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Beauregarde - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

427 Ratings
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Ratings: 427
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 7.21%
Wants: 130
Gots: 112 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter.

A: A sultry ruby red with tinges of purple and blue. Not much head to speak of, but some lacing. What a cool color.

S: Picking up sour apples, blueberries and bits of funk. Fruity, floral, summery.

T: Like riding a freakin' Sweettart. The sour hits you like a tidal wave, then the blueberries waft in for a pleasant finish. Pucker power is limitless. Earthy, floral and lots of attitude.

M: Light to medium with medium carbonation.

O: Sour fans, rejoice. Beauregarde is the real deal. A great summer sipper on the veranda. Oh, Beauregarde, fetch me a sour.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2014 19:10:48 | More by brewskifan55
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Virginia

4.7/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into my Mad Fox snifter...

A. She's a beaut...pours an opaque deep red, with tinges of purple and blue. Blueberry juice influence is evident in the coloring. A half finger of pinkish white head that doesn't linger long before it disappears. Mild lacing.

S. Pungent and tart blueberry, fleshy notes of grape skin, a good deal of funk, dryness from the oak. This is a complex nose, with lots of barnyard and hay to meld with the ripe, tart fruit notes. Outstanding.

T. Blueberry flesh, tart, dry wine-like notes. Plenty of funk to couple with the sourness, which is prominent in the flavor profile. There's a green and rather fleshy quality here, but I mean that in a good way. It's a compliment to the high acidity and sourness. This beer does have a good bit of body to it, I even taste a bit of residual sugar on the back end. Excellent stuff here.

M. It's puckering for sure, but I enjoy the depth and complexity on display. The sourness is accompanied with fruit notes, sweetness, and a complex body.

O. The Bruery has been making outstanding sours for awhile, and this is one of their best yet. I love what they've done here with the blueberry profile...it adds a sweetness and fleshiness with the sour notes that takes this to the next level. This is a world class wild ale, and I can't wait to see what else The Bruery has in store going forward. Beauregarde is as good as it gets.

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Beauregarde from The Bruery
95 out of 100 based on 427 ratings.