

T - Honey sweet, orange with a slight woody finish.

D - Good carbonation and a light body.

O - Woody and citrus sweet. Nice.

HuskyinPDX, Jun 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

ygtbsm94, Jun 04, 2012
Photo of DoubleJ
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Batch 300 = tripel style + oak cubes + Citra hops. It looks like just another Bruery experiment, but this recipe was created by a homebrewer who won the Batch 300 contest. Anyways, on to the beer:

That orangish yellow color looks like it's glowing. The head forms at a reasonable inch thickness and drops to a lace and leaves dots of lace around the glass. That nose comes as a change of pace. It's not traditionally a tripe by any means, but it still surprised me. Pear comes first, then the oak and licorice, finally the Citra hop brings a melon and pine note.

While the Citra and oak are east to notice, this beer remains delicate as per style. And it's on the tasty side, I might add. Honeydue, melons, oak. I'm not catching the base tripel besides the strength of the beer, but at the very least it's a good canvas for those two "special" additives. It's medium bodied, yet it seems lighter than that, thanks to its airy characteristic.

I've had a few tripels aged in wood, but I don't recall one that was as hoppy as this (unless you consider those Belgian IPA's to be hoppy tripels). As much as I love Citra hops, they did take some time getting used to in this eventually satisfying tripel.

DoubleJ, May 11, 2012
Batch 300 from The Bruery
88 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.