Brett & No Mices | Westbrook Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States
westbrookbrewing.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Instead of just complaining, there is no hopefully enough or a chance that some of you will take notice of the subtle vinous oak character, and funky old timey taste of this 10 month barrel-aged and dry-hopped Belgian-style pale ale.

30 IBU

Added by MasterSki on 07-19-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
78
Reviews:
20
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
8.77%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
16
For Trade:
2
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2.63/5  rDev -34.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 2

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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of Knapp85
3.56/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This poured out looking like a reddish color, The head was white, it had a thin retention and no lacing. The smell of the beer was earthy and not very sour on the nose. I expected it to be much stronger. The taste of the beer was decent, mostly has the grainy malt base with a very subtle barrel aged flavor in there. The mouthfeel of the beer was smooth, very drinkable, dry in the finish. Overall this beer was decent, I wasn't really getting into this one too much. It was good but not great.

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Photo of rudzud
3.57/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to JLindros for sharing.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a hazy golden hue with a thin white head.

S - Aromas of very brett, super cheesy.

T - Taste is similar to the nose, loads of cheese notes, tons of brett too. The almost blue cheese asserts itself over all other aspects.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated.

O - Overall this beer was rather messy. Loads of cheesy funk. Ugh.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of brentk56
3.7/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a cloudy garnet-infused amber color; the inch of foam leaves some splashy lacing behind

Smell: Bready, with vague pear aromas, some barnyard funk; vinous oaky elements become dominant

Taste: The impact of the barrel overwhelm from the start adding a sherry-like character that, when combined with the bread, pear and yeasty phenols leads to a barnyard of funk; nuts and sherry return in the finish, which is very dry

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A very unusual flavor profile; I'm not sure that the wine barrels really helped this beer but it is worth a try

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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Photo of Rifugium
3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Got this as an extra in a trade with [I think] DoubleSunshine. Thanks!
Shared with a few folks at a recent tasting.

Medium amber color, with a foamy white head that left some lacing on the glass. In the nose, some bready malts and yeasty funk, slightly vinous. Taste of sweet bready malts, light fruity essence, grape and mild cherry, leather and earth, brett imparting a little funk. Body was about medium, carbonation was moderate. A good melding of flavors, yet nothing intense going on. Kind of walked the edge of a few different styles here, but overall it was an enjoyable brew.

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Photo of 4thelvofbeer
3.85/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

All around, this was a very drinkable really good beer. A nice twist to a Belgian Pale Ale...the barrel tastes make this a easy beer to drink with a some really nice flavors. Big fan of Westbrook beers and this one, like other Westbrrok beers I have enjoyed, does not disappoint!

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Photo of TMoney2591
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Sweetwater mini-snifter.

Wait, there's Brett but there ain't no Mices? Dammit... Anyway, this stuff pours a cloudy sunset amber topped by a finger of sandy off-cream foam. The nose comprises lemon zest, light clove, and a healthy amount of Brett-y funk. The taste brings in more of the same, along with some mild sourdough and even more funk. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a nice, Brett-y BPA. Good times. Straight up.

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3.92/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Brett & No Mices from Westbrook Brewing Co.
3.99 out of 5 based on 78 ratings.
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