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Perennial Brettopia
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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (11812) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Hazy golden yellow color. Aroma of dusty and peppery straw. Taste is white pepper, hay, citrus.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10967) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9685) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle. Pours lightly hazy gold with a large, creamy off-white head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is Brettanomyces, earthy and spicy hops, citrus, biscuit and honey malt with pear esters. Flavor is Brettanomyces, moderate hops and bitterness with fruity esters, supporting malt and a dry finish. Medium body and heavy carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9100) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT2 (8427) - San Diego County, California, USA - FEB 14, 2014
[ Bottle ][ RBWG Bus ][ 750mL ][ RBWG Globe ][ Free ][ 2/7/14 ]
>> Thanks phallus for the share. Full haze murky gold pour with good foam. Nose is tomato, wood, olive. Taste is drained, aerated, olive, raw grain. Brett drained leaving a concrete and chemically bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8415) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Bottle at RBWG. Pours cloudy orange gold with white head. Nose and taste of brett, lemon, Belgian yeast and orange candy. Medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8121) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6497) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (6369) - 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!

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (5142) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 10, 2014
RBWG bus beer. Murky orange, thin white head. Smells really orangey, citrusy, and a bit oaky. Taste was kinda hairspray, actually. some funk, some oak, some floral notes, but a bit overwhelming with the weird hairspray notes...


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