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Brute | Ithaca Beer Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ithaca Beer Company
New York, United States
ithacabeer.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with vintage (aged) local hops, barley, wheat, corn, aged in oak with Brett and finished with three types of champagne yeast.

Added by albern on 06-22-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
391
Ratings:
844
pDev:
9.03%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1,066
Gots:
137
Trade:
6
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Ratings: 844 |  Reviews: 391
Photo of rhong187
3.97/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ptykozoon
3.98/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Ridiculously tight cork eventually gives in, happily spraying Brute on me. Pours with a strong cloudy white head and good lacing.

Citrus, mostly orange notes, light lemon.

Moderately sour with a decent amount of yeastiness which I never approve of in wild ale's. No concrete fruit notes, with not a lot of complexity but an overall clean, refined, wine-like, refreshing, well polished taste.

Average mouthfeel, peppy, not subtle, not overpowering.

A strong wild ale with a pleasing taste, solid mouthfeel and great drinkability.

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Photo of Mesa512
3.98/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

way to tart for my taste.

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4/5  rDev -9.7%

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Brute from Ithaca Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.43 out of 5 with 844 ratings
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