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Collaboration Series: ISO:FT - The Bruery

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

170 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 170
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.69%
Wants: 219
Gots: 105 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 02-03-2011)
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Ratings: 170 | Reviews: 55 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by ptykozoon:
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ptykozoon

California

4.03/5  rDev -2.4%

Hazy light brown. Sedimenty. Lacing on the rim.

Sour and sweet. Cherry, caramel, grape peel.

Complex. Cherries, raisin, maple, brown sugar, light vanilla. Sweet dark fruits basically with the element of mid sour levels.

Sticky sweet finish. Light.

Damn tasty.

10-23-2011 21:05:53 | More by ptykozoon
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gregmoscetti

California

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-17-2011 04:14:48 | More by gregmoscetti
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warnerry

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-20-2013 20:44:39 | More by warnerry
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Callmecoon

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

11-21-2011 05:33:03 | More by Callmecoon
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Mora2000

Texas

4.43/5  rDev +7.3%

Thanks to GregSVT for sharing this bottle at the Flying Saucer Beer Tasting.

The beer pours a hazy orange color with a white head. The aroma is full of dark fruit, with a lot of cherries, cranberries and blackberries. I also get a nice dose of brown sugar and some light tartness.

The flavor is also very nice. I get a lot of tart cherries and other dark fruit, as well as some nice oaked notes. I get a little bit of toffee as well as some light sweetness and brown sugar notes. The sweet and sour components go very well together.

The mouthfeel is relatively thin and the carbonation is pretty low. A very nice sour beer.

10-15-2011 21:47:01 | More by Mora2000
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-31-2014 03:32:29 | More by Cynic-ale
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

4.38/5  rDev +6.1%

Poured out a brown and almost purple like color, thin beige head to it, less than 1/4" thick. Aroma was all kinds of sour and off the beaten path fruit. What is that pink agave, pear and cedar wood? Works nicely.

Really got to feel the difference between this and the marron acidifie in the taste, whereas marron had more of the brown ale, vinegar and wet wood vibe going, this one leads fully with the fruit mouthfeel, it just takes a lighter and fruitier and better sour vibe, with tartness. Might be some cranberry as well to this. Its that kind of tartness, i.e., not much sugar, high pucker.

11-24-2011 19:47:58 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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jmadrigal2

California

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-20-2011 15:14:35 | More by jmadrigal2
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

08-24-2013 17:07:03 | More by acurtis
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Beezee

Illinois

5/5  rDev +21.1%

02-17-2012 04:25:40 | More by Beezee
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Srsly

California

5/5  rDev +21.1%

01-05-2012 00:27:38 | More by Srsly
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RocPorterFanatic

Ohio

4.38/5  rDev +6.1%

Pours hazy yellow into a tulip glass. Slight, vigorous carbonation, not much head at all. Smell is very funky with a fruity, sweet aroma.
For a beer brewed with dates, that flavor is not very prevalent. The guava shows up with just an occasional hint. The alcohol is very well hidden. I could drink this all day, but the 9% abv would be a killer.

05-15-2011 05:29:20 | More by RocPorterFanatic
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cjacobsen

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev -0.7%

HUGE thanks to Bay01 for bringing this to GBM!

(A) Deep ruby color. Semi clear throughout. No shifting of hues at the edges. Really no head on it at all.

(S) Fruit and vinegar greet the nose. Some berries and cherry and a hint of orange are wrapped in the tart sourness. Reminded me of Marron Acifidifie a bit.

(T) The fruit greets you big up front. The guava comes through and followed by the berries and cherry that you are aware of. This beer had a bit of funk to offset the sourness and round out the taste. Some vinegar present. Slight booziness and not overly sweet.

(M) It's got a great medium body and the hit is sour but not overwhelming. Carbonation is present in the mouthfeel but not the appearance.

(O) This was a lot like Marron but had that extra little 'something'. Very good and glad I had the chance to try it.

08-17-2011 00:17:19 | More by cjacobsen
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PeprSprYoFace

California

4.15/5  rDev +0.5%

Served at The Bruery Annaversary party. Poured into small 5oz taster glass. About 2.5oz sampled. Yes I was rincing my glass too. Reviewed from notes

Pours a dark amber color. Thin head dissapated fast to a ring. Little lacing.

Aroma has lots of funk and tartness at first. Some cherries and a bit of figs and caramel malt. Smells great.

Taste is tart and funky. Could use a bit more tartness so if you have a bottle maybe save it for a bit before you drink. Don't know if I completely like the dark fruits added to this version.

Mouthfeel is dry with a slight bitter finish. High carb.

Tasty but not worth the hype IMO. Yeah it's rare and kinda tasty but not worth what you would have to give up for a bottle because each reserve society member only got one.

06-07-2011 04:58:23 | More by PeprSprYoFace
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davod23

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

12-19-2011 06:50:14 | More by davod23
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mobius387

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

01-27-2013 18:27:42 | More by mobius387
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IKR

California

4.2/5  rDev +1.7%

Appearance: Slightly cloudy light to medium brown color with a reddish purple tint. Thin light beige head head that subsided fairly quickly.

Smell: Sour citrus fruit aromas, tart cherries. and a hint of the guavas come through.

Taste: Sour citrus fruits, with the guava fruit coming through more than in the nose. Some very mild leather notes with the oak from the bal-aging coming through in a fairly dry finish. More tart than sour.

Mouth-feel: Fairly light bodied with a fairly low level of carbonation. It works but I can't help but wonder if a little more carbonation would help the nose sparkle a bit more.

Overall: The guava and date additions definitely distinguish this from the regular Marron Acidifie with a more tropical fruit nature. Sampled well after the hype at the initial release, I feel this is a very solid Wild Ale, which I wouldn't mind seeing released again.

01-15-2012 02:15:06 | More by IKR
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thagr81us

South Carolina

4.1/5  rDev -0.7%

Big thanks goes out to StayWhatYouAre2 for sharing this one before he got married. Poured a golden yellow orange with a half finger white head that subsided to a minimal amount quickly. Maintained decent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, fruit, tart, sour, and very subtle funk. The flavor was of sweet malt, fruit, tart, sour, and subtle wood. It had a light feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this was a fairly good brew. The aroma on this one was the best part of this one for me. It was really well balanced and quite enjoyable. There was no sign of the alcohol at all in this one which was a good thing. Definitely could get in trouble with this one if you aren't careful.

05-25-2012 10:45:34 | More by thagr81us
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PowDay

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

01-02-2012 09:07:33 | More by PowDay
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GRG1313

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

11-09-2013 20:42:49 | More by GRG1313
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NickT1218

California

4.5/5  rDev +9%

12-14-2012 04:03:44 | More by NickT1218
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SpdKilz

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.1%

06-27-2013 03:01:06 | More by SpdKilz
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LakerLeith

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

06-29-2014 01:16:10 | More by LakerLeith
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bombadil

California

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-15-2011 05:24:11 | More by bombadil
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

11-23-2013 22:47:11 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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Collaboration Series: ISO:FT from The Bruery
92 out of 100 based on 170 ratings.