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MASSIVE BEER REVIEWS: Ruby du Rhone Flanders Red Ale by Draai Laag Brewing Company

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Beer: Ruby du Rhone

Brewery: Draai Laag Brewing Company

Style: Flanders Red Ale

Age: Multi-year blend of 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2016

ABV: 10.20%

While waiting outside in the early morning cold for the release of a different beer by Søle Artisan Ales at Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston, we warmed up with a Ruby du Rhone, a Flanders red ale by Draai Laag Brewing in Pittsburgh, after a little uncorking fail!

This style of sour ale comes from West Flanders, Belgium, and this particular brew is a multi-year blend that is spontaneously fermented and aged in Mourvèdre casks. Fancy!

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