Mischief Belgian-Style Ale – The Bruery (Placentia, CA, USA)

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  • My Rating: A

Mischief Belgian-Style Ale, unfiltered, bottle-conditioned – The Bruery, 8.5% ABV – 1 pt. 9.4 fl.oz., (Placentia, CA, USA)

on the front label:

“Not quite evil, yet not to be trusted, this Golden Ale is effervescent, dry, hoppy and crisp-you’ll want to keep an eye out.”

  • Style: (Belgian-style) Strong Ale
  • Taste: Creamy/fizzy stone-fruity malt beer, alcohol well-hidden
  • Where I got it : Brewery Creek
  • How much: $11 (after 10% off) – 1 pt. 9.4 fl.oz., September 2013
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: yes!
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: yes

Visual: In a quality, thick, hefty bottle. Pours slightly translucent bright golden orange, with a massive lasting ultra-creamy head, sticky lacing, tons and tons of fast activity. Beautiful Visually.

Nose: Enticing fruity peach-apple. (lvl-6)-pungency

Attack: half creamy/fizzy, incoming dense malts

Mid-palate: light tangy, continual tingly/fizzy texture, (lvl-6)-fruity sweetness, (MAIN) malts, honey, apricot, alcohol detection+bitterness

Finish: cuts off-dry, light-medium hopped bitterness + dense fruity malt finish.

Summary: Clean fruity flavours with excellent textural mouthfeel from start to finish. Recommended, especially chilled.