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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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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.

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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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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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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.

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
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.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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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.