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Rueuze - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

825 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 825
Reviews: 107
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.18%
Wants: 65
Gots: 238 | FT: 31
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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LakerLeith

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-29-2014 01:14:50 | More by LakerLeith
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

4.48/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a beer goblet.

Pours a beautiful golden color with a minimal head and minimal lacing. Smells of sour deliciousness!! The sour bouquet is phemononel!! Flavor is legit...very tart, as the lacto is very prevelant. I would definitely recommend this for any sour fan!

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 09:36:58 | More by Budinetz
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sammyg832

Arizona

5/5  rDev +20.8%

06-26-2014 22:12:45 | More by sammyg832
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Hirshi

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-26-2014 17:07:52 | More by Hirshi
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FreshZ

Missouri

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-26-2014 15:00:44 | More by FreshZ
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gcamparone

Rhode Island

4.69/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 750mL bottle into a Bruery snifter. Purchased in Attleboro, MA.

Appearance - Pours a bright, sunny yellow colored hazy body with a 2 finger white head that reduces fairly quickly to a ring of foam. No lacing. 4.5

Smell - Very pleasant on the nose, fresh citrus and tropical fruit, tart lactic, subtle barnyard funk and yeast, oak, belgian spice, bread, slight caramel malt backbone. 4.5

Taste - Absolutely fantastic.. where do I start.. The first notes to hit the tongue are a perfectly balanced mixture of tart fruit, sweet and sour apple, sour grape, citrus, lemon juice. The follow through is perfectly funky, yeasty, and musty, complimented with absolutely delicious oak and wood notes. The finish is dry and citrusy, leaving a slight vanilla flavor in the mouth.

Mouthfeel - Medium-light body, medium carbonation, crisp, refreshing.. one of the most drinkable beers I've ever tasted.

Wow is all I can say. I love The Bruery and was expecting this to be awesome, but it absolutely blew me away and exceeded every expectation I had. Honestly, my taste buds are telling me that this is a nearly perfect representation of the Gueuze style. MUST try for all sour/gueuze/wild fans.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 01:49:09 | More by gcamparone
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ShaneTheWalrus

Oregon

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-24-2014 21:14:36 | More by ShaneTheWalrus
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spoonsock

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-24-2014 07:35:28 | More by spoonsock
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-24-2014 05:50:33 | More by Jspriest
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vissai

California

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-23-2014 06:10:21 | More by vissai
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Flip4beers

California

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

06-23-2014 04:58:54 | More by Flip4beers
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KG710

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

06-22-2014 07:23:07 | More by KG710
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jhnmchl

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-21-2014 22:26:23 | More by jhnmchl
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smellandsip37

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-21-2014 20:04:32 | More by smellandsip37
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samba

Sweden

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-21-2014 11:18:50 | More by samba
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DantheMan75

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-20-2014 20:44:38 | More by DantheMan75
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Flight317

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

06-20-2014 20:18:39 | More by Flight317
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TheSamKuehn

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-19-2014 19:13:27 | More by TheSamKuehn
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Joe_Mahma

California

5/5  rDev +20.8%

06-19-2014 17:42:37 | More by Joe_Mahma
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littlebeer

California

3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

06-19-2014 02:19:35 | More by littlebeer
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

06-19-2014 01:20:10 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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Preturbed

Florida

4.56/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Orange-golden with a fair about of white head. Slightly hazy.

Smell: Oh man, this is a good one. Smells strongly of oak and vanilla with an acetic sharpness over everything. Despite the vinegar, there is something soft about the nose as well. Hard to put my finger on.

Mouthfeel: A bit on the dry side. Not particularly thick bodied, but it coats the mouth and the back of the throat like milk.

Taste: A host of sour fruits dominate as expected. Plums, citrus, and cherry are all present but strawberry is the king of the Rueuze. As in the nose, oaky-vanilla flavors are present as well. There's something lactic going on in every aspect of this beer that gives it a milk-like quality, and not in a bad way. After drinking about half the glass my wife absolutely nailed what I was trying to express - This tastes like strawberry cheesecake!

Overall: This is an absolutely fantastic beer. I would recommend this to any of my friends who enjoy sours, though perhaps not to those who do not. I'll be brewing a sour blonde in a few weeks, and I think I'm going to shoot for something like this.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2014 12:41:20 | More by Preturbed
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -3.4%

06-16-2014 16:38:30 | More by EgadBananas
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

06-15-2014 14:11:24 | More by DelicateDelirium
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Cmteagardin

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

06-15-2014 13:25:30 | More by Cmteagardin
Rueuze from The Bruery
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