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Brux Domesticated Wild Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,183 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,183
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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rdooley

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

09-15-2013 21:50:28 | More by rdooley
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jlisuk

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

09-14-2013 01:44:40 | More by jlisuk
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KelsoSaaz

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2012 vintage poured into tulip

A: Golden-amber body with a white with orange-tinged 2 finger head. Tons of visible carbonation which makes quite a nice noise.

S: Strong funky, earthy, barnyard hay smell that’s not unappealing. Hints of citrus and spices as well as well as a general white wine like aroma

T: Grass, hay and earth: dry with hints of orange, apple, pear, banana and white grapes. Tiny bit of hop bitterness hiding in there that helps with a bitter finish.

M: Medium to light body with lots of lively, tingling carbonation.

O: I didn’t have this fresh, but I assume time has only made it better. Brett lends its nice flavors and aromas here in a very drinkable beer. A good collaboration brew that I’m glad I picked up and cellared for a year. If you can find this be sure to try it.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2013 01:34:05 | More by KelsoSaaz
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LockeSD

New York

3/5  rDev -21.1%

09-11-2013 13:10:26 | More by LockeSD
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Jessenimmo

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

09-11-2013 04:43:00 | More by Jessenimmo
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

3.48/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this one a while now, time to give it a try.

Appearance. Pours a nice orange gold with two fingers of foamy cream coloured head.

Smell. Woody and vinous, some light orchard fruits and fruity yeast phenols.

Taste. Vinous again with a bit of light orchard fruits, a bit of sweet malt and those fruity phenols I was smelling.

Mouthfeel. Medium body, strong carbonation.

Overall. Not a bad brew, but I wouldn't buy another bottle.

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2013 23:58:36 | More by Rutager
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edenstjames

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +25%

09-09-2013 20:46:07 | More by edenstjames
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TheDoak

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

09-08-2013 23:55:32 | More by TheDoak
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

09-08-2013 19:55:58 | More by harpus
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

09-07-2013 23:14:18 | More by ejimhof
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BUNZILLA

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

09-06-2013 21:44:27 | More by BUNZILLA
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Jame515

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

09-06-2013 01:22:20 | More by Jame515
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Sonofalime

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

09-03-2013 22:00:01 | More by Sonofalime
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Paccamacca

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

09-02-2013 17:31:51 | More by Paccamacca
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schmidtmattsays

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

09-01-2013 23:58:21 | More by schmidtmattsays
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TruePerception

California

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

(Previous review, transferred from beer journal)

Collaboration

Russian River / Sierra Nevada Brux: "Domesticated" wild ale, 8.3% ABV, highly carbonated, smoky haze, highly active head, quick dissolve; Appearance: dark hazy yellow, peach skin; Smell: tangerine, peach skin, subtle acid, very subtle banana pudding; Mouthfeel: fine and nice carbonation; Taste: long sourness in the background, peach skin, old leather, banana peel, peach pit, floral note; good.

Poured into a pint glass.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2013 17:49:15 | More by TruePerception
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

3/5  rDev -21.1%

09-01-2013 05:04:38 | More by Stinger80OH
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Gr8Lakes

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

08-31-2013 00:41:00 | More by Gr8Lakes
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CTJman

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

08-30-2013 02:02:32 | More by CTJman
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emerge077

Illinois

4.2/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Cellared this for a year plus in hopes of some Brett development.

Bright golden color, persistent plume of racing carbonation. Long lasting head of foam that settles but never really dissipates.

Aromas of dried pineapple, flinty wet stone, and wet hay. There's Brett in here alright...

Dry, very light residual sweetness, slightly tangy. Flavors of wet hay and funky yeast character though it's fairly restrained. Some minerality, tangy unripe fruit, leather, vague spices, mild aftertaste of clover honey. Medium bodied and a little over-carbonated for my tastes. Flavorful and approachable, Brux falls on the lighter side of the Brett spectrum, and that's ok. It's enjoyable for what it is.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2013 02:11:54 | More by emerge077
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BAsbill

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

08-28-2013 20:30:57 | More by BAsbill
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heytomcat

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

08-28-2013 02:38:28 | More by heytomcat
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Hardcore

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

08-27-2013 07:35:06 | More by Hardcore
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strongaf

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

08-27-2013 07:12:20 | More by strongaf
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Farewell_Transmission

Ohio

3/5  rDev -21.1%

08-25-2013 04:53:27 | More by Farewell_Transmission
Brux Domesticated Wild Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,183 ratings.