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Mischief Gone Wild - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
83
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136 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.01%
Wants: 14
Gots: 54 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: t0rin0 on 03-23-2011)
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Shirin


2.5/5  rDev -32.2%

02-11-2013 03:42:03 | More by Shirin
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

02-09-2013 06:27:19 | More by Kelp
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Azrael


3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

02-09-2013 06:09:46 | More by Azrael
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huskermike12

Iowa

2.25/5  rDev -39%

01-23-2013 21:25:01 | More by huskermike12
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.56/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle pour for New Brew Thursday's 3rd Anniversary event held at Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach, CA.

Pours a murky honey orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to a small cap on top of the beer. Foamy patches of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, fruits, spices, and yeast. Taste is much the same with a fruity flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is drinkable but I am not getting any sort of wild aromas and flavors.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2013 02:18:41 | More by UCLABrewN84
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kapkenobi

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

01-21-2013 01:18:48 | More by kapkenobi
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

01-13-2013 20:01:24 | More by spycow
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mhaugo

California

4.5/5  rDev +22%

01-04-2013 21:59:22 | More by mhaugo
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Rollzroyce21

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

01-02-2013 20:32:19 | More by Rollzroyce21
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NickT1218

California

4.5/5  rDev +22%

12-14-2012 04:06:43 | More by NickT1218
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.73/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a light golden color with a huge bone white head that persists forever and leaves much stickage on the way down. Smells of bready pilsner malt with a fair amount of tart and sweet pomme fruit. Sweet honey like malt aroma are countered quite lovingly with light tart and funk. The flavor is sweet and malty up front with a fair amount of tart and sweet fruit offset by a solid hit of spice and peeper along with a hint of funk. Medium body with a spirited level of carbonation and a sweet tart bubbly fruited mouthfeel. This one is interesting, but it wasn't my favorite offering from the Bruery.

Serving type: bottle

10-14-2012 23:48:48 | More by johnnnniee
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womencantsail

California

3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The pour is a cloudy golden color with a rather large white head. Intensely floral on the nose and still decently hoppy. A lot of Brett and yeast with a moderate funkiness to it. Just a hint of fruit and a fair amount of bready malt. The flavor is quite bready with the same floral character, maybe a bit on the sweet side. Lightly fruity with a heavy dose of musty, funky, Brett flavor.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2012 20:50:32 | More by womencantsail
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev +8.4%

06-28-2012 06:14:38 | More by GRG1313
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jenray

Texas

2/5  rDev -45.8%

06-05-2012 02:31:43 | More by jenray
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

06-04-2012 14:29:40 | More by nmann08
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

06-04-2012 06:48:50 | More by ygtbsm94
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.65/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Even a soft pour produces a massive head, with clumps of foam sticking to the tulip; the liquid was golden and hazy

Smell: Delivers a shortbread malt character, a perfumed sweetness, some lemony hops and just a hint of cheesy funk

Taste: Lemony hops, stone fruit and funky phenols, up front, with the malt detected on the nose taking a back seat through mid-palate; white pepper and coriander drive into the profile, after the swallow, with a moderate funky character lingering into the rather dry finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with a flabbier than expected level of carbonation; slight warmth in the gullet

Overall: Interesting, but the flavors dance together in an awkward fashion, marking this as one the Bruery's less successful one-offs

Thanks, Madirish76, for the opportunity

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2012 22:53:43 | More by brentk56
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popery

California

4/5  rDev +8.4%

04-23-2012 20:54:33 | More by popery
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tjfinkle

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

04-10-2012 05:47:31 | More by tjfinkle
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ngeunit1

California

4.23/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a fairly clear golden-yellow color with a big finger of frothy white head. The head fades down very slowly leaving behind some thick lace.

S - Aroma is a mix of some funk and brett, Belgian yeast, citrus hops, some floral smells, and a bit of spice.

T - Starts off with some funkiness, Brett, and Belgian yeast with some citrus hops and lemon peel. Through the middle, some spices come through with some floral hops and just a hint of bitterness. The finish is a mix of funky Brett, citrus hop, lemon peel, spice, and a bit of tartness.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a tart and lightly dry finish.

D - Very drinkable. The Brett adds a nice dimension to the base beer and does not take oer too much. The tartness is really nice.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2012 02:43:49 | More by ngeunit1
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +8.4%

03-21-2012 23:06:36 | More by hoppymcgee
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2beerdogs

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

03-09-2012 01:24:02 | More by 2beerdogs
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kscaldef

Oregon

3.33/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Epic Bruery sour/wild tasting, 3/4/2012

Lots of carbonation, nice head formed. Lots of classic Belgian esters in the nose. Taste is earthy and malty with spicy hop accents. High carbonation. Not terrible wild, but you can definitely pick out a bit of brett in the earthy aspects.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2012 03:17:11 | More by kscaldef
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John11486

California

4/5  rDev +8.4%

02-15-2012 19:50:22 | More by John11486
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Gueuzedude

Arizona

3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled August 2011
A soft pour into my large Tripel Karmeliet tulip glass produces a glass filling four-finger thick, pale tanned, off-white colored head; the head slowly subsides with a textured, rocky surface and lots of dense lacing that clings to the sides of my glass. The beer is a pale amber color that shows a brilliantly clear, rich gold hue when held up to the light. The nose smells nice an hoppy with lots of tropical fruit and citrus note; lychee, super ripe / floral tangelo zest, orange blossom notes, sweet Meyer lemon. There is also a solid, cracker like malt character with a touch of dried hay like graininess to it in the finish; it rivals the up front hops if you stick with the nose for a bit. I actually don’t get much sense of the Brettanomyces here in the nose at first, but there is a touch of pineapple that might be from this and there is a touch of phenolic and earthiness towards the finish.

Quite carbonated and prickly as it rolls across the tongue, the beer is also quite dry, which subdues the hop character substantially. The finish has a fair amount of bitterness to it, but also has some sharp phenolic character to it. After my palate adjusts a bit more of the hop character starts to become noticeable; it is quite floral, a fair amount of lychee, some tart tangelo, Meyer lemon zest, and some slightly moldy citrus zest (this moldiness is more medicinal phenolics than anything). The Brettanomyces is more noticeable in the flavor, though it is still a supporting character to the hops at this point; some medicinal and plastic notes linger in the finish as well as just a general a phenolic character. The vibrant malt character from the nose isn’t nearly as present in the flavor, though there is a soft, somewhat hay like, pale malt suggestion as well as some cracker like maltiness in the finish that is more noticeable if you are looking for it. The grain / malt character gets more noticeable as the beer warms up

This is quite nice, it isn’t the most complex beer in the world, but the ample hoppiness and kiss of Brett character make this an enjoyable experience; I really like how much fruit character the hops contribute to this beer. This is a big improvement over the base beer, as the Brett adds an extra complexity that was really lacking.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2012 03:13:48 | More by Gueuzedude
Mischief Gone Wild from The Bruery
83 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.