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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 itís hopped heavily. Simcoe and Chinook are the culprits for the "Cat peed on the Christmas tree" aroma.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2342) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Pale golden orange pour with a half inch creamy white head and thick lacing ..... aroma of brett, pineapple, barnyard, citrusy, and yes slight urine .... taste is of sour and tart brett, pineapple, citrusy hops, light floral hops, funk and some dry bitter hops .... .finishes dry and bitter with a lingering brett and hop combo .... solid and interesting style

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pineypower (2516) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - SEP 2, 2013
Bottle shared much thanks to Ed. Pours out a somewhat cloudy orangy color with a small white head. Aroma is of funky Brett, some light fruity notes, pine and some citrus with some band-aid Brett creeping in. Taste is complex, tart citrus, funky plasticky/band-aid Brett, pine hops, light fruits, some lingering bitterness, and lightly medicinal Brett with some alcohol becoming apparent later on, thank man, I enjoyed this.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4016) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Tasting at Kevinís. Slight sour aroma. Sour apple, lemon, maybe some pineapple. Gold color. June 2013 label. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beechner224 (670) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Bottle shared by DrewFace, thanks boss! Aroma was strong citrus, not too much of the funk. Taste follows with a ton of citrus, grapefruit, and orange. Mouthfeel is smooth and light, very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrewFace (784) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Citrusy aroma with a slight bit of funk. Pour is a clear golden yellow color with thin white head. Lots of citrusy flavor...orange and grapefruit with a slight bit of the brett in the back of the flavor. Overall, this is a very drinkable citrusy IPA, less funk than expected but the funk thatís there balances the hop bitterness well.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (2271) - Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2013
Bottle. Pours a murky copper/orange witha foamy white head. Aromas of brett and stone fruits. Interesting flavor profile. Itís dry with big brett characteristics that mix well with the citrusy hop notes. Decent body and mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6551) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Draft pour at GTMW 2013. Pours a semi-cloudy gold color with almost an inch of white head. Massive fruitiness in here, especially in the flavor. Apricots, peaches, citrus, dry and sweet malts, pineapple, pine, and faint cat piss. The bretty funk is subtle here. Medium-bodied, with a sweet, juicy mouthfeel and moderate carbonation. Really nice double IPA. Unique. I dug this.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (4045) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Botttle shared by Ed at Deans. Poured a not so good looking super cloudy milky orange body with a smaller foamy white head. Aroma of brett, slightly wild funk, some lemon and pineapple, wild flowers and honey. Very full lot of carbonation and a dry finish. Flavor is rather dry compared to the aroma with notes of brett, medicine, lemon and oranges, some bread crusts. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ed5388 (2098) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 16, 2013
750ml bottle. Pours a cloudy copper orange color with 2 fingers of foamy white head. Aroma of pineapple, sour citrus, Brett, and hints of orange marmalade. Taste of pineapple, Brett, sour citrus and grapefruit in the finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deekyn (1201) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 9, 2013
At Mikkeller opening in SF. A- filtered gold with an off white finger of head and good lacing. S- strong mint, grass, California bay laurel, hoarhound, pine resin, musty, toothpaste, cat piss, pear, peaches and white grape. M- sticky and strong palate with a mild body that couples with present but not overpowering carbonation. T- pine resin, mint, and green apple to start. Catty notes muddled herbs, and tropical fruit to follow. Light caramel notes and ends with a bitter grasses. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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