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Brute - Ithaca Beer Company

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98
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791 Ratings
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Ratings: 791
Reviews: 389
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 9.23%
Wants: 1,133
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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From notes - served in a tulip. Pours a hazy orange with a dense, bright white, half-inch head. Nose suggests grapefruit and screams tart. Taste follows nose - tart without being overly sour. Mouthfeel is light-medium, with a lively, palate-cleansing carbonation and an acidity that lightly stimulates the salivary glands. This is a top notch American Wild. Tart and refreshing; I've been wanting to try this beer for quite some time and was not at all disappointed. I definitely need to track a bottle of this down.

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Batch E!010. Poured into two tulips and shared with the lady.

A: Bright, rich golden colored body with fantastic hazing. Large fluffy white head which slowly recedes to a nice coating with no patches. Good spotty, fluffy lacing.

S: Soft green apples, lemon, orange, funk. Overall slightly tart and sour.

T: Amped up explosion of sour green apples and tart citric fruits. Light funk in the background. Absolutely divine flavor profile. Everything is silky smooth and loaded with delicate complexity.

M: Tart and sour with a nice light-medium body. Clean, crisp and refreshing finish. Somewhat sweet in the middle.

D: A super sour. Not sure what I could have done with the whole bottle to my self, but this is a nice light sour. Reminds me very much of temptation crossed with fantome saison. Get one.

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Brute from Ithaca Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 791 ratings.