Ithaca Brute

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Type: American Wild Ale
  • Brewed by: Ithaca Beer Company
  • Availability: Limited
  • Additional beer information
  • Region Available: www.ithacabeer.com
  • Aroma: Miscellaneous
  • Aroma Description: Apple / Pear / Peach / Pineapple
  • Serve at Temperature: Cool
  • Container: Snifter and Tulips
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  • 4.1/5 
  • 06.50% 
  • 1330/3686 
Commercial Description

Brewed with vintage (aged) local hops, barley, wheat, corn, aged in oak with Brett and finished with three types of champagne yeast.

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  • Feb 1, 2011
    DosBeerigos (102)Rank: Beer DrinkerGroup: Beer; DIY Style (Homebrewing)
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    AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH TOO MANY SOURS IN ONE WEEK! NOOOOOOOOOO. Shit, who am I kidding?!? Sours are the JAM!
    While this was not the first beer I reviewed from Ithaca for the blog, it was defiantly the best so far. The beer started out a nice deep yellow color, and was almost too clear. Regardless, the nose was damn sexy and unlike anything else I have ever smelled from a sour. There were strong sweet fruit odors that were then masked by the funky acidicness. The taste was similar. Like many of the last beers in the past week the body was smooth and light. Very dry finish to this one though.
    Honestly, this reminded me of Halloween, which I should have posted this the day after instead of today, because the beer tasted just like LEMON SWEET-TARTS. I would sneak them into class the day after Halloween and eat the tart candies, lemon was my favorite flavor too! If your looking for a liquid solution to your Sweet-tart then look no further!

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