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Sour In The Rye - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,939 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,939
Reviews: 246
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 265
Gots: 533 | FT: 62
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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Photo of Auraan
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Poured a gorgeous translucent reddish orange body with a finger and a half of foamy pinkish head. Very nice looking. Scents of sour cherry, wild, barnyard funk, stone fruit, and sweet, tart red berries along with slight oak. Overall impression is of a nice sour aroma that is fruity and nicely funky. Very nice. Flavor begins moderately sour with notes of sour cherry, Brett funk and a bit of spicy rye, along with hints of oak. This moves into a still sour middle, with further notes of cherry, and a bit of spicy rye, with oak still present. Finish is dry and moderately high in sourness with notes of sour cherry and berries and oak. Aftertaste is sour, with notes of sour cherry, berries, especially raspberries, a bit of oak and a hint of spicy rye and grainy malt. Overall impression is of a nicely sour, dry and fruity beer with a nice oak presence and funk. Very nice and quite pleasant. Mouthfeel is medium-light bodied with moderate carbonation, and a drying, puckering feel. Quite nice and very drinkable. Overall this is a good sour ale. It has a wonderful aroma and flavor profile that is fruity, funky, oaky and slightly spicy with a nice mouthfeel that aids the drinkability. Highly recommended.

Auraan, Sep 13, 2014
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Sour In The Rye from The Bruery
96 out of 100 based on 1,939 ratings.