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Biere Royale - The Commons Brewery

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BA SCORE
86
very good

61 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 11
Gots: 10 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
The Commons Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: hopsbreath on 06-01-2013)
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yeaprolly

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-20-2014 08:06:14 | More by yeaprolly
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jakewatt135

Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-19-2014 21:51:22 | More by jakewatt135
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ThreeFishes

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-10-2014 20:22:25 | More by ThreeFishes
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IrishColonial

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

07-09-2014 00:49:28 | More by IrishColonial
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JohnGalt1

Idaho

4.11/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a 750 of this at Bier Thirty in Bown last week for a very reasonable $13ish... Pours with a short lasting white head... the brew is very pretty, slightly hazed dark pink, almost purple hue. The tannic and tart currants are more than present... lactic without being overdone... the berries are the big player... don't think this saw any time in wood, instead it just lets the bugs and the currants play... I really like this one, simple but not a "training wheels" sour... Light bodied with plenty of carbonation makes this one finish pretty fast.. I wish Boise saw a more than a couple of cases.

4/4/4.25/4/4

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2014 03:31:08 | More by JohnGalt1
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.23/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Bright deep pink body. Huge white head. Settles to a thick collar.

Smell - Wacky. Very phenolic. Bananas. Light berry fruitiness in the back end. No acidity that I can tell.

Taste - Sweet berry fruit up front. Lots of banana phenols. Tartness in the middle that dies down again and finishes sweet and fruity again.

Mouthfeel - High carbonation. Light body. Very light sourness.

Overall - Strange beer. Not one I'd be interested in trying again.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2014 00:10:53 | More by Alieniloquium
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vonnegut21

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

06-25-2014 15:11:59 | More by vonnegut21
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gtermi

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-17-2014 06:15:08 | More by gtermi
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chippo33

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-15-2014 04:17:08 | More by chippo33
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Phobicsquirrel

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

05-03-2014 18:44:10 | More by Phobicsquirrel
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PHBoiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.9%

05-01-2014 15:43:47 | More by PHBoiler
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Zaphog

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-27-2014 15:21:02 | More by Zaphog
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LotsofLupulin

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-13-2014 19:23:40 | More by LotsofLupulin
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-11-2014 22:14:27 | More by leftoverburrito
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EliotRosewater

California

4/5  rDev +3.9%

04-02-2014 00:22:47 | More by EliotRosewater
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thewimperoo

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-17-2014 13:22:58 | More by thewimperoo
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emerge077

Illinois

3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to Dan for sharing & hosting :thumbup:
Quick review from written notes.

Bottle was a slow gusher. Poured a dark orange and showed some spotty lace with lasting surface coverage, well carved based on the visual.

Fruit salad and plummy esters in the nose, almost a hefe yeast banana quality.

Sharply sour with a clean finish, some fruity yeast esters linger in the background. There's a disconnect from the intense fruity complexity of the aroma and the simple, sour taste. Overall it's ok, but wouldn't seek it out.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2014 02:16:50 | More by emerge077
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22Blue

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-07-2014 14:04:44 | More by 22Blue
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-07-2014 02:37:13 | More by Kurmaraja
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mantissa

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

02-28-2014 02:32:07 | More by mantissa
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Unchi

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

02-26-2014 04:53:13 | More by Unchi
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

750ml bottle into a heady topper glass.

opens with a massive fizz and pours a ruby red with a huge head. smell is very much like a berliner...light ... slightly fruity. the taste is also much like a berliner. very slight tartness. very mild currant flavor. enjoyable. light body...mild carbonation

overall great as a berliner. don't be expecting a huge sour though

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2014 22:04:51 | More by Axnjxn
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teddyarrowhead

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

02-04-2014 20:39:16 | More by teddyarrowhead
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baybum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.9%

01-17-2014 18:05:49 | More by baybum
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fbc24

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +29.9%

01-16-2014 15:17:08 | More by fbc24
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Biere Royale from The Commons Brewery
86 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.