Fourthmeal (The Bruery & Maine Beer Company)

Style: Hoppy Belgian Pale Ale 6.9% ABV 60 IBU’s SRM: 7 From: Placentia, CA Brewery’s Note: “The Bruery and Maine Beer Company got together and cooked up something special for you: fourthmeal. It isn’t brunch; it isn’t “linner.” It’s a hoppy Belgian-style ale that brings aspects of both breweries to the table: fruity, Belgian yeast esters, a crisp, bready backbone, citrus and piney hop characteristics, … Continue reading Fourthmeal (The Bruery & Maine Beer Company)

Sour in the Rye (The Bruery)

Style: American Wild Ale Base Beer: Rye Ale 7.8% ABV From: Orange County, CA Brewer’s Note: “We brewed this ale with around 40% rye as a base malt and let our sour yeast and bacteria eat away at it in oak barrels for over a year creating a sour ale with a complex character of rye spice, oak and a subtle funk.” The beer’s label … Continue reading Sour in the Rye (The Bruery)

Saison Rue (The Bruery)

Style: American Brett Saison/Farmhouse Ale 8.5% ABV 30 IBU’s SRM: 9 From: Placentia, California Brewer’s Note:  “Saison Rue is an unfiltered, bottle conditioned, Belgian/French-style farmhouse ale.  This is a beer of subtlety and complexity, with malted rye, spicy, fruity yeast notes, biscuit-like malt backbone, and a slight citrus hop character.  With age, this beer will dry out and will become more complex with rustic notes … Continue reading Saison Rue (The Bruery)