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Fruet - The Bruery

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697 Ratings
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Ratings: 697
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 7.38%
Wants: 224
Gots: 417 | FT: 28
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  15.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MasterSki on 04-23-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Unlike previous anniversary beers, ALL Fruet is 100% bourbon barrel-aged.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 697 | Reviews: 132 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of JavaNoire
4.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RocketCityVol
4.14/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pmangold
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Raziel313
3.31/5  rDev -26%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Haven't been a fan of the anniversary beers. Very boozy

Photo of Nightrain87
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of seangibbs60
4.98/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of KYGunner
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

In what can only be described as one of the most decadent and sinful ales I've ever had. The nose holds sweet caramel, toffee, milk chocolate, espresso, maple and fudge brownie.

This drinks like a liquefied turtle dessert with nutty pecan surrounded in caramel and smothered in rich milk chocolate. Hints of maple, molasses and toffee compliment a truly delicious beer.

Photo of Davepoolesque
4.44/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Smells of caramel, vanilla, oak, sweet booze, brown sugar, and toffee. Getting all that in the taste as well. Super rich, decadent, thick and viscous. Reminded me of a ramped up version of BB4D. So good.

Photo of IMFletcher
4.36/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PassMeAZima
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StonedTrippin
4.49/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

just a splendid glass of ale here, a wonderful beer in this series, which has pushed big beers to their limit. its got a ton of bourbon character to it, even though its got some age on it, it also has a fresh malty fruitiness, an intense vanilla and booze intersection, and a dried fruit taste that includes cherry, date, and pear, at the very least. cocoa notes in with the sticky bread pudding character of the malt, a nice mix of red and roasty types, and the body is just as big as it has been in the others. even with the age, i dont think the flavors are quite as well integrated as they were in the bois, but its still maturing i am sure. the bourbon is a lot, less oak, more of the actual whiskey, which goes expertly with the malt profile built up here. the beer is very sweet, sweeter than i even remember sucre being, which limits the drinkability (as if we were going to slam this one right?), and it gets hot alcohol wise as it warms up even a little. its a sipper and a sharer, with as much viscosity as you can imagine. was a pleasure to be part of sharing this bottle, i would love to get the chance to try another one in a few years, see how it develops. the bruery is pacing the pack with the big barrel aged blends, this is further proof of that.

Photo of heystevec
4.55/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lopeze77
4.56/5  rDev +2%

Photo of mdlb44
4/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of kmanjohnson
4.12/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of GeorgiaBeerGuy
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of kamikazeokami
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of trippnwo
5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of bigaltemple
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of SteeleWright
4.33/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of olradetbalder
4/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of chcfan
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of BColton1
3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

Photo of Hohnbaum
4.6/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of mikepcarney
5/5  rDev +11.9%

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Fruet from The Bruery
99 out of 100 based on 697 ratings.