The Bruery Beer Tasting 8/30

Join us as we sample four unique beers from The Bruery. The Bruery is a small craft brewery located in Orange County, California. The name is a fusion of 'brewery' with their family name, Rue. The Bruery's calling is to create beers with character and depth using the simplest and purest of means. The Bruery creates beers of almost every style, including sours and oak aged. They strive to use unconventional ingredients, and they will proudly state what they put in their beers.

The Flight:

Loakal Red: Oak Aged American Red Ale. 6.9% abv. A hoppy red ale with citrus and floral notes. Blended with older batches that have been aged in American oak barrels. Notes of toffee, orange peel, crushed herbs, and vanilla.

A Stein's Throw:  American Strong Ale/Stein Beer/Barleywine. 8.5% abv. Collaboration brew with TAPS Fishhouse and Brewery. The wort is racked onto granite rocks heated to 900 degrees, which creates a caramelization that is infused in the beer. 

Batch 300: Tripel. 8.2% abv. Grant Phillips was the winner of the Batch 300 homebrew contest. Grant came down and helped brew his recipe for an oaked tripel brewed with the ever so popular Citra hops. 

Faster, Bigger, Better, Bolder: Herbed/Spiced Beer 8.25% abv. Two of the most out-of-the-box breweries around, The Bruery and Dogfish Head, combined forces on a brew; the result is as intriguing as one might expect. Ginger, cayenne, white sesame seeds, black sesame seeds, poppy seeds, and nori were added to a base blonde ale that was created using two kinds of rice.  A blend of sake yeast and The Bruery's house yeast was used to ferment this beer into a dry and complex ale, different than anything you've likely had before.

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