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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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1,242 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,242
Reviews: 308
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 45
Gots: 351 | 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:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 06-24-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

outoffocus, Jan 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.88/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

ST: 750ml poured into a tulip glass.

A: A pretty, clear orange-gold with a thin white head and fast champagne carbonation. Leaves spotty lacing.

S: Lemon, orange, wet stone, brettanyomyce funk, fruit doughnut, pilsner edge, a sour lemonade.

T: Very bitter and sour lemon with a hint of grapefruit upfront, dry stone and sour orange linger with peach and herbal notes and a light spice.

M: Dry and bitter / sour / tart.

O: Interesting and complex beer. The sour and bitter notes of stone fruit mesh with citrus and herbal spicy funk. How the beer would change with age would be worth knowing.

ianjsullivan, Jan 12, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -40.8%

Gotti311, Jan 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Seanrod06, Jan 11, 2013
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3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 ml into glass, shared with friends

A - Hazy straw color, minimal to no lacing

S - Dry, Fruity. blind I would say its a pinot gritio (it really smells more like a wine than a beer)

T - Dry, fruity with pear and apple, tart

M - medium mouthfeel, with moderate-high carbonation

O - First taste of a wild ale, very impressed.

JG-90, Jan 11, 2013
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3.68/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

750mL bottle, kept cold, served in a tulip and allowed to warm before consumption.

Slightly hazy orange gold with a little white head which quickly dissipates to almost nothing. Minimal lacing.

Banana, fruity esters, a little bit of citrus fruit and mango. Just a little bit of a funky, bacteria smell.

Strong apple flavor, a little bit of clementine and citrus oil. There is some nice caramel sweetness, tinged with Brett funk. Oily mouthfeel, nicely carbonated, and negligible alcohol heat.

Interesting beer. I wasn't sure quite what to expect but I've loved everything I've had from RR and like many SN offerings so I decided to give this a shot. It's a good wild ale, but not spectacular. One big thing it has going for it is availability, every beer store in my area still has bottles of it.

maxk, Jan 11, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

jsteele, Jan 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served in a Sierra Nevada tulip. Didn’t pull out the Russian River goblet for the side-by-side Light cherry and earth. Funk and slight phenolics. Shows lots of promise. Good, not great.

Thorpe429, Jan 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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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  rDev +5.3%

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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
Brux Domesticated Wild Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,242 ratings.