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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Imperial Brett IPA fermented with the unique strain of yeast Brettanomyces Lambicus. This yeast creates earthy barnyard notes along with pineapple-cherry pie aromas and flavors. Of course with the "IPA" style it’s hopped heavily. Simcoe and Chinook are the culprits for the "Cat peed on the Christmas tree" aroma.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (7005) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Bottle thanks to JR! Pours a cloudy pale yellow with a touch of orange with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a good amount of citrus with a touch grapefruit and some backing funk and pineapple note. Flavor has a good amount of pineapple with some citrus and a backing funky note.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Roonai (245) - - OCT 15, 2013
Bottle. Looks hazy yellow orange w soapy white head. Nose is plenty of tart and yeasty Bret over citrus hops. Taste is GOOD tart, earth, hop, funk, complex and clean and yummy

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Steve_0 (2874) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Bottle at home with friends, courtesy of Matt. Thanks Man! Pour is slightly hazy orange with a small white head and good lacing. Big grapefruit, orange peel, lemon peel, biscuity, somewhat sweet, and doughy aroma. Taste is big grapefruit, lemony, biscuity, lightly grassy, weedy, and bready with a big bitter finish. Medium body with high carbonation. Nice stuff!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
charule (1295) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Shared from artmcd8 at Voodoo. Clear golden huge head aroma slight fruit resin light carb bod some brett taste slight bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Treebs (872) - , Illinois, USA - SEP 29, 2013
750 ml orange waxed bottle served in a FFF Teku. Bottle 6/25/13. A: Pours a clear orange color with a thick, white head forming on the pour. It recedes to a heavy cap that leaves chunky lace down the glass. S: Lots of fruity Brett notes with a nice underlying pine. some lemon grass, a little bretty funk and a nice balance of sweet cracker malts. Cherry pit sweetness. T: Fruity Bretty with a light funky barnyard presence. A little piney bitterness with just a hint of cat pee. It follows more of noble hop route as opposed to the actual pee notes people are mentioning. Lemon flesh notes with out the accompanying tartness. Sweet cracker malts. M: Medium light bodied with a nice medium carbonation level. Finish is slightly bitter and fruity. O: The Brett presence is pretty nice as it’s both fruity and funky. Hops are nice as they had a little earthy balance. Enjoyed this one. Serving type: bottle 07-14-2013

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
artmcd8 (1787) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Pours a clear pale yellow. Thanks fear025. Aroma of tangerine and some sour character. Tangy tart taste. Silky smooth feel and light carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6036) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 20, 2013
bottled, than ks to bu11zeye, orange color with white foam, flavor has a lot of sweet grapefruit with some balanced pine, failry light for a double

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (5856) - McKinney, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Thanks to bu11zeye for sharing this bottle. Pours a hazy golden color with a white head. The aroma is full of orange and grapefruit notes. The flavor has some orange and grapefruit as well as some biscuit malt and a low amount of bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brystmar (1289) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Cloudy gold color, medium white lace; zero head. Pineapple galore on the nose. Hoppy, weed-esque as the smell fades. Funky, lightly tart, grassy, bitter yeast, hops at the end. Interesting; def better than the last FFF Bretty beer I tried.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Experiment_Ale (1043) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 18, 2013
UPDATED: APR 7, 2014 750 at Markus’. Pours soft orange. Aroma is floral hope and mild Bret. Taste is tart fruit fig Bret. Finish is medium funky. Mouthfeel is medium soft. Second Rating: At Stephens house during GABF 2013. Aroma is peach, apple, orange, pineapple juice, tart, nice fruity. Taste is apple juice, fizzy barnyard notes. 3.5


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