Mischief | The Bruery

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MischiefMischief
BA SCORE
3.99/5
Very Good
1,848 Ratings
MischiefMischief
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,550
Reviews:
519
Ratings:
1,848
pDev:
10.03%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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94
Gots:
311
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Ratings: 1,848 |  Reviews: 519
Photo of MrUse
3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dexterk1
3.9/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MattMorin
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrDemento456
3.84/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Snagged a bottle of this for $8.99 at Vintage Estate. Not too many cheap The Bruery Beers!

A - Bubbly and champagne like with a hazy orange amber color makes for two inches of foam that settles somewhat quickly.
S - Apricot, pears, fruity yeasts with very little alcohol esters. Quite nice.
T - Wow huge disappointment! The fruits in the nose are in no way present in the taste! Grassy cereal grains make me think its old but the reviews suggest its suppose to taste like this. What the heck? Why is this rated so highly!?!?!
M - Bubbly carbonation makes this a chore to finish along with the grassy dry cereal taste in every sip makes me regret this purchase.

Wow I don't think I want to pick up anything from this brewery for a while everything I try is rated so high and I am always disappointed. Just glad I didn't pay 20-25 dollars a bottle of this!

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Photo of Karibourgeois
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ReviewingUnderInfluence
3.7/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Grainy malts, stone fruits on the line of pear, apricots and the like. The carbonation, just like most of the style, is a little to sharp for my tastes. One of the more... 'tame' beers I've had from them. That being said, more breweries can't produce this good of a Strong Belgian Pale as a special release, let alone year-round. Kudos! Not a fan of the style, but this was pretty damn tasty.

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Photo of garymuchow
3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Really nice aroma. Nice citrus and fruit with a very fresh and efferevescent quality. Soft phenols and spice play in the background.
Rather cloudy and more orange than golden. One inch white cap settles out slowly.
The flavor is less pleasing than the aroma much enjoyable in it's own way. Very dry with more malt character. The fruits so evident in the aroma really pretty much don't exist here, except a little orange that I pick up that becomes more of a bittern orange. Some phenols. More hop character, particularly grassy, but I wouldn't call it a hoppy beer.
Lighter than moderate body with ample carbonation.
Good beer and I like the hop additions. The aroma makes this but I find it fading through the drink. Too bad as it was a great way to start each sip.
Many thanks my best younger brother. Much appreciated.

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Photo of DrMindbender
3.64/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TX-Badger
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy darker yellow golden color with fizzy white head. Citrus, light fruits, doughy bready, and cereal on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied, the yeast gives it a wine cooler like mouthfeel. Finishes with more fruit, and a little white wine-like note.

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Photo of Ben_
5/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Roybert
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jame515
4.03/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Griphon
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kkazemi
3.4/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sparx1100
4.19/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of stephens101
4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bright reddish orange and plenty of phenol goodness emmanating. The off-white froth diminishes in due time, leaving

Cotton candy, peach, orange and faint hop aroma-wise.

An array of subtle light fruits precede a very slight herbal hop bitterness on the tongue. Other notes of spice and farmhouse funk are also found. All low-key but quite satisfying.

Dry and gets drier as it goes. Light to medium in body with little to no noticeable alcohol heat.

Absolutely love finding Belgian-inspired beers with touches of America in them. Winner.

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Photo of needMIbeer
4.26/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GreatStoutman
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shawnspl
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nightmare1972
3.99/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JoshBrews
4.01/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jtaylord
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aufie
4.02/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mamaraza
4.24/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sisterofba
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Mischief from The Bruery
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 1,848 ratings