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Bretta Rosé - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
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180 Ratings
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Ratings: 180
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 119
Gots: 55 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 04-30-2014)
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Photo of HuskyinPDX
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Bottle opened 6.9.14

Light, crisp, raspberry and tart, a touch of perfume in the finish.

HuskyinPDX, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of jlindros
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to rudzud for sharing.

Small fizzy head notes, hint if lacing that fades quickly, slight pinkish golden straw color.

Nose is exploding with raspberries and tart Brett funk, big raspberry out front, with nice Brett funk and lots of nice lacto funk. Flash of strawberry, over ripe seedy soaked into the earthy strawberry, very bright fruit and sour funk, lots of seed and stem tannins, with a faint touch of oaky barrel. Light acetic acid with all the great funk.

Taste is again loaded with fresh raspberry, fresh fruity and seed stem tannin notes, etc. Into big barrel, vanilla toasted oak in the front this time. Nice sour lacto as well, acetic acid, tart fruit, and even a mild Brett funk with lambic style sourness. Mild vinous notes, tart fruit, etc. Finish is sticky little flemmy tart sour fruit feel, mild dried lactose feel too, long lingering tart fruit and fresh raspberry.

Mouth lighter bod but not bad, decent but lighter carb.

Overall awesome and fantastic!

jlindros, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of rudzud
4.51/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Shared with JLindros.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice light hazy pink straw hue with a thin head that faded to leave a light halo and thin wisps.

S - Aromas of raspberries, brett, sour tartness, great awesome lacto notes, earthy over route strawberry, great brett, awesome raspberry seed. Killer nose, not a fruity raspberry but still on the plant.

T - Taste is nicely tart raspberry, great oaky vanilla. Faint malts, More awesome brett, funk, faint smartie candy notes, really awesome lacto. Lambicus acid, missing that nice raspberry stem and seed that the nose had. Still, this is delicious.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, clean, typical for the style.

O - Overall this was pretty freakin awesome beer, great raspberry notes and awesome funk and lacto, incredibly.

rudzud, Aug 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

Jballn, Yesterday at 09:20 PM
Photo of Huhzubendah
4.6/5  rDev +4.1%

Bottle shared by daknole. Thanks bro!

The beer is a beautiful ruby hue with a thin, wispy head. Funky brettanomyces with raspberries, oak, vanilla. Similar to a raspberry lambic. A fabulous beer. One of the best raspberry wild ales I have had. Highly recommended.

Huhzubendah, Yesterday at 06:29 AM
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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -26.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

Lare453, Sep 01, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev -0.5%

Corked and caged 375ml bottle, opened a few days ago recently.

A: Pours a hazy light pinkish red with a thin (1/4") thick white head which fizzles quickly to the rim and leaves spots of lace.

N: Tart and tannic, still fruity but the jam notes have faded since it was released.

T: Tart raspberries, wheat, oak tannins, slightly lemony zest citrus from the base beer coming through more now.

M: Semi-moderate body and light carbonation. Finishes tartly fruity and oaky with a lemony wheat pop.

O: Honestly better fresher for the fruit, now the base beer is eclipsing and showing more tart wheat and lemon overtones.

wethorseblanket, Aug 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Jared14, Aug 29, 2014
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1/5  rDev -77.4%

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5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4.76/5  rDev +7.7%

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5/5  rDev +13.1%

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4/5  rDev -9.5%

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4.22/5  rDev -4.5%

neurobot01, Aug 19, 2014
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5/5  rDev +13.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -37.8%

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5/5  rDev +13.1%

Jenner3113, Aug 12, 2014
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Bretta Rosé from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 180 ratings.