Franklin's Sour - Starr Hill Brewery
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4.15/5 rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
Brewed once for GABF. Aged in Barboursville wine barrels, apparently brewed with wine grape seeds, if I understood correctly.
Thin suds, but no head. Ruby brown.
Nose is intense. Burgundy, amlty funk, and a bit of red vinegar.
Taste is awesome. Very sour-- grape, sourdough bread, some vinegar. Undertones of 'horse leather' that the brewer described. Richer underlying malt character balances it out.
Thin mouthfeel, carbonation is sparse, but bright.
Starr Hill succeeds! I'm a bit surprised, but this is an awesome Flanders Red.
Serving type: cask
11-19-2011 01:39:03 | More by zaphodchak
Franklin's Sour from Starr Hill Brewery
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