Serendipity No. 7 | Tree Brewing

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Tree Brewing
British Columbia, Canada

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Derek on 04-18-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of andrenaline
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Props to my bro for yet another hook-up of Tree's one-off brew...

A - Pours a nice ruby red, finger of head, little retention and no real lacing.

S - Candied fruit, mocha, fresh raspberries and hints of oak and whiskey.

T - The raspberries come through alongside hints of cocoa, espresso and the oak and whiskey lingers nicely on the finish.

M - A tad thin, but goes down smooth and finishes wet.

O - A tasty treat and the barrel aging added a nice element to a decent base brew. I would've loved a barrel aged imperial stout, but this will suffice as a transition. Glad to have had the opportunity to try it, but I feel like barrel aging should be reserved for more intense and higher ABV brews.

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Photo of LampertLand
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Tree Brewing 'Serendipity No 7' @ 6.0% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $8

A-pour is a dark cola brown from the bottle to glass with some ruby red peaking thru the glass edge with a good size tan/off white head leaving a spotty lace along the pint glass

S-you sure can smell the whiskey barrel

T-beer with a big whiskey flavouring , sweet , somewhat smooth , big

MF-mild medium carbonation , big full body

Ov-ok/good beer , glad I tried it , needs some more time in a cellar to mellow

prost LampertLand

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Photo of CWVegas
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of schopenhauerale
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Derek
4.04/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Raspberry Porter aged in a Whiskey barrel.

A: Black, pours with a nice tan head, some retention & lace.

S: Field berry candy aroma is enticing.

T: The raspberry is obvious, but not overbearing. There's a bit of wood & whiskey to round out the flavour. The underlying roasted malt is surprisingly subtle, given the dark colour. Good stuff.

M: Well-attenuated, moderate body is smooth with an off-dry finish.

O: I like their straight-up porter, but I've never really been fond of the raspberry porter. Somehow the raspy wood & whiskey takes it to another level.

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Serendipity No. 7 from Tree Brewing
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 5 ratings