Perennial Brettopia
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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A significant portion of malted white wheat in the grist provides a fluffy mouthfeel on an otherwise lean frame. Hefty late and dry-hop additions of Mosaic and Amarillo create an intense aroma of stonefruit and spice. Brettopia is Perennial’s first beer to be bottle-conditioned with a unique strain of Brettanomyces, which creates a crisp finish, racy effervescence, and a yeast character that will continue to develop with time.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
maus10 (43) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Beautiful copper color with a simple nose of hops and Brett. The taste is a really nice balance of spice and earthiness with a beautiful Brett funk that is a little tart and then it finishes dry and hoppy. I really like this one! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (9148) - Ohio, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Bottle sample on the RBWG Asheville bus. Pours a hazy golden color with a medium plus sized white head. The aroma and flavor have Belgian yeast, lemon and orange citrus, Brett, mild spicy notes, there was some bite to the mouthfeel, interesting beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21690) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Hazy golden yellow color. Aroma of dusty and peppery straw. Taste is white pepper, hay, citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10883) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Hazed gold pour, nice puffy white head. Nice Brett funk, leather, manure, fresh dug earth, lemons, little bit of peppery notes and very light tartness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (11654) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Sample at Ginger Man NYC. Cloudy golden-orange color with a medium foamy off-white head that diminishes slowly. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of funky fruit, yeast and malt. Light-bodied with a mildly funky character and flavors of ripe fruit, earthy yeast and malt. The finish is lightly tart with a fruity aftertaste. Decent overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beastiefan2k (3597) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - MAR 2, 2014
12oz draft snifter at SmallBar on Division in Chicago. A surprisingly boring brett beer, its funny what the craft scene has come to. A brett beer just isn’t good enough nowadays. Its golden color, slight hazy. Aroma is lemony and floral. The aroma has a soft cottony feel on the nostrils. A bit of urinal cake. Flavor is similar to the nose and has a long herbal brett finish. The body is thicker and not vibrant like I would prefer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
millercory33 (4) - - FEB 26, 2014 does not count
Has nice balance. Stays saison throughout. Notes of bread, yeast and hops. Smooth mouthfeel. I enjoyed this saison.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
decaturstevo (5850) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Hazy yellow pour with white head. Aroma is sweet malt and paper. Bretty flavor with paper. Good carbonation and smooth. nice beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (9429) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2014
750 ml bottle from jckp64- thanks again, John! Pours a cloudy gold color with a finger of white head. Notes of bretty funk, spices, citrus and tropical fruits, sweet bready malts, and a bit of soap. Light-medium bodied, with moderate to medium carbonation and a light, dry, bitter, funky mouthfeel. Nice lighter brett ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Tasted during RBWG, thanks to phaleslu for sharing this 750ml bottle. Mostly hazy golden orange color. Big, rocky off-white head. Good lace. Nice citrusy floral bretty nose. Smooth, lightly soft, lighter carbonation. Bigger body. Zesty, light sweet taste. Solid bretty belgian!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18745) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle on the bus during RBWG 2014 - Asheville. Pours cloudy gold with a white foam head. Tasty. Good melon and citrus fruits present, with faint brett funk and a bit of bitter, wet hay. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Moderately sweet to finish with more ripe melon. Nice. The brett doesn’t seem to have really taken hold just yet.

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