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Windowsill - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

33 Reviews
THE BROS
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Reviews: 33
Hads: 302
Avg: 3.83
pDev: 11.75%
Wants: 46
Gots: 35 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States | website

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer | 10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Halcyondays on 09-05-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Evan Kleiman, host of KCRW's Good Food, was inspired to collaborate with Patrick Rue and The Bruery after enjoying a homemade Rhubarb Raspberry Pie. The rhubarb's fruity sourness tempered with the sweetness of the fresh raspberries and the wheat crust, begged to be bottled up in the form of a bubbly beer. Keeping the original pie recipe in mind, specialty grains were chosen to mimic the crust, and rhubarb and raspberries were used in varying stages of the brewing and fermentation process. The resulting beer is reminiscent of a fresh country pie, cooling on a farmhouse windowsill.
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A - Pours dark pink with a mostly white head.

S - Raspberries dominate with some malt to give it a "crust".

T - Much like the aroma. Strong raspberries with some extra tartness, and malt backbone as crust.

M - Good carbonation.

O - Pretty mixed on this one. Maxed my allocation but I'd much rather just have a real sour or a NG Fruit beer without the unnecessary ABV.

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Windowsill from The Bruery
86 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.