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Franklin's Sour - Starr Hill Brewery

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Franklin's Sour
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Ratings: 1
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: n/a
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Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: zaphodchak on 11-19-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.12/5  rDev n/a
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.

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Franklin's Sour from Starr Hill Brewery
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