Brux Domesticated Wild Ale | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Brux Domesticated Wild AleBrux Domesticated Wild Ale
BA SCORE
67.6%
Liked This Beer
3.8 w/ 1,344 ratings
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
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
330
Ratings:
1,344
Liked:
908
Avg:
3.8/5
pDev:
11.58%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
51
Gots:
360
Trade:
18
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,344 |  Reviews: 330
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +25%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of ianjsullivan
3.86/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

ST: 750ml poured into a tulip glass.

A: A pretty, clear orange-gold with a thin white head and fast champagne carbonation. Leaves spotty lacing.

S: Lemon, orange, wet stone, brettanyomyce funk, fruit doughnut, pilsner edge, a sour lemonade.

T: Very bitter and sour lemon with a hint of grapefruit upfront, dry stone and sour orange linger with peach and herbal notes and a light spice.

M: Dry and bitter / sour / tart.

O: Interesting and complex beer. The sour and bitter notes of stone fruit mesh with citrus and herbal spicy funk. How the beer would change with age would be worth knowing.

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2.25/5  rDev -40.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 ml into glass, shared with friends

A - Hazy straw color, minimal to no lacing

S - Dry, Fruity. blind I would say its a pinot gritio (it really smells more like a wine than a beer)

T - Dry, fruity with pear and apple, tart

M - medium mouthfeel, with moderate-high carbonation

O - First taste of a wild ale, very impressed.

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3.67/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

750mL bottle, kept cold, served in a tulip and allowed to warm before consumption.

Slightly hazy orange gold with a little white head which quickly dissipates to almost nothing. Minimal lacing.

Banana, fruity esters, a little bit of citrus fruit and mango. Just a little bit of a funky, bacteria smell.

Strong apple flavor, a little bit of clementine and citrus oil. There is some nice caramel sweetness, tinged with Brett funk. Oily mouthfeel, nicely carbonated, and negligible alcohol heat.

Interesting beer. I wasn't sure quite what to expect but I've loved everything I've had from RR and like many SN offerings so I decided to give this a shot. It's a good wild ale, but not spectacular. One big thing it has going for it is availability, every beer store in my area still has bottles of it.

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2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served in a Sierra Nevada tulip. Didn’t pull out the Russian River goblet for the side-by-side Light cherry and earth. Funk and slight phenolics. Shows lots of promise. Good, not great.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

(Served in a tulip glass)
A- This beer pours a slightly dense deep copper color with a violent carbonation of microbubbles. The loud fizz supports a thick white head of foam.

S- The dry clean aroma has a faint hint of yeasty esters and mineral notes.

T- The nice dry crisp flavor is smooth with a tartness in the finish. There are some unripe pear notes that start to come through with a green apple hint in the finish.

M- The light mouthfeel has a full creamy fizz in the finish and no alcohol heat.

O- This beer is nice yet very subtle flavors and the brett is not overpowering but it will be interesting to see if this chances over time.

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Brux Domesticated Wild Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 67.6% out of 100 with 1,344 ratings
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