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Fruet - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
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world-class

654 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 654
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 7.83%
Wants: 222
Gots: 419 | FT: 34
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  15.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Unlike previous anniversary beers, ALL Fruet is 100% bourbon barrel-aged.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 04-23-2012)
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Ratings: 654 | Reviews: 127 | Display Reviews Only:
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MrVonzipper

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

01-24-2013 03:04:54 | More by MrVonzipper
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pschul4

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

01-23-2013 22:11:36 | More by pschul4
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MarkIntihar

Michigan

4/5  rDev -10.5%

01-23-2013 21:57:53 | More by MarkIntihar
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ejyoung

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

01-22-2013 19:50:22 | More by ejyoung
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bobv

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

01-22-2013 18:40:25 | More by bobv
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Zaphog

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

01-22-2013 18:39:14 | More by Zaphog
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oregone

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

01-22-2013 16:20:31 | More by oregone
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jrallen34

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

01-22-2013 01:21:01 | More by jrallen34
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domtronzero

California

4/5  rDev -10.5%

01-21-2013 17:11:17 | More by domtronzero
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kapkenobi

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

01-21-2013 01:18:04 | More by kapkenobi
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BdubleEdubleRUN

California

4/5  rDev -10.5%

01-20-2013 20:44:59 | More by BdubleEdubleRUN
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jvillefan

California

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

01-20-2013 16:16:20 | More by jvillefan
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AleWatcher

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

01-20-2013 14:13:08 | More by AleWatcher
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barleywinefiend

Washington

4.86/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Poured a caramel color with reddish hues and rocky yet minimal tan head. The head quickly fades leaving a mere dose of bubbles and spotty lacing.

S: Holy dark fruits; figs, raisins, plums. Caramel, toffee, wood and bourbon. A very stikging beer on the nose bu man was it plesant.

T: A tsunami of booze soaked figs and raisins greet the taste buds initially, followed by a wash of heat, caramel, toffee, loads of sugar, waves of molasses, vanilla, Earth, wood and more sticky sugar. The finish is hot, stikcy yet decadent and oh so tasty.

M: Lower carbonation but big bodied, just right for the style. Loads of flavor whop the palate minites after tasting, mouthfeel is warming, sweet and I almost dont want to swallow.

O: Probably the bst Bruery beer I have consumed to date. The style was on point and the barrel again was fantastic! Damn was this good.

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2013 13:24:36 | More by barleywinefiend
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GrindFatherBob

New York

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

01-20-2013 12:51:18 | More by GrindFatherBob
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ChrisPro

Illinois

4/5  rDev -10.5%

01-19-2013 19:06:34 | More by ChrisPro
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mdvatab

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

01-19-2013 17:26:53 | More by mdvatab
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drummermattie02

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

01-19-2013 15:18:18 | More by drummermattie02
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ridglens

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

01-18-2013 17:37:22 | More by ridglens
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

01-18-2013 01:50:21 | More by yourefragile
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extra

California

4/5  rDev -10.5%

01-17-2013 23:16:57 | More by extra
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Gobzilla

California

4.33/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: poured a pale yellowish brown in color with pale brown highlights and a thin head the left only a few bubbles of lacing sticking to the glass.

S: plenty of dark frutiness such as figs, plums and dates with good caramel, molasses brown sugar sweetness, plenty of bourbon booze heat, subtle burnt sugar but with vanilla notes.

T: lots of booze was very apparent on the palate on the first sip with great caramel, molasses, brown sugar sweetness alongside plenty of dark fruit, good bourbon barrel character, nice oaky wood accents, vanilla flavor and mild burnt sugar notes.

M: the brew was medium to full in body with a low amount of carbonation which had a very sweet, oaky woody, dark fruity, bourbon boozy and silky finish.

O: thought it was a solid old ale all around and was glad to finally get a chance to tick it.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2013 22:57:02 | More by Gobzilla
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BierJager89

California

4.79/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Red tinted murky brown with a brown ring of head. It's appearance isn't really a 4.25, but it's a damn good beer and I don't want that dragging my rating of it down.

S: Like an old ale. A delicious old ale. Dark fruit, plums, figs, chocolate, maybe peach, maybe raspberry, maybe strawberry (I don't remember it that vividly, but this is what I put in my notes), Vanilla and oak bourbon character, which is always nice, as well as that typical old smell (old yeast?) that you get in old ales. Again, it didn't smell that great, but the bourbon helped, and I don't want it dragged down for that.

T: The taste is what makes it such a great beer. Dark fruit and plums again, raisin, vanilla, oak, excellent bourbon character, molasses, and a bit of alcohol that cuts the sweetness and actually enhances the taste of the beer (I said in my notes it makes this a well balanced beast).

M: Full bodied, alcohol heat, but not too much (I do love my whiskey, so maybe I'm a bit numb to it), not overly carbonated or harsh.

O: It's a lot like North Coast's Old Stock Cellar Reserve. It's a delicious old ale, made more delicious by bourbon barrel aging, and it has excellent bourbon character. As of writing this, out of 615 beers I've had, this is number 10. I have to thank Agentmunky for sharing his bottle with me. Is it worth the $30+ pricetag? No, but get a bottle anyways. Get two. Age one. This beer is worthy of a try, if only once.

Serving type: bottle

01-17-2013 18:50:00 | More by BierJager89
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jasinviso

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

01-16-2013 02:45:10 | More by jasinviso
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-15-2013 15:33:37 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
Fruet from The Bruery
99 out of 100 based on 654 ratings.