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Brux Domesticated Wild Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,230 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,230
Reviews: 308
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 44
Gots: 349 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 06-24-2012)
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Ratings: 1,230 | Reviews: 308 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Peyton5410, Jan 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

let8it8grow, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of rhoadsrage
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

(Served in a tulip glass)
A- This beer pours a slightly dense deep copper color with a violent carbonation of microbubbles. The loud fizz supports a thick white head of foam.

S- The dry clean aroma has a faint hint of yeasty esters and mineral notes.

T- The nice dry crisp flavor is smooth with a tartness in the finish. There are some unripe pear notes that start to come through with a green apple hint in the finish.

M- The light mouthfeel has a full creamy fizz in the finish and no alcohol heat.

O- This beer is nice yet very subtle flavors and the brett is not overpowering but it will be interesting to see if this chances over time.

rhoadsrage, Jan 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

kaelingirl, Jan 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

jfcaa193, Jan 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Bobheed, Jan 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Wamba, Jan 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Bockerdoppel91, Dec 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Twig2848, Dec 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

ThirstyHrothgar, Dec 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

DotBier, Dec 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

UWBadgerFan4Life, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of Avangion
3.85/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours frothy but head quickly dissipates. Champagne-like bubbles fizz throughout, making this look like a living beverage, translucent but not clear or cloudy, golden amber color, not too dark. Smells like a gueze, with musty, yeasty, weedy aromas but not overpowering ones. Very smooth taste, not full-bodied and definitely tilted toward the tart/sour end of the spectrum. Apple taste. Slight, short alcohol finish. Extremely dry and pleasant for something so sour. I plan on cellaring one.

Avangion, Dec 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

ng85, Dec 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

sloelco, Dec 25, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

Number3red, Dec 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

nquigley16, Dec 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

ljthockey7, Dec 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

KFaulkner, Dec 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

JRHeikk, Dec 24, 2012
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3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Shared a bomber with some friends. Review based off of about 7 oz.

A - Hazy, golden, beautiful. Reminiscent of autumnal leaf changes in Vail Valley.

S - Pungent, tart - refreshingly sour.

T - less "in your face" than the smell. Really well done, smooth, tangy, hints of mint and summer.

M - no complaints. Great carbonation and aftertaste.

O- get your hands on this.

fatmusic14, Dec 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

tommyd313, Dec 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving Type - 22oz caged and corked bottle

Appearance - Golden tan/yellow, monster 3+ inch fizzy head and good lacing.

Smell - Brett funk, floral notes, yeasts, caramel, apple, peach, lemon and banana. Very saision like with a grassy aroma.

Taste - Sour brett mixed with farmhouse floral and herbal flavors. Lemon and apple is a main flavor along with some peppery spices. Caramel malts add a little bold flavor. Some sweet yeasts and a little alcohol comes out near the finish.

Mouthfeel - Sour brett coats tounge along with lemon and apple. Palate gets some malts, yeasts and spices. The aftertaste is lemony, brett sour and dry.

Overall - Pretty good, more mild and smooth, the brett doesnt sour you all to hell. Balanced well, minus the brett though this would be a straight up saision, loads of floral notes and sweet yeasts. Worth a drink but at 15.99$ i wouldnt buy this again.

wvsabbath, Dec 23, 2012
Brux Domesticated Wild Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,230 ratings.