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Maybelle - The Commons Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

67 Ratings
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Ratings: 67
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 7.39%
Wants: 29
Gots: 12 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
The Commons Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

Farmhouse ale aged in Adelsheim Vineyard chardonnay barrels with brettanomyces cultured from drie fonteinen in Beersel, Belgium. We believe this beer will continue to develop in the bottle over time.

(Beer added by: Sarlacc83 on 03-21-2013)
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Quick review from written notes.

Bright gold with a thin skim across the top, drippy arcs of lace around the sides of the glass.

White wine and barrel aromas.

Tart grape fruitiness, light cheese rind funkiness. Goes pretty nicely together. Medium bodied with a smooth feel. Overall very enjoyable and easy to drink.

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Maybelle from The Commons Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 67 ratings.