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Vitis Series: Oui Oui - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

132 Ratings
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Ratings: 132
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.79%
Wants: 19
Gots: 49 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

The second beer in our Vitis Series line of beer that have been fermented with grapes. For Oui Oui we used a first running press of Chardonnay grapes from the central coast and added them to our sour blonde ale. The beer was then aged in oak barrels that had originally been used to store wine, imparting even more of that chardonnay-like quality. The final beer has a pleasant funk which compliments the stone fruit and white wine-like character.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 02-20-2012)
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curly31989

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9%

06-22-2012 14:06:30 | More by curly31989
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

No head, not even bubbles from the pour, wow, more like a wine than a beer, slight hazy golden lemonade yellow colored.

nose great sour lambic like, tart bright fruit, light musty vinous chardonnay like aroma, great sour malt, just like a great lambic.

Taste had a great tart flavor, sour malts, light lemon, tart fruit flavors, again a nice lambic, light bready malts, quite dry, a bit of a light chardonnay vinous flavor, hint of vanilla oak, sour white grapes, hint of tart berry, juicy but just a bit lighter than a drie fonteinen. There is a nice acidity too that doesn't overpower. Finish is tart, phlemmy, light sour fruit and little bready malt. Abv is well hidden, wish I could drink tons of this.

Mouth is lighter bodied, acidic, lack of carbonation to refresh the palate hurts a bit.

Overall other than the lack of carbonation this is an awesome beer, great tartness, light chardonnay, bit of bready malts, drinkable other than carb, just great. Wish I had more of these.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2012 15:51:32 | More by jlindros
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JMRSN

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-03-2012 13:36:13 | More by JMRSN
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thlf84

California

4.25/5  rDev +9%

11-03-2013 21:24:17 | More by thlf84
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wyatt

Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +9%

09-13-2012 18:26:03 | More by wyatt
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stevec32

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9%

08-05-2013 01:04:37 | More by stevec32
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Rado

California

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-19-2014 00:41:52 | More by Rado
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +9%

03-11-2012 19:21:46 | More by bsuedekum
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drummermattie02

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-11-2012 22:05:38 | More by drummermattie02
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Wowcoolman

California

4.25/5  rDev +9%

05-11-2014 06:34:53 | More by Wowcoolman
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vonnegut21

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9%

08-05-2013 14:56:58 | More by vonnegut21
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ffOpusx

California

4.25/5  rDev +9%

09-15-2012 18:22:40 | More by ffOpusx
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9%

07-09-2014 15:14:05 | More by trxxpaxxs
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thagr81us

South Carolina

4.23/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big thanks goes out to StayWhatYouAre2 for sharing this one at his own pre-marriage tasting! Thanks Alex! Served from bottle into a Boulevard tulip. Poured neon yellow with a minimal white head that subsided to none quickly. There was no lacing evident throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, funk, citrus, citrus rine, and tart. The flavor was of sweet malt, funk, citrus, citrus rine, tart, and sour. It had a light feel on the palate with medium-high carbonation. Overall this was a pretty good brew. I was really surprised at what I found upon first inspection of this one. This was definitely the most our brew that we tasted that evening by far. It had a nice balance to it though which made it quite easy to drink and rather enjoyable. I would have no problem at all crushing a full bottle of this one. Definitely worth seeking out if you have not had it before.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2012 10:52:10 | More by thagr81us
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle split with JLindros. Reviewed from notes.

A - No head whatsoever here. I mean noting. This pours like a glass of white wine, which while good is not really what I expect. This looks pretty good though.

S - Bursts of grains and Chardonnay. Oak barrels, white grapes. Just insanely enticing bread and vinous.

T - Wow. So much great dry white wine and sourness. Sour white grapes and oak. Some light bread/yeast. Very, very much like a a drie fountene.

M - Flat, absolutely no carbonation at all. Drinks like a white wine. A sour white wine. Very dry and delicious.

O - Over wow, this is a super sour glass of white wine and oak. This is really, really tasty. Wish we had another bottle of this.

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2012 18:05:11 | More by rudzud
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.08/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy yellow with a pretty light white head and minimal lacing, carbonation looks a bit low. Aroma is very nice, it is lactic sour with some oak, and the grape comes through as well, can't wait to taste it. Flavor is very vinegar-forward and very sour, the oak and grape come through in the finish. Mouthfeel is medium-full bodied, pretty hefty for a wild. Overall this is a nice sour, I wish it was a little more grape/wine heavy, but I can't complain. It is just a little more vinegary than expected.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2012 03:53:45 | More by starrdogg
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

4.06/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks merc, back to back with the Pinot lambicus
The beer pours a cloudy light golden yellow with no head. The nose is slightly sweet with slight notes of grape. The taste is very tart with a light grape/oak and distinct sourness. This beer's mouthfeel is intensely sour with a dry & sweet finish. It's very tart (cantillon tart) with a slightly nutty after-aftertaste. Great beer, better than the Pinot lambicus, that's definitely a serious sour.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2013 00:46:01 | More by ThePorterSorter
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jeonseh

Indiana

4.03/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Shared by nasty 31 @ NWI bottle share

A - Light, hazy soft yellow. Light carbonation and no head

S - Tart vinegar, lemon, sweet Chardonnay grape, slight butter

T - Tart white vinegar up front that almost makes you pucker. There is lemon, light oak, and slight butter. Finish is lots of tart vinegar that lingers near the end.

MF - Light carbonation, slight astringent and dry. Actually rather creamy and buttery beer in the middle

O - Solid sour with nice vinegar tartness. Slight buttery, creaminess that you don't always find which make it nice and slightly different than normal

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2013 16:42:40 | More by jeonseh
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ptykozoon

California

4.03/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pale yellow, no head.

Funk, sour grape, lemon.

Bread, lotsa sour, oak, lime, cherry, complex, very good.

Medium carbonation - perfect for beer, abv tastes about right if not slightly less.

Very tasty beer. One of the best Bruery beers I've had..

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2012 01:56:36 | More by ptykozoon
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warnerry

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.6%

10-25-2013 23:46:02 | More by warnerry
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Callmecoon

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

03-15-2012 02:06:42 | More by Callmecoon
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%

09-05-2013 23:59:15 | More by JosephThompson
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California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

10-05-2013 20:03:48 | More by Crazydaddyo
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-01-2012 23:59:08 | More by hoppymcgee
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wolf_switzer

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

05-11-2014 03:37:47 | More by wolf_switzer
Vitis Series: Oui Oui from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 132 ratings.