Flora Rustica - Barrel Aged | Upright Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Upright Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
uprightbrewing.com

Style: Saison / Farmhouse Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Flora Rustica is a prime candidate for barrel aging and much like the Saison du Blodget, produces a historic flavor profile in this bottling. Not quite as hoppy but drawing from the botanical elements of yarrow and calendula, the Flora displays a significant lactic edge to sharpen the otherwise earthy flavors.

Duplicate of http://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/19866/97405/

Added by UCLABrewN84 on 08-26-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
106
Reviews:
13
Avg:
4.17
pDev:
7.91%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
10
For Trade:
2
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40th birthday beer #2!

Appearance. Pours a hazy gold with a touch of amber and a finger of white head that fades to a skim pretty quickly.

Smell. Floral herbs, marigold flowers, lime and lemon rind, and a touch of woody white wine. Interesting.

Taste. Getting a ton of lime here, some floral herbs and marigolds again, oak and vanilla, oranges, and woody spice. Again, interesting.

Mouthfeel. Medium-light body, low carbonation.

Overall. An interesting and unique brew. Enjoyed it more as I went along and got a handle on everything going on with this one.

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Bottle: Poured a hazy golden color ale with a nice large foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of tart and Brett notes with some light oak and funky ester. Taste is a nice mix between some hay flavours with some notes of Brett and funky ester and a light tart finish with some oak presence that is noticeable. Body is about average with good carbonation. Nice saison with loads of complexity while retaining some great drinkability.

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A: Pours an exceptionally clear apricot colour with 1-2 fingers of off-white head which quickly dissipated to a thin layer. Minimal lacing along the sides of the glass.

S: Limes and lemons along with wet wood, barnyard funkiness, pepper and spicy yeast. Pungent floral notes along with mineralness.

T: Tart lemons together with dry mineral notes and barnyard funkiness. Finishes dry and clean.

M: Dry and clean, with light to moderate body and medium carbonation.

O: Complex smells and taste with citrus, minerals, floralness and wet wood all working in harmony.

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Flora Rustica - Barrel Aged from Upright Brewing Company
4.17 out of 5 based on 106 ratings.
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