Rue D'Floyd | The Bruery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Porter aged in Bourbon Barrels with Cherries, Coffee and Vanilla beans added. Brewed in Collaboration with Three Floyds.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 03-23-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#246
Reviews:
59
Ratings:
738
pDev:
9.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
150
Gots:
68
Trade:
11
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
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4.28/5  rDev -3.4%
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3.92/5  rDev -11.5%
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3.98/5  rDev -10.2%
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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%
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4.47/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.15/5  rDev -6.3%
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4.67/5  rDev +5.4%
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4.33/5  rDev -2.3%
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4.69/5  rDev +5.9%
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Bottle #1839
Bottled 12/13/16
750ml bottle poured into Hoarders tulip

A- pours a deep brown color with a one-finger khaki colored head that has short retention before settling to a ring around the edge.

S- a nice balance of charred malt and woody bourbon barrel up front, followed by sweet dark cherry, laced with vanilla cream, caramel-fudge brownies, cracked pepper, dark chocolate & earthy cofffee

T- slightly charred malt up front mixes with oaky bourbon barrel, immediately followed by a cherry note that pops through, providing just a hint of tartness, but a flavor of ripe black cherry. Mid-palate gives notes of dark chocolate fudge, caramel, vanilla cream. The finish brings out some peppery coffee notes and lingers of cherry, barrel & roast

M- medium-heavy body with moderate carbonation leads to a creamy mouthfeel that continues into a slightly warming finish, perfect

O- the cherry is perfect in this blend, slightly tart-yet-sweet. Alcohol is hidden quite well, given the abv. One of the best beers to come out of the Bruery, well done

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5/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.27/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -9.7%
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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%
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4.71/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed on 2/7/17 from notes

L - Pours a dark cola brown with a thin mocha head
S - I get amazing notes of coffee, chocolate, sweet cherries, and just a hint of alcohol
T - The flavors are deep rich molasses, roasted coffee, dark chocolate, and vanilla. This is followed up by some maraschino cherry tartness and just a touch of heat.
F - The mouth feel is velvety smooth and juicy.
O - I've got to admit this is right up there with the weekday beers. Not quite as bold, but the depth of character is incredible.

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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%
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4.38/5  rDev -1.1%
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4/5  rDev -9.7%
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4.4/5  rDev -0.7%
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2.5/5  rDev -43.6%
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Rue D'Floyd from The Bruery
Beer rating: 4.43 out of 5 with 738 ratings