The Bruery Humulus Rice

Formerly brewed at The Bruery
Style: Specialty Grain
Placentia, California USA
Serve in Shaker, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Brewed with rice and finished with Sterling hops, this is another light, easy drinking beer. The rice lends a pleasant coconutty character, and overall the beer is crisp with mild herbal and citrus hop flavors.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (16332) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 9, 2010
A: A pale golden/yellow color with a mild haze and a thin white head on top. S: The typical Belgian yeast esters from the Bruery in this one. A bit of spice and bready with just a touch of hops. T: A sweet and bready flavor initially with a subtle earthy hop bitterness. There is maybe a bit of a tartness to the beer as it warms in the glass. M: The body is certainly light on the tongue (at least in part due to the rice), with a full carbonation. D: Not my favorite of the Humulus series beers, but definitely one of the easiest to drink. A really nice, light, spring/summer beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUL 22, 2010
Tap at Paradiso Dupont. Pours a clear, bright yellow with a fluffy, poofy, white head that has good retention and lace. Mint and bubblegum in the nose. Taste is sweet, full of mint, licorice, sage. A little weird. Sticky palate. Was heavily disliked by a few people.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 12, 2010
On tap at the Bruery. Pours with a hazed pale golden body and a large white head. Aroma is quite fruity, mango, coconut, tropical fruit, herbal hops. Very much like a hoppy american saison. Taste is dry and freuity, herbal and hoppy. Lovely hop profile and extremely drinkable. Lively bubbles and very dry mouthfeel. Good session beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
nimbleprop (7867) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAY 23, 2010
Sampled on tap at Maxs in Baltimore. Pours a bright, transparent yellow with a thin white head. Nose is floral, perfume, sweet. Flavor is sweet, grainy without being bready, almost smells like white flour, a little bland. Finish is bland with just a little lasting sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - MAY 13, 2010
Pale yellow color with fleeting head. Nice fruity, berry sweet aromas with rice pudding. Light bodied. Nice dry grainy rice cracker, lightly sweet berry flavors with pale malts, crisp, bitter finish. budweiser should taste like this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (6811) - Espoo, FINLAND - JUN 11, 2014
Draught @ World of Beer, Seattle, WA

Pours clear yellowish orange with a smooth head. Aroma of sweet juicy hops, fruits, crisp malts and citrus. Taste is crisp hoppy, sweet and stuffy with some juicy fruitness and malts. Finish is sticky, sweetish and hoppy with some fruits and grass. Quite light bodied, but still quite sweet and sticky.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
riversideAK (6256) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAY 16, 2010
Fruity nose, nice tropical fruit, lemon, soft sweetness, light yeasty. Soft but extremel nice aromas. Pours hazy yellow, nice lace, bright color. Dry flavors, grain bill - rice flavors, soft fruity sweetness - tropical juicy fruit. Really light but extremely flavorful and dry. Nice carbonation, very enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (5471) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 17, 2010
Light gold pour at the brewery. White head. Grain, sweetness, fruit, rice, Im getting a small amount of coconut. Light mouthfeel. Im not a big fan of this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerguy101 (5360) - Newark, California, USA - JUL 17, 2010
Sampled on tap at the Brewery (or is it the Bruery?) on 7/9/2010. This beer pours a lightly yellow gold color from the tap. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity, coconut, herbal and spicy. A light to medium bodied specialty grain beer. The malts are fruity and grainy. A touch of coconut, some herbal grains and a hint of rice ( but in a good way). Nice carbonation. Light and crisp. Good balance. A touch of citrusy fruitiness at the finish. Nice summer beer. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - MAY 14, 2010
Tap at the Bruery. Pours a hazy golden with a medium bubbly/creamy white head. Aroma of spicy and fruity hop notes, reminds me of a saison, bready malt. Flavor of bready malt, lots of citrusy and some spicy hop notes, very dry, moderate bitterness and again that saison feel.

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