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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

1,208 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,208
Reviews: 305
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 40
Gots: 345 | FT: 19
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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ebando

Florida

1/5  rDev -73.7%

11-03-2012 17:22:23 | More by ebando
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tykechandler

Indiana

1/5  rDev -73.7%

06-19-2014 01:19:45 | More by tykechandler
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Filabee

Michigan

1.75/5  rDev -53.9%

06-06-2014 04:22:06 | More by Filabee
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Backlash209

California

2/5  rDev -47.4%

10-13-2012 02:51:54 | More by Backlash209
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ArsMoriendiOU818

New York

2/5  rDev -47.4%

06-07-2014 22:52:46 | More by ArsMoriendiOU818
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donkeyrunner

Massachusetts

2.15/5  rDev -43.4%

Gold, solid gold color with big bubble dome head erupting from my initial pour. Wave tube shaped skim of retention.

Coppery wheat, mint aroma with a initial twang of sweet/sour brett. Brett smell fades after a few minutes in the glass.

Tastes very minty. Almost menthol. Dry, mint seltzer is pretty comparable. Not very bretty.

No sir, I don't like it. I dumped it, my wife dumped it: the dreaded double drainpour.

05-23-2013 22:30:59 | More by donkeyrunner
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smchenry75

Indiana

2.2/5  rDev -42.1%

This beer is really not very good at all. I am a huge fan of sours. This is just bad. Not very sour or flavorful. Rather boring and unbalanced... Hops are way out of place here. I wish I had more to say to get to 250 characters. This was a quick drain pour. Going to go crack a Westy 12 as an apology to my palate.

08-05-2012 20:06:04 | More by smchenry75
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev -40.8%

01-11-2013 16:24:31 | More by Gotti311
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OldPenguinHunter

California

2.49/5  rDev -34.5%

Popped the bottle a few days ago, was pretty disappointed... Poured into a tulip.

A. Fizzy and golden, maybe a bit too over-carbonated, sustaining head.
S. Band-aids and tart fruit
T. Sour dough bread, a bit of nutmeggy-ish spice, very dry and sort of anti-septic.
M. Very dry, the carbonation explodes into a pillow-y foam on the tongue.
O. I can see some Orval-esque notes in the beer, that may just be the Brett. Brux. but I can't get over the flaws, the beer tastes antiseptic and smells like Band-Aids.

02-07-2013 19:57:37 | More by OldPenguinHunter
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Booner818

California

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

04-09-2014 05:15:57 | More by Booner818
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

12-25-2013 01:45:48 | More by ShanePB
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MenardMa

Connecticut

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

01-07-2014 00:43:07 | More by MenardMa
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sendsilk

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

04-07-2013 04:58:22 | More by sendsilk
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MattWolff


2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

10-01-2012 20:54:50 | More by MattWolff
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damngoode

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

11-01-2013 16:44:58 | More by damngoode
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jsteele

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

01-10-2013 02:27:57 | More by jsteele
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tswater

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

12-14-2012 15:33:08 | More by tswater
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bertram

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

08-22-2012 00:37:07 | More by bertram
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jethrodium

California

2.55/5  rDev -32.9%

750 ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy golden amber with a small white head that disappears quickly and leaves no lacing. The aroma is green apple, apricot, and a light peppery note. There is a light funky brett earthiness, but not much. The initial taste is sweet with green apple, a bit of brett earthiness, and some apricot. The finish has a hint of brett and some lingering apple. Medium body. Low carbonation. This was quite disappointing. It's too sweet for the style and there is not much brett funkiness. It will probably improve with time, but I'm not going to buy more bottles to find out given the price.

07-18-2012 20:20:05 | More by jethrodium
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UnderPressure

South Carolina

2.58/5  rDev -32.1%

Slightly hazy, golden orange. Very fizzy head, which quickly melts to a ring. Highly carbonated. I don't see much lacing, if any.

Tangy and sour aroma. A slightly sweet backbone, and some hops.

Unusual flavor. Not what I was expecting. Aside from the sourness, there is an emptiness to the flavor. Some might describe it as "watery."

The emptiness carries over to the mouthfeel. The carbonation is very high, and explodes as it enters your mouth. The finish is dry and lingering.

I'm sorry to say, I didn't like this beer very much. Normally, I love wild ales and sour beers. But, this one didn't have much going on in the flavor department. Generally speaking, I would prefer a bolder flavor and mouthfeel.

11-25-2012 20:50:18 | More by UnderPressure
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Flashy

Vermont

2.65/5  rDev -30.3%

From a bottle purchased at a reliable, high turnover store. This beer smells like a skunked bottle (and at $15 I hope to g*d it was fresh)- but I think that this is the way it is supposed to taste.
Sour tasting, but clean, if you want to say anything nice- at $15 a bottle- never again. I am used to pretty much anything. I had high hopes for these brewers and made the purchase based on their rep, but will look before leaping next time.

12-08-2012 00:08:09 | More by Flashy
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pourmeadrink

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

11-18-2013 14:10:05 | More by pourmeadrink
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Danielr26

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

02-18-2013 23:58:14 | More by Danielr26
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ThatsThatDude

New York

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

01-06-2014 15:23:43 | More by ThatsThatDude
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nickdago

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

07-08-2013 20:09:43 | More by nickdago
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Brux Domesticated Wild Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,208 ratings.