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Sour In The Rye - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,950 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,950
Reviews: 246
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 265
Gots: 536 | FT: 63
Brewed by:
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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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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Undated bottle at 40 degrees into snifter
Aroma of oak
Head small (2 cm), off white, fizzy, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm ring then to nothing
Lacing none
Body medium amber, slight haze
Flavor sour and oaky with a touch of rye spicyness; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, lively carbonation.

Wow! This is goodgoodgood! The sourness sets you up for the vanillin from the oak as well as the rye spice. Can’t drink just one! The lack of head is typical of the wild sours, at least the ones that I have had the good fortune to try, but is still detrimental to the overall enjoyment.

Ozzylizard, Aug 06, 2014
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Sour In The Rye from The Bruery
96 out of 100 based on 1,950 ratings.