Biere De Miel
Tributary Brewing Co.

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4.1 | pDev: 2.68%
Tributary Brewing Co.
Maine, United States
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4.12/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Draught @ Brewery: This one pours a dark, coppery golden color. There was a wisp of a white head and no lacing. Nice nose. Earthy, malty and honey notes. The taste is very good. Malty, some sweetness, dark fruits, honey and some earthiness.

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3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stopped into Tributary on 14JUL16 for a quick one after doing some hiking. A 12oz pour in a small tulip cost $5.40.

This offering was a deep amber-golden color, and was a touch cloudy. Had light carbo, and just a trace of foam around the edge, with minimal lacing. Smelled a touch toasty, with some honey notes present. Aroma was generally mild, though. Body was medium, with a little prickle hitting the tongue.

Flavor had some light honey as well, with a hint of caramel and bubblegum. Other aspects noted were fruitiness, earthiness and some subtle spicy action. Tasty and satisfying. Prosit!

3.94/5 rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4


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4.28/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Ahh... another stylistic puzzler. Described on their website as follows:

A honey saison, light Amber farmhouse ale made with 70# of wildflower honey. A phenolic Belgian yeast strain fermented at a warmer temp make for a fruity yet spicy dry beer. 8.5% ABV

So, somewhere in between a saison and a braggot. It tasted more like a braggot than a typical saison, so that's how I classified it.

Pours an orangey amber, very fizzy with a nice head.

Smells spicy and sweet. Tastes spicy and sweet. Lots of dark fruits, similar to a good dubbel, but with a more aggressive spice profile that cuts into them quickly. The sweetness begins near the middle and the beer finishes dry and pleasantly medicinal.

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Biere De Miel from Tributary Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 6 ratings