The Bruery Poterie

The Bruery
Placentia, California
Beer style: Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
Ref: ratebeer.com Aug2021

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Poterie is French for “pottery”, the traditional eight-year anniversary gift. Our eighth anniversary ale, Poterie, follows in the footsteps of our anniversary releases before it, which are loosely based on an English-style old ale, fermented with our house yeast strain and then blended using the solera method. This means that a portion of each anniversary ale is saved in oak barrels and blended in with the next year’s production, providing more complexity and depth of character as the years go by. The result is layered in robust and complex flavors of toffee, caramel, dark fruit, vanilla and oak. Poterie will age gracefully for decades when cellared properly. Editor’s Note: This is the entry for The Bruery’s Bourbon Barrel Aged Anniversary beer.