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Brux Domesticated Wild Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,240 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,240
Reviews: 308
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 46
Gots: 353 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

soze47, Mar 16, 2013
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Skud, Aug 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a very warm orange/gold. Not much head or lace lowered the rating.

Apple and pale malts lead off the smell. Small ammount of funk in the back. Being that this is not aged and the Brett is added to the bottle, I'm not surprised.

The taste is very interesting. Sour apple and Brett start it off nicely. The sour fades into the slightly bready malts next with a mineral and bandaid kick near the middle. There are some hints of pear and earthy hops as well. Goes down very easily.

I think this would age very well. Can't wait to pop one in the cellar. Wouldn't label it as a wild ale at this point, more of an experimental farmhouse ale. Liked it quite a bit though.

OBeerMeGreatOne, Aug 19, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Fitze, May 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

DmanGTR, Jan 30, 2013
Photo of elNopalero
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

After a year:

This (still) pours an orange-auburn with a light foam.

There’s a great nose on this. I picked up orange zest with a light bit of developing Brett funk—wet hay, light citrus zest, musty blanket, some hints of things to come.

The flavor developed quite a bit of depth. Comes off peppery with some orange zest and a light funk rounding it off. There’s a tight effervescence on this which keeps it light.

After a year’s time on this I have to say that this beer developed some terrific nuances. It doesn’t hit any extremes, nor does it come off as such, but what it does offer is a fantastic blend of flavors—some emerging, some present when first tasted, and some new developments.
Shared this in the company of good friends. Wish I could have another.

OG Review:

Picked this one up in bottle form but I had the opportunity to try it on draught too. So it will be fun to compare my notes down the road.

This poured light, clear, golden and capped by a tremendous avalanche of cloudy white foam—but as it rested not a trace remained. The aroma has a whisper of Brett breath. Very muted, very nuanced, and it is not evident without really searching for it. Some floral notes complement it. The flavor is nicely rounded with some slight sweet notes and a floral finish.

This is exceptionally smooth and can only get better with some time.

elNopalero, Jun 24, 2013
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Brux Domesticated Wild Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 1,240 ratings.