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The Bruery Provisions Series: Burly Gourd

Formerly brewed at The Bruery
Style: Sweet Stout
Placentia, California USA


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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 200   ABV: 6.66%
A 6.66% ABV milk stout brewed using fresh pumpkins from the Cal Poly Farm Store, seasonal spices, aged on cedar chips, is the next installment in our Provisions Series of beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (8037) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2016
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown with small tan head that lasts. The aroma is strong cedar, roasted malt, spice. Thin mouth, similar flavors to nose, caramel, nice spice finish, held up well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (9251) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours deep brown, nose is spiced, wood, roasted, fruity, pumpkin, caramel, taste is similar.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (8999) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"I’m guessing this was released late last summer/early fall, but it’s held up very well. Initial aroma out of the bottle and on first pour is all-spice, pumpkin, dark roast and chocolate. flavor is much the same (at first) with a little lactose to smooth out the mouthfeel. just about everyone really liked this one. As it warms, the cedar becomes more and more the prominent player, adding a layer of complexity not expected. Very nice pumpkin beer, behind only Elysian & Cigar City (which ironically you think you are drinking since they are usually the ones to age on cedar)."

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy00 (186) - Fountain Valley, California, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Nice dark pour with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, spice, and bread. Flavor matched aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (7663) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JAN 19, 2014
what a day, another new bruery beer for this big nasty bastard! .. . deep radio africa brown .. . medium to full mouth .. . cooked pumpkin mash, caramel, and wort .. . very nice pumpkin beer .. . . status: questionable return due to constipation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (2688) - California, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Deep black in color with rich tan head... Aroma of smoked malts, intense spice notes, like sniffing autumn... Flavor is sweet lactose initially that gives way to smoked cedar, burnt roasted malts with notes of pumpkin and spices... Smoke is a little much, but definitely enjoyable... Solid per usual from the Bruery ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
merc7186 (2823) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2013
A: Dark Opaque Hue, Passes No Light, Light Brown Head, Good Lacing S: Strong Cedar, Smoke, Pumpkin T: Smoked Cedar, Sweet Potatoes, Vanilla, Milk Chocolate, Mild Lactose M: Decent Carbonation, Medium To Full Bodied, Mildly Bitter, Somewhat Watery Overall, this beer retains a lot of the cedar flavor and smokiness but it seems like there is too much going on at one time and almost cancels each thing out, way too complex.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (9178) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Tap at the brewpub - should this really be retired if I just bought it today? Very dark thick looking pour with a light brown head. Pumpkin, ginger, lactose, and some spices going on here. This is yummy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (9227) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2013
Bottle @ Christers. Pours black with a small light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, strongly spiced, cedar, cinnamon. Flavor is roasted malts, some dark chocolate, dark fruits, cinnamon and other spices, cedar. Medium body, highly overcarbonated. Pretty nice beer, but to spicy and the carbonation is to much. 030713

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (14134) - DENMARK - JUL 3, 2013
Bottle. Very dark brown with medium beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, cedar, ginger and spices. Flavour is roasted malts, cedar, medium dry, spices, medium sweet, hop and a little bitter.

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