Windowsill | The Bruery

WindowsillWindowsill
BA SCORE
3.89/5
310 Ratings
WindowsillWindowsill
BEER INFO

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

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Evan Kleiman, host of KCRW's Good Food, was inspired to collaborate with Patrick Rue and The Bruery after enjoying a homemade Rhubarb Raspberry Pie. The rhubarb's fruity sourness tempered with the sweetness of the fresh raspberries and the wheat crust, begged to be bottled up in the form of a bubbly beer. Keeping the original pie recipe in mind, specialty grains were chosen to mimic the crust, and rhubarb and raspberries were used in varying stages of the brewing and fermentation process. The resulting beer is reminiscent of a fresh country pie, cooling on a farmhouse windowsill.

Added by Halcyondays on 09-05-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
35
Ratings:
310
pDev:
11.31%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
41
Gots:
31
Trade:
8
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look: 2 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Deep rose colored brew; slightly murky/cloudy. Snappy slow growing and fast falling soapy tan head. No lacing.

Tons of tart bready raspberry rhubarb on the nose, killer. Nice dryness to add, not overwhelming. A touch of cinnamon too.

Nice full dryness with elegant tartness that's not too mind blowing. This is a very complex and well thought-out beer. Killer raspberry tart flavors with bready dryness; no lemon, lime, or heavy vinegar. Awesome prickly carbonation is smooth yet strong enough to be well delivered. There's zero bitterness and zero off flavors. Nicely (mildly) spiced and very refreshing

For what the Bruery was trying to accomplish with this, highly unique, brew, I would say the Bruery nailed it. I would highly recommend seeking if you're remotely interested.

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8/15/13 bottling date into a snifter.

dark brown pour with a great head. smell has a ton of sour raspberries. the taste is actually awesome. very tart at first then you get the raspberries and rhubarb. wow. tartness is super and lasting. medium bodied ... mild carbonation.

overall YES. deserves a much higher rating on here.

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Windowsill from The Bruery
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 310 ratings
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