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Collaboration Series: Go Team! - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
80
good

76 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 76
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 13.14%
Wants: 8
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 05-05-2012)
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Reviews by Beerandraiderfan:
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3.33/5  rDev -4.9%

Nice red and brown color, some ruby edges to it, soft off white head, only about 3/8" in depth.

Aroma was a nutty maltiness, almost like a red ale, but then it had a very faint Belgian aroma, super mild banana to it, dang, why can't hefe producers makes them something a little more restrained yeastwise like this is.

Very mild flavor profile. Its there. It still shares some characteristics flavorwise comparable to a red ale. But a belgian red with belgian yeast. Cereal grains. No hops, but a weird bitter bite to it, unwelcome in a low abv mild beer like this. Very bready cereal type stuff going on, even if the thickness and viscosity still remains in session country.

A little dark fruit aspect in the mouthfeel. Some spice accoutrement that isn't welcome. Dark candy additions. Complex, yet mild, yet not mild enough. I don't see this beer being made again. I'd frankly prefer the Ovila Dubbel to this any day.

03-26-2013 17:32:09 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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ehammond1


3.95/5  rDev +12.9%

Bottle (2012)

The Bruery Provisions
Orange, CA

Copper and dark rust in color with a fairly large light brown head that billows up quickly, stays for a while, and eventually settles down to a moderately sized film atop the beer. This leaves spots of lace down the glass. Appropriate and pretty for the style.

The aroma is a pleasurable enough combination of bread and yeast, with a touch of dark fruit. Pleasant, though very simple.

The flavor too is quite nice, especially for the style. The yeast, bread, and hint of dark fruits make for an incredibly drinkable combination.

Medium to full body with moderate-high carbonation--marvelously drinkable.

I really enjoy this, especially for the style.

06-07-2012 02:32:53 | More by ehammond1
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ste5venla

California

3.5/5  rDev 0%

10-23-2013 22:28:50 | More by ste5venla
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JosephThompson

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

09-05-2013 23:53:47 | More by JosephThompson
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joshwith

Colorado

5/5  rDev +42.9%

10-23-2012 16:34:36 | More by joshwith
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Crazydaddyo

California

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

10-05-2013 19:55:13 | More by Crazydaddyo
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GRG1313

California

4.5/5  rDev +28.6%

06-28-2012 06:11:17 | More by GRG1313
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NickT1218

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

12-14-2012 04:02:13 | More by NickT1218
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jsanford

Georgia

3.3/5  rDev -5.7%

Pours a dark chestnut brown with a fluffy ivory head that never really fades, resulting in a 2-finger cap. Light aromas of brown sugar, dark fruit, caramel, and Belgian yeast. Kinda reminds me of a Dubbel. Taste is pretty similar to the nose, more toffee and caramel, dark fruit, and phenolic Belgian yeast. Not bad, and I get what they were going for, but really nothing special. Mouthfeel is light and drinkable, with a medium-thin body and good carbonation. Just an ok beer, nothing to get excited over.

11-18-2012 23:32:31 | More by jsanford
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kk73

Hawaii

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

08-21-2012 07:54:07 | More by kk73
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Shirin


3/5  rDev -14.3%

02-11-2013 03:23:23 | More by Shirin
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oline73

Maryland

3.2/5  rDev -8.6%

Poured from the bottle into a Chimay goblet.

Appearance: The beer pours a slightly cloudy mahogany color with a half finger of off white head that goes away completely.

Smell: Malt forward and mild. Not particularly sweet. I'm getting mild hints of cherry and amoretto with a slight Belgian spice.

Taste: Not as interesting as the smell. Malt forward with some mild Belgian spice and a hint of bitterness in the finish. The fruity notes aren't here. Kind of boring but not bad.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with tingly carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: This was an alright beer but not very interesting. I loved the name, it was perfect for the olympics.

08-08-2012 01:40:23 | More by oline73
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-05-2013 17:32:24 | More by DarthKostrizer
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

2.45/5  rDev -30%

Poured into a perfect pint. Big thanks to bigsippin for helping this get to me.

3.0 A: Murky light amber color. Two and a half fingers of foamy off-white head. Retention is pretty good, but just a tiny ring of lacing is left.

3.0 S: Dry graininess. Minerals. Toasty and bready malts. Pepper from the yeast and a touch of clove. Other than this spiciness, this smells a hell of a lot more like an English mild than any sort of Belgian brew.

2.0 T: While the nose could pass as an English mild, the taste can't really pass as anything. Bready and toasty with an overabundant yeastiness. Minerals again. The spiciness in the nose is hard to track down in the taste. Too much yeast taste without enough "beer taste."

3.0 M: Medium to heavier medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Yeasty chewiness, perhaps too much actually.

2.5 D: Not a big fan of this. I go to the Bruery for big, sticky boozy beers, not 4.7% Belgians. Glad I only got one bottle of this.

09-03-2012 01:02:29 | More by DavoleBomb
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N17shelfside

California

4/5  rDev +14.3%

08-11-2013 01:44:50 | More by N17shelfside
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pperez38

California

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

08-17-2012 14:37:48 | More by pperez38
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Thorpe429

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

01-17-2013 23:47:19 | More by Thorpe429
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.19/5  rDev -8.9%

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Erupts slightly and pours a nice fluffy but fizzy 2 finger head that fades semi slowly, lots of soapy lacing, super murky mahogany almost purplish red like color.

Nose is lots of Belgian aromas, lots of esters, light phenols that present a booze that's like 8-9% instead of less than 5%. Some biscuit, dark caramel syrupy like malts, but still seems light. Fruity esters mostly take over, hint of Belgian yeast spices too. Not bad so far.

Trade starts with a light bitter tart fruit, super over carbonated and a bit of infection like. Yeasty, light biscuit malt, light Belgian dark malts and candy syrup. Hint of Belgian yeast spices, faint esters and phenols, taste like it should be boozy but not really. The faint infection like taste really destroys the beer. Hint of dark fruits and nuts, but somehow feels really light overall. Finish is drier, a weird light hydrogen peroxide taste from the ridiculous carbonation and infection like funk, very light feel, light fruits and nuts, sticky syrup.

Mouth is lighter bodied, waaaay too much carb, and overall feels thin for what it should be.

Overall not great, nose is nice, but the taste really dies, slight infection, weird hydrogen peroxide, way too much carb, very thin, just bleh.

02-03-2013 20:52:04 | More by jlindros
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AgentZero

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev 0%

12-28-2012 22:30:11 | More by AgentZero
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MikeRMII

California

3/5  rDev -14.3%

09-18-2012 05:19:23 | More by MikeRMII
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Chuggernaut00

California

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

02-08-2014 20:23:28 | More by Chuggernaut00
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drewone

California

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

07-10-2012 16:42:15 | More by drewone
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blguillen

California

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-29-2013 20:39:52 | More by blguillen
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womencantsail

California

3.68/5  rDev +5.1%

On-tap at the Bruery

The beer pours a murky brown color with a small off-white head. Most of the aroma is bread and toasted malt. The Belgian yeast gives a little bit of a peppery character, but I was hoping for some banana to it. A rather simple, straight forward aroma. The flavor has a bit more sweetness to it than does the nose. Toffee to go along with the toasted bread. A hint of yeast and a mild spice on the finish.

07-30-2012 20:51:15 | More by womencantsail
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FosterJM

California

3.68/5  rDev +5.1%

1317th Review on BA
Bottle to Bruery Tulip
750 Ml

2012

Purchased from provisions for $8

App- The color of a late sunset with a bit of caramel brown mixed in. Starts out lighter on top and darker on the bottom. A nice two finger eggshell head. Had some bubbles vs. cling in the glass.

Smell- I am going out on a limb and saying this is like a dubbel/quad/kvass minus the boozy notes. A small yeast note with some bready malts.

Taste- A bit of a flat cola flavor with a ton of earthy bready malts. A little like rye to me. Its unusually like a KVASS just amped up. Very light and very mild.

Mouth- A lighter medium body with a medium carbonation. A bit of a Rye Kvass like finish.

Drink- A good collaboration. I can tell this will be a polarizing beer. You either love it or hate it. I liked it. It was a nice layered little beer.

05-28-2012 15:50:47 | More by FosterJM
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Collaboration Series: Go Team! from The Bruery
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