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Brux Domesticated Wild Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,260 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,260
Reviews: 311
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 45
Gots: 355 | 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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

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

MaltLickyWithTheCandy, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.16/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.04/5  rDev +6.3%

JJOVa, Nov 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.8/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Davelucas88, Nov 09, 2014
Photo of BrewUSA
4.49/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

SN/RR Brux

Look 9/10
Smell 18/20
Taste 38/40
Feel 8/10
Drinkability 17/20

Overall 90/100

Real nice and complex Belgian. Has a dry and fruity profile. Has some bitter overtones and is vastly carbonated. This should be purchased if you enjoy wild ales or Belgium's in general~

BrewUSA, Nov 09, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +10.5%

poonanners, Nov 08, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -7.4%

charneym, Nov 05, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev +3.9%

Had a couple 750 ml. bottles at the Gate, in Brooklyn. Labels were corroded and stained which suggests they'd been sitting and aging for a while. Poured into tulips. Beautiful bright orange. Big brett on the nose, and in the taste, though more funky than sour, in the neighborhood of Orval -- my buddy noted the faint but undeniable taste of gorgonzola; he was dead-on.

JonahNW, Nov 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

RavenForBeer, Nov 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

abagofit, Nov 03, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pale orange color with a soda like head that leaves a ring of foam clinging to the glass. Lots of bubbles rising to the top.

Fruity, earthy aroma with hints of white pepper and a mild funk.

Flavor follows the nose pretty well. Prominent orange and apricot. Mild spices. Not too sour but has a pleasant funky character. Subtle herbal hop. Well balanced.

Medium, bordering on full-bodied. High carbonation.

Overall, pretty good. Nice funky notes but I would enjoy a little bit more sour character from the Brettanomyces.

bnes09, Nov 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

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Brux Domesticated Wild Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,260 ratings.