Brutus
Fonta Flora Brewery

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From:
Fonta Flora Brewery
 
North Carolina, United States
Style:
Saison
Ranked #231
ABV:
3.5%
Score:
92
Ranked #5,619
Avg:
4.15 | pDev: 7.23%
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
61
Status:
Active
Rated:
Apr 16, 2023
Added:
May 30, 2014
Wants:
  5
Gots:
  6
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Ratings by Phineasco:
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Rated by Phineasco from Massachusetts

3.78/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Sep 24, 2017
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Rated: 4.25 by bigred89 from Maryland

Apr 16, 2023
 
Rated: 4.17 by smithj4 from New York

Jun 16, 2022
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Reviewed by BerryKumquat from California

4.31/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
L: Generic blonde ale color.
S: Strong farm notes.
T: A more floral and open saison dupont with stronger Brett notes and a cleaner floral finish.
F: A light saison
O: A more, sharper saison Dupont.
Feb 14, 2021
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Reviewed by Griffin2 from Virginia

4.33/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Poured from a bottle into a taster glass.
L - Pours a clear straw color with a minimal white head, that dissipates quickly.
S - Smells like a white wine.
T - Starts tart and funky, with some white grape, and finishes dry.
F - Medium body and carbonation.
O - Really nice mixed culture ale.
Jan 14, 2020
 
Rated: 4.35 by edthehead from Maryland

Sep 24, 2019
 
Rated: 3.94 by rangerred from Tennessee

Sep 08, 2019
 
Rated: 4.24 by MephistosCafe from North Carolina

Jun 29, 2019
 
Rated: 4.25 by RochefortChris from North Carolina

Jun 10, 2019
 
Rated: 4.1 by BEER88 from North Carolina

Nov 22, 2018
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Rated by WOLFGANG from South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
BOD 5/2018 Batch # 4
Nov 18, 2018
 
Rated: 3.99 by emerge077 from Illinois

Nov 05, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by ADTaber from South Carolina

Nov 03, 2018
 
Rated: 4.28 by dbrauneis from North Carolina

Aug 04, 2018
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.68/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
one of my favorite beers i have had all year, a wild saison with dandelion flowers and a special one shared with us by our awesome neighbors, who brought it back from north carolina, knowing i would love it. its super pale beer, almost green yellow in color, fizzy white head settling back fast and rather dense looking with sediment for its ultra low alcohol content. i like this being so low, and i have liked it in other fonta flora beers. it smells absolutely amazing, i get the yellow polleny dandelion flowers right away, like almost pulpy, so fresh, it really is forward. behind it are subtle tea notes, bacterial tartness and wild funkiness, i am starting to get to know their house culture a bit, and i really appreciate it in this one, so floral and farmy, perfect with the dandelion. the flavor is the same as the nose, incredibly use of the flowers, they really lead the flavor journey, some bitterness, an herbaceous intensity, almost like the dandelion greens too, some hops as well, very compatible, and the rustic funk, which makes this for me. the flowers are so natural and fresh, its one of a kind. dry and sort of oaty or something, raw unmalted wheat maybe, its pretty subtle on the malt, bone dry, but some structure for sure too. nice carbonation, it sings on the palate giving even more life to these flowers. a total highlight of the beer year for me so far, amazing stuff, unforgettably delicious and impossibly unique!
Jul 22, 2018
 
Rated: 4.27 by pagesofphotographs from Colorado

Mar 07, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by kylehay2004 from Illinois

Dec 24, 2017
 
Rated: 3.99 by 22Blue from Kansas

Oct 10, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by AngusOg from North Carolina

Jul 24, 2017
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Reviewed by Dragginballs76 from South Carolina

4.07/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Appearance - Pours very light yellowish with thin white head that quickly dissipates.

Aroma - Very light citrus aroma, light funk not getting much else.

Taste - Nice tart lemon, just a hint of funk, light bready flavor with a nice floral finish.

Feel - Light bodied, well carbonated tart dry finish.

Overall - A really tasty light beer.
Jul 20, 2017
Brutus from Fonta Flora Brewery
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 61 ratings