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Dirty "Old" Helen Sour Brown - Barley Island Brewing Company

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Dirty "Old" Helen Sour Brown
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3 Ratings
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 13.39%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Barley Island Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: JamesS on 12-30-2009)
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JamesS

Indiana

3.08/5  rDev -8.3%

This is Dirty Helen with brett, from what I was told at the Broad Ripple Tasting Room.

Poured a nice brown, although no head and no lacing. Some nice malt sweetness in the scent, some bourbon aroma, and a nice hint of sourness; the bad part is they all clashed. Malt, sour, and bourbon flavors all clashed, specifically the bourbon and sour; it was really tough to finish the one pint I ordered of this; it was a nice idea, but didn't work out. Goes down smooth, but not worth it in my opinion.

12-30-2009 21:43:04 | More by JamesS
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1Adam12

Indiana

4/5  rDev +19%

Pours solid brown, no head. Smells sour, and funky. Taste is very sour, not much more, just sour. Very refreshing though. The problem is there is no complexity at all, just sour, and brett, but, it is still tasty and refreshing, and also cures the jones of a sour head. Mouthfeel is creamy, yet light. Overall, this is quite good. Not something to write novels about, but still worth the 18 bucks for a growler. I mean damn, 18 bucks for a growler of a decent sour beer? Yes please!

07-22-2012 04:41:46 | More by 1Adam12
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bertram

Illinois

3/5  rDev -10.7%

05-12-2012 19:35:04 | More by bertram
Dirty "Old" Helen Sour Brown from Barley Island Brewing Company
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