Tag Archives: 2015 vintage

Bruery Terreux Sour In The Rye

Brewery: The Bruery (Bruery Terreux)
Country: USA
ABV: 7.6%
Style: American Wild Ale
Other Notes: 2015 vintage

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Sour Rye Ale aged in oak barrels. Zesty – woody – funky.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.19
My ratebeer.com rating: 4

Intro: A 750ml bottle, 2015 vintage, bottled on 17th April 2015. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A lightly hazy dark orange copper colour with a just under two finger beige head that had decent retention and left some spotty lacing.
Aroma: Lightly sour and tart mixed berries with oak and vanilla and a hint of clove.
Taste: Very much like the aroma with sour and tart mixed berries, notes of oak and vanilla along with hints of clove, vinegar and a light spice on the finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: A good Wild Ale with nice taste and aromas.

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3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze Honing

Brewery: Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen
Country: Belgium
ABV: Unknown (7%?)
Style: Belgian Lambic (Gueuze)
Other Notes: 2015 vintage

Brewer Description: (from lambic.info) 3 Fonteinen Oude Geuze Honing is a geuze infused with honey (local organic honey).

My rating: 5
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.67
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.5

Intro: A 750ml bottle at 3 Fonteinen lambik-O-droom, 2015 vintage, bottled on 12th January 2015. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen stemmed glass.
Appearance: A clear dark orange, copper colour with a three finger off white head that had great retention and thick stick lacing.
Aroma: Funk, grass, hay, lightly sweet honey, light herbs and lemon peel.
Taste: Sour, funk, lightly sweet, grass, hay, lemon peel, sherry vinegar and light berries.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with soft to moderate carbonation.
Overall: Another amazing lambic by 3 Fonteinen. Just so enjoyable and relaxing to drink.

Bruery Terreux Beret

Brewery: The Bruery (Bruery Terreux)
Country: USA
ABV: 9%
Style: American Wild Ale
Other Notes: 2015 vintage

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Imperial Sour Wit Ale brewed with spices and aged in oak barrels with raspberries. Balanced – fruity – bright.

My rating: 3
My beeradvocate.com rating: 3.38
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.3

Intro: A 750ml bottle, 2015 vintage, bottled on 20th May 2015. Poured into a Holy Mountain tulip glass.
Appearance: A cloudy dark golden orange colour with a big three finger white head that had decent retention while leaving some nice lacing.
Aroma: Tart and sour, raspberry, wheat, barnyard funk, oak with hints of lime.
Taste: Sour, tart, raspberry, cranberry-apple, wheat, lemon-lime and Belgian yeast with only a hint of oak and funk.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: This was ok, but not quite as much raspberry as I hoped for. I was surprised by the higher than expected ABV though, as the alcohol was well hidden.

Bruery Terreux Gypsy Tart

Brewery: The Bruery (Bruery Terreux)
Country: USA
ABV: 8.7%
Style: Belgian Flanders Oud Bruin
Other Notes: 2015 vintage. 15 IBUs

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Flemish-style Brown Ale. Malty – balanced – tart.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.14
My ratebeer.com rating: 4

Intro: A 750ml bottle, 2015 vintage, bottled on 22nd September 2015. Poured into a Holy Mountain tulip glass.
Appearance: Dark brown in colour with a copper amber hue and a big four fingered beige head that had decent retention while leaving behind some lacing.
Aroma: Tart-ish, cherry, plum, mixed berries with some light vinegar and dark malt.
Taste: Sour, tart, cherry, lemon, lightly sweet plum, red grape, oak with light vinous and vinegar notes.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate to low carbonation.
Overall: Refreshing and tasty Oud Bruin.

Bruery Terreux Oude Tart

Brewery: The Bruery (Bruery Terreux)
Country: USA
ABV: 7.7%
Style: Belgian Flanders Red Ale
Other Notes: 2015 vintage

Brewer Description: (from bottle) Flemish-style Red Ale aged in oak barrels. Piquant – robust – oaky.

My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.02
My ratebeer.com rating: 3.8

Intro: A 750ml bottle, 2015 vintage, bottled on 28th August 2015. Poured into a Holy Mountain tulip glass.
Appearance: Brownish red in colour with a small half finger frothy tanned head that dissipated quickly and left no lacing.
Aroma: Tart-ish, cherry, prunes, oak and light balsamic vinegar.
Taste: Tart, sour, acidic, cherry, raspberry, oak and balsamic.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with moderate to low carbonation.
Overall: Enjoyable to drink with good aromas but I think I would like it even more if it was less acidic with higher carbonation.