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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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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -21.3%

03-01-2013 15:34:04 | More by t0rin0
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Franch

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

02-13-2013 18:23:26 | More by Franch
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Azrael


4/5  rDev -3.1%

02-09-2013 06:07:18 | More by Azrael
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +15%

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


4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

01-13-2013 21:34:15 | More by MordorMongo
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chippo33

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

12-21-2012 04:15:30 | More by chippo33
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NickT1218

California

4.5/5  rDev +9%

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

Georgia

4.45/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark mahogany with reddish tints and a off-white head that settles to a thin ring and island of haze. Definitely smells like Marron Acidifie, but sweeter, with a bit of date syrup to go along with the usual red wine vinegar, oak, leather, and tobacco. Taste is pretty similar to the nose, basically a sweeter, less bracingly tart and acidic Marron Acidifie (not particularly a bad thing). More leather, oak, tobacco, vinegar, and cranberry, with sweet fruit and a touch of molasses. Really drinkable, and a beautiful take on one of my all-time favorite beers. Mouthfeel is crisp, with a medium body, ample carbonation, and a slightly astringent, drying finish. Really great beer, glad I got to try this rare variant!

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2012 03:24:01 | More by jsanford
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Phelps

Arizona

4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a shaker pint.

Muddy and bloody, a dark, murky crimson. A thin layer of light tan fizz tops the brew.

Brown sugar, balsamic and guava in the nose. Smoother and rounder than the Marron.

Same thing here. Not as sour or boring as the Marron. The guava adds the perfect sweetness to balance. Balsamic acid still sits on the sides of the tongue. Brown sugar, guava, vinegar. Dates emerge as it warms.

Medium bodied, with moderate massaging carbonation.

I like what was done here. It's not very different, but has just enough tropical sweetness to round out the rough edges of Marron Acidifie.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2012 21:01:16 | More by Phelps
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ObeMaltKinobee

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

11-01-2012 06:59:11 | More by ObeMaltKinobee
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jethrodium

California

3.68/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle generously shared by colonelforbin. Thanks Mike. Pours a dark brown with a small white head that disappears fairly quickly and leaves some light lacing on the glass. The aroma is caramel malt, some light brett, a bit of vinegar, some oak, and a light bourbon note. The taste has a light initial sweetness with a decent tartness. There is caramel, some raisin, a bit of vinegar, and some oak. A hint of alcohol with a decent tartness on the finish. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Not bad, but not all that much different from Marron Acidifie.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2012 06:48:02 | More by jethrodium
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Chisfinest84

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

10-27-2012 02:37:35 | More by Chisfinest84
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apocalypsezombie


4.5/5  rDev +9%

10-20-2012 04:26:21 | More by apocalypsezombie
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brotherloco

California

3.73/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

750ml bottle. Served in a snifter.

Pours a hazy copper brown with a bit of a beige head that disappears very quickly to a small ring. No lacing.

Aroma of vinous tartness, sour fruits, oak, and some basement sulphuric notes in the background. Some obvious alcohol.

Flavor is a sweet and sour blend with a lemony bitterness that lingers well into the aftertaste. Some nice citrus from the guava, not sure I'm getting the dates. A decent amount of malt sits under that and helps to balance things out with some sweetness. Alcohol mostly buried.

Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Vinous quality to the feel. Could stand a touch more carb, but drinkable.

I don't like this as much as Marrón Acidifié, but it's interesting to taste a variation.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2012 01:55:22 | More by brotherloco
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Sixofsigmas

California

4.5/5  rDev +9%

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

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

07-18-2012 22:09:53 | More by hoppymcgee
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DovaliHops

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly clear, brownish maroon color with a very small off-white head. Scent is immediately funky with some nice oak characteristics. Dark fruits with some red wine vinegar. Not really picking up any guava. A hint of chocolate though. Taste at first is quite similar to a dry red wine, although it is very acidic. Some definite red wine vinegar with dark chocolate and dark fruit notes. Oak and slight alcohol flavor come through with some nice tartness. The dark fruits mesh with a leather-like flavor that makes this beer quite tasty. The guava pulls through on the back of the tongue in the end. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and highly carbonated, a little on the fizzy side. Drinkability is very high. It's been a while since I've had Maron Acidifie, but if I remember correctly...I like that one just a little bit more than this. This is for sure a tasty beer though.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2012 07:08:01 | More by DovaliHops
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DP34

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -3.1%

07-02-2012 21:54:55 | More by DP34
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dmsohyea

California

4.5/5  rDev +9%

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

New York

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

05-26-2012 21:41:00 | More by whartontallboy
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thagr81us

South Carolina

4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

California

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

05-24-2012 04:06:45 | More by localhost
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nanobrew

California

3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

05-17-2012 18:29:51 | More by nanobrew
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Madirish76

California

4/5  rDev -3.1%

05-13-2012 04:53:36 | More by Madirish76
Collaboration Series: ISO:FT from The Bruery
92 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.