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Provisions Series: Mother Funker - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

349 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 349
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 17.72%
Wants: 88
Gots: 116 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: FosterJM on 02-03-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

tom10101, Jan 20, 2014
Photo of dgilks
3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy golden colour with no head. Okay.

Moderately funky with tons of earthy character and then some goat. Interesting sweetness and fermented stone fruit notes.

Massively tart. Epic sourness. Interesting kumquat and citrus. Really like this.

Thin and fizzy. Nice. Pops on the palate.

Really nice beer. Massive awesome sourness. Great beer.

dgilks, Jan 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

ThatsThatDude, Jan 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

BeerSquirrel, Dec 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

thlf84, Dec 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

stealth, Nov 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

topdown, Nov 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

dfhhead25, Nov 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

deniserat, Oct 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

BMart, Oct 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

zestar, Oct 24, 2013
Photo of Alieniloquium
3.05/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Brief head atop a clear yellow body. Nothing left after a bit.

Smell - Orange citrus. Intense acidity. Slightly acetic. Funky.

Taste - Really sour. Citrusy. Sharp funk cheesy flavor

Mouthfeel - Immensely sour. Medium low carbonation.

Overall - Not complex or interesting.

Alieniloquium, Oct 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

beernads, Oct 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

iatethecloudsfor, Oct 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Piddmeista, Oct 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Crazydaddyo, Oct 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

CityofBals, Sep 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

RedneckBeerz, Sep 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

kristougher, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of TMoney2591
3.93/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Duvel tulip glass.

I'm not entirely sure why, but I have a song from the movie "Domino" in my head... Anyway, this stuff pours a clear auburn-brass topped by a half-finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises sour-ass lemon zest backed by a strong contingent of straight-up funk. The taste brings in more of the same, the acidity buoyed by what seems like a slight addition of vinegar in the back. Damn, this be some funky, sour madness right here! The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry, stick finish. Overall, a very nice, heavily pucker-inducing sour. I think I was expecting a bit more in the way of Brett-y funk, but this was pretty enjoyable regardless.

TMoney2591, Sep 03, 2013
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3.74/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a tangerine orange body - almost fluorescent. A few big, fizzy bubbles, but no head whatsoever. A bit of cloud and murkiness to it.

S: Loads and loads of sweet tarts and funk upfront. Strong oak underlying the funk. Definitely some sweet citrus in there, but it's hard to smell anything over the yeasty funk - which isn't necessarily a bad thing, as I'm sure that is what they were going for.

T: Lip-puckering tart all the way through. Leaves a lingering sour like a warhead gives you on your tongue. There's a subtle hint of orange juice, and even lemonade hidden in there. Oak is present but not overbearing at all - could have faded with age, but it could use a bit more presence to balance the mega tart.

M: Light body. Heavy carbonation. Prickly.

O: Probably past it's optimal age, but a solid sour. With more oak character it would've been a really good brew, however the lack of balance left a bit of a vinegar taste in the finish. That being said, I know I'm being a bit over-critical, as it was still a very nicely done beer.

Justin_Neff, Aug 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

THECPJ, Aug 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

tsauce2, Aug 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

Greenplastic615, Aug 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

EyePeeAyBryan, Aug 12, 2013
Provisions Series: Mother Funker from The Bruery
85 out of 100 based on 349 ratings.