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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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-light yellow orange color with a huge white head and good lacing

S-yeasty funk, bready malt, lemongrass, orange, spices

T-lemon, oranges, bready malt, hint of bananas, yeasty funk, slight sour followed by a light bitter finish

F-medium body with nice craip carbonation, crisp and slightly astringent mouthfeel

O-I enjoyed this BPA, good flavors and easy drinking even with the higher ABV

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a hazed blonde with a creamy three finger head and clingy lacing everywhere,the smell is typical beligian with fruity esters,belgian doughy yeast,peaches,lemons and some spice,the mouthfeel is medium bodied,creamy and well carbonated and tastes are pretty much the exact as smell with peach predominant firstly followed by that Belgian bready yeast,boiled candy,lemon and limes and,candi sugar and finished with a dry herbal bitterness and overall its a nice take on a Belgian style and if not for the label it could pass as one cheers.

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look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Purchased at BevMo in Tacoma. HUGE white head, four fingers. Color is a hazy rosy gold. Very tangy smell, tartness, yeast and dark fruit. Very dry, lightly hopped and extremely crisp. Quite refreshing. A light touch of vanilla. Very drinkable for 8.5% ABV. Starts to sneak up on you by the end of the bottle.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Served from tap to tulip glass...reviewed from notes 06/05/2011

Pours a golden-orange, sudsy 2-inch head. Smells of spicy, raw leaf hops, lemongrass, alcohol. Backdrop of Brett-funk.

Lemon is first noticed on the palate, along with a touch of orange zest. Surprisingly citrusy. Horse-blanket meets musty, bready malts. Touch of alcohol, freshly crushed pepper. Crisp, earthy hops have a drying effect. Lemons carry through to finish with a touch of bitterness.

The brew is remarkably easy to drink, partly because of the light body. Given the powerful flavors I'd expect more weight on the palate, but it does add to the drinkability.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Mischief pours a very cloudy orange/ yellow color with a huge, fluffy, white head.

S- A little bit of hop aroma mainly focusing on citrus notes. A little bit of orange with a big blast of yeast as well.

T- Very, very smooth initially. Almost no hop bitterness at all. As I chew a little more, this beer yields some interesting vanilla like flavors. Quite nice actually.

M- Quintessential medium bodied beer. Very evenly displaced mouthfeel with a balanced carbonation.

O- Really enjoyed this beer. Its pretty complex and yet highly drinkable. I suppose that's why they call it "Mischief" and why they say on the bottle to "keep an eye out." This beer is very drinkable, has a well balanced flavor profile, and packs a nice punch at 8.5%. This is my first beer from The Bruery and I will certainly be trying more.

Serving type- 750ml bottle poured into a tulip glass, leaving the yeast behind (as instructed). Thanks for reading.

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