Mischief | The Bruery

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Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
formerly known at Mischief #3

Added by Halcyondays on 10-05-2009

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Photo of MRsojourner
3.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

lacking a bit in the aroma but you get some mild pils and yeast aroma.
initial taste is a mirage of fruits but most notably pear followed buy a good blend of earthy/spicy hops that perform there duty by balancing out the fruity taste and esters given off by the yeast. the beer does give off a little bit of alcohol warmth as well. the beer finishes dry but has a medium mouthfeel that is rather creamy. very enjoyable.

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -31.4%

Photo of lunarbrew
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Bosoxfan20
4.15/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Part of a nice haul from a store in Colorado Springs. My first offering from this brewery and one that I am excited about.

A- Poured from a 750 ml into a Spiegelau IPA glass. Pours a dense hazy golden with a fluffy 3 finger head that seems to stick around forever. Wonderful lacing. Very appetizing look here.

S- Citrus hops, lemon grass hops, a little earthyness, belgium yeasts, with a touch of spice. Hops seem to be what I am getting myself into here.

T- Follows nose well. Hops throughout. Grapefruit, tangerine, lemon grass. Subtle tart flavor with pepper and a little musk of the belgium yeast character. Very tasty indeed. The hop profile takes the lead, but a balance remains.

M- Crisp, drinkable, smooth. Buttery. A perfect mid body feel. Dry finish.

O- I do enjoy this style of beer and this is a fantastic American hoppy version. A nice level of intense hops without sacrificing much of the Belgium aspects. Went really well with the Carolina Honey baby back ribs that I grilled up.

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Photo of Zorro
3.56/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Slightly chill hazed amber with a puffy white head.

Smells strongly of flowers and apples with a slightly musty yeast aroma. Lemon marmalade malt scent. Hops are predominantly lemon.

Starts out mildly sweet with a yeasty bread flavor. Slight onion and apple flavors. Mild bitterness. Detectable presence of alcohol. This one tastes a little funky.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall an OK beer but a little funky, that onion flavor throws it off a bit.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Molson2000
2.93/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Lots of yeast in the aroma with a bit of funk. Okay body, but the beer is a little bland. Funk aroma does stand out in the flavour. Not a whole lot of fruit or flower in the taste. Maybe it is old, but I expected more lighter notes of citrus fruit than the heavy funk that i do get.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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3/5  rDev -25.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of heygeebee
4.01/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Rwalford74
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of harpus
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Mischief from The Bruery
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