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Collaboration Series: Go Team! | The Bruery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States | website

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Halcyondays on 05-05-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
28
Ratings:
88
Avg:
3.51
pDev:
26.5%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
13
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Photo of FosterJM
3.68/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1317th Review on BA
Bottle to Bruery Tulip
750 Ml

2012

Purchased from provisions for $8

App- The color of a late sunset with a bit of caramel brown mixed in. Starts out lighter on top and darker on the bottom. A nice two finger eggshell head. Had some bubbles vs. cling in the glass.

Smell- I am going out on a limb and saying this is like a dubbel/quad/kvass minus the boozy notes. A small yeast note with some bready malts.

Taste- A bit of a flat cola flavor with a ton of earthy bready malts. A little like rye to me. Its unusually like a KVASS just amped up. Very light and very mild.

Mouth- A lighter medium body with a medium carbonation. A bit of a Rye Kvass like finish.

Drink- A good collaboration. I can tell this will be a polarizing beer. You either love it or hate it. I liked it. It was a nice layered little beer.

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Photo of DovaliHops
3.23/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a very hazy reddish-brown color with a medium yellow-white head that disappears quickly. Scent is very tame...with some Belgian yeast...along with some German yeast/malt that could easily be mistaken for. A bit of banana and spice. Taste is malty and sweet at first, with some pleasant fig and plum flavor. Quite spicy with a lingering peppery feel on the back of the tongue. Very well balanced and just plain out easy-drinking of a beer. Kinda reminds me of a very light Belgian dubbel. Mouthfeel is light and highly carbonated. Drinkability is fairly high. Overall, I understand what they were going for with this beer...and they definitely achieved their goal. It just isn't my style when I'm wanting to enjoy a Belgian-style beer, let alone a session beer. I have a feeling there are going to be many more people who love this beer than dislike it.

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Photo of Halcyondays
3.35/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at The Bruery,

A: Pours a reddish brown/umber with a moderate white head, good lace.

S: Nice nose, has some true Belgian character, hint of banana bread, fig, yeast.

T: Biscuity malt with some solid yeast play, cracked grain. Light notes of allspice and pepper.

M: Light-bodied, crisp, but a tad over-carbonated, makes it hard to really taste the flavours which are good.

O: Nice little beer, the complexities in the malt/yeast play I liked, but nothing wowing here.

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