Posca Rustica | Brasserie Dupont sprl

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Dupont sprl
Belgium | website

Style: Scottish Gruit / Ancient Herbed Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by TMoney2591 on 01-26-2003

BEER STATS
Reviews:
103
Ratings:
241
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
9.95%
 
 
Wants:
44
Gots:
24
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4.35/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Pale with a straw-like hue and a pearly white head that dissipates after sitting a minute.
S - Herby with a background of baking spice and savory herbs.
T - More savory herbs like rosemary, sage, juniper and a hint of lavender.
M - Medium crispness, medium alcohol.
O - Delicious gruit beer that has become my go to shift drink after a long night tending bar.

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Photo of godtopus
2.7/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

The nose offers a decent range of herbal notes but is also rather perfumey. Taste is cloyingly sweet with noticeable alcohol. Rather thick mouthfeel with too much carbonation. Overall not as complex a taste experience as one would expect from the Dupont yeast.

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Photo of powellchristoph
4.45/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I received this beer in my monthly Rare Beer of the Month Club. The bottle looks great with a natural cork and wire cage. The label has a nice historical anecdote.

This is a hot beer! I thought I was uncorking a bottle of champagne for a second. The pour is large head of wispy foam that hangs out for a few minutes and dissipates nicely. The nose is very floral with a slight twang that is not apparent in the taste. Lots of clove, honey and spices. The beer is very nearly sweet, leaning closely towards mead territory but with a more mature taste. It is not like anything I have had before. I greatly enjoyed it, but not sure how often I would drink it due to the sweetness.

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Posca Rustica from Brasserie Dupont sprl
89 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.
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