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Fruet - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

680 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 680
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 8.05%
Wants: 226
Gots: 418 | FT: 27
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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Photo of SkeeterBoganski
4.7/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Served in to a Bruery tulip

A - flat caramel brown with very minimal carbonation present that disappears entirely after a couple minutes; minimal bubbly head that goes quick

S - fig; sugar; bourbon; oak; caramel; vanilla; sugared raisins; molasses; booze; this one hit me on the nose 2 feet away from the bottle when I popped the top

M - brown sugared dark fruits; dates; fig; caramel; molasses; vanilla; damn good bourbon; oak; butterscotch candy; as it warms, cotton candy

M - an easy-going full body; smooth; minimal carbonation; sticky like BCBS but not as; rich and sugar-coated

O - after a big night last night, I had no intention of opening up a 15.5% beer on a Sunday; however, I wanted to get excited about RS13 and hadn't had this beer; thankfully, I cracked this delicious number open and real happy I did. It's full of sugary, caramel, dark fruit tastiness with that bourbon-boozy focus in a smooth and creamy beer. With a little bit of snow falling and temps in the single digits, this is a perfect evening sipper.

SkeeterBoganski, Jan 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

spycow, Jan 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

El_Jefe, Jan 13, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Shirin, Jan 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

AnotherImperial, Jan 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

millertime416, Jan 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

miadw3, Jan 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

jeff1973, Jan 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jan 08, 2013
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BREWSnTATTOOS, Jan 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -21.7%

Lukafer, Jan 08, 2013
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3.9/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Founders tulip.

Appearance: Cloudy dark caramel/brown. Small tan head that dissipates quickly leaving no lacing.

Smell: Lost of candied sugar, molasses, figs, caramel, bourbon, some mild vanilla and oakiness in there too.

Taste: Basically the same as the nose. The bourbon and oakiness really linger in your mouth.

Mouthfeel: Viscous. The beer grabs hold of your mouth and really sticks the favors to them. Only mild carbonation.

Overall: This is one intense beer. Each of the flavors and smells is very intense. Personally I like them to blend together a bit more, but thats just my personal feelings. I feel like this will age very well and smooth off some of the rough edges.

stereosforgeeks, Jan 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

stouts4me, Jan 06, 2013
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4.33/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from the Reserve Society. Served in a Bruery tulip, shared with Amyliz4. The appearance is a dark caramel with a thin, bubbly head that very quickly dissipates.

Nose is incredibly smooth and full of bourbon, oak, and vanilla. Flavor adds some caramel sweetness. Super rich and creamy. The flavor has a bit of tannin and alcohol toward the finishi, but is otherwise quite nice. Overall, this is quite excellent.

Thorpe429, Jan 06, 2013
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uturn, Jan 03, 2013
Fruet from The Bruery
99 out of 100 based on 680 ratings.