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Brett On The Dance Floor - Fiddlehead Brewing Company

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88
very good

12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 5.13%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fiddlehead Brewing Company visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
The first in a new series of periodic "Brett" beers from Fiddlehead Brewing Company. 60 IBU. 5.9% ABV. Brewed with 100% Brettanomyces, a wild strain of yeast that's known for creating funky,wild flavors, this Brett was dry-hopped with citra and simcoe hops and then fermented for 5-6 weeks.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 06-25-2014)
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

4.19/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the brewpub.

A-Pours absolutely ugly but I can tell when something looks this strange it's usually going to be pretty tasty. Completely opaque. Headless. Dimly lit orange hue.

S-The aroma was pretty out there. It just wreaked of Brett. It also had a noticeable hoppiness. I have come to find out it was dry hopped with Citra and Simcoe and now it all makes sense. The two hops give off a lot of tropical and citrusy notes and the Brett adds that funky, almost rotten fruity aroma.

T-The Brett yeast strain delivers with that funkified flavor that is unquestionably unique. It reminds me of rotten fruits and eucalyptus (weird, yes). The hops mix with the yeast and add their own dynamic to the flavor. Citrusy, exotic fruits, pine and herbals.

M-Medium bodied. Medium carbonation. Long, lingering aftertaste. Finishes dry. No alcohol, just lots of wacky flavor.

O-Very unique. I personally really enjoyed this beer. The mixture of hops and funk is not often done effectively. This one does it well. Had to get a growler after to bring with me,

Serving type: on-tap

07-21-2014 19:43:40 | More by VelvetExtract
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-21-2014 02:57:36 | More by mklisz
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BoldRulerVT

Vermont

4.11/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the growler into a snifter glass.
Pours a hazy light tangerine, half a finger of head the dissipates quickly.
Smells of a mix of hoppiness and brett light funk. Hops win out.
Taste is similar, a really unique mix of brett funk and prominent hop flavors. Never tasted it like this before.
Mouthfeel is a touch sticky, new for a brett to me.
Overall this is an exciting beer. I had to think about it, as it's not a brett forward beer, it is certainly hop forward from the dry hopping.
Matty-O continues to innovate!

Serving type: growler

07-20-2014 23:23:01 | More by BoldRulerVT
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ErikVT

Vermont

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-20-2014 17:53:47 | More by ErikVT
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sgn4779

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-20-2014 14:52:54 | More by sgn4779
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Lance_Maguire

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-20-2014 13:11:25 | More by Lance_Maguire
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sdaly3

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-19-2014 18:49:12 | More by sdaly3
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Happyhopper

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

07-18-2014 23:51:52 | More by Happyhopper
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JMScowcroft

Vermont

4/5  rDev -2.2%

07-18-2014 23:01:00 | More by JMScowcroft
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whatsgoody

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +10%

07-06-2014 02:31:24 | More by whatsgoody
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Baab200

New York

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

07-05-2014 02:28:31 | More by Baab200
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Sean802

Vermont

4/5  rDev -2.2%

06-29-2014 03:30:32 | More by Sean802
Brett On The Dance Floor from Fiddlehead Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.