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Ojos Negros - Rivertown Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

154 Ratings
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Ratings: 154
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 8.05%
Wants: 33
Gots: 30 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Rivertown Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
A sour ale fermented with Belgian wild yeast from the Senne Valley and aged in oak wine barrels with fresh blackberries.

(Beer added by: seeswo on 07-25-2012)
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Much blackberry. Compares favorably with Upland Blackberry, and that's saying a lot.

duketheredeemer, Sep 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.45/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: light orange/brown color, poured with some head but not overly carbonated, head gave way to thin veil pretty quick, slight haze
S: medium sour nose, some woodiness
T: well-made, truly sour with depth, some woodiness, fruity balance to sourness
M: rounded, well-made, sour and refreshing

wisrarebeer, Nov 12, 2012
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4.43/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Notes taken from a bottleshare at the Phoenix Sun in NYC. Thanks kindly to Alex (think alex brought this one all apologies if i am mistaken, converse with me and happy to correct it) for sharing.

a - pinkish orange. no head. soft yellow head.
s - smells awesome. white wine with sour blackberries. good white wine barrels.
t - really nice sour. very balanced. white wine.
m - really nice. good sour feel.
o - overall, nice white wine vibe. good sourness and a bit funky.

cosmicevan, Oct 25, 2012
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4.39/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Got a 25.4 oz bottle for 14$
Poured with carbination stuck to the inside of the glass. About a 1/2 white head dissipating , left a nice slow dripping lace. Color is a slightly hazy golden, if you look into the bottom of the glass it has slight cherry hue.
Not much to smell, light fruit and what I call the lambic must. Light citrus/blueberry?
Taste is the fruit lambic sour, Rivertown has a wonder tasting Lambic! Great dry finish .
Mouthfeel is full then the flavors kicks in finishes sour and dry.
Overall, I am not sure why this is called an American wild ale, my pallet screams Lambic!
And a damn good one at that! Sour lovers unite!

edfish, Oct 20, 2013
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4.28/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750ml bottle into a Stone Cali glass.

A - pours an opaque rosey red with SanDiego orange sunset edges. A small off white head builds and falls to just a frothing ring quickly.

S - yummm!! Vinous, bright and fruity with pie cherry and berry notes. Earthly. Slightly horse blanket.

T - lots of the some. A nice berry flavor is present. Its a little hard to call it out as blackberry with the sour notes, but its there. Cherry pie. Funk. Brett.

M - just a tad more than I was expecting but still dry.

D - very easy to drink.

Overall, a fantastic beer I can only get more excited about with age. Tart, fruity, funky. Props to Rivertown for another fantastic sour.

beesy, Aug 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

xdefeatsy, Sep 30, 2012
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Ojos Negros from Rivertown Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 154 ratings.