Brux Domesticated Wild Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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86
very good
1,344 Ratings
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Brux Domesticated Wild AleBrux Domesticated Wild Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by JohnGalt1 on 06-24-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,344
Reviews:
330
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
11.78%
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
360
For Trade:
18
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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5/5  rDev +30.9%

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3.61/5  rDev -5.5%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of patre_tim
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Cloudy golden amber with lots of medium and large bubbles rising fast. 3 fingers of yellowish head has a sheen to it like candy glass, and fades moderately fast.

S: Fruity, I get pears and lemons, apricots and peaches, stone fruits galore, a sweet jam jelly component and the tart pectin of sour fruits all at once.

T: A sour fermented pear and nectarine first hits the tongue, followed by fruity apricots and a jam like sweetness that is subdued. A good hit of Belgian yeasts reminding me of a good tripel or farmhouse ale is definitely present. A snow like quality as well.

M: Medium thick body, medium carbonation, dry finish.

O: Amazing brew. Got this in Charlotte, NC, drank in Jacksonville, IL, Aug 11-12th, 2014. Been wanting this one for a while, and finally got my hands on it. My second Russian River Collaboration beer.

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
3.81/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Clear copper, some loose bubbles and streams rise quickly. Murkier as I approach the end of the bottle. Champaigne-quality head with better retention. Artwork hints towards a retro-70's coloring and font, a little bland, but concise and clear.

S: Wildflower, honey, tart fruit, a bit of spice. Maybe a little of the classic 'malt and yeast' smell.

T: Tartness is all up front, and a little mild; afterwards I get herbacious notes, some yeast, and rounded off with malt. Dry. Yeasty finish. I would prefer more of the tart-sour character to come through, and would expect it seeing from the refermentation with brett. Maybe it needs more aging?

M: Light, dry, prickly. Perfect combinations for a refreshing effect.

O: Pretty darn good, consider my S & T scores to be 3.87- falling just short of getting rounded up to 4. A good mix of flavors and smells, but they somewhat trip over and end up hindering each other. A beer I will always enjoy, despite some minor shortcomings.

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Brux Domesticated Wild Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.82 out of 5 based on 1,344 ratings.
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