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Collaboration Series: Go Team! - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
79
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81 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 15.7%
Wants: 8
Gots: 11 | 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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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.93/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at The Bruery Tasting Room in Placentia, CA.

Pours a clear copper with a beige head that settles to an oily film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of grain, malt, spice, and some yeast aromas. Taste is much the same with a light spice bitterness after each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

Photo of ehammond1
3.95/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

Photo of thetastywort
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap at The bruery

A: Very nice amber with a moderate head. Slightly cloudy.

S: I catch a more mellow belgian character with very faint banana. They were brewing a batch in the background and it is overpowering the glass.

T: Belgian mild is a perfect desrciption. Biscuit flavor with malty finish. Not much to this.

M: Higher carbonation, especially for a Bruery beer. Light body and crisp. Very crisp and nice for summer.

O: Not one of my favorite Bruery beers. Very mellow Belgian. A nice beer for newbies or friends who aren't into craft beers.

Photo of FosterJM
3.68/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Photo of DovaliHops
3.2/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a very hazy reddish-brown color with a medium yellow-white head that disappears quickly. Scent is very tame...with some Belgian yeast...along with some German yeast/malt that could easily be mistaken for. A bit of banana and spice. Taste is malty and sweet at first, with some pleasant fig and plum flavor. Quite spicy with a lingering peppery feel on the back of the tongue. Very well balanced and just plain out easy-drinking of a beer. Kinda reminds me of a very light Belgian dubbel. Mouthfeel is light and highly carbonated. Drinkability is fairly high. Overall, I understand what they were going for with this beer...and they definitely achieved their goal. It just isn't my style when I'm wanting to enjoy a Belgian-style beer, let alone a session beer. I have a feeling there are going to be many more people who love this beer than dislike it.

Photo of Halcyondays
3.3/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at The Bruery,

A: Pours a reddish brown/umber with a moderate white head, good lace.

S: Nice nose, has some true Belgian character, hint of banana bread, fig, yeast.

T: Biscuity malt with some solid yeast play, cracked grain. Light notes of allspice and pepper.

M: Light-bodied, crisp, but a tad over-carbonated, makes it hard to really taste the flavours which are good.

O: Nice little beer, the complexities in the malt/yeast play I liked, but nothing wowing here.

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Collaboration Series: Go Team! from The Bruery
79 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.