Fuller's Crossing | Brasserie Saint James

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Brewed by:
Brasserie Saint James
Nevada, United States
brasseriesaintjames.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Beerandraiderfan on 12-24-2012

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Ratings:
3
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
0.76%
 
 
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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by Beerandraiderfan:
Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.97/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a small tulip. Barely any head on it, a thinner brown appearance, ruby edged hues throughout when held up to the light (or fireplace). This is a brown ale aged in a bourbon barrel for 3 months. Its about the least amount of malt presence I've ever had with something in a bourbon barrel. Super thin head, so thin I couldn't tell the exact color of it. Aroma was a very mild bourbon presence, you still get a tame nutty undercurrent to the aroma, subtle, yet respectable.

Taste, a good sipper, even though it isn't all that strong, its still fun to sip on it just for the cruising low profile bourbon taste. Turns what is usually a deservedly boring style label, a very short 3 months of exposure in the barrel really does well here. A smidge of chocolate and brown malt, next to nothing in terms of hop bitterness. The wood is just a touch. Overall, it makes for one of the best drinking brown ales bar none. I wasn't a big fan of the price ($8) for a small pour, but it was good drinking.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brown liquid almost no head. Aroma was deftly bourbon, a little time goes along way with a brown ale base.

This was immediately enjoyable, a very rich beer that wasn't thick or huge, kinda neat. Darker malts that aren't overly roasty in the mouthfeel, the barrel really smoothed this out.

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Photo of Copernicus
4/5  rDev +1%

Fuller's Crossing from Brasserie Saint James
3.96 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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