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RUNA - Masia Agullons - Cervesa Artesana

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RUNARUNA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

31 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.8%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Masia Agullons - Cervesa Artesana visit their website
Spain

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GONZALOYANNA on 07-09-2011)
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -41.4%

07-18-2013 03:27:57 | More by DonFrap
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RBorsato

Virginia

3/5  rDev -21.9%

03-04-2014 18:39:19 | More by RBorsato
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trebbates

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

07-27-2013 02:57:31 | More by trebbates
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beernads

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

01-25-2013 10:16:04 | More by beernads
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2beerdogs

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

07-23-2013 06:15:14 | More by 2beerdogs
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throwback

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

03-03-2013 13:57:31 | More by throwback
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

05-24-2013 16:56:15 | More by ygtbsm94
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

08-02-2013 22:17:52 | More by nmann08
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weazal

California

3.51/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

SMELL: Immediate bright, sweet white raisins with a deeper chord of caramel-y booziness. Has the nature of decadent baked goods. Toasted barley and acidic coffee and sweet toffee. Somewhat mild in potency, but noticeably unique and pleasant. Smells very similar to a stout.

TASTE: Dry and tempered, the flavors roll larger later on until they wash down your throat. Extremely drinkable. Starts a bit clear and watery upfront, but then a stout like bitter sweetness swells up and just as quickly dimishes leaving you ready to sip again. Eminately quaffable though perhaps too light on flavor. Mostly grain flavors, some plum, and mild sugar sweetness at the end. Really, fairly straightforward and clean. Reminds me of German styles.

Pleasant if you're in the mood for an easy-to-drink darker beer, but not special enough to warrant much effort.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2013 02:53:24 | More by weazal
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mwilbur

Minnesota

3.65/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 750 mL bottle into shaker pint glass.
A: Pours a dark and murky brown with large 3+ inch tan head. Excellent retention and nice lacing.
S: Light caramel and toasted malts. Citrus and grains. Hint of chestnut, toffee, and fig. Quite pleasant.
T: Toasted caramel malt with a quick offset of sharply bitter hops (a bit off-putting). Chestnut and grains. Hint of light roast coffee. Wish this was a bit better balanced.
M: Light body and creamy feel. Initially smooth, then quickly turning sharply bitter with a dry finish.
D: Started off extremely promising, then settled into just above average. Still, a nice Spanish brew. Decently drinkable and solidly sessionable. Offers a lot for 5% ABV. Would probably do better paired with a meal.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2012 06:01:52 | More by mwilbur
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BDIMike

Ohio

3.65/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown color that turns a light brown when held to the light. There is a lot of carbonation that creates a huge tan head that sits on top of the beer.
Smell is clean, however, not much going on. A good nutty smell with malted barley, too.
Taste has a very malty and nutty base too. Dark roasted malts and a bit of coffee notes.
Mouthfeel is almost perfect. A good amount of crisp carbonation, but a velvety smooth finish. A really nice balance.
Drinkability is great on this beer. A nice balanced beer with a great mouthfeel makes me want another sip every time I put it down. Very rare and very nice find from Spain.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2012 01:33:58 | More by BDIMike
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LakerLeith

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-29-2014 02:17:56 | More by LakerLeith
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours an extremely dark brown in color with some light garnet red notes at the edge of the glass when held up to the light. The beer has a three finger tall dense light tan head that reduces to about a finger tall head evenly covering the entire beer. Excellent head retention properties are observed. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Slightly astringent (perhaps light alcohol presence) along with moderate notes of nuttiness and some caramel malt sweetness.

T: Toasted malts with some light amounts of caramel malt sweetness. Lighter hints of coffee bitterness (possibly from the dark grains) along with chestnut and some sharp earthy hops. Very light hints of burnt malts.

M: Slightly heavier than medium bodide with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Very interesting and enjoyable but a little too intense to be an easy drinking beer. I enjoyed the different bitter notes but it took quite a while to sip this glass.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2012 13:27:04 | More by dbrauneis
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed from tasting notes.

Pours out a deep brown with a bit of a flash head that leaves no lacing behind.

Smells and tastes like a blend of chestnuts, hazelnuts, roasted and toasted malts, a touch of cereal graininess and a light garnish of herbal tea with a touch of mineral sharpness at the finish.

Texturally is where this brew really shines. Lusciously smooth, silken, and creamy for a 5% brew.

Serving type: bottle

08-19-2012 23:03:43 | More by WastingFreetime
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rudzud

Massachusetts

3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Recently stumbled across my notes from The Festival 2012. Lets do this!

A - Poured a very, very dark brownish hue that was hazy enough to prevent seeing through. Good thick, creamy light brown head caps this beer and fades to leave a thin blanket.

S - Aroma is quite nutty, good dark malts, some earthy notes, super super faint hops, and maybe a touch of bitter coffee on the finish.

T - Taste is similar to the nose just with a touch more of the burnt malts on it. Definitely finding coffee here balanced nicely by that rich, darker malt character and faint nutty flavour.

M - Mouthfeel is a hair to carbonated for my liking, still though, keeps it nice and light.

O - Overall, a solid brown ale offering that I see on the shelves regularly in my area.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2013 14:57:30 | More by rudzud
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standardcherry

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +4.2%

08-05-2012 22:16:12 | More by standardcherry
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valkyre65

Texas

4/5  rDev +4.2%

04-30-2012 13:32:55 | More by valkyre65
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rfgetz

New Jersey

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

Pours a light brown, some red highlights, good cap of off-white froth, gone quickly. Whiffs of lightly burnt caramel, roasted nuts, crusty dark bread. Taste brings these basic brown ale components along. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. While i keep seeing how basic and straightforward this brown ale is, i like it more as each sip goes on because sometimes you just want something solid and not overly complex.

Serving type: bottle

07-27-2012 13:44:12 | More by rfgetz
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bigred89

Maryland

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-16-2014 00:21:09 | More by bigred89
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dumbocastillo

Guatemala

4/5  rDev +4.2%

03-03-2013 21:31:31 | More by dumbocastillo
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.2%

04-26-2012 23:48:24 | More by djrn2
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brendaniel

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-25-2013 17:37:15 | More by brendaniel
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RoamingGnome

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle poured into a CBS snifter.

A) Deep dark brown, with a massive khaki colored 3 finger head. The top of this looks like a milkshake. The retention is excellent. Lacing is fantastic as well.

S) I first noticed a bit of yeast, which surprised me. Then it was a multigrain, nutty, earthy aroma, with a light hops presence.

T) Roasty, darker malt character, earthy tangy flavors, grains and nuts. A bit of the yeast I picked up on the nose, and some hop bite on the backend.

M) Pretty rich and fairly smooth. There was moderate carbonation. The aftertaste was okay, lingered a bit. Kind of stuck to the palate.

O) My Spanish beer experience was previously limited to pounding Estrella Damm in Barcellona. This was a very solid brown ale right here. I would likely buy it again if it were more readily available. If you have the opportunity, give this one a try.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2012 22:35:14 | More by RoamingGnome
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BeerLover99

Illinois

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

A: dark brown cloudy, finger khaki head,
fine lacing

S: malt, caramel, nutty, grain

T: nutty, caramel, roasted malt, smooth finish

M: med body, smooth/creamy mouth

O: Surprising gem! 2nd Rare Beer of the Month
Club selection, great to see artisan/craft beer
exploding in Europe. Would highly recommend.

QUITE GOOD, WORTH TRYING!

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2012 19:03:04 | More by BeerLover99
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metter98

New York

4.03/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is very hazy dark brown in color. I poured with a three finger high beige head that has good retention properties and gradually died down, consistently leaving a thin head covering the surface.
S: There are aromas of dark malts in the nose along with some hints of coffee.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and also has some hints of burnt malts and a light amount of carbonation.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a very easy-to-drink but flavorful Spanish brown ale.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2012 23:02:09 | More by metter98
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