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Windowsill - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

282 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 282
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 40
Gots: 40 | FT: 11
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:
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.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 09-05-2013)
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Photo of Kevinpitts
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%

Pretty sour beer. Nice flavor. A bit too sour and could've used stronger fruit flavor to rank higher for me.

Kevinpitts, Saturday at 03:56 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

aj_tuna, Thursday at 07:09 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.3%

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4.2/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

not enough rhubarb in beer, so this is awesome. shared generously by a new beer enthusiast throwing lots of resources at it, so thanks man! hazy orange rusty color, pink tinted, but very thick and yeasty with only a short off white head. a nose of warming alcohol and tangy fruit, wheat malt primarily, and an oaky lacto thing thats quite pungent. the fruit is dominant in the taste, with the tartness from both the rhubarb and berries picking up the lacto, which is more prominent in the finish of this one. acidity is medium here for the style, and the oak profile is enormous. raspberry i think is a little stronger than the rhubarb, but both are there for sure. its hot only a little, and i never would have put this over 10% abv. its well hidden in that regard, although its not invisible. thick feeling for a wild ale, lots of yeast in this, maybe a product of its age? carbonation is fine though, and it finishes relatively dry. really fun beer to try, like nothing else. always so stoked to try beer from the bruery, they remain one of my favorites out there.

StonedTrippin, Nov 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.96/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Windowsill from The Bruery
88 out of 100 based on 282 ratings.