Flora Rustica - Barrel Aged - Upright Brewing Company

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86 Ratings
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 8%
Wants: 30
Gots: 14 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Upright Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

The Flora Rustica is a prime candidate for barrel aging and much like the Saison du Blodget, produces a historic flavor profile in this bottling. Not quite as hoppy but drawing from the botanical elements of yarrow and calendula, the Flora displays a significant lactic edge to sharpen the otherwise earthy flavors.

Duplicate of  http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/p ... 866/97405/ 

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 08-26-2013)
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Appearance. Pours a hazy gold with a touch of amber and a finger of white head that fades to a skim pretty quickly.

Smell. Floral herbs, marigold flowers, lime and lemon rind, and a touch of woody white wine. Interesting.

Taste. Getting a ton of lime here, some floral herbs and marigolds again, oak and vanilla, oranges, and woody spice. Again, interesting.

Mouthfeel. Medium-light body, low carbonation.

Overall. An interesting and unique brew. Enjoyed it more as I went along and got a handle on everything going on with this one.

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T: Tart lemons together with dry mineral notes and barnyard funkiness. Finishes dry and clean.

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Flora Rustica - Barrel Aged from Upright Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.