Category Archives: The Bruery (Bruery Terreux)

Bruery Terreux Tart Of Darkness with Black Currants

Brewery: The Bruery (Bruery Terreux)
Country: USA
ABV: 6.2%
Style: American Wild Ale
Other Notes: 2018 vintage

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Sour Stout aged in oak barrels with black currants added. Ripe – roasty – jammy.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.38
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.2

Intro: A 375ml bottle, 2018 vintage, bottled on 4th January 2018. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A dark brown cola colour with a two finger dark tanned head that had decent retention and left some stringy lacing.
Aroma: Tart, blackcurrant, Ribena, light roast, cocoa, coffee and oak.
Taste: Pretty much what you would expect from the aroma, sour, tart, blackcurrant, Ribena, light roast, cocoa, chocolate and coffee.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: I love blackcurrant and the great thing is that it is very prominent here. I think because of the blackcurrant, I actually enjoy this better than the original version. Great balance of sour, fruits and roast.

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Bruery Terreux Orchard Wit

Brewery: The Bruery (Bruery Terreux)
Country: USA
ABV: 5.7%
Style: Belgian Witbier

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Tart Wheat Beer. Brewed with spices and aged in an oak foeder. Refreshing – crisp – witty.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.91
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8

Intro: A 375ml bottle, bottle on 19th December 2017. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy golden colour with a two finger white head that dissipated quickly and left pretty much no lacing.
Aroma: Tart, sour, stone fruits, peach, apricot, grass, wheat, oak and funk.
Taste: Sour and tart, light stone fruit, citrus, lemon, orange, coriander, wheat and funk.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: An interesting twist on the classic Witbier with tart and sourness coming through prominently, while still keeping it nicely balanced.

Bruery Terreux Frucht: Raspberry

Brewery: The Bruery (Bruery Terreux)
Country: USA
ABV: 4.3%
Style: German Berliner Weisse
Other Notes: 2018 vintage

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Berlin-style tart wheat beer. Aged in oak foeders with raspberries.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.06
My ratebeer.com rating: 4

Intro: A 375ml bottle, 2018 vintage, bottled on 6th November 2017. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A hazy reddish orange colour with a two finger very light pink head that dissipated quite quickly and left only sparse to no lacing.
Aroma: Jammy sweet, lightly tart, raspberry, strawberry and light wheat.
Taste: Sour, tart, raspberry, lemon, lemon juice, with maybe a touch of oak.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: While flavours were not bad, it was perhaps held back by being almost on the verge of being overwhelmingly sour.

Bruery Terreux Rueuze

Brewery: The Bruery (Bruery Terreux)
Country: USA
ABV: 5.8%
Style: Belgian Lambic (Gueuze)
Other Notes: 2016 vintage

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Sour Blonde Ale aged in oak barrels. Earthy – complex – blend.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.17
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.9

Intro: A 750ml bottle, 2016 vintage, bottled on 10th October 2016. Poured into a Cantillon gueuze glass.
Appearance: Very lightly cloudy, still see through, golden blonde colour with a just under two finger white head that dissipated quickly to nothing and left behind no lacing.
Aroma: Funky, tart, grape, apple and hay, with hints of oak, vanilla and lemon.
Taste: Funky, barnyard, grape, white grape, apricots, lemon and hay.
Mouthfeel: Medium to light bodied with soft carbonation.
Overall: An enjoyable Gueuze. The main thing though was that I was hoping that carbonation would have been much higher than what it was.

Bruery Terreux Tart Of Darkness

Brewery: The Bruery (Bruery Terreux)
Country: USA
ABV: 6.6%
Style: American Wild Ale
Other Notes: 2016 vintage

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Sour Stout aged in oak barrels.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.26
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.1

Intro: A 750ml bottle, 2016 vintage, bottled on 23rd March 2016. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A clear cola dark brown with a just over one finger tanned head that dissipated quickly and left only sparse to no lacing.
Aroma: Tart, plum, raisins, moderate roastiness and oak with hints of vanilla and coffee.
Taste: Tart and sour plums, oak and an interesting and nice roastiness.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: They’re calling it a Sour Stout, but I think its more appropriately a Dark Sour, as although signs of a Stout are there, it’s the sourness that dominates while the roastiness compliments it. But whatever you want to call it, it is well balanced and the flavours just match each other really well.