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Escoffier Bretta Ale - Brewery Vivant

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Escoffier Bretta AleEscoffier Bretta Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

173 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 173
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 19
Gots: 30 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Brewery Vivant visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.25% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GRPunk on 09-09-2012)
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Ratings: 173 | Reviews: 44 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by ferrari29:
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ferrari29

Illinois

3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Beer poured from can into a Tulip shaped glass

A - Beer pours with a half finger sized dark beige colored head; doesn't hold very well; body appears effervescent; color is dark copper, slightly reddish hue; moderate amount of lacing

S - Sweet, sugar and biscuit; extremely malty and packed with brown sugar; spices; caramel and banana; fruity

T - Deep malt flavor; touch of sour flavor on the sides of the mouth; fruit - like grapes and a touch of banana; moderate hop aftertaste; yeast; slight touch of mold at the beginning of the sip; alcohol - you can taste the ABVs

M - Effervescent; bitter aftertaste

D - Smooth malt flavor; great alcohol taste; very good beer, plenty of alcohol

Serving type: can

09-07-2013 03:18:30 | More by ferrari29
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Escoffier Bretta Ale from Brewery Vivant
87 out of 100 based on 173 ratings.