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Sour In The Rye - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
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: 522 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

4.56/5  rDev +6%

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.

08-06-2014 18:22:49 | More by Ozzylizard
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Sour In The Rye from The Bruery
96 out of 100 based on 1,882 ratings.