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The Bruery Coton

Formerly brewed at The Bruery
Style: Old Ale
Placentia, California USA


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RATINGS: 476   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 435   ABV: 14.5%
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2010 2nd Anniversary Ale. This sturdy beer marks our second year, an incredible year of growth and learning experiences. Together may our supporters, our brewery, and this beer grow in complexity and refinement over the years.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
theoncle (57) - Barcelona, - APR 26, 2012
Aroma a roure, una mica de vi, fruits secs i vermells. Tocs de bourbon i vainilla. El sabor es fort i una mica dolÁ amb les notes del roure i del whisky. Tambť en sabor aporta vainilla, nabius, i tocs de caramel. Gran cervesa para assaborir. Provada de botella de 75cl al Rosses i Torrades.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrFecesious (1091) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 13, 2014
Anno 2011 cuir. Hazy brown. Aroma of candied sugar, plum, wood, bourbon malt, vanilla. Taste is sweet and tart. Sticky. Dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markextrae (1287) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2014
shared bottle by a friend, bruery CUIR, 100% bourbon barrel aged! poured a deep brown ambr colour with a small non lasting off head. verry bourbon forward, caramel, toffee, oak, vanilla, almond, dried red fruit, itís drinking very easy for itís 14,5% bourbon soaked raisins, plum, molasses, really smooth bourbon, just my kind of beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
pdx77 (1443) - Oregon, USA - OCT 18, 2014
On draught at Saraveza for their 6th anniversary. Dark amber color. Aroma is brown sugar and molasses. Taste is similar, with definite honey and vanilla notes. Amazingly strong, yet sweet and tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maarten1993 (370) - - OCT 2, 2014
Drank during an awesome tasting at Thijsí place 28-3-2014. Very sweet, almost like a barley wine. Carbonation, present alcohol taste. Chocolate after taste. Magnificent beer. Posted 7 months later cause I accidentally rated the wrong beer back then!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (6083) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 10, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2014 "pours mahogony with a thin tan head, big time sweet alcoholic aroma hits home...fig/raisiny sweet, vanilla, bourbon. youíd think due to the intensity and strength it was far more than 25% barrel gaed, but thatís what it said. the bourbn didnít dominate, but it was sweet and warming still. very very tasty, but it couldíve been better toned down a bit. maybe 11-12% and not as sweet? usually with the partially barreled beers iím begging for 50/50, but in this case, the 75% ale was sweet and hot to begin with, so it was good...but too aggressivesubsequent years less sweet even while getting stronger. Up a tenth. to be great."

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VT (1666) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 27, 2014
750 ml "Cuir" bottle shared with the Quebec City crew. Pours a veiled and flaky ruby reddish dark amber with a short lived white head. Aroma is leather, cherry, maple and wood. Flavor is liquor, leather, rum, sugarcane, port wine and caramel. Finish is booze, barley candy, burnt caramel, wood. Lingering port wine, rum and booze. Medium to full body, soft mouthfeel, low carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (1989) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 11, 2014
Bottle at RBSG 2014. Thx to everyone for sharing todayís bottles! APPEARANCE: clear dark blond beer, no foam. NOSE: very sweet, caramel, alcohol. TASTE: very sweet, alcohol, caramel. Too much sugar for me, also too much alcohol...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NikkTwist (1744) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Having this 2010 bottle at Eulogy in June 2014. Very rich dark caramel malts with deep red and brown fruit. Poured a deep translucent ruby with some light beige foam. Complex berry notes. Charred steak. Figs. Pomegranate. Duck sauce. Passionfruit. Cherry cordials. Rich sweet and sour. No funk. No bad notes. Syrupy succulent body. Lip-smacking finish. High ABV numbs the tongue but does not feel overpowering. Has aged very well in the bottle - a lot of the original burnt notes have smoothed and sweetened.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1512) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Had this as Cuir 100% Bourbon Barrel Aged: pours a deep amber color with off-white head. Tartness, funk, oak, bourbon, and some dark fruits on the nose; follows onto the palate. Very nice. Finishes tart and dry.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdamJackson (2870) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Cuir 25% Bourbon, 2011 bottle Very hazy red a nice 3 finger head. Aroma is loaded with molasses and figs. Sweet taste. Huge oak presence and a heavy prune juice taste. Absolutely delicious

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