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Bottleworks XII | The Bruery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Witbier, 8% ABV, sour mashed 1-2 days, and fermented with a blend of Berliner Weisse culture and Belgian Witbier yeast. Beer is barrel fermented in large red wine barrels (132 gal. barrels). Raspberries are added to the beer towards the end of fermentation directly to the barrel, and aged on the raspberries for a minimum of 1 month. The Berliner culture contains souring bacteria and the raspberries will add acidity to the beer. Brewed to commemorate Bottleworks 12th Anniversary.

Added by julian on 02-28-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#506
Reviews:
133
Ratings:
1,035
pDev:
8.1%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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230
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A-Cloudy bright yellow, nicely carbonated, one finger head.

S-Wheat, not much funk, oak, light raspberries.

T-Great balance. Wheat, oak, raspberries and a slight tartness, lemon and orange.

M-Medium bodied, nice carbonation, crisp dry finish.

O-Not as sour as I was hoping but the balance was amazing.

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Bottleworks XII from The Bruery
Beer rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 1,035 ratings
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