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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

1,282 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,282
Reviews: 314
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 45
Gots: 361 | FT: 18
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:
Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 06-24-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of morimech
3.97/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First pour is a clear amber color with one finger of head that settled to a skim of suds. Very little lacing is left down the glass.

Aroma of fruity esters. Notes of lemon, grapes, and grass. Funky aromas come through with barnyard/horse notes.

The Brett is making itself known but I feel it could benefit from even more time to mature. Fruit esters upfront with vinous qualities as well as the Belgian malt. The Brett comes in closer to the finish with mild funk. Finishes with a sweet vinous flavor. As I get deeper into the glass, the sweetness overpowers the funk.

Medium body and actively carbonated. Lively but not harsh. Could of even used a little more fizz to keep the palate interested in the beer.

Did not try this beer fresh as I heard it was not ready for the main stage. It is coming along nicely but would benefit from another year or two to develop further to live up to its lineage.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of vickersspitfire
4.68/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours out a beautiful burnt orange color with light golden hues around the edges. The body is mildly hazy and filled with plenty of carbonation and is topped off with a light white head roughly a finger and a half thick. The head sticks around for some time and slowly transforms into a thin ring around the glass. There’s no lacing in this beer.
Citrus fruits, lemon grass, apple and figs come through the aroma and are well balanced.
The spices in this beer show up first and as it move toward the back of your throat, the spiciness calms down and turns into more floral flavors, wheat, apple and orange are apparent at this point. It’s mildly tart overall. There are some mild banana flavors in its aftertaste and it does sweeten up a bit. Over all the taste was pretty complex and very pleasing.
This ale has a medium to light mouth feel and really warms up your mouth, plus it makes for an awesome breakfast ale!
Overall, this was a great ale to drink and leaves wanting more.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of TeamMathis
3.81/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Clear, pale, orangish yellow. Frothy head turns to decent lace.
Smell: Floral, citrus, grape, biscuit.
Taste: Grape, sour, citrus, biscuit maybe.

This was delightfully interesting. The first thing that caught me was the complexity of the smell. So much going on from floral to biscuit. The second thing was the sparkling attribute. It was very much champagne-like with around the same qualities as the smell. Not super drinkable, but very enjoyable. I would get it again.

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2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of dar482
3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The beer comes in a yellow orange color.

The aroma has some barnyard funk and Bret character along with some fruit notes.

The flavor follows with some tart, a good amount of funk, and then this beautiful sweet citrus and tropical fruit flavor. A sweetness in there as well.

This is a good beginner Bret beer as the Bret character is not too strong and aggressive as well as this beer having fruity sweetness.

With age, this beer still drinks real well.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Brux Domesticated Wild Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,282 ratings.