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Brux Domesticated Wild Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Brux Domesticated Wild AleBrux Domesticated Wild Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,188 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,188
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 40
Gots: 339 | FT: 20
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 06-24-2012)
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WYVYRN527

Minnesota

4.23/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into my Russian River glass from the corked and caged 750 ml. bottle.

A: Rich orange/amber in color with a thick head that quickly settles to a thin froth on the surface. Bubbles are big like soda, and lacing is minimal as to be expected from this style.

S: Some sweet caramel and orange peel, along with some barnyard funk. Not real prominent on the nose.

T: Begins a bit sweet, but tartness shows through quickly. Some sweet honey and dried orange peel, followed with grassy tones, yeasty funk, and a dry, somewhat floral finish.

Notes: Has more body than I expected. Great dry, clean mouthfeel with complex flavor that is sure to develop with age. Great now, but needs some time to improve. One of my favorite collaboration beers to come out in a long time. Well-done!

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2012 05:49:18 | More by WYVYRN527
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Brux Domesticated Wild Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,188 ratings.