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Askew - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

163 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 163
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 9.18%
Wants: 47
Gots: 39 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ale brewed with Saccharomyces cerevisae and Brettanomyces. Transferred to oak foudre after initial fermentation. Foudre has previously gone through a spontaneous fermentation.

(Beer added by: ChugginOil on 05-16-2011)
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duceswild

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

11-29-2012 03:17:29 | More by duceswild
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mynie

Indiana

4.08/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours surprisingly clear and orange, with a very small head. Smells like a pleasantly aged blend of oak, sour yeast, and fruit. Nothing too horribly complex or astounding, but a nice, solid blend.

Tastes about how it smells. Good fruit complexities balanced out well by the yeast--not punishingly sour, but still not so dulled that it seems like a cop out. There's a very nicely dulled, almost chocolately end to the sour, and this falls in to a really nice, yeasty finish.

Imma fucking with the rating system here, because this isn't quite as good as a 4.5 flavor so I'm saying it's 4.5 overall. Not quite, but still good.

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2012 04:35:02 | More by mynie
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drabmuh

Maryland

4.1/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a snifter, beer is amber and clear with a lazy head of small bubbles, some lacing, low retention though.

Aroma is lactic and bright, succinic acid maybe.

Beer is flavorful with a nice finish, light and effervescent on the palate, a good finish. Overall I did enjoy this beer and I'd have it again.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2012 19:03:29 | More by drabmuh
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ehammond1


3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle (2011)

Thanks for opening this with me, VaTechHopHead!

(Aged for 1+ year)

Dark amber, nearly ruby, with an off-white ring of foam atop, eventually leaving irregular lines of stick down the glass.

An enjoyable, complex, evolving aroma: vinous red wine notes, lots of oak, some vinegar, and a bit of berry character as well. The funky Brett yeast makes itself more and more present as the beer warms.

The flavor follows the aroma, with vinous notes, lots of oak, some vinegar, and berry character shining through, along with a very mild funky barnyaryd yeast character.

Medium bodied with moderate-high carbonation.

Very enjoyable sour.

Serving type: bottle

10-29-2012 00:18:06 | More by ehammond1
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jisom123

Indiana

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-17-2012 23:26:41 | More by jisom123
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bstyle

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

09-06-2012 06:42:53 | More by bstyle
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dpasotti

Indiana

3.85/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Rich coppery amber color with impressive creamy and tightly-knit head. It has uncharacteristic lasting power for a sour and stands strong until the last sip. Aroma is funk-forward with a hint of sweetness, tart cherry, Tylenol chewables (in a good way), and a complex layer of all kinds of fruit. Smells like a cross between a gueuze and a Flanders red.

Much of the same on the palate, but lacks the complexity of the nose. Well-balanced tartness that's in the middle of the range. Some vanilla pops up as it warms.

Carbonation is medium. The body is pushed to the lower end of medium by some lingering acidity that coats the mouth on the finish. On the whole, this is an excellent offering from Two Brothers, maybe the best beer I've had from them.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2012 23:48:52 | More by dpasotti
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gpawned

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

08-20-2012 09:52:17 | More by gpawned
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GRG1313

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

08-20-2012 06:58:18 | More by GRG1313
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

08-13-2012 23:09:37 | More by DaveHack
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ASUBeer

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

08-10-2012 17:28:48 | More by ASUBeer
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jmarsh123

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark orange with a small white creamy head. Decent retention and lacing.

Lots of lemon and a bit of cherry in the nose. Heavy funk with a little horse blanket.

Some apple and lemon up front. A little bit of cherry and a ton of bretty funk. Sourness grips the back of the tongue and finishes oaky and dry.

Medium to light bodied with good carbonation.

A pleasant American sour. I like dry oaky sours and this one fits the bill. I can feel the enamel ripping off my teeth, but it doesn't taste over vinegary. Glad we have a midwest brewery doing good sours.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2012 22:26:34 | More by jmarsh123
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wesley14

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-23-2012 23:44:13 | More by wesley14
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polishkaz

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-23-2012 23:34:28 | More by polishkaz
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askewsour

Illinois

5/5  rDev +24.1%

06-28-2012 16:50:00 | More by askewsour
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claaark13

Indiana

4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared by aasher. 375ml poured into a Hill Farmstead tulip.

A - Bright orange with a nice white and bubbly head, turning slowly into lacing.

S - Funky lemongrass, notes of brett and vinegar. What I would describe as vinegar reminds me of some very sour cherries as well. In your face.

T - Light vinegar, tart lemon, light notes of cherries. The sour notes stick around a bit; I can feel it eating away after each sip.

M - Lighter to medium, carbonation level is medium. Nice.

O - This beer seems underrated. Pretty good overall, I could drink this regularly.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2012 22:47:09 | More by claaark13
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SpillyBeers

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-05-2012 03:33:48 | More by SpillyBeers
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enelson

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-13-2012 11:29:02 | More by enelson
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hoppymcgee

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-28-2012 23:24:26 | More by hoppymcgee
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antoines15

California

3/5  rDev -25.6%

04-19-2012 00:49:46 | More by antoines15
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davidthebruce

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

04-05-2012 01:22:51 | More by davidthebruce
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RTrain12

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

04-04-2012 21:18:04 | More by RTrain12
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MaximalC

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

04-04-2012 03:36:54 | More by MaximalC
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jen_not_jenn

Illinois

3/5  rDev -25.6%

04-03-2012 19:28:56 | More by jen_not_jenn
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Pat


4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

03-16-2012 03:08:16 | More by Pat
Askew from Two Brothers Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 163 ratings.