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Windowsill - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

258 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 258
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.6%
Wants: 37
Gots: 37 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 09-05-2013)
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California

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California

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Texas

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Texas

4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

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California

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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

12-29-2013 18:44:46 | More by brycevolk
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California

4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

12-29-2013 15:33:52 | More by davelag
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chugalug06

Colorado

4.58/5  rDev +18%

Deep rose colored brew; slightly murky/cloudy. Snappy slow growing and fast falling soapy tan head. No lacing.

Tons of tart bready raspberry rhubarb on the nose, killer. Nice dryness to add, not overwhelming. A touch of cinnamon too.

Nice full dryness with elegant tartness that's not too mind blowing. This is a very complex and well thought-out beer. Killer raspberry tart flavors with bready dryness; no lemon, lime, or heavy vinegar. Awesome prickly carbonation is smooth yet strong enough to be well delivered. There's zero bitterness and zero off flavors. Nicely (mildly) spiced and very refreshing

For what the Bruery was trying to accomplish with this, highly unique, brew, I would say the Bruery nailed it. I would highly recommend seeking if you're remotely interested.

01-02-2014 01:53:07 | More by chugalug06
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4.45/5  rDev +14.7%

On-tap at Beachwood I,

A: Pours a vibrant fuschia to dark magenta with a medium rocky white head, some solid head retention.

S: Pie like with some crust notes and raspberries.

T: Delicious, sweet raspberry and rhubarb come through; it really does taste like liquid pie which is impressive. Very well done.

M: Medium to full-bodied with a moderate acidity. Certainly does not feel like a beer over 10%.

O: One of the better new brews from these guys in a while, glad it showed up at Sour Fest, well worth a purchase.

09-05-2013 19:37:51 | More by Halcyondays
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North Carolina

4.44/5  rDev +14.4%

8/15/13 bottling date into a snifter.

dark brown pour with a great head. smell has a ton of sour raspberries. the taste is actually awesome. very tart at first then you get the raspberries and rhubarb. wow. tartness is super and lasting. medium bodied ... mild carbonation.

overall YES. deserves a much higher rating on here.

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Pennsylvania

4.29/5  rDev +10.6%

Thanks to hopdog for this...
Appears a glowing orange with a fluffy white cap that slowly fades into a gentle collar. Scattered streaks of lacing are left around the glass.
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New York

4.29/5  rDev +10.6%

A - Bright cranberry plum brown body. Thin white head disappears quickly with low retention and almost no lace.

S - Tart wood, rhubarb, strawberry jam, linzer tarts.

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Windowsill from The Bruery
87 out of 100 based on 258 ratings.