1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Fruet - The Bruery

Not Rated.

Educational use only; do not reuse.

710 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 710
Reviews: 132
rAvg: 4.48
pDev: 7.37%
Wants: 221
Gots: 414 | FT: 30
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
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
to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Ratings: 710 | Reviews: 132
Photo of ThrewRedButter
4.37/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bartos
4.75/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Evil_Pidde
4.75/5  rDev +6%

Photo of cbridge27
5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of Lansdalebeerguy
5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of TheSamKuehn
4.75/5  rDev +6%

Photo of jburns301
4.75/5  rDev +6%

Photo of bnelson997
5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of Comparison_Ford
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of rlee1390
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of PG2G
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of Roze
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of jackmax
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of diehl07
5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of kbuzz
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of ScottStache
5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of monketeeth
5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of sendbeer
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of wordemupg
4.43/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750ml waxed bottle poured into balloon snifter 14/6/14, cheers Adam for sharing (from notes)

A clear brownish amber, a couple bubbles under a thin film, not much for lace but some wide legs going down the side

S vanilla, lots of sweet bourbon, a pile of brown sugar, a little wood, raisins, there's some booze but very well hidden all things considered, faint molasses, caramel galore, more vanilla and bourbon, more like a liqueur then beer but its working wonders for me

T thankfully it mimics the smell, vanilla, bourbon, caramel, its sweet but manageable, tastes as good as it smells

M thick and syrupy, a little heat but I'd never guess its over 15%, sticky on the lips and a sweet woody finish

O all the important parts are well taken care of, smells and tastes awesome, a little sweet and boozy but its a minor complaint

I'd lay this down for a decade if I had a bottle, drinking well now but this one will be something special down the road, I'm just happy I got to try it today, delicious stuff

Photo of roysand
5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of Brutus627
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of Thedrizzle
4.75/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Joe_Mahma
5/5  rDev +11.6%

Photo of pathart
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%

Photo of Amerikon
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%

to view all ratings, reviews and sorting options.
Fruet from The Bruery
99 out of 100 based on 710 ratings.