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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
To take up the challenge and make a 100% true Brett IPA can very easily become a fatal attraction for the Brewmaster. Once you get acquainted with Nelson Sauvin’s fruity and seductive personality, along with Bretts irresistible, overpowering, alluring and very charming nature, it will ensnare you and drive you mad obsessing over how exactly you can create the perfect desirable tangy, funky, crisp, tart flavor in ya mouth.

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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sic1314 (4775) - Leiden, - JUL 13, 2013
Poured a cloudy golden with a small white head. Aroma of sweet, spiced citrus and floral hops. Medium body, flavour of bitter sweetness. some grapefruit and mango in there, quite refreshing.


3.8
balloonbuffoon (272) - - MAY 6, 2017
From a 22floz bottle (No freshness date evident, paid a discounted price of $4) that requires a couple pours into a tulip glass. The body is blonde and lightly hazy, a white head completes the appearance. The subtle aroma pleasantly showcases doughy and light herb. This is a quite good rendition of a Belgian golden ale and IPA (I would venture to say of the English style) hybrid. It isn’t an overly wild beer, it ijust executes a sharp cheddar flavor well.

3.4
Nurmis (640) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAR 25, 2017
650ml bottle. Pours cloudy amber. Brett hop aroma is surprisingly weak. Light sourness, medium bitterness.

2.7
DruncanVeasey (8225) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2017
£11 bottle fishing for a ceremonial 8K, probably from Gonzo, March 2016. Foggy blonde capped generously with white. Restrained overripe pineapple, pine, kumquat and old mouldy ginger aroma with discreet Belgian-like hop and spice. Slick and yeasty TCP, mouldering pineapple and flowery incense spice squarely in the Belgian camp but not the punch of Nelson and Brett I was hoping for. Not even a poke. Squashy dried apricot. Flicked incense ash in the nose. Considerably less than the sum of its parts. So disappointing.

3.9
DroolYeast (1464) - Aalborg, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2016
Tap @ Fermentoren Aarhus. Aroma of citrus, lots of brett and grapes. Hazy yellow colour with mostly lasting white head. Taste is light sweet and moderate bitter. Medium body, oily feel and brett finish.

4
Klimaet (2539) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - OCT 27, 2016
Tap @ Fermentoren Tap Takeover. Pours hazy orange with a large white head. Aromas of sweet green grapes, gooseberries, brett, citrus, floral, sweet dessert wine, sweet pear. Taste is bretty, grapey, green apples, citrus, dessert wine, subtle tartness, bitter hops in the backend. Nice!

2.8
saltyseadog (65) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - OCT 13, 2016
2 of 6 in an Evil Twin Femme Fatale tasting event with Eric of Windsor Hy-Vee. Apparently not the same beer as Femme Fatale Brett, which notably doesn’t mention Nelson Sauvin on the label. Pours cloudier than FFB, golden amber in color with a ton of head. Flavor and palate are a little lighter but very similar.

3.9
Tognetta (951) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - OCT 3, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 3, 2016 Amarelo ouro de leve turbidez, espuma branca de abundante formação e persistência. Aroma alaranjado, brett evidente, champagne, celeiro, nada fora do esperado, lúpulo inicialmente em segundo plano. No paladar leve acidez, amargor crescente, dulçor residual. Corpo leve e alta carbonatação. Final mantém o brett/celeiro, alaranjado perde força, ao servir o restante da garrafa ficou turva, ganhou amagor e se aproximou mais de uma IPA.

3.5
Satyroneto (377) - BRAZIL - SEP 4, 2016
Cor amarelo palha, turva e sem brilho; presença de perlage discreto de difícil visualização pela turbidez da cerveja; espuma levemente marfim de altas formação e persistência com lacing razoável. Aroma complexo, cítrico de frutas amarelas (maracujá e manga) com acidez ao final; com elevação da temperatura percebe-se um dulçor de maracujá em calda. Sabor com base de leve caramelo e cítrico seguindo o aroma com meio levemente doce finalizando com sabor azedo e de amargor discreto. Retrogosto azedo e adstringente. Corpo leve e baixa carbonatação.

3.7
AgentAle (1726) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 3, 2016
Aroma is clove, lemongrass, earthiness and sweet malts. Taste is sweet light malts, citrus and clove. A light sour and funkiness follows but not overwhelming. Appearance is a hazy gold with a thick pearl head that retains very well.

4.2
robinvboyer (4611) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 1, 2016
650ml bomber. Cloudy yellow pour, with a huge white head. Aroma is huge tropical fruit, lots of yeast, and some fresh herbs. Hints of mint and lots of citrus zest. A very light mouthfeel, lively carb, very crisp feeling. Easy drinking, pithy bitterness, dry, citrusy finish. Refreshing, with some very slight tartness at the end with some light mango. Nice stuff.


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