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Rueuze - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

853 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 853
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.16%
Wants: 68
Gots: 244 | FT: 32
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Gueuze |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our take on a gueuze-style ale, this intensely tart and funky beer combines three different vintages of our barrel aged sour blonde ale.

(Beer added by: IKR on 11-10-2012)
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Reviews by DavoleBomb:
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

3.6/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a tulip.

3.5 A: Well hazed dark yellow color. About one finger of frothy white head. Retention is a touch below average and a short ring of lacing is left.

4.5 S: Like just about all other Bruery sours, the nose on this is full of acid. Lots of acetic and lactic acid. Plenty of funk to go along with the sour though. Musty basement, barn full of hay, dry, dusty wood, and maybe a bit of horse blanket. Lots of lemony fruitiness. At first I thought it was a bit too acetic, but the funk comes through well as this warms up and it turns out to be quite balanced.

3.5 T: Taste is good, but it isn't as impressive as the nose. Acetic acid forward, with more sourness under that, and another layer of acetic acid. Mild-moderate tangy lactic acid. The funk doesn't come through as well as in the nose. It might be there, but if it is, it's hidden under the sourness. Moderate amount of musty funk, but not a lot of complexity. Lemony fruitiness, oak, and a mild tannic astringency. Not bad, but you have to be an acid fan for this one.

3.5 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation, but low on spritziness. Smooth enough for how acetic it is.

3.0 D: This is another acetic Bruery sour. That's what it is. I predicted that before I opened it and, of course, I was right. Good enough.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2012 02:53:24 | More by DavoleBomb
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Rueuze from The Bruery
92 out of 100 based on 853 ratings.