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Brute - Ithaca Beer Company

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

796 Ratings
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Ratings: 796
Reviews: 389
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 9.23%
Wants: 1,132
Gots: 142 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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

Brewed with vintage (aged) local hops, barley, wheat, corn, aged in oak with Brett and finished with three types of champagne yeast.

(Beer added by: albern on 06-22-2008)
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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks Dio for bringing this one down!

This pours a beautiful golden/yellow. The head on my pour was nearly perfect. Very foamy and attractive white that sat at the top of the glass and didn't disappear.

Smell was a fruity funky smell. I could tell right away I would like this beer.

In the taste, I get that brett taste that I smelled, along with many fruits. Very tart, but not too tart. Its easy to drink this one fast, its so pleasant and smooth.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Batch E!037.

A: Pours a brilliant orange-tinted gold, with a finger and a half of foamy bright white head. Excellent retention, with a thick ring of foam lasting forever, but minimal lacing. Champagne-like effervescence.

S: Initial impression is loads of pineapple, along with earth, orange, funk, tangerine, and golden ale. The aroma subsides substantially after the initial impression.

T: More subtle flavors on the palate than the nose. A little pineapple and tropical flavors, water, earthiness, with a medium length, quite dry, round citrus and malt finish.

M: Creamy/milky mouthfeel, medium-high, almost-sharp carbonation and medium body.

O: Aroma is nice, but the taste is pretty watery, which really detracts from the experience. There are lots of other shelf sours out there which have this beaten by a furlough.

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Brute from Ithaca Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 796 ratings.