Nickel Brook Funky Bastard | Better Bitters Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Better Bitters Brewing Co.
Ontario, Canada
nickelbrook.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by tbeckett on 01-01-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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2.88/5  rDev n/a
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

On tap at Brothers Beer Bistro. From notes.

A - Poured black with no head. Very little carbonation, no lace and no retention obviously.

S - Earth, funk, Brett, chocolate.

T - Roast and chocolate with lot's of Brett. Aggressively funky flavoured. Some leather.

M - Very mild and almost nonexistent carbonation. Funky leather to finish with a medium body.

O/D - Not bad, but certainly not too impressive. Definitely not my thing since I've never had a satisfying experience with Bretty stouts. Oh well. I wouldn't revisit this one, but some people will certainly enjoy it. I just don't like the blending of aggressive Brett character that really dominates the flavours of a strong stout. All that said, it's not bad in that it's poorly made, the Brett just takes over a bit too much.

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Nickel Brook Funky Bastard from Better Bitters Brewing Co.
3 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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