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RATINGS: 548   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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What began as mutual admiration between Sierra Nevadaís Grossman Family and Russian Riverís Cilurzos has grown and progressed into genuine friendship. Brux began as an idea and has grown into something altogether different:

The liquid manifestation of change over time.

Refermented in the bottle with Brettanomyces bruxellensis, Brux will change and develop over time. Copper-colored, dry and complex, with slightly tart notes of green grass, pear, spice and lemon - this ale will progress in the bottle for many years.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Corrinado711 (80) - - MAY 16, 2014
Pours golden Amber with light, fluffy off white head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, sour fruit, bread. Taste is mild, light spice, light Mouthfeel with high carbination.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2295) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Bottle shared at GTMW ticket line, pours a clear golden with a bubbly white head, the aroma has a decent amount of tart fruit with the dryness of the brett showing as well, the flavor has a fruity lemon like front end with some brett dryness in the finish, light mouthfeel, interesting.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
antonstoop (167) - - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear yellow gold body under a large fizzy thin white head that receded to a thin wispy film. The nose is just full-on brett funkiness with some pale malt. Very fruity and funky. The flavor is brett dominated as well with some light tartness and fruity notes. Finishes with a nice brisk lemon-like note with some spiciness that almost comes across as clove like. Light bodied and bone dry with lots of fizzy prickly carbonation and a short but very bright finish. Very nice beer, really lets the brett shine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frank (2888) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2014
This a cloudy orange brew w/ a small and short lived head of medium bubbles. Itís mildly fruity in the nose, which is nice enough, but the defining characteristic of this beer is itís super overcarbonated. From what I can tell, aside from that, this is a nice, dry, bretty beer but ultimately it just tastes like fizz and that is too bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
willblake (2653) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - APR 13, 2014
20140413 750 ml bottle from I dunno... This is the least interesting and most still Brett effort Iíve had in a while. Okay, Iíve been hanging on to it for a year or so, but seriously it should be more memorable. I mean, Iíd take most any RR or SN beer over this one, and the normal still is half the cost. itís fine, but just not as worthwhile as the $$$.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (517) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2014
UPDATED: APR 12, 2014 Bottle a year and a half old, maybe more. Poured hazy orange, tangerine with tons of active carb. Loud fizzy bubbles. The aroma is mainly pear and peach with a little underlying funk note. The taste has a lot of peach, green apple and some sweet candy notes. Mouthfeel is dry and very complex with high carb. Excellent brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (1453) - - APR 11, 2014
Bottle. Hazy gold with a thin white head and some of the most active carbonation I've seen. Looks like a science experiment. Aroma is peach, pear and earthy funk. Taste is peppery with lemon and a horse blanket finish with light peach notes. Spritzy carb and quick dry finish. Very solid.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Oakes (12633) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 4, 2014
Dull tan, no head. Aroma has brett, subtle malts...in the direction of gueuze but quite a bit cleaner. Thereís a fair bit of alcohol coming through, sweet, just a hint of tartness, bit of cidery character as well. More time might bring out the brett a little better. Inchoate.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pilgrimoutlaw (775) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2014
1 year old bottle. Pours clear gold with two finger white head. Funk, barnyard, white grapes, a little banana, typical belgian golden ale yeast, mineral water. Moderately bitter. Dry, crisp body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AskForJenny (1020) - Ontario, New York, USA - MAR 20, 2014
750 ml - Hit the marks required for the style, good to see a US brewer turning this out, stayed true to style


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