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Petit Mutant | The Alchemist

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Alchemist
Vermont, United States
alchemistbeer.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American Brett ale fermented entirely with Brettanomyces Bruxellensis; this rustic ale contains almost a pound of Montmorency cherries in each 16 ounce can.

Added by ThatsThatDude on 02-06-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
36
Ratings:
357
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
37.72%
 
 
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2/5  rDev -50.4%

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2.67/5  rDev -33.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

A: Bold, cloudy, ruby red. Very loud carbonation.

S: Musty brett funk, vinegar, and cherry jolly ranchers.

T: The tartness is there but overwhelmed by the artificial-tasting flavor of cherries and a bitter, cough syrup finish. Honestly, this tastes a lot like Robitussin.

M: Not sure if the slight syrupy sensation is there or an artifact of the cough syrup taste.

O: Happy to have tried it, more than happy to never have it again. Given that I traded something quite good for this, I might have to power through this one.

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4.13/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -25.6%

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4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.82/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.58/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.29/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of tastybeer
4.22/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Reddish copper brown colored beer, evenly clouded with a white, small tight head. Aroma is loaded with cherries, slightly funky/brettified, lightly tart, sweet and woody, a touch of red grapes, musky, and something similar to raspberries. Taste is pleasantly tart, packed with cherry, reminiscent of tart cranberry juice, fermented fruit, and again some woody musk funkiness.

Very enjoyable beer. Tart funky cherry pie...

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3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Alieniloquium
2.94/5  rDev -27%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

16 oz. can poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Clear red body. Lightly pink head.

Smell - Smells kinda bland. Musty cherry and some cough syrup. Yeasty, too.

Taste - Much better cherry flavor, but it is a bit medicinal. Light tartness. Grain. Like wheat.

Mouthfeel - Light. Well carbonated. A it abrasive.

Overall - Not really impressive. Artificial tasting.

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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

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Petit Mutant from The Alchemist
4.03 out of 5 based on 357 ratings.
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