Category Archives: Brekeriet

Brekeriet Purple Rain

Brewery: Brekeriet
Country: Sweden
ABV: 5.3%
Style: German Berliner Weisse
Other Notes: Brekeriet Purple Rain is part of our collection of beers known as the Sour Patch, fermented with different wild yeast strains and lactic acid bacteria cultures

Brewer Description: (from bottle) A very fruity and tasty Berliner Weisse fermented with blackcurrants, passion fruit, lactobacillus and brettanomyces yeast.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.97
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.9

Intro: A 330ml bottle, bottled in August 2017, with a best before date of 30th August 2022. Poured into a Holy Mountain tulip glass.
Appearance: A hazy bright neon red purple colour with a one finger pink head that dissipated quickly and left no lacing.
Aroma: Lightly tart, blackcurrant and passion fruit with maybe a touch of blueberries.
Taste: Tart and sour blackcurrant and mixed berries with hints of passion fruit in the middle.
Mouthfeel: Crisp, light bodied with moderate to high carbonation.
Overall: Enjoyable, tasty and easy to drink. Very refreshing.

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Brekeriet Rhuboise

Brewery: Brekeriet
Country: Sweden
ABV: 6%
Style: American Wild Ale
Other Notes: Brekeriet Rhuboise is part of our collection of beers known as the Wild Bunch, fermented using brettanomyces and saccharomyces yeast strains

Brewer Description: (from bottle) A fruity, tart and elegant ale with brettanomyces yeast. Loads of raspberries and rhubarb are added during the secondary fermentation.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.45
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.3

Intro: A 330ml bottle, bottled in August 2016, and a best before date of 16th August 2021. Poured into a Holy Mountain tulip glass.
Appearance: A hazy reddish orange colour with a one finger white head that had decent retention but left no lacing.
Aroma: Tart, mixed berries especially raspberry, and light leathery brett.
Taste: Lightly sour, touches of rhubarb and raspberry with a minerally, leathery, funky finish.
Mouthfeel: Light bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: Given the nice strong fruity aromas, I was surprised at how weak the fruit was showing in the taste. It just felt like it was missing a little something.

Brekeriet Vendetta

Brewery: Brekeriet
Country: Sweden
ABV: 5%
Style: Belgian Saison

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Brekeriet Vendetta is a blond saison fermented and aged in Niepoort barrels with several wild yeast and lactic acid bacteria strains.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.08
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.9

Intro: A 750ml bottle with a best before date of 17th April 2017. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy golden orange colour with a one finger white head that had decent retention and leaves some nice lacing.
Aroma: Sour, funky, barnyard, brett and moist wood with lemon and orange citrus. But it’s all a little light.
Taste: Sour, tart, funky, oak, tangy, lemon, vinous, grape, peach and apricot.
Mouthfeel: Dry, light bodied with moderate to high carbonation.
Overall: A nice saison with good oak and fruitiness. Refreshing and easy to drink.

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