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Ojos Negros - Rivertown Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

144 Ratings
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Ratings: 144
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 7.52%
Wants: 33
Gots: 29 | 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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Ratings: 144 | Reviews: 26 | Display Reviews Only:
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dbc5

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.9%

08-09-2013 00:44:40 | More by dbc5
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riemster

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

08-06-2013 09:37:00 | More by riemster
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roodie

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.9%

08-06-2013 01:31:50 | More by roodie
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stevec32

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

08-05-2013 01:07:31 | More by stevec32
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.09/5  rDev -0.7%

750 ml bottle, vintage 2012, poured into a tulip glass.

A- Pours a murky orange-ish ochre color, produces a thin off-white head that quickly dissipates.

S- Nice tartness, wheat, blackberries, cherry, vinous oak and vanilla. Smells very nice.

T- A restrained fruitiness is the first thing you notice, blackberries as well as red grape and cherry. Tartness is present more towards the finish, but remains relatively restrained. There's also a dry mustiness, some oak and a bit of vanilla.

M- Medium-bodied, smooth feel with a very dry finish.

O- A solid, if not stellar, sour. There's a nice amount of complexity here, and it's very drinkable stuff. Hopefully we'll see more beer in this vein from Rivertown in the future.

08-04-2013 05:09:47 | More by WillCarrera
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NW2285

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.9%

07-29-2013 16:44:38 | More by NW2285
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drummermattie02

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -9%

07-29-2013 01:44:00 | More by drummermattie02
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beerslushy

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

07-25-2013 17:29:29 | More by beerslushy
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Zbeetleman

California

3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

07-09-2013 06:23:07 | More by Zbeetleman
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beernads

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

07-02-2013 07:54:08 | More by beernads
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.9%

06-10-2013 03:54:39 | More by ygtbsm94
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mjw1200

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

06-08-2013 23:25:08 | More by mjw1200
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jl28r1

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

06-02-2013 02:58:18 | More by jl28r1
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Florida9

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.9%

05-26-2013 01:05:59 | More by Florida9
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IPAyForHops

California

3.5/5  rDev -15%

05-21-2013 03:06:33 | More by IPAyForHops
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ADTaber

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

05-20-2013 01:30:24 | More by ADTaber
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.9%

04-28-2013 22:32:09 | More by spycow
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Bonis

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

04-27-2013 22:17:42 | More by Bonis
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MSandahl23

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

04-26-2013 19:08:50 | More by MSandahl23
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ngeunit1

California

4.16/5  rDev +1%

A - Hazy copper-orange with a thin finger of frothy white head. Fades fairly quickly.

S - Wheat, sour and tart blackberries, cherries, and other berries, vanilla, oak, funky brett and other yeasts, lactic acid, lemon zest.

T - Sour and tart blackberries, cherries, and other berries, oak, vanilla, wine, wheat, funky brett and other yeasts, lactic acid, lemon zest.

M - Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. Smooth with a tart, sour, and funky finish.

D - Nice american wild ale. Good overall balance and complexity.

04-05-2013 07:24:32 | More by ngeunit1
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mdaschaf

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -15%

03-24-2013 22:32:07 | More by mdaschaf
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FalconA

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -9%

03-04-2013 05:58:11 | More by FalconA
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duff247

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

02-25-2013 03:41:36 | More by duff247
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Beerandboards

New Mexico

4.24/5  rDev +2.9%

Poured from a bomber

A - light red almost purplish hue in a otherwise translucent orangish appearance. White foam, good head retention.

S - smells lactic-y sour, some berry fruit notes, little bit of vinegar grape

T - pretty good punch of sour right off the bat, lactic sour that hit in the back of the jaw bone. I like sours sour, and this one delivers. There is some fruity over tones. Not much in the way of blackberry, if I really thought about it, you can pick up some slight fruit peel type blackberry. Really good.

M - medium carb, medium feel

O - haven't tried a whole bunch of sours, but I really liked this one. It was plenty sour, but also had a nice mellow flavor profile that matched well with the level of sourness. If I had access to this, I would pick it up regularly.

02-24-2013 21:33:03 | More by Beerandboards
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev -10%

750mL bottle poured into pint glasses due to lack of glassware - thanks for this extra, I forget who sent it at the moment

Hazy golden orange pour with a pinkish hue. Crop of white head dissipates pretty quickly, leaving little retention or lacing behind.

Acidic fruit in the nose with funky yeast and dark fruit. Blackberries and oak with red wine and grape skins.

Snap of biting sourness up front with blackberries, red grapes and currants. Oaky and vinous with plenty of red wine character and an earthy touch. Funky wild yeast, barnyard and jammy berry fruit sweetness. Mild backbone with oak and red wine, followed by continuing acidic sourness in the finish.

Medium body, higher carbonation, bubbly, dry and lingering on the tongue. A solid dark wild ale with plenty of berry fruit flavor, but doesn't quite stack up to some of the top flight sour producers.

02-23-2013 05:27:55 | More by xnicknj
Ojos Negros from Rivertown Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.