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Mischief - The Bruery

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MischiefMischief

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,401 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,401
Reviews: 463
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10%
Wants: 68
Gots: 155 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
formerly known at Mischief #3

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 10-05-2009)
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THECPJ

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4/5  rDev 0%

12-17-2011 01:48:16 | More by THECPJ
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SvenLehman

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +25%

12-16-2011 18:53:32 | More by SvenLehman
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darkmoon66

California

4/5  rDev 0%

12-16-2011 11:06:32 | More by darkmoon66
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mouth7

Illinois

5/5  rDev +25%

12-16-2011 02:58:00 | More by mouth7
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jcone17

Georgia

4/5  rDev 0%

12-15-2011 22:35:14 | More by jcone17
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photomike

California

4/5  rDev 0%

12-15-2011 05:10:51 | More by photomike
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t420o

California

4.2/5  rDev +5%

Bruery mischief 

A- pour produces a 2 finger slightly off white head that rests atop a golden- hey colored body. Carbonation looks active. Leaves a nice crown on top like good belgians 4
 
S- big Belgian yeast aroma that is very nice, lemon, earthy, pear, candied sugar, apple, white pepper, alcohol is present in smell but not detracting. The smell is very enticing 4.5  

T- a dry beer with all the good belgian traits. Yeast is slightly sweet slightly funky, also hints of lemongrass, pear, pear, slightly tart, candied sugar. The hop presence is nice and very complimentary. Alcohol is present but not detracting from the taste at all 4 

M- good crisp mouthfeel. Not exceptional but solid 4

O- it's Belgian style beers like this that I really love. This is a solid beer I really like the generous hop addition to this. Great beer 4.5

A-

12-14-2011 08:17:15 | More by t420o
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

12-14-2011 00:18:44 | More by spycow
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EasyReader

North Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

12-12-2011 00:58:45 | More by EasyReader
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -25%

12-11-2011 20:03:29 | More by jenray
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jophish17

Georgia

4/5  rDev 0%

12-11-2011 06:20:02 | More by jophish17
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oneturbucfan

Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +25%

12-10-2011 21:28:33 | More by oneturbucfan
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RickS95

Indiana

4.1/5  rDev +2.5%

The color is mostly golden with a tinge of orange all over. A bit more clear than I expected, but bubbles galore up top and basically coming from everywhere. The head is huge and white with both large and small bubbles and every size in between. Really nice lacing with this.

Smells of hops; funky, fruity, tangy yeast; maybe some grape, apple or pear or a combination of the three. Very champagne-like, but in a good way.

The taste is all over the place. There's lemongrass and straw early on, with some apple and pear thrown in for good measure. The finish is hoppy bitter with some tartness (Granny Smith apples?).

Almost complex but not quite. Light bodied and sweet, followed by bitter, tart, dry and effervescent.

Overall a really nice Belgian rendition by an American brewery. It's pretty easy to drink and not exceptionally filling, with a good alcohol level that's easily masked.

12-10-2011 04:45:38 | More by RickS95
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bigdaddypolite

Minnesota

4/5  rDev 0%

12-10-2011 03:53:42 | More by bigdaddypolite
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Popp24

California

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Dirtyrat91740

California

4/5  rDev 0%

12-09-2011 19:01:12 | More by Dirtyrat91740
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patmcd

New York

4/5  rDev 0%

12-08-2011 19:24:53 | More by patmcd
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev 0%

12-07-2011 22:56:16 | More by tclapper
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ROGUE16

Delaware

5/5  rDev +25%

12-07-2011 13:42:21 | More by ROGUE16
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Texas

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California

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Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

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JohnPhillippi

California

5/5  rDev +25%

12-03-2011 04:18:07 | More by JohnPhillippi
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ms11781

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

750ml bottle poured into a tulip glass.

Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a massive white head. At one point I have to stop and wait because there is much more foam than liquid in the glass. It takes a good amount of time to dissipate and levels off at a healthy half finger or so of foam. Nice soft foam clings to the glass.

The nose is somewhat subdued and doesn't really have all that much going on. Belgian yeast and peppery spice are here as well as a slightly fruit character, maybe some citrus notes.

The taste is step up from the nose. The same characteristics are here for the most part. Yeast and the same peppery spice are prominent. The fruity character isn't as strong, but there is a nice, earthy character towards the finish. At times there seems like there is a citrusy aftertaste, like grapefruit or lemon rind, but it isn't consistent.

Nice lively carbonation and medium body make the beer feel lighter. It's extremely crisp, clean and extremely dry.

Overall, this was a decent beer. It says on the label that it's supposed to be hoppy and there wasn't much of that going on here. I suspect it may be better fresher. The beer did seem like it was missing something.

12-03-2011 02:51:00 | More by ms11781
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klipper

Michigan

4/5  rDev 0%

12-02-2011 22:17:06 | More by klipper
Mischief from The Bruery
90 out of 100 based on 1,401 ratings.