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Brute - Ithaca Beer Company

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788 Ratings
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Ratings: 788
Reviews: 388
rAvg: 4.43
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 1,135
Gots: 143 | 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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1/5  rDev -77.4%

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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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

4/5  rDev -9.7%

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

4/5  rDev -9.7%

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

5/5  rDev +12.9%

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

3.5/5  rDev -21%

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

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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

Washington

4.6/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

New York

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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

California

4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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

New York

5/5  rDev +12.9%

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

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +12.9%

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

California

5/5  rDev +12.9%

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

5/5  rDev +12.9%

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Iowa

5/5  rDev +12.9%

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xpimptastikx

Texas

5/5  rDev +12.9%

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Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +12.9%

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

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2011 00:29:06 | More by celticfutblclub
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Missouri

5/5  rDev +12.9%

12-11-2011 00:48:31 | More by sampx
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -9.7%

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Massachusetts

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New York

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Nevada

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Brute from Ithaca Beer Company
98 out of 100 based on 788 ratings.