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The Bruery Sucré (Cognac Barrel)

The Bruery Sucré (Cognac Barrel)
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Formerly brewed at The Bruery
Style: Old Ale
Placentia, California USA


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.76/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 483   ABV: 16.1%
Note: this listing is for the Cognac barrel aged version.

Sucré is our sixth anniversary ale, loosely brewed in the English-style Old Ale tradition using our house Belgian yeast strain. Layered with complex flavors of dark fruit,vanilla, oak, and burnt sugar, Sucré is a robust ale, surely the perfect beer to mark this major milestone.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
markextrae (2512) - NETHERLANDS - APR 27, 2015
Bottle sample, poured a deep chesnut Brown colour with a non lasting head. Leasing Some small white bubbles on top. Lot’s of thick sweet cognac in the nose, toffee, sweet caramel malts, yeast, burned rubber, and a strong alcohol notice. Taste of vanilla, riped fruits, sweet malts, the cognac barrel adds more fruit notes compared to all the bourbon versions. But somehow i’m getting a rubber note in the end. Can’t say it’s a big improvement on the bourbon versions. It’s even a big more sweet

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ineedbeer (1369) - Oakland, California, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Poured from a 750 ml bottle. Aroma is malty with nice fruity notes as well. Good raisin and grape character with a bit of alcohol spice. Light oak and some caramel and toasted bread. Pours similar to the others. Dark, murky brownish red. Moderately sized, tan head with good retention. Light lacing and long legs. Flavor is fairly sweet with quite a bit of malt and toasted bread. Good caramel and toffee. Lots of dark fruit and cognac character. Moderate bitterness with some alcohol spice. Mouthfeel is medium full bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and medium alcohol warmth. Overall, a pretty nice variant with a good cognac character. This works better than the Portuguese Brandy with more beer character left behind.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (14045) - San Leandro, California, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle @ Every Bruery Beer Tasting. Hazed copper pour with a small khaki head. Sweet caramel, brown sugar, and vanilla. Definitely some brandy, a bit of white wine, baked apple, and some spice. Flavor is big on the caramel and dark brown sugar. A bit of vanilla, oak, white grape, and brandy. Some sweet cooked fruit, particularly golden raisin and plum. Has some nice characteristics, but as with all of these beers, not something you can drink a ton of.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alliance100 (1051) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 9, 2014
750ml bottle - pours a murky brown with light tan head . Sweet dark liquor aroma . Taste is sweet caramel with quite a bit of booze . Solid . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (7013) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2014
bottle at Crabbapples bottle share. base ols add loaded with caramel/toffee malt richness. vanilla, oak, raisins, scorched sugar with additional booziness of the cognac. burnt orange peel, more sweetness & more booziness, complex & without a doubt a sipper

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (6101) - McKinney, Texas, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle at Jester King. Brown pour with a tan head. The aroma and flavor are fairly boozy with a lot of sweet brown sugar notes. In the flavor I get some nice barrel aged character and some nice cognac notes. There is also a bit of dark fruit, some oak and vanilla. Medium to thick mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ICEatALAMO (1173) - Troy, Michigan, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle. The pour is a murky amber. The aroma has a subtle booziness to it, some sweetness to it. The taste has a funkiness to it. Barrel flavor is prominent. Some tartness to it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (6619) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle thanks to Will. Pours a cloudy brown with small beige head that lasts leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is strong cognac and wood. Thin mouthfeel with strong cognac, vanilla, wood, sweet finish. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DesertDevil (673) - Arizona, USA - AUG 27, 2014
2014 750-mL bottle. Sweet and decadent nose of caramelized brown sugar, almost spoiled apple, light cognac and wet, musty oak. Pours dark brownish-copper. Super sweet taste of boozy green apple baked in brown sugar and vanilla. Hot and sticky palate. Overall, straight-up delicious; probably the best Sucre variant I’ve tried so far.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Brown pour, off white head. Sweet brown sugar, caramel, vanilla, some brandy/cognac melds well into the base beer.

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