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Brute - Ithaca Beer Company

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794 Ratings
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Ratings: 794
Reviews: 389
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 9.23%
Wants: 1,131
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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Ratings: 794 | Reviews: 389 | Display Reviews Only:
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greg4579

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

12-29-2011 14:40:08 | More by greg4579
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hurfer

Indiana

5/5  rDev +12.6%

12-28-2011 03:59:58 | More by hurfer
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korguy123

Ontario (Canada)

4.53/5  rDev +2%

Batch E!037 into tulip

A- Dark orange pour with two finger bubbly white head. Drops to thin cap. Champagne is working overtime in the glass. Gobs of sticky lacing.

S- Lemon, grass and a touch of sweetness. There is a vanilla with a light floral hop.

T- Bright lemon tartness, slight vinegar acidity. Sour apples and grape skins.

M- Medium bodied, huge carbonation from the champagne yeast.

O- Wild ale and champagne hybrid. Very good.

12-28-2011 02:08:53 | More by korguy123
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smithmd4

New York

5/5  rDev +12.6%

12-27-2011 05:32:01 | More by smithmd4
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bstyle

Indiana

4/5  rDev -9.9%

12-25-2011 04:07:19 | More by bstyle
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Ineedabeerhere

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

12-25-2011 01:03:24 | More by Ineedabeerhere
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Marc33

Massachusetts

1/5  rDev -77.5%

12-24-2011 23:06:02 | More by Marc33
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jophish17

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

12-24-2011 19:41:43 | More by jophish17
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hotmanflab666

New York

4/5  rDev -9.9%

12-23-2011 02:47:03 | More by hotmanflab666
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alano

California

4/5  rDev -9.9%

12-23-2011 00:06:43 | More by alano
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SMason

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +12.6%

12-21-2011 10:05:35 | More by SMason
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rpaul2012

California

3.5/5  rDev -21.2%

12-20-2011 05:03:19 | More by rpaul2012
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GimmeGumballHead

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

12-19-2011 02:34:06 | More by GimmeGumballHead
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beerhan

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

12-18-2011 02:42:47 | More by beerhan
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.6/5  rDev +3.6%

Batch # E!037

750ml bottle poured into a Deschutes Tulip glass.

A - Pours a golden, straw color with a huge off-white head. Great retention.

S - Belgian yeast, spice, green apples.

T - Champagne like, apples, slight funk.

D - Belgian tartness, tons of carbonation with a light body.

O - Delicious, light and airy.

12-17-2011 02:34:19 | More by HuskyinPDX
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emdawg

New York

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

12-16-2011 18:07:48 | More by emdawg
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mrbubbler

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

12-16-2011 05:54:39 | More by mrbubbler
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Mag00n

New York

5/5  rDev +12.6%

12-15-2011 21:14:55 | More by Mag00n
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FrankyLikesIt

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +12.6%

12-14-2011 19:34:22 | More by FrankyLikesIt
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photomike

California

5/5  rDev +12.6%

12-14-2011 18:20:02 | More by photomike
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GrindFatherBob

New York

5/5  rDev +12.6%

12-14-2011 14:00:15 | More by GrindFatherBob
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PhineasGage

Iowa

5/5  rDev +12.6%

12-14-2011 05:05:23 | More by PhineasGage
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xpimptastikx

Texas

5/5  rDev +12.6%

12-12-2011 21:57:01 | More by xpimptastikx
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BrianTheBrewer30

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +12.6%

12-12-2011 10:32:10 | More by BrianTheBrewer30
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celticfutblclub

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev -2.5%

thanks to MyIronLung for this one.

750ml into a duvel tulip

A - opaque golden yellow/orange body with a pure white frothy head two to three fingers deep. superb retention.

S - sour apples, oak, earthy malts, peach.

T - sugary sweetness sour apple cherry peach earthy malts. some lemon zest in there as well.

M - light to medium bodied with tons of carbonation. great tartness from this brew. strong but not overbearing.

O - a superb brew. maybe a little bit more laid back than i prefer for this style but still very very good.

12-12-2011 00:29:06 | More by celticfutblclub
Brute from Ithaca Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 794 ratings.