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Sour in the Rye 2013 (The Bruery)

I received this beer as a birthday present in 2013 and it sat in my fridge for several months mocking me, goading me. After taking a recent trip to Orange County and trying several of the Bruery’s sour efforts I felt like the time had come to crack this beer open.

Sour in the Rye label 1SOUR IN THE RYE (2013) is an 8.7% ABV American Wild Ale aged in oak barrels.

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Fruet (The Bruery)

Over the past few months I’ve really been on a Bruery kick. It started with first real trip to their tasting room in Placentia, California (I had been there once before to pick up a bottle of Black Tuesday, but I didn’t get to drink anything that time). Then it was a bottle of Hottenroth on a brew day and my roommate sharing with me a glass of his Rueze. And now here we are. I bought this bottle back in 2012 when it first came out and I’ve been sitting on it ever since. I was waiting for the right time to open it and, as they say, there’s no better time than the present…however if that was true then I wouldn’t have sat on it for a year and a half, but I digress.

Fruet labelFRUET was the Bruery’s 4th anniversary beer and was released in May of 2012. It’s an Old Ale with a massive 15.5% ABV and 45 IBUs. Continue reading

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