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Posca Rustica - Brasserie Dupont sprl

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Posca RusticaPosca Rustica

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

189 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 189
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 9.18%
Wants: 30
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dupont sprl visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Scottish Gruit / Ancient Herbed Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 01-26-2003)
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

10-06-2013 15:57:43 | More by beerhunter13
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jtladner

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-18-2013 01:29:40 | More by jtladner
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impending

California

3.93/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

B+

750ml into a tulip. Pours a heavily hazed dull orange gold, dense creamy froth clings nicely.

Aroma is sweet yeasty spicy dab of mentholatum goodness. Pleasant hops, confectioners sugar, minor dirt floor. Light skinned fruits heavily bruised.

Flavor is rich and complex, the mentholatum carries forward as a tiny note that appears and rides the aftertaste. Apple, pear, a little citrus, just a touch of floral. Herbal and earthy but not overly so. A quick dry bite mid taste, subtle herbs sit in for bitter. Light to medium bodied mouthfeel. The Dupont yeast does not stand out.
cheers
jd

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2012 06:04:17 | More by impending
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-14-2013 19:05:14 | More by NightINgale
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gillagorilla

Maryland

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-20-2014 06:01:06 | More by gillagorilla
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-31-2013 14:21:09 | More by yancot
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nygannon

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

09-23-2013 02:25:23 | More by nygannon
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ONUMello

Ohio

3.48/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle poured into a pint glass
A: On the orange side of yellow. Reminds me of a dark pilsner. Slightly hazy. Tons of little bubbles streaming to the top, creating a one-finger coarse head that lingers.
S: Wheat, honey, spice, a hint of light hops.
T: Heavily spiced, especially cardamom. A bit of grain and honey. Then it turns bitter, but not in a good hops way, more of a I just ate pure cocoa powder way.
M: Medium-bodied and smooth.
O: I tried to be objective & I'm sure there are many who would like this, but it was not for me & I could only finish half a glass.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2012 22:56:25 | More by ONUMello
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drgonzo2k2

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

03-25-2013 12:33:56 | More by drgonzo2k2
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DSlim71

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-06-2012 20:03:58 | More by DSlim71
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csmartin6

New York

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-08-2013 01:33:52 | More by csmartin6
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ncelauro

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-04-2013 12:56:31 | More by ncelauro
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mkennedy119

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-28-2013 02:28:03 | More by mkennedy119
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vancurly

Australia

4.53/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

BB 6/2009

Pouring a cloudy orange, thick white head.

Immediate notes of metallic hop, but giving way to citrus, malt & fleshy yeast notes.

The flavour profile is wonderful; malt complexity, spice & perfume, yeast, sherbet, honeydew, ginger, late macadamia nuttiness... I baulked at giving this a five, but I did wax lyrical (to my wife's annoyance)... that's good enough for me.

Feels tingly, creamy, with a long palate.

All up a superbly balanced ale; suitable for most occasions, and a joy to drink on its own. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2008 09:21:26 | More by vancurly
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Smurf2055

Washington

3/5  rDev -25.6%

08-03-2013 06:28:03 | More by Smurf2055
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jsurfs82

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

03-13-2013 14:53:21 | More by jsurfs82
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mwilbur

Minnesota

4.38/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 750 mL bottle into cervoise.
A: Pours a slightly hazy, dirty lemon with high carbonation producing a prodigous 3+ inch bubbly white head. Good retention. Not much lacing to speak of.
S: Herbal spice, pungent hops, floral aromatics (orange blossom?), pepper, and honey.
T: Interesting amalgam of herbal spice (quite spicy!), sweet floral and citrus notes, dry and biting hops (but well balanced by the sweetness), grainy yeast, and a lemon-honey note as well. Quite interesting and complex.
M: Light and effervescent. Pleasantly dry, sweet, and spicy with a hint of bitterness (not as much as one would expect given the hop notes in the aroma and taste...the gruit is responsible for this).
D: I always like it when you can learn something from the label on a beer (in this case the origin of Proost!). The gruit seems to lend an interesting twist to the complexity. Pleasantly refreshing and very drinkable. A wonderful saison-gruit.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2011 05:23:09 | More by mwilbur
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ant880

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

04-27-2013 19:02:19 | More by ant880
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hellhammermario

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

09-29-2013 05:50:09 | More by hellhammermario
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kornkid8600

California

4/5  rDev -0.7%

11-25-2013 00:34:31 | More by kornkid8600
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Hallertau

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

11-29-2013 01:53:08 | More by Hallertau
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bluesplit63

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.7%

12-05-2011 14:15:12 | More by bluesplit63
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bschinelli

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

06-25-2014 22:34:27 | More by bschinelli
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nickhiller

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

03-21-2012 02:21:32 | More by nickhiller
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CanuckRover

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours orange/amber. Nice fluffy white head, medium density. Spiderweb lacings.

Fruit and yeast in the aroma. Loads of pear, with a bit of cider. Peppy spice, almost lemongrass. Really nice.

It's spice up front, but mostly from dusty Belgian yeast. It's actually kind of tough to get past the yeast, which is a bit of a shame because there are some really nice malt flavours here. True to the aroma, pear and apple flavour poke through the spice here and there.

This is a really nice beer. Complex, with dominant spicing and a yeast that gives it a farmhouse cider profile. Great stuff.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2013 17:38:42 | More by CanuckRover
Posca Rustica from Brasserie Dupont sprl
90 out of 100 based on 189 ratings.