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Sans Pagaie - The Bruery

Sans PagaieSans Pagaie

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

443 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 443
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 8.96%


Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Sans Pagaie translates to “without a paddle” and is our take on the Belgian-style kriek, a sour blonde ale aged in barrels with cherries. The base beer has a subtle funk that melds gently with the fruit giving this beer flavors reminiscent of coconut, vanilla yogurt and of course, fresh cherries. A complex beer, perfect for a warm California day in the park with a slice of home made chocolate cake.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 03-18-2012)
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womencantsail

California

3.8/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at Reserve Society Party 2012

Pours sort of a pinkish red color with a pink head. The aroma features plenty of cherry, but there does seem to be a mild butter aroma at first. A little bit carbonic (sort of a soda-water note). A bit of vanilla and wood, not quite as tart as I’d like. The flavor has plenty of cherry. A bit on the sweet side, sort of cherry pie-like. Some oak and vanilla are present on the palate as well, maybe a bit of grass. Not much in the way of funk.

Serving type: on-tap

07-16-2012 21:01:43 | More by womencantsail
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap @ Provisions

Appearance. Hazy peach-amber with a finger of thick white head that doesn't last long.

Smell. Some nice light cherry, fruits and melons, light sour funk.

Taste. Cherry, light fruits, melons and berries. Light sourness and a bit of funk.

Mouthfeel. Lighter body, medium fine and lively carbonation.

Overall. Nice light fruity sour.

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2012 23:41:36 | More by Rutager
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Halcyondays

California

4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Beachwood II,

A: Pours a lovely Provencal rose with a mild fizzy white head, soft inviting look to it.

S: Cherries and some red wine vinegar, a fairly standard smell with a lot of The Bruery sours.

T: Tasty true cherry flavour with rose petals, citrus, and a hint of melon. Complex and tasty.

M: Smooth, with a lot less heavy acetic than I've had from The Bruery in the past. Moderate acidity, crisp and light-bodied.

O: One of the better sours I've had from these guys, impressive and tasty.

Serving type: on-tap

05-07-2012 03:52:04 | More by Halcyondays
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wethorseblanket

California

4.08/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Clusterfork #3.

A: Pours a slightly hazy pinkish red with an initial white head which fades rapidly to a few bubbles around the rim. Not much lace.

N: Fresh, bright cherries with some tartness and mild funk.

T: Loads of juicy fresh cherries. Mostly juice with little skin or pit. Semi-sour and astringent on the finish.

M: Light body and medium carbonation. A bit to thin and watery for me and left wanting something more substantial.

O: Nice attempt, but came up a little short. Has potential with some time on it. Still refreshing and clean, but young feeling.

Serving type: on-tap

04-22-2012 20:44:15 | More by wethorseblanket
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pmarlowe

District of Columbia

4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at 2012 RS Initiation party. Taster glass.

A: Pours a red-tinted golden color, with a ring of white head, average retention, and decent clarity.

S: Smooth cherry and red fruit. Mildly sour. Really good stuff.

T: Mild tart cherry, some sour green apple and a hint of bright tropical fruit. Off dry.

M: Crisp, medium body and medium-high carbonation (maybe a tad on the high end).

O: This seems like more of a sour for non-sourheads. Refreshing, very easy to drink, and mildly tart with wonderful flavors. You may be let down if you are looking for something mouthpuckering. So far this is my favorite sour among the Bruery's 2012 releases.

Serving type: on-tap

03-20-2012 18:49:39 | More by pmarlowe
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Bruery Reserve Society initiation party at The Phoenix Club in Anaheim, CA.

Pours a slightly hazy red-orange with no head and no lacing. Smell is of sour cherries, slight vinegar, and some tart and funky aromas. Taste is of sour and tart cherries, funk, and some slight vinegar flavors. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good sour with some very nice aromas and flavors.

Serving type: on-tap

03-18-2012 23:41:26 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Seanniek91

Rhode Island

4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served from a 750ml bootle into a Crooked Stave tulip. Cellar temps.

Appearance- Upon opening the bottle, I notice a strange looking filament around the rim of the bottle under the cap. Kind of pinkish/grey. I might have been concerned if it wasn't a sour, but whatever.
Almost clear, but still hazy pinkish/red with quick one finger bubbly white head that didn't leave any trace.

Smell- Light cherry, citrus, mild vinegar, belgian bready yeast. fruit forward and very Belgianesque.

Taste-Cherry is totally there folowed by lots of lemon and grapefruit. Wheaty and yeasty, but not funky. Very sour. In the realm of an aged Rueze, Beat, or Mother Funker. As it warms the cherry is super prevalent.

Mouthfeel- Highly carbonated and very sour. Mouth puckering. Light in body though.

Overall- Another very sour sour from the Bruery. Nice fruit notes and Belgian characteristics. A pleasant drink overall.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2014 02:03:15 | More by Seanniek91
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.64/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle acquired through the Hoarders Society. Bottled 3/22/13. Served in a Bruery snifter.

Pours a strange, opaque, murky pink peach-like hue, similar to grapefruit juice, with a rapidly fading pale head. Zero retention and no lace.

Smells tart with vinegar, funk, yeast and sour fruit.

Flavors are sour but somehow rounded. Tart cherry, smooth oak, apple cider vinegar, acidic sour lemon, wet hay, funk and a dry yeasty character.

Light to medium body with mildly tingling carbonation. Near puckering finish with sour cherry and oak.

Pretty good stuff. The tart cherry complements and smooths out the sour. Not something I'll hunt for more of but nice enough that II enjoyed this try.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2014 00:28:04 | More by ThickNStout
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottle brewed in march 2013 into a New Glarus flute glass. about a year old.

pours a very interesting and attractive murky red that i really dig. smell is very acidic with a tad of cherries... taste is lip puckeringly sour with the vinegar and acidic notes. cherries are present but have faded noticeably in a year. as it warmed up it became a tad less acidic. mild body with mild carbonation.

overall a lip puckering sour. i dig those but maybe not for everyone.

Serving type: bottle

03-02-2014 03:17:03 | More by Axnjxn
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alaimoa

Connecticut

3.9/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Teeters on the line of good and great in my opinion but easily buyable again and very enjoyable to sip.
Pours almost the color if pink grapefruit juice with no head to speak of. Smell has sour cherry, oak and a hint of vanilla. Taste a nice mix of tart and bittersweet but not overpowering with mostly cherry and acidic fruit notes.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2014 21:01:12 | More by alaimoa
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-light red orange color with a decent white head and a little lacing

S-,sour cherries, oak, funk, little vinegar

T-sour cherries, funk, oak, red wine vinegar, cut grass, hint of tart apple

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, dry and puckering

O-was pleasantly surprised by this beer, really enjoyed this and was well-balanced and nice and sour

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2014 03:08:50 | More by MDDMD
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PHBoiler

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy blonde body with nice white head in the glass. I'm not picking up much from the nose and certainly not cherries. Still no cherries to speak of in this one. It's mouth scorchingly tart/sour. At points it is warhead tart, and other times it is just sour. It's not balanced and it has no fruit in the party. This one is just a misfire for me.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2013 16:31:26 | More by PHBoiler
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Jonada

New Jersey

3.69/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Review #200

Appearance: Pours a murky orange color with hints of red. What little head form upon pouring dissipates instantly to the thinnest of collars around the edge of the glass. Body is extremely hazy, almost to the point of being opaque.

Smell: Big barnyard funk, wet hay, mild cherry aroma, acidic sourness, tart citrus, slightly cheesy.

Taste: Nice acidic sourness right upfront along with lots of sour pie cherries, which was a bit surprising given the somewhat muted cherry presence in the aroma. That's followed by some funk, oak, hay, lemon and lactic acid. Sourness is low to medium.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with lower levels of prickly carbonation. Mouthfeel is a bit thin, almost watery.

Overall: Another good beer from the Bruery. It's a nice homage to the traditional Belgian krieks though doesn't reach the same level as the good ones. Given the it's a brewery only release, I'm glad I got to try it, but I doubt I'll be going out of my way to track it down again.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2013 01:53:21 | More by Jonada
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a cloudy pink with almost no head. Nose is super tart acidic funk with some fruit notes. Mouthfeel is basically flat but held up by the sharp sourness. Taste is very sour, some oak barrel, fruity, sweet. Finish is sour followed by nice fruit notes of cherry, passionfruit, grapefruit. Very sour beer. I enjoyed it!

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2013 00:42:50 | More by jbaker67
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mattsander

Alberta (Canada)

3.28/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: Pale pink, syrupy and a bit thin bodied.

S: Yeesh, solventy character that reminds me very much of nail polish remover. Its hard to pinpoint where the lactic acidity ends and the harsh acetic stuff begins, I can imagine that the base beer was better at some point.

T: Taste is nicer than the aroma, but the solventy nature of the nose really ruined this beer for me.

M: Medium syrupy with surprisingly weak carbonation

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2013 22:12:27 | More by mattsander
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

750ml bottle poured into tulip 23/11/13 thanks Kmat10 for bringing the bottle

A slight haze in a salmon body, just a short lived finger of foam fizzes out like a cola leaving no lace

S cherry, raspberries, some wood, a hint of burnt match, or better yet a struck match that didn't catch fire, very faint solvent and pear with a little vinegar

T the cherries tart, some black currents, no sulfur or solvent is an improvement over the nose, vinous notes and wood

M shes pretty sour, has some pucker to it but not turning my mouth inside-out, tangy with red fruit lingering

O decent beer but not mind blowing, quite sour but remains easy to drink

I'm not sure if I'd want to power back a bottle by myself but it worked well for out bottle share

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2013 19:36:07 | More by wordemupg
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emerge077

Illinois

3.53/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Tim for sharing!
Quick review from written notes.

Bright reddish color, spray of spotty white foam in the glass.
Cherry smell, clean and lactic, slightly sharp.

Slightly artificial with a cherry ludens cough drop aftertaste, sharp and super sour up front with biting acidity. Very spritzy and dry, fully attenuated. The sharpness is a little much and more sour just for sour sake, adding little dimension to the beer itself. This was nice to try, but a little one-dimensional.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2013 20:10:46 | More by emerge077
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TheBrewo

Michigan

4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

We crack a 750mL of the 2013 stock, pouring a brew of sunset orange, with hues of rosy pinks when held away from the light, into our shiny new Ommegang Game of Thrones tulips. It puts forth a two finger head of fizzy white foam, but the majority of this bubbles away within seconds. What’s left is a loose, oily-looking film across the top of the liquid. A haze cuts clarity, but no sediment is found. Carbonation appears to be light but diffuse. The aroma is tart and fruity as expected, giving notes of white wine grape skins, thick oak, mossy maple bark, easy pale malt chalkiness, rich dark cherry flesh, citric tartness, cider vinegar, light booziness, distant popcorn kernels, souring wild yeastiness, plastic phenols and vinyl bite, lemon juiciness, cloth, and warmed honey. Our first impression is that that has got to be one of the most puckering, lip-smacking wilds we’ve ever tasted!! As we sip, the taste explodes with souring, Bretty yeast, tall green grassiness, flashes of grape soda/pop, chalked pales, coiny metallics, lavender and honeysuckle florals, oaky diacetyls, the tartest candy sugars, red grapey and cherry sweetness, lemon juiciness, and resinous fruit vine. Mixing to the peak is continue woody warmth and sourness akin to a dry red wine, along with lactics and vinegars, grainy pales, chokecherries, juicy bite of wild yeast, aloe, dried straw, fermented cherry and strawberry skins, and acetone. The end washes with thick cherry fruitiness, under ripe nectarine pit grittiness, Pez and Warhead candy puck, and more of the same biting, tart cherry, lemony, vinegar, oak, and winey glory. The aftertaste breathes of light booze, lactic creaminess, warm diacetyls, huge oakiness, waxed parchment, tart cherry and peach fruitiness, tinny metallics, yeasty sourness, raw strawberry jam, and general grassy twang. The body is medium, and the carbonation strikes a high prickle. Each sip gives nice slurp and smack, but with decidedly less creaminess or froth to the lip. Finishing pop, helped along by the intense fruity and yeast tannic pucker, is supreme. The mouth is initially coated with an oily, resinous film, but the tongue squeaks clean with drying chalkiness. The abv is appropriate, and although this brew is a sipper, it drinks very well.

Overall, what we enjoyed most about this beer was its taste. Actually, we found it pretty challenging to dissect through the thick blanket of sourness that cloaks each sip of this guy!! We were going to sit on it for a bit longer, but a friend suggested we hit it now, as its tartness would only enhance, so we decided to give it a go, and MAN, this is one of the most puckering, souring, wild things we’ve ever had the pleasure of sipping. After taking those first few sips to get a handle on what exactly you’re dealing with here, it starts to go down extremely smoothly, while retaining punch at every turn. Like many within the style, it is brewer with fruit, and while the cherry is certainly present, if we were told this was brewed with raspberries, or blackberries, or the likes, we wouldn’t contest it. That said, it is wonderfully executed from head to toe, and has that bright personality that only The Bruery can conjure.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2013 23:06:11 | More by TheBrewo
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Cloudy bright ruby/orange one finger head.

S-Woah. Lots of funk. Cherries and oak. And more funk.

T-Rather sour, very funky. Lots of cherries, some oak. Might be too sweet though.

M-Lighter to medium in body, tad watery, slight carbonation.

O-The balance was a tad off and being watery. Fix those and this beer would be amazing.

Serving type: bottle

08-21-2013 21:17:58 | More by rlee1390
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steenkampa

California

4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got two bottles through a friend in the Bruery Reserve Society.

Pink, fluffy, high carbonation....very bright colored sour.

By far the most sour "sour" I have had, but in a good way. Wasn't overpowering, just slightly lip puckering.

I loved it, and bought a few more bottles later on. I have them cellared for drinking in a few years.

Would highly recommend.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2013 21:26:26 | More by steenkampa
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MighHighBrewer

Colorado

4.19/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a tulip and enjoyed on 8/4/13. No date on the bottle. Bottle obtained via trade so I can't give an MSRP.

A: Grapefruit juice. The beer pours a ruby-tinged light brown color that reminds me of fresh squeezed grapefruit juice (not the ruby red concentrate stuff). It's actually probably the most uniquely colored beer I've enjoyed this year. Not quite brown...not quite red....quite distinct. No head and minimal lacing are apparent.

S: Ahhhh....the smell of a good sour beer. Deep sour green apple and citrus fruit notes with a little bit of Brett funkiness. The nose is not overwhelming as some of the best sours....it's quite subdued. A little bit of oak - not much. Unfortunately, I dont get much in the way of cherries in the nose.

T: There are those cherries! Initial taste is of sour cherries and it hits you - hard - on the back of the tongue. Subsequent oak and toffee notes from the barrels and malt are apparent later in the sip and provide a respectable backbone to the sour cherries. There is some funkiness there, but you have to search for it. On a scale of 1:10 of sourness, this ranks up there - I'd say a 8. It's definitely more sour than I expected.

M: Slightly undercarbed for my taste in sours. I'd bump up the carbonation by 5% or so. Other than that, mouthfeel is dry sour excellence.

O: I'm overall quite pleased with this beer. I think this ranks up there with SiTR as the best sour that Bruery produces. It's mouth-puckering, sour goodness. That being said, I found this beer slightly too one-note and slightly too sour for my taste buds. It's just not as complex as some of my favorite sours on the market, probably because of the massive amount of sour cherries used. I definitely recommend tasting this if you have an opportunity, but I wouldn't trade a whale for it or anything.

Serving type: bottle

08-05-2013 00:58:35 | More by MighHighBrewer
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MNishCT77

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

750 mL bottle on trade (thanks, John Serra!), unknown bottling date (2013 vintage), poured into my Bruery "Rue the Day" glass from Urge Gastropub, drank 8/3/13 over an hour.

A: 2/3 - ruby red coloration, minimal clarity (cannot see through), carbonation very quickly dissipates into almost nothing , no alcohol legs

S: 10/12 - lots of pungent sour (especially vinegar) notes admixed with cherries and other barnyard qualities

T: 19/20 - on the anterior tongue, there's a strong sourness - vinegar, sour cherries; in the middle of the mouth, some of the vinous qualities start to rear their head probably from the oak aging - tannins and cherries; the alcohol is present but certainly not overwhelming in the taste; I taste alcohol but no malt to speak of

M: 3/5 - moderate bodied but undercarbonated for an American wild ale; I had drank Russian River's Supplication earlier tonight, and the sourness lingers too long with this one; however, I mostly detracted points for the undercarbonation

O: 9/10 - another solid offering from The Bruery, which continues to emerge as one of my favorite American breweries; they nail sours better than any other American brewery to my palate and this is another must have for fans of American wild ales

TOTAL = 43/50

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2013 03:18:43 | More by MNishCT77
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macrosmatic

Florida

4.19/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 750 mL bottle into a Brooklyn Brewery tulip glass.

A: Very hazy, deep ruby grapefruit in color, with very little head and little to no visible carbonation. It's not exactly a pretty beer.

S: Sour, tart, vinegar, sour cherries, barnyard, wet grass, funky with hints of feet and vomit...in a good way.

T: Big flavor of sour fruits up front (cherry and raspberry), very tart, sour, vinegar. Mouth-drying with just a bit of wood dryness and tannins right before and after the swallow.

M: Medium body, moderate alcohol presence, low carbonation sensation but not quite flat.

O: This was pretty good. It lacks some of the depth of flavors that the best sour beers have, and I found it borderline too acidic for my taste. But overall quite enjoyable!

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2013 21:12:45 | More by macrosmatic
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SHODriver

California

4.36/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: poured into a duvel tulip to a slightly hazed orange with a light red hue topped by a half inch of dense white head that is quick to fade to a small collar
S: smells of sourness, funk and some cherries
T: tastes of intense sourness, some cherry, a bit of funk and oak with a bit of vanilla and more sourness. swallow is some sour cherry flavor with a bit more oak and funk.
M: medium in the mouth with soft but adequate carbonation and a drying finish
O: A very well done sour with a nice fruit addition. Not a Kriek in name but it does have that flavor.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 04:17:39 | More by SHODriver
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flayedandskinned

California

4.66/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2013 vintage
Poured into a standard tulip.

Appearance: (4.5)
Pours an extremely murky, cloudy salmon colored hue of pink, almost akin to ruby red grapefruit juice. A mere wisp of a half finger head forms and fizzles out completely in a matter of seconds; which is consistent with it's style. No lacing is left behind. I've never seen a beer quite like this. It really is a milky pink.

Aroma: (4.75)
As soon as you raise the beer to your nose, it is immediately clear that this is a very sour brew; tons of bright citric acidity bursts forth; fresh lemon juice and a familiar tart cherry pie scent that is found in a great number of sour beers. There is however a gigantic and very vibrant, fresh cherry aroma underneath the standard cherry pie character. The lemons and cherries are encased by a lovely, funky barnyardness from Brettanomyces; mostly light leather and slightly musty, wet hay. The amazingly, the fresh cherries really cut through the funk from the Brettanomyces and souring bacteria. As the beer warms, a subtle, but firm vanilla presence becomes more apparent from the oak barrels.

Taste: (4.75)
Tart and acidic lemon juice your palate immediately, quickly follow by a mild Brett funkiness; more the musty, wet hay and leather that is found in the aroma. Just before the very dry finish, something unexpected happens; your palate is completely overtaken by waves of fresh cherries. The cherries are so in your face, you would have sworn you were chewing actual bing cherries. The beer finishes really dry and pleasantly tart with lingering notes of cherries, and a creamy vanilla and light tannin character from the oak barrels. There is a faint, but distinct nuttiness in the finish that becomes more apparent as the beer warms that makes me think the Bruery added not only the cherry flesh in, but kept the pits intact as well.

Mouthfeel: (4.5)
Medium, creamy body with moderate to high carbonation

Overall: (4.5)
Another brilliant beer from The Bruery; They managed to really harness the sheer essence of cherry in this Kriek(as every Kriek should!) The beer is just sour enough to be refreshing but still leaves enough room on your palate for the cherry character to really shine. I'd recommend this any 'sour head' or anyone who loves cherries!

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 01:15:40 | More by flayedandskinned
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Sans Pagaie from The Bruery
92 out of 100 based on 443 ratings.