Fruet | The Bruery

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 15.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Unlike previous anniversary beers, ALL Fruet is 100% bourbon barrel-aged.

Added by MasterSki on 04-23-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
759
Reviews:
142
Avg:
4.44
pDev:
7.43%
 
 
Wants:
214
Gots:
395
For Trade:
32
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750ml waxed bottle poured into balloon snifter 14/6/14, cheers Adam for sharing (from notes)

A clear brownish amber, a couple bubbles under a thin film, not much for lace but some wide legs going down the side

S vanilla, lots of sweet bourbon, a pile of brown sugar, a little wood, raisins, there's some booze but very well hidden all things considered, faint molasses, caramel galore, more vanilla and bourbon, more like a liqueur then beer but its working wonders for me

T thankfully it mimics the smell, vanilla, bourbon, caramel, its sweet but manageable, tastes as good as it smells

M thick and syrupy, a little heat but I'd never guess its over 15%, sticky on the lips and a sweet woody finish

O all the important parts are well taken care of, smells and tastes awesome, a little sweet and boozy but its a minor complaint

I'd lay this down for a decade if I had a bottle, drinking well now but this one will be something special down the road, I'm just happy I got to try it today, delicious stuff

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Fruet from The Bruery
4.44 out of 5 based on 759 ratings.
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