Preservation Series: Or Xata | The Bruery

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Preservation Series: Or XataPreservation Series: Or Xata

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States

Style: American Blonde Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Blonde ale brewed with rice, cinnamon, and vanilla beans.

Added by ehammond1 on 07-15-2013

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

750ml, Spring 2013
The Bruery

A: Looks like an IPA in the glass. Opaque deep orange color. Can't see much through it. Nice full finger of off white head. Faded quickly into a thin layer.

S: Definitely pulling that spice note from the cinnamon, mixing with sweet vanilla. Sweet creamy hints from the added lactose? As it warms it almost smells like a candle to me.

T: Tip of the tongue, hit with that cinnamon spice. As the sip progresses into the middle of the mouth you get that Belgian blonde aspect of it mixed with the vanilla. The lactose and rice work to make the mouthfeel almost creamy. Finish isn't dry, because of the lingering sweetness.

M: Big medium because of how creamy and full the lactose makes it.

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Preservation Series: Or Xata from The Bruery
3.87 out of 5 based on 342 ratings.
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