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Sour In The Rye - The Bruery

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96
world-class

2,071 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,071
Reviews: 249
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 293
Gots: 554 | FT: 64
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: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great sour- nice and puckery, with lots of citrus and tart flavors, but with a slightly soft finish with a touch of creaminess- so it doesn't feel as if it's taking the enamel off of your teeth. Good long finish with just a touch of sweet citrus at the end. The most intriguing part of the beer, though, is the touch of spicy rye that intermingles with the sourness- it's definitely there as an undercurrent to the more pronounced sour flavors. The rye really adds something here and rounds the whole thing out. Very enjoyable beer from a great brewery.

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Sour In The Rye from The Bruery
96 out of 100 based on 2,071 ratings.