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Sour In The Rye - The Bruery

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96
world-class

1,882 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,882
Reviews: 245
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 253
Gots: 519 | 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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HopsMatt

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-17-2013 01:51:49 | More by HopsMatt
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-17-2013 01:48:39 | More by MNBeer1017
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DaSolomon

New York

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-16-2013 22:26:39 | More by DaSolomon
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-16-2013 16:34:38 | More by williamjbauer
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kawilliams81

Illinois

4.29/5  rDev -0.2%

Poured from a 750 ml bottle into a La Chouffe tulip.

A- pours a bright copper with a 2" white head. Random small bubbles and narrow trails of lacing remain on the glass.

S- huge cherry notes with some citrus, vinegar, sourdough, and you actually get some spice from the rye.

T- sweet and tart cherries, bread, vinegar not as apparent as in the nose, light oak, not getting much spice from the rye.

M- medium body and carbonation. Nice creamy feel and not real acidic or effervescent which makes it pretty easy to drink.

O- 6/10 sourness. very tasty sour with big cherry notes. Sit was as sour as I thought it would be from the first whiff of the beer, but very smooth. I just wish this beer was about $5 cheaper.

05-14-2013 23:26:26 | More by kawilliams81
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moonknight31

California

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

05-14-2013 22:21:21 | More by moonknight31
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-14-2013 21:00:16 | More by AngusOg
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arash1000

Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-14-2013 17:56:22 | More by arash1000
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Camel242000

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-14-2013 01:48:35 | More by Camel242000
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vrbulldog22

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-13-2013 18:03:01 | More by vrbulldog22
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Davit

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-12-2013 20:15:35 | More by Davit
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coldmeat23

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-12-2013 15:58:16 | More by coldmeat23
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VaTechPhilly

New York

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-12-2013 11:52:09 | More by VaTechPhilly
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Maillard

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-12-2013 06:44:15 | More by Maillard
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HevvyMetalHippie

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-12-2013 02:59:31 | More by HevvyMetalHippie
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MadScientist

New York

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

05-11-2013 23:50:04 | More by MadScientist
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coz

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-11-2013 16:01:38 | More by coz
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APreacher

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-11-2013 06:57:06 | More by APreacher
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

05-10-2013 22:22:39 | More by mikeburd1128
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eulerthegrape

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-10-2013 15:50:04 | More by eulerthegrape
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rboinski

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-10-2013 14:10:12 | More by rboinski
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homebrew311

Illinois

4.24/5  rDev -1.4%

Poured into Bruery snifter. Appearance is a reddish orange with nice clarity and significant head upon pour. Head dissipates to a collar and leaves some lacing. The nose is complex and oaky with heavy tart fruit, notes of peach and cherries along with a touch of rye malt on the finish. The taste is super tart from start to finish with nice underlying fruit and oak character. The rye is subtle but adds a nice complexity to the sour profile. Mouthfeel is effervescent with medium body. This is a deliciously sour ale and definitely worth trying.

05-10-2013 07:00:24 | More by homebrew311
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YobroitsJoe

Maryland

5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-10-2013 05:05:33 | More by YobroitsJoe
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alelover

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

05-10-2013 02:50:17 | More by alelover
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

05-08-2013 18:32:20 | More by BMart
Sour In The Rye from The Bruery
96 out of 100 based on 1,882 ratings.