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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Our tonnellerie series is the perfect showcase of what we mean when we say that we make "wildly traditional bire". Here we have taken our classic Saison Rue recipe, rich with rye malt, and allowed it to ferment spontaneously within extra large oak barrels that previously contained similarly wild beers. After enough time and plenty of wishful thinking, this brand new, earthy, complex, farmhouse ale developed into what was bottled up to enjoy. We find the rustic charm of fermenting a beer in this traditional method is mimicked in the flavor.

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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlajwl (6195) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 28, 2015
Aroma is proprietary yeast, tropical fruit and berry/fruit sweetness. The flavor is pineapple, proprietary yeast, malts, hops and a tangy/tart/bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (3092) - California, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Golden orange in color with thin white foam... Aroma is spices, earth, fruity and tropical notes... Flavor is bright and fruity, lots of earthy and and funky notes, nice complexity, some spiciness... Great beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocLock (10346) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 22, 2015
750 from Whole Foods PM. Pours turbid golden with frothy, white head. Nose is tart lactic citrus, grapefruit, tangerine, some yeasty funk, hops. Tastes fruity, citric, somewhat tart, with notes of grapefruit juice, tangerine, resiny hops, some yeasty funk, and a juicy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (11289) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 17, 2015
bottle was a gusher...lost a few ounces. Funky nose with light saison yeast and spices. Lightly tart in the flavor. pretty good, but not quite a standout for them.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (4394) - California, USA - SEP 24, 2015
24 sept 2015, tap at the Bruery. Gold, clear, no bubbles. Nose is rich, spicy, woody. Ned body and moderately fizzy. Really nice. Bitter woody notes, sweet golden syrup, hints of cola or rum. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16342) - Dublin, California, USA - SEP 17, 2015
On tap @ The Bruery. Clear golden pour with a soapy white head. Interesting character of citrus, oak, and tangy melon. Pretty peppery and spicy, too. A lot of peach and white grape. Lots of spice, eucalyptus, and perhaps coriander? A little bit on the sweet side, particularly on the finish. Definitely some apple peel bitterness as well.


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