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Griffon Bruxellois | The Bruery

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4.29/5
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224 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

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!

Added by jvillefan on 02-22-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,024
Reviews:
29
Ratings:
224
pDev:
8.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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101
Gots:
53
Trade:
3
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750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Flat brown body. Reddish too. Just a couple bubbles.

Smell - Acetic. Lots of oak and vanilla. Cherry aroma.

Taste - Really sour. Damn. Acetic and vinegary. Still retains some caramel and vanilla. Cherry fruit flavor.

Mouthfeel - Low carbonation and over sour. Harsh.

Overall - This is a struggle. Too sour. Unpleasant.

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Griffon Bruxellois from The Bruery
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 224 ratings
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