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Saison Rue | The Bruery

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4.11/5
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1,804 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Saison Rue is an unfiltered, bottle conditioned, Belgian/French-style farmhouse ale. This is a beer of subtlety and complexity, with malted rye, spicy, fruity yeast notes, biscuit-like malt backbone and a slight citrus hop character. With age, this beer will dry out and will become more complex with rustic notes of leather and earth from the contribution of a wild yeast strain. Being a saison, Saison Rue is ambiguous unto itself as it is a different beer when fresh and when aged.

Added by DoubleJ on 05-01-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,962
Reviews:
572
Ratings:
1,804
pDev:
10.22%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
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228
Gots:
348
Trade:
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Saison Rue from The Bruery
Beer rating: 4.11 out of 5 with 1,804 ratings
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