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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

1,185 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,185
Reviews: 304
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 40
Gots: 338 | 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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Phished880

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

06-30-2014 01:22:39 | More by Phished880
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PTEdelman

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-29-2014 21:46:09 | More by PTEdelman
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cosmicevan

New York

3.16/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

picked this one up around the time of the release, but never got around to opening it...until now. enjoyed from a russian river flute/tulip.

a - brew pours a murky orange brown...same as the color scheme on the label. finger of fizzy head half vanishes after the pour and the champagne like carbonation keeps replenishing the fizz that zaps away.

s - nose is nice, leading with crisp brett and some soft lemon notes. tart tingly alcohol phenols tickles the nose. sweet and grassy.

t/m/o - fairly complex leading with some plasticy brett that is quickly washed over by a bright clean vibrant fruity burst and then a dryness sweeps over. the first thing i noticed was the feel which has a prickly carbonation, but a creaminess to it at the same time...similar to authentic belgian stytles. the dryness on the finish is a bit off putting. there is a really nice sweetness in there, but too much other noise that comes with it for this to be a good drinking beer. i'm definitely let down since this is 2 great breweries taking on a style that one would expect to be a slam dunk but sadly doesn't really work. i had heard mixed things about it when it was fresh so i held off and although can't compare to fresh to say if it has improved or not, what i can say is that it is pretty meh for the price point and the players at the table. might not finish the

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 00:56:57 | More by cosmicevan
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -21.1%

06-27-2014 20:40:14 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

06-27-2014 14:18:30 | More by sammyg832
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hurshybear

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-24-2014 15:38:53 | More by hurshybear
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atpca

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

06-24-2014 05:01:40 | More by atpca
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bcm75

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

06-22-2014 23:05:50 | More by bcm75
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toppoop

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-22-2014 03:00:31 | More by toppoop
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jtladner

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-22-2014 00:37:43 | More by jtladner
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-21-2014 18:13:49 | More by ummswimmin
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tykechandler

Indiana

1/5  rDev -73.7%

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

Switzerland

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

06-18-2014 16:13:20 | More by Necronomad
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MaltLickyWithTheCandy

Maryland

4.56/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had the opportunity to buy this a few weeks ago. It's brewed by sierra nevada and russian river. Let me first start by saying the only way to have this beer is if it has been aged. The guy at the store told me they saved about 30 bottles in the back and let the age for 2 years. This beer had a very complex taste with a sort of "funky" smell to it. I've never had an American Wild Ale before so I don't really know how to compare it to other beers. It's definitely one of the most interesting tasting beers i've ever had. I think most people who review this beer have never let it age, because this is a beer mean to sit around for a while!

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2014 23:24:51 | More by MaltLickyWithTheCandy
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jaymo18

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-16-2014 05:09:38 | More by jaymo18
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seanchai

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-15-2014 15:39:36 | More by seanchai
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sendbeer

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-13-2014 17:20:27 | More by sendbeer
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LakerLeith

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-12-2014 23:15:33 | More by LakerLeith
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claspada

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

06-10-2014 12:14:57 | More by claspada
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Matthewpakula

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-10-2014 02:56:22 | More by Matthewpakula
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jburns301

Georgia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-08-2014 20:07:11 | More by jburns301
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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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NJB145

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

06-07-2014 14:23:02 | More by NJB145
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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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ericdavidmorris

New York

3.49/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aged for nearly two years, finally decided to uncork this bottle and try this collaboration between Russian River/Sierra Nevada.

Poured from bottle to glass, you can tell the beer has a really nice golden color with hints of orange. It's also just a bit cloudy. The beer is highly carbonated which helps open up the palette once it hits your mouth. There's a really light white head that is nice.

The beer displays some tart notes but it is crisp. There are hints of lemon and other zesty elements. It's a nice sour. Not the best I've ever had but I enjoyed it!

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 14:26:51 | More by ericdavidmorris
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