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Sour In The Rye With Kumquats - The Bruery

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Ratings: 903
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 7.95%
Wants: 252
Gots: 178 | FT: 39
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 03-18-2012

We've all come to know and love our 40% rye malt, barrel aged sour ale, Sour in the Rye. Now it's time to enjoy that very same beer, but with fresh kumquats added to the mix. This fruited sour reveals incredible notes of both bitterness from the citrus rind as well as an unmistakable tropical sweetness from macerating the entire fruit and adding it to barrels.
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Ratings: 903 | Reviews: 62 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of shangwang
4.61/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Extremely sour. Wish I had had it side by side with the other Sour in the Rye variations, but as far as I can remember I preferred the Kumquat version. Added a lot more sour with some tropical resiny citrus character. Very nice.

Photo of Herky21
4.32/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Williaar
4.43/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bobbypaulson
4.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of johnhiltz
5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SierraFlight
4.47/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dnb128
4.24/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GreenMind
4.06/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thebeerbeast
4.46/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ChaseTheAce
4.4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerZombies1
4.28/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hopnotch760
5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ParadoxGuitarist
4.43/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

The feel of this beer gives you the same reaction as eating a warhead candy. It's great.

Photo of c-rum
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chart813
4.34/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lateralundertow
4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jschott75
4.41/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wiescins
4.4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RKing44
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HOPTOMIC_BOMB
3.99/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jonada
4.03/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottled 4/25/2013. Poured into a teku

Appearance: Pours a dark amber color with 2 fingers of an off white, fizzy head that dissipates quickly to a thick collar. Body is hazy with some fine sediment and moderate, to high visible carbonation.

Smell: Despite its age, theres still quite a bit of citrus character. Lemon, slight tropical note, some spicy rye and oak.

Taste: Citrus, green apple, mild lacto character, rye like spice and oak. Quite similar to the aroma. Sourness is high.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a slightly creamy mouthfeel. Carbonation is high but not over the top. Finish leans toward the dry side.

Overall: Pretty good. Rye gives it some unique characteristics for a sour, and the citrus is a nice improvement to the regular SitR. Worth trying for sure, but no need to go crazy seeking it out.

Photo of JBrown724
4.75/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mrn1ceguy
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of elcalifornio710
4.36/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KevinmusPrime
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Sour In The Rye With Kumquats from The Bruery
97 out of 100 based on 903 ratings.