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Collaboration Series: ISO:FT - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

168 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 168
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 9.93%
Wants: 220
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: 168 | Reviews: 55 | Display Reviews Only:
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gregmoscetti

California

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-17-2011 04:14:48 | More by gregmoscetti
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jmadrigal2

California

5/5  rDev +21.1%

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

California

5/5  rDev +21.1%

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

California

5/5  rDev +21.1%

12-02-2011 03:06:36 | More by VAbdoyan
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cadaugherty

Illinois

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-29-2011 05:41:18 | More by cadaugherty
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bob727

Florida

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-21-2011 18:29:41 | More by bob727
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spycow

Illinois

5/5  rDev +21.1%

12-14-2011 00:15:37 | More by spycow
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RichBeer

California

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-16-2011 09:11:56 | More by RichBeer
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SummitVA

Maryland

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-16-2011 12:01:00 | More by SummitVA
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-18-2011 18:58:21 | More by Rochefort10nh
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thedindaniel

California

5/5  rDev +21.1%

11-17-2011 19:20:28 | More by thedindaniel
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +15%

01-30-2013 14:46:17 | More by FreshmanPour77
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drewone

California

4.75/5  rDev +15%

03-18-2012 17:18:09 | More by drewone
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billshmeinke

California

4.65/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a wine glass. Thanks to my friend Andrew for cracking this with me.

Really nice looking ruby body. A finger of beige head. Head dies down to next to nothing. No lacing. First pour is quite clear, second is hazier.

Heavy red wine notes. Black currants, jam like dark fruits, some figs. Notes of vanilla, oak, and tannins.

Taste follows nose. Notes of red wine, oak, tannins, black currants. Dates, raisins, and jammy dark fruits. Grapes and plumbs as well. Sourness is subdued. Guava isn't really detectable. Fantastic oaky vanilla finish that lingers really nicely.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with some viscousity that seems to come from the fruit. Carbonation is fairly low, and works with the body quite well.

This rocks. I wasn't sure about fruiting a sour with dates and guava, but this is delicious.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2011 04:45:50 | More by billshmeinke
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drabmuh

Maryland

4.6/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served at SAVOR in the Bruery Salon. I have to say this beer is INCREDIBLE.

Beer is reddish / ruby and mostly clear wtih a thin head of small off white bubbles, moderate carbonation, looks great.

Beer smells mildly acetic / lactic and the sweetness of the fruit comes through great. I really like the aroma.

Beer is relatively thin with a mild brightness with a great fruit body to it. The finish is a little dry but overall this is a great drinking beer and I thoroughly enjoyed the whole thing. I would drink a lot more of this if possible but like most great things it is short lived.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2011 19:44:18 | More by drabmuh
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Overlord

California

4.55/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Pours a light, slightly ruddy orange-ish brown. Fairly translucent. Rather surprised how different it looks compared to the base brew .... or maybe it was just that I was shining my one watt blue laser that I purchased from wickedlasers.com on it (wear your safety goggles). No bubbles. *sigh* Perhaps should have let this one sit at room temp a bit longer.

Smells fantastic, particularly as it warms. Dark currants, some plum-my raisin'ed cherries, a bit of tropical notes (guava?? ... I don't know, just kind of .... tropical ... almost pineapply ...) and, well, no dates. Or maybe that's the raisin'ish aroma. A bit of leathery funk and that recognizable acid/sour/vinegar/red wine base from marron, but this is clearly a different animal.

Tastes great. Insanely drinkable. The tropic and currant notes really stand out, and the plum/cherries/raisin background blended with the red/vinegar base makes what could otherwise be an overly caustic/sour beer lively and fresh. Some wood/oak notes as well and a bit, just a bit, of spider-webby sour funk.

Excellent. These wine-ish sours from The Bruery are just getting more and more interesting.

Could use a bit more bubbles.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2011 06:37:17 | More by Overlord
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.53/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

From the bottle at the Bruery/Cigar City salon at SAVOR 2011. Served in a SAVOR goblet.

Pours a fairly-clear tawny copper color with an average off-white head. Sparse lacing and a bit of a collar on the way down. The nose brings forward heavy amounts of fruit with a really, really strong guava presence that sets the tone for the whole beer. A bit of the date character is in the background.

The flavor really takes it up to the next level as the guava and the acidity really pair quite well. Gone is much of the brown sugar from Marron Acidife; instead, this is all fruit with a bit of funk. Lingering sourness throughout and a slight oak presence. The guava and underlying acidity are a beautiful thing in the mouthfeel, producing a tart acidity that's buoyed by a bit of oak. Slight funk in the finish as well. I am very, very much looking forward to having this again.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2011 12:33:47 | More by Thorpe429
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NickT1218

California

4.5/5  rDev +9%

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

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

dark brown, very hazy and cloudy with a rich tan colored head. Excellent retention left behind thick coating side glass lace.

The first notes to come across were funky and sour, which were to be expected, however, letting this one warm up brought about all sorts of goodness. This one had to warm though to really let you appreciate all of the subtleties that were going on here. Rich notes of caramel and tart cherries, light notes of oak and woodsy like malts. Extremely complex here. The flavor was much more of the same, just absolutely decadent and delicious. This was honestly one of the best flavors I have ever experienced in a beer, and I really mean that. It was tremendously good. Started out a nice rush of Brett funkiness in all of its glory, rich notes of fruit, cherries layered in on top of that with an almost toffee like flavor as the base. This was very reminiscent of a funky KRE in its complexity. A rich cascade of semi sweet flavor then rolled through and tool over as it always does. I have to admit it needed a little bit more punch in the carbonation though it was still very well done.

Serving type: bottle

07-04-2011 02:27:02 | More by mikesgroove
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Sixofsigmas

California

4.5/5  rDev +9%

10-04-2012 21:58:50 | More by Sixofsigmas
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dmsohyea

California

4.5/5  rDev +9%

06-22-2012 23:43:27 | More by dmsohyea
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Gobzilla

California

4.5/5  rDev +9%

04-06-2014 23:28:34 | More by Gobzilla
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mthomas84

California

4.5/5  rDev +9%

03-23-2012 05:27:04 | More by mthomas84
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Collaboration Series: ISO:FT from The Bruery
92 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.