Griffon Bruxellois | The Bruery

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Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
We debuted Griffon Bruxellois late in 2012 at a few of our events and it was quite a hit. This dark, sour ale was aged in oak barrels on cherries, giving it an incredible fruit flavor, balanced by the roasted malt and lactic tartness. We must admit, this bottle-conditioned beer didn't turn out quite as carbonated as we were hoping for, but it is still an incredible beer, 100% worthy of our high standards to be sold, served, shared and enjoyed!

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750ml bottle poured into a matching Bruery snifter. The brew appears mahogany brown with an off-white cap. Some spotty lace hangs on the glass.

The smells of this brew is awesome. Very fresh earthy cherry pits with an underlying of funk and some acidic character.

The tastes is super tart with earthy cherry pits blending to lemony lactic with some earth and a very natural cherry flavoring. At times this borders on feeling brine-like and acidic but surprisingly does not get too acidic or sour like some Bruery sours do.

This is medium bodied with a modest amount of carbonation. An awesome natural cherry character that dare I say might be unrivaled by any other sour cherry beer ive had to date. It is just that juicy with fruit.

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Griffon Bruxellois from The Bruery
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