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Mischief - The Bruery

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90
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1,353 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,353
Reviews: 461
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10%
Wants: 62
Gots: 147 | FT: 8
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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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

I believe this is my first from the Bruery.

A-Pours a hazed dark golden color. Head is bright white and enormous. Head is soupy and persistent. It laces quite well. A very nice looking brew.

S-Love the nose. Belgian and ecstatically hopped. Yeast meets the Belgian hops and pairs quite well. The hops are almost onion-like in the nose. A very fresh, herbal, and organic nose. Plenty of peppery spice too. The nose was quite appealing here.

T-The taste follows the nose quite well. Full of Belgian hops. Fresh, dry, and spicy. Grassy and herbal. Moderate bitterness. Flavorful and crisply dry.

M-Great feel. Much lighter than anticipated. The carbonation is very lively. Dry and modestly bitter. The relatively light body and plentiful carbonation makes the feel great.

O/D-At $9.75 for a 750ml, this is of average price for the quantity. I enjoyed this beer a bunch but I don’t know if I would toss out another $10 for a Bruery beer. A great drink nonetheless. Plenty to like about this Belgian inspired ale.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2012 21:27:26 | More by VelvetExtract
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Lob

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

02-24-2012 20:07:06 | More by Lob
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XicanoBeerRun

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

02-20-2012 21:31:40 | More by XicanoBeerRun
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ArrogantBastage

Maryland

3.85/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750ml bottle poured into Duvel Tulip

A: Pours a hazy deep golden amber with a lofty, dense head towering above the brew to the rim of the glass. Foam is nearly meringue like in it's density and how it leaves clumps on the glass as it slowly fades. Eventually there is only a thin layer of bubbles remaining on the beer with islands of dense foam floating in a sea of beer. Very nice.

S: notes of faint crackery malt are present along with a very interesting sour aroma which seems to dominate the nose. After the beer warms slightly dusty/powdery yeast starts to become detectible in the aroma along with some spicy phenols and a little bit of alcohol.

T: Big blast of grapefruit and other citrusy hops almost immediately. Slight sour notes midway through with the malts just making their presence known. The finish is a little tart and dries with a nice faint lingering bitterness between sips.

M: Light bodied and slick with a very mild amount of carbonation.

D: Very interesting and tasty brew. I could definitely see coming back and having this one again.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2012 17:45:03 | More by ArrogantBastage
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bigaltemple

Colorado

4.45/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Hazy straw-yellow in color. Enormous, soapy white head makes multiple small pours required. A continuous stream of bubbles remain present throughout the drink.

S - Everything you're looking for with the style. Slight funk of Belgian yeast, lemon, green apple and peppery notes. Really inviting.

T/M - Starts sweet and crisp with the taste of green apple before turning a little tart and peppery. Very dry. Medium-bodied with just a tad too much carbonation.

O - Really enjoy this one. Feel it's a fine example of why I like the style. Will gladly pick up again.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2012 13:14:27 | More by bigaltemple
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StoicBeast

California

4/5  rDev 0%

02-18-2012 07:35:22 | More by StoicBeast
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MordorMongo


3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

02-17-2012 17:02:26 | More by MordorMongo
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

3.05/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a snifter.

4.0 A: Lightly hazed yellow orange color. Three fingers of foamy off-white head. Retention is good and a good portion sticks to the glass.

3.5 S: A dry-ish beer from the Bruery? Has the world gone mad? Dry with earthy and floral hops. Clove spiciness, hay, and light apple fruitiness.

3.0 T: Dry with a mild to moderate hop bitterness. Hay, earthy hops, clove spiciness. Really earthy overall with some slight apple orchard funk.

3.0 M: Lighter medium to medium body. A bit too much carbonation. Lacking any creaminess. This feels a lot like champagne.

2.5 D: Fairly mediocre overall. Too much bitterness and not enough maltiness.

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2012 01:03:24 | More by DavoleBomb
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John11486

California

4/5  rDev 0%

02-15-2012 19:31:42 | More by John11486
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PeterIngemi

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750 ml into a duvel tulip.

A- pours a very hazy golden with a hint of orange, massive 3 finger head, that lasts and leaves a solid amount of lacing, the head is almost white, just has a hint of straw color to it.

S- citrus, earthy, slight hoppy pine, light clove and hints of Belgian spice. Apple/pear, a nice aroma, not overwhelming in anyway.

T- citrus, apple, pineapple, a slight piney hop bite, banana, light bready ness, very well rounded, the Belgian yeast spice is there but not overwhelming. Nice

M- medium bodied and very bubbly, nice effervescence and a dry pine finish, the carbonation holds all the flavors together nicley and cleans the palate for the next sip.

O- a very good brew, not a style i usually enjoy, but this was very nice! Deffinaltly worth giving a whirl.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2012 00:42:34 | More by PeterIngemi
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FutureJack

California

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

02-13-2012 17:23:04 | More by FutureJack
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bpackertx

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

02-12-2012 15:44:03 | More by bpackertx
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Destral

Nevada

4/5  rDev 0%

02-10-2012 19:07:43 | More by Destral
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12owls

California

4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

poured hazy/foggy golden, nicely unfiltered. to the nose is definatly spice with piney-hoppy undertones, some fruit rind arouma follows. mouthfeel is carbonated with hops and spices playing nicely and a nice dry finish. and thats were you'll find the A.B.V, in the dryness, definatly dry hopped. all though well hidden it might just creep up on you. overall a great beer with all the right balances. wish i had a tulip glass for this one tho, i bet i missed out on some sexy lacing. but a pint works just as good.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2012 22:56:55 | More by 12owls
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Mverbeck21

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

02-06-2012 02:40:07 | More by Mverbeck21
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev 0%

02-05-2012 20:52:12 | More by rydev24
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PintPal

Iowa

4/5  rDev 0%

02-04-2012 21:56:45 | More by PintPal
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titosupertramp

Tennessee

4/5  rDev 0%

02-04-2012 17:01:25 | More by titosupertramp
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djtomain

Florida

4/5  rDev 0%

02-04-2012 15:06:28 | More by djtomain
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MisterKilderkin

California

4/5  rDev 0%

02-02-2012 22:41:10 | More by MisterKilderkin
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

01-31-2012 08:41:58 | More by ygtbsm94
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fergster75

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

01-29-2012 14:40:34 | More by fergster75
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TouchOfEvil

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

01-29-2012 07:58:20 | More by TouchOfEvil
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AltimusPrime

Georgia

4/5  rDev 0%

01-28-2012 20:55:49 | More by AltimusPrime
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coldriver

Texas

4.1/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle pours a pale amber with giant bubbly head and massive lacing. Aroma is earthy, spicy belgian yeast. Flavor is light citrusy and peppery hops with typical belgian yeast banana/coriander flavor and a subtle dose of sourness. At 8.5% the alcohol is well hidden. Carbonation really dances on the tongue with nice dry finish. My first offering from The Bruery - not a big fan of Belgians but I'm coming around and I very much enjoyed this one!

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2012 18:56:47 | More by coldriver
Mischief from The Bruery
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