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[BANISHED] Freakcake #1 - Crux Fermentation Project

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[BANISHED] Freakcake #1
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Reviews: 9
Hads: 67
Avg: 3.73
pDev: 35.66%
Wants: 4
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Crux Fermentation Project
Oregon, United States | website

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin | 10.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: anteater on 12-04-2013

Brewed to the Oud Bruin style with orange and lemon zest, then aged in Makers Mark barrels where the brewers added classic holiday fruits such as cranberries, figs, dates and raisins. Paying homage to the fruitcakes granny used to make with the only difference being, you won't want to re-gift this one!
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Reviews: 9 | Hads: 67
Reviews by HuskyinPDX:
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3.44/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle opened on 12.23.13
Bottled NOV2613

A - Pours a very dark amber with a fizzy dark tan head that is gone fast. A few ruby highlights are visable.

S - Very sweet ripe fruit, cherry, cranberry, raisins.

T - Sweet cherry, cranberry, raisin.

D - Low carbonation with a medium body.

O - Sweeet, and the Brett is lost. This is meh at best.

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4/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #85 (Feb 2014):

Freaky, Bretty, Fruity, Savory

Take a classic Belgian style, add orange and lemon zest; then introduce Brettanomyces in the secondary fermentation, along with sour cherries, raisins, cranberries, figs, dates and currants. Throw in some spices, too. Yeah, this is an insane brew. There’s almost too much going on, but it works. And the Brett pulls through just enough to soften things up, complement the spice additions and add another dimension to this freak of a beer.

STYLE: Oud Bruin | ABV: 10.5% | AVAILABILITY: Limited

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[BANISHED] Freakcake #1 from Crux Fermentation Project
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