Tumescence
The Bruery

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From:
The Bruery
 
California, United States
Style:
Saison
ABV:
8%
Score:
80
Avg:
3.52 | pDev: 14.49%
Reviews:
31
Ratings:
297
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Jan 19, 2019
Added:
Feb 07, 2014
Wants:
  6
Gots:
  25
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Ratings by BeerOps:
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Rated by BeerOps from Illinois

3.68/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dec 12, 2015
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.77/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
This was one of those bottles that when it came out, I read the description, and ordered zero bottles of it. When I saw it was a $1 taster on site at the Bruery, I figured this was gonna be the lowest rent attempt I would prolly find, so I might as well throw it in the tasting lineup, it was #3 of 6 that day.

Looks like a bright mix of color between yellow and orange, 2/3" white head. The aroma was more fruit than some of the most proprietary hops. I guess there's like, actual fruit in this one. Mostly tropical in nature.

Taste is way better than I expected (and these reviews indicate). Hid the alcohol well in the mouth feel, dropped plenty of levity and fruit sweetness, but still had a smidge of that light saison rustic base. Good counter balancing from the brett. Its like a fruit stripe gum imperial saison. Light sour character in the 3.5 range on a 10pt scale, nicely done. A hint of bitterness in the 30ibu range I would guess. Good stuff, I'd buy a bottle if they make it again.
Jan 19, 2019
 
Rated: 3.75 by rodmanfor3 from Vermont

May 30, 2017
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Reviewed by scottfrie from California

4.21/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
750ml bottle dated 12/30/2013 poured into snifter.

A: Pours bright, clear, dark orange with a frothy billowing off-white head that foamed up after the pour. The soft looking head slowly faded into a fuzzy collar leaving wispy of lace down the glass.
S: Very sweet, juicy, and brett-forward nose with tons of tropical fruit notes mixed with creamy, doughy yeast. To me, the most dominate note is dried mango and maybe canned mandarin oranges in syrup. I get hints of raspberry behind the tropical notes, but it’s slightly medicinal and cough syrup-like.
T: Less mango than the nose but way more brett character. The syrupy raspberry is still present in the background, but it has a light jammy quality to it as well. I get hints of ambiguous tropical fruit mixed with the mango. The finish is full of bitter, slightly medicinal brett, and the aftertaste is lightly doughy and fruity.
M: Medium body, clean and drying mouthfeel with very frothy, soft, carbonation. Carbonation is very fine and soft but really froths up on my palate.
O: Awesome nose, solid flavor. The fruit has faded a bit but this drinks well with a developed brett flavored.
Jan 14, 2017
 
Rated: 3.43 by Stinger80OH from Ohio

Sep 27, 2016
 
Rated: 4.35 by JoshBrews from Missouri

Jun 03, 2016
 
Rated: 3.5 by oline73 from Maryland

May 28, 2016
 
Rated: 4.11 by adrez86 from California

Dec 17, 2015
 
Rated: 3.5 by fureousangel from California

Dec 11, 2015
 
Rated: 1 by mportnoy from Pennsylvania

Dec 05, 2015
 
Rated: 4.34 by Domvan from Texas

Sep 15, 2015
 
Rated: 3.83 by MarkyMOD from Colorado

Aug 27, 2015
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Reviewed by aquazr1 from California

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
750ml bottle served in a teku glass. Pours an orange/pink color. Nose has promise of raspberry. Taste is raspberry and slight mango. Very slight tartness. Mouthfeel is light.
Aug 18, 2015
 
Rated: 3.45 by mklisz from New Hampshire

Jul 27, 2015
 
Rated: 3.59 by Huhzubendah from District of Columbia

May 14, 2015
 
Rated: 3 by MisterKilderkin from California

May 13, 2015
 
Rated: 3.75 by ArkyVaughan from New Jersey

Apr 14, 2015
 
Rated: 3.84 by enelson from Illinois

Mar 31, 2015
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Reviewed by stakem from Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Bottle into a tulip appears a clear copper with 3 fingers pinkish stained head that holds well fading leaving spotty lace.

Aroma is fruity like raspberry, yet herbal and almost perfume-like.

Taste has a medley of herbs and light raspberry character. Whereas the nose is fruity and juicy the taste is much more herbal, dry and bitter like a tea tincture.

Light in body, modestly carbonated. Interesting yet forgettable.
Mar 29, 2015
 
Rated: 3.25 by JGlitz87 from Texas

Mar 25, 2015