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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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bralston345

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

10-26-2013 23:45:00 | More by bralston345
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Charlemagne7

Florida

2.8/5  rDev -26.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Bought this as I'm a RR fan. Little did I know the letdown I was about to drink

Appearance was typical, golden with a whole lotta carbonation. What I would expect from a saison.

Smell is where this beer took it home. The smell on this beer gave me multiple orgasms. It smells like sexy hook ups and no regrets.

Taste.... I found the regrets... I found them hard. This beer literally tastes like a malty pile of my puppy's leftover. No funk, no sour, no anything other than a depressing taste of why the fuck did I buy this 15 dollar bottle of BS.

MF: over carbed. done.

Overall, this beer is pathetic. It's over priced and tastes like garbage for that price point. Pretty shocked that SN and RR couldn't come up with something more than a drain pour. Whatever, enjoy my review, Im so disgustingly over this beer

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2013 09:34:39 | More by Charlemagne7
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spw109

New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

10-26-2013 06:13:54 | More by spw109
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deschutes_fan

Idaho

3.91/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

2013 bottle

- Pours a copper clear with airy white foam. This beer is very clear with no haze, almost like a lager.

- Smell is sweet earthy funk with spice notes.

- Taste is crisp, sweet malt mixed with grassy citrus flavors. Not getting much funk and definitely no sour/tart flavors. Slightly drying on the palate.

- Overall an interesting beer. Very crisp and clean on the palate with an interesting sweet, earthy, citrus vibe. However, it is not sour (which is implied with "wild ale")... I would describe this as a sweet saison. Worth a try if that style sounds appealing, but I'm a bit disappointed honestly.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2013 04:45:43 | More by deschutes_fan
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Fcolle2

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours light orange with hazy golden hues and a deep fizzy 2 finger off white head

Smell has some light Belgian yeast notes forward and some aromas of peppercorn
That give it a slightly spicy smell. There is also a slightly cider like tartness to the backend

Taste is great there is some more spicy peppercorn like yeasty phenols forward that is followed by a crisp light cider like flavor along side some grainy malt. There is a slightly sweet, slightly sour, dry finish that ties is all together nicely

Mouthfeel is hoot high carbonation give is a crisp fizzy frothy mouthfeel that Works well with the medium body and sour finish.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2013 01:28:32 | More by Fcolle2
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TheHumanFund

Colorado

3.59/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

ST: Corked and caged bomber bought from Small Batch Liquors in Denver. Served chilled from the fridge in a 0.3 liter New Belgium tulip glass.

A: Rustic amber color with slightly hazy body. Highly carbonated but head is very transparent.

S: Sweet, lightly peppered smell, with a tart apple finish.

T: Distinct Brett Brux taste: tobacco, dry, and highly crisp (probably due to high effervescence). The body is very light and taste is pretty light in complexity.

M: Highly effervescent, crisp, and light bodied feel. Gains a leather complexion upon warmth.

O: A nice Brett-like beer. It might have been served too young, as bottle notes it gains distinct flavor upon age. I would casually recommend it, but not worth actively seeking.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2013 07:28:02 | More by TheHumanFund
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millelacsmark

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

10-20-2013 19:35:48 | More by millelacsmark
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TheLevi4000

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

10-18-2013 01:22:20 | More by TheLevi4000
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

10-16-2013 23:57:03 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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BuckeyeFaninMI

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

10-11-2013 01:45:43 | More by BuckeyeFaninMI
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Theortiz01

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

10-09-2013 23:25:40 | More by Theortiz01
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BeerSnobDougie

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

10-09-2013 18:27:41 | More by BeerSnobDougie
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jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

10-09-2013 14:38:52 | More by jheezee
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damienblack

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

10-08-2013 05:03:05 | More by damienblack
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ChanceK

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

10-04-2013 23:46:04 | More by ChanceK
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djtomain

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

10-04-2013 21:23:10 | More by djtomain
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wanderlust389

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

10-04-2013 01:48:13 | More by wanderlust389
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

09-27-2013 13:24:48 | More by Hugonaut13
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

3.15/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

750mL bottle into snifter. cant make out this bottle coding.

A: hazy. orangey blond body. head is bright white and has some big bubbles. head has good retention, lacing is super minimal though. pours pretty vivacious initially.

S: not nearly as tart as I would like it. a little sweet sugar as well. virtually no hop component.

T: similar to the nose, some horsehair and barn, but limited. a little bit of grain on the back end. no bitterness. not lingering or starting. hop flavor is nonexistent.

M: pretty vivacious bottle carb. medium body.

D: two suggestions for this brew: a) let it warm before drinking. b) age. age this bottle for a couple of years. well maybe that is a stretch, but give it time for the Brett to take hold in the bottle and develop its flavor and aroma.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2013 02:48:10 | More by Jimmys
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army01

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

09-24-2013 20:36:30 | More by army01
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

09-24-2013 13:11:14 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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111213forlife

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

09-24-2013 04:40:41 | More by 111213forlife
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guityler83

Wisconsin

3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Poured into a teku glass there was a big 4 finger head with lots of dead space making it rise and fall quickly. After two more pours the glass was filled and left with no foam at all. The liquid, a briliantly clear woody orange color with the occasional bubble popping up from the bottom.

S: Mild fruit candy esters, moderate tart aroma that is reminiscent of lemon zest and sour candys (warheads).

T: Very low bitterness with no distinguishable hop flavors coming through. The malts are mildly bready yet sweet. The highlight flavor in the beer, however, is the complex wild yeast flavor. The sweety horse hair, but in a good way, descriptor is accurate. Very animal, protien like flavors coming through. Also reminds me of over rippened fruit (pear, apples).

M: High carbonation and a dry finish combined with the tart aftertaste leave a strong tingling sensation on the tongue that lingers.

O: For my 100th Beer review on BA I thought I'd crack open a cellar beer. My first Brett Brux beer and I now understand the sweety horse blanket descrptor. A decent beer overall but not my thing overall.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2013 01:25:05 | More by guityler83
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visualmartyr

Indiana

4/5  rDev +5.3%

09-24-2013 00:42:26 | More by visualmartyr
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Andragos

New York

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

09-20-2013 00:29:42 | More by Andragos
Brux Domesticated Wild Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,188 ratings.