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Sour Owl - Right Brain Brewery

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Sour Owl
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BA SCORE
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19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 23.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Right Brain Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RocPorterFanatic on 08-01-2011)
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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev 0%

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

06-20-2014 16:24:36 | More by tommy5
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ljc973

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +28.6%

06-10-2014 05:22:48 | More by ljc973
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astronautjones

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev 0%

05-30-2014 01:03:44 | More by astronautjones
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tectactoe

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

05-27-2014 11:44:29 | More by tectactoe
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amalburg

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev 0%

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midlifec

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev 0%

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mrebeka

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

04-11-2014 23:29:26 | More by mrebeka
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Filabee

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

04-05-2014 03:34:06 | More by Filabee
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

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Agentveba

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +28.6%

09-12-2013 04:12:16 | More by Agentveba
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monitorpop

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

11-18-2012 19:54:25 | More by monitorpop
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Zaphog

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

10-15-2012 03:32:26 | More by Zaphog
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mikeyonline


1/5  rDev -71.4%

10-11-2012 01:32:19 | More by mikeyonline
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toyfull1

Ohio

4/5  rDev +14.3%

01-08-2012 15:03:14 | More by toyfull1
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morimech

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +14.3%

11-18-2011 23:27:59 | More by morimech
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SpdKilz

Illinois

4/5  rDev +14.3%

Eager to try this on tap at Right Brain while on vacation here.

Appearance – Poured in a tumbler, the beer is a dark ruddy mahogany color with about a half finger of off while head that dissipates somewhat fast leaving slight lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell – A lively funky tartness, green apple, slight vinegar, and cherry. As the beer warms the aromas become more dramatic and apparent.

Taste – A tart cherry flavor up front which melds to slight barnyard funk. I am not really getting any of the hops/hoppy bitterness that the reviewer below me did. This is more of a straight up sour/oud bruin. At first, the beer is somewhat one dimensional but as it warms the flavors become pronounced, just as the aroma did.

Mouthfeel – Light to medium bodied, decent carbonation.

Overall – A very quaffable and enjoyable sour. A nice stab at the style from Right Brain and I am thinking I’ll go get another glass today. A hint one dimensional and not overly complex, but solid in its own right.

08-07-2011 14:36:09 | More by SpdKilz
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RocPorterFanatic

Ohio

3.33/5  rDev -4.9%

The white board at Right Brain calls this a Farm Style Amber Blend aged in Oak Barrels.

Deep rich brown color, very effervescent, almost champagne-like bubbles. Moderate head that fades quickly.

Very pungent tart aroma, followed by notes of funky-fruitiness.

First sip has the intense sourness of an Oud Bruin, with a hippy bitterness chasing close behind. Sour cherry tartness is quickly detected and very much welcomed. Hoppy bitterness again makes an appearance, this time not as welcome, almost unbalanced. Sourness lingers behind, leaving me looking for another sip. As the beer warms, the bitterness subsides, giving way to the malty body and horse blanket that I would have expected.

Great overall beer, very tasty and worth chasing down if in the area.

08-01-2011 22:35:07 | More by RocPorterFanatic
Sour Owl from Right Brain Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.