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Frute #2 - Ithaca Beer Company

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Frute #2
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 5
Avg: 3.95
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 08-11-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

2011 Brute, finished with fresh-pressed local apple must
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 5
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3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 09/09/11 notes. Had on tap at Night of the Funk.

a - Pours a hazy dark yellow color with one inch of white head and moderate carbonation evident.

s - Smells of tropical fruits, apples, and fruity malts. Nice and fruity as expected, but not nearly as sour as Brute.

t - Tastes of tropical fruits, apples, fruity malts, light yeast and spices, and very light sour fruits. A step up from the nose, thanks to the sourness.

m - Medium body and moderate to high carbonation.

o - Overall an interesting variation of Brute. I liked this and it was definitely fruity like they were going for, but in the process they seemed to lose a lot of the sourness and yeast that goes along with Brute. I got to try Batch 1 Brute in the VIP forum Friday night (unreal) and several pours of the latest Brute batch in the Saturday afternoon session, and I think both were much better than this. Fun to try but personally prefer Brute.

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Frute #2 from Ithaca Beer Company
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