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Sour In The Rye With Kumquats - The Bruery

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809 Ratings
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Ratings: 809
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 4.41
pDev: 7.94%
Wants: 207
Gots: 177 | FT: 35
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 03-18-2012)
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April 2013 bottle, opened September 2014

A - Glowing, opaque orange ice tea. Thin fine off-white head with nice retention and ok lace.

S - Almost a golden ale base. Citrus zest, pineapple, kumquat, honey, bright wood, honeydew melon, strawberry jam, strawberry lemonade.

T - Huge, smooth, complex, woody sour center with a massive tart kumquat body. Acidic citrus sweetness with a waxy, tart citrus rind edge. Sharp wood. Agave syrup. Soft lemonade and fresh strawberry back end.

M - Medium body. Smooth, and a little slick. The slickness works as a nice foil for the sourness.

O - Outstanding as a kumquat fruit beer in and of itself, and even better as a flavored sour.


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4.40 Sour in the Rye with Kumquat
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A - 3.75 4.25 4.00 4.25 3.75 4.00 4.00 10% 0.40
S - 4.25 4.00 4.50 3.75 4.00 4.25 4.13 20% 0.83
T - 4.75 4.50 4.75 4.50 4.50 4.75 4.63 40% 1.85
M - 4.25 4.50 4.50 3.50 4.50 4.50 4.29 10% 0.43
O - 4.60 4.50 4.50 4.30 4.50 4.50 4.48 20% 0.90

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Sour In The Rye With Kumquats from The Bruery
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