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Sour In The Rye - The Bruery

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95
world-class

1,790 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,790
Reviews: 241
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 240
Gots: 512 | FT: 60
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
We brewed this ale with around 40% rye as a base malt and let our sour yeast and bacteria eat away at it in oak barrels for over a year creating a sour ale with a complex character of rye spice, oak and a subtle funk.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 08-09-2009)
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russwbeck

Virginia

4.05/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2012 bottle enjoyed in early 2013

A: Crystal clear orange pour with a finger or so of fizzy white head. The head doesn't last that long at all or lace. Bubbles race up to the top of the liquid, which basically sparkles it's so clear. 4

S: Tart and oaky with some rye shining through. A fruitiness lays underneath, but I can't peg it to anything specific. Acidic and inviting. 4

T: The taste isn't nearly as tart as I expected it would be, but wow is it balanced. The taste begins fruity and features a nice amount of rye. The acidity attacks the palate after that, but is only short lived as some oak, cherries, and lemon. The finish is clean and fruity. Really a very pleasant taste that isn't lacking, but also won't rip your tastebuds apart. 4

MF: The body is light and crisp. Carbonation tingles the mouth. Phenomenally drinkable, this beer really keeps you coming back for more. 4.5

O: This was a great beer. It doesn't blow away any of the other beers the Bruery puts out in this category, but that doesn't make it top notch. Really glad I grabbed this one, you should too! 4

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2013 01:03:32 | More by russwbeck
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Sour In The Rye from The Bruery
95 out of 100 based on 1,790 ratings.