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Provisions Series: Burly Gourd - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
83
good

153 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 153
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 16.58%
Wants: 14
Gots: 36 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.66% 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 11-05-2011)
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11-14-2011 18:59:36 | More by jlb502
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California

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California

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HosP

Indiana

4.15/5  rDev +12.8%

Shared this bottle from Marisatheyounger. 750ml poured into snifter.

A- Pours dark, dark brown almost black. Creamy, thick brown head. Bits of lace left on glass.

S- Pumpkin and nutmeg fill the nose from start to finish. Some sweet aromas towards the end. Makes me wonder where the thanksgiving turkey is!

T- Nice pumpkin, nutmeg, and some sugar tastes throughout. Some cedar comes through as an earthy, woody undertone to the other flavors. Sweetness at the end. Pumpkin flavor a little weaker, but still there at the end.

M- Medium body, but on the thinner side. Moderate carbonation.

O- Very nice drink. Would have been a perfect Thanksgiving day beer. Really enjoyed a little different milk stout. Would gladly drink another one of these. Thanks a lot Marisa for the treat!!

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Appearance: Dark brown, almost black. Pours 3 inches of thick tan head that fades very slowly. Tons of lacing.

Smell: Pumpkin, malty, cedar, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, roasted malt, a bit estery, anise as it warms.

Taste: Pumpkin, roasted malt, spices, cloves, allspice, nutmeg, cinnamon, milk, cream, cedar, tobacco, leather, vanilla.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, moderate carbonation, silky, creamy.

Overall: A great milk stout. The combination of the pumpkin spices with the silkiness of the milk stout works very well. Very drinkable and very compled. Well done.

11-22-2011 16:59:23 | More by phichifiji00
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A 750 mL bottle from barfdiggs; thank you! Split into two tulips.

A standard pour produces a primarily black body with dark brown and garnet hues. About two and a half finger’s worth of tan head develops with moderate retention and lacing. A steady stream of bubbles fuels a large patch in the center of the surface. Definitely a gorgeous looking brew.

The aroma is of pumpkin/yam, allspice, cardamom, nutmeg, clove, a bit of cacao, cane sugar, and a touch of roasted malt. Great scent, only wish it jumped out a bit more (minor gripe really).

Taste begins with the “pumpkin” spices: yam, pumpkin seed, allspice, clove, nutmeg, hint of cinnamon and some brown sugar. Finishes more like a milk stout, with the cacao, lightly roasted malt, and cane sugar coming through. A bi of nutmeg and clove linger on the aftertaste, and a hint of the cedar is noticeable on the exhale.

Mouthfeel is wonderful; carbonation is spot on, cutting through the spices and keeping them from sticking to the palate. The mouth feels thinly coated by this moderate/thick bodied beer, but the finish is relatively clean (no syrupy or cloying residue) and dry, perhaps aided by the cedar.

Overall, this is a great pumpkin ale with a lot of complexity and dimension. Slightly reminiscent of TREAT, but taken in a different direction and masterfully done.

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Provisions Series: Burly Gourd from The Bruery
83 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.