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Beauregarde - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

423 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 423
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 7.21%
Wants: 130
Gots: 111 | FT: 21
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Beauregarde is our first ever use of blueberries and we couldn't be happier with how this beer turned out. We added an incredible amount of fruit to our barrel aged, sour blonde ale and the result is just as expected. A lovely shade of reddish purple with flavors of tart blueberries, just in time for summer. Perfect along side a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 06-03-2013)
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Skunkdrool

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-22-2013 22:14:05 | More by Skunkdrool
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jokermanboy

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

08-22-2013 21:43:15 | More by jokermanboy
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Sarge3130

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-22-2013 19:06:24 | More by Sarge3130
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-NESTO-

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

08-21-2013 20:31:44 | More by -NESTO-
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-21-2013 19:27:03 | More by millerbuffoon
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Sean9689

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

08-21-2013 03:54:37 | More by Sean9689
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APreacher

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-20-2013 23:37:57 | More by APreacher
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jrallen34

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-20-2013 03:14:07 | More by jrallen34
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Another one split with Rudzud due to our membership.

Light fizzy purple head, murky dark mahogany slight reddish blueberry juice.

Nose nice tart sour wild beer, tart fruit, acidic bite, blueberry flesh and light stem tannic, floral wild funk, blueberry pie filling, there's also light grainy blond ale underneath with hints of grainy crust, fairly sweet blueberry candy, nice tartness.

Taste is very sour, very very sour, big tart fruit, acetic acid, nice acidic bite, big blueberry pie, fresh blueberry flesh and skin, blueberry pie filling with light sweet blueberry candy, light stem tannin, nice sour blond ale too, light vinous funk and tart fruit, but plenty of blueberry. Finish is light flemmy, bit sticky syrupy but fairly dry, tart mouth puckering sour blond, plenty more blueberry lingering.

Mouth is med to lighter bod, nice carb, light acidic burn.

Overall awesome!

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 13:38:07 | More by jlindros
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.21/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

New blueberry sour from Hoarder's Society 2013. How exciting. Split with the wife and enjoyed with some old school Star Trek. That's how I roll.

The beer is purple ish blue with a foamy pink head. Violent hissing as the head fizzles away to nil. The aroma brings wild yeast, funk, blueberries. Puckering with a bit of an acetic bite in the finish. Nice blueberry presence, though I could always use more blueberries. Agressive in terms of sourness and tartness. Overall, another solid offering from The Bruery.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 03:00:30 | More by Huhzubendah
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.78/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

750mL bottle acquired through the Reserve Society. Bottled 5/9/14. Served in a Bruery snifter.

Pours a lilac maroon hue wih about one finger of pale pinkish head that fades quickly and really doesn't lace.

Smells funky and tart. Acidic, vaguely floral and a little fruity. Not much that I can pinpoint specifically over the strong tart/sour aroma.

Taste is definately sour. A puckering blend of an almost tart wheat character, sour fruits, subtle oak earthyness and general funk. Blueberries come out more in the finish and are easily my favorite aspect of this.

Crisp light medium body with a healthy dose of carbonation. Tart blueberry and general sour blonde aftertaste.

The Bruery continues to keep me digging further into the realm of sours. Not what I'd typically pick up but an interesting change from my typical stounts n' hops. I may not buy another bottle but I'd drink it again without a problem.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2013 01:08:16 | More by ThickNStout
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geuze_gone_wild

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-18-2013 20:40:26 | More by geuze_gone_wild
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ridglens

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-18-2013 20:12:01 | More by ridglens
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claspada

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7%

08-18-2013 13:09:34 | More by claspada
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oline73

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-18-2013 03:38:26 | More by oline73
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Ak555667

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.3%

08-18-2013 00:58:59 | More by Ak555667
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CTJman

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-17-2013 20:34:58 | More by CTJman
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ASUBeer

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-17-2013 01:40:29 | More by ASUBeer
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4.36/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Shared with JLindros poured into a Kate the Great tulip.

A - Poured a nice cloudy light red blueberry juice hue with a super thin white blanket that left a light halo and wisps.

S - Aromas of distinct Bruery blonde ale, then whammy blueberry flesh, juicy and sweet, like a blueberry pie. Super floral here, not really blueberry skin but meat.

T - Taste is very very sour...mouth puckering sour! Again, thanks to the blonde. Then the blueberry comes into play, mostly skin and tannic stem this time than the flesh. Still distinctly blueberry, lingering blueberry pie finish. Not too sweet, very dry finish that odd slightly flemmy.

M - Mouthfeel is very dry and flemmy, nice carbonation, super drinkable even with our being so acidic.

O - Overall I really enjoyed this beer, wonder how this will hold up to age.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2013 21:43:15 | More by rudzud
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wagenvolks

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-16-2013 17:31:09 | More by wagenvolks
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phishphorce

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-16-2013 14:08:51 | More by phishphorce
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sliks96

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

08-16-2013 02:21:55 | More by sliks96
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jeff1973

California

3.71/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a Piggly Wiggly tulip (yes, there is such a thing). 2013 vintage.

A - Brilliantly clear dark red, even on the edge of light purple. Light pink head that is very slight and almost no lacing.

S - Tart blueberries, cherries, white vinegar, and a slight bit of barnyard funk.

T - A very tart mixed berry fruit juice. Acidity isn't overpowering. Not much barnyard, but does dry out noticeable at the end (Brett?)

M - Light and spritzy. Refreshing, but I could easily see this with a bit more body.

O - Nice refreshing drink, not really complex, but good drink on a hot day.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2013 02:57:17 | More by jeff1973
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alaimoa

Connecticut

4.38/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: blue/purple with a bit of head that dissipated quickly but you could see a lot of rolling carbonation from the bottom up
S: the one downfall of this beer.. wine/grape notes coming through but nothing great
T: punch in the mouth puckering sour with champagne blueberry flavors
M: awesome mouthfeel with small rolling bubbles and super sour that lingers
Overall: should be what a blueberry sour is with the only complaint being smell - definitely would drink again

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2013 21:40:07 | More by alaimoa
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7%

08-12-2013 23:05:23 | More by acurtis
Beauregarde from The Bruery
95 out of 100 based on 423 ratings.