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Sour Batch #1 - Brewery Vivant

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Sour Batch #1
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 1.26%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brewery Vivant visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Oud Bruin |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: GRPunk on 06-08-2011)
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3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap poured into a tulip glass.

A- Initially looked like a jet-black body, though it showed some dark brown at the edges. The head started at about 1/2-finger tan color that dropped to a slight foam at the perimeter. Really nice stick on the glass.

S- A combination of dark fruit and vinegar. It all combined to give a wood-aged wine-like aroma. Something of a rich red boardering on wine-vinegar. Not the most robust aroma, but pleasant all the same.

T- More winey notes in the flavor. Dark chocolate and vinegar combine with some definite woody notes. My description may not be doing it justice, as I did find it pretty complex. Very much a sour, without overdoing it.

M- Quite dry with moderate carbonation.

O- This is a really nice sipper. I took my time with the 10 oz. serving, though I could have had another. It maintains the characteristics of a sour without overwhelming. I could see this as a really good introduction to sours. I only have a few under my belt, and enjoyed this offering.

GRPunk, Jun 08, 2011
Photo of ROBSTARR
4/5  rDev +0.8%

ROBSTARR, Jul 28, 2013
Photo of bringmetobelgium
4/5  rDev +0.8%

bringmetobelgium, Feb 04, 2012
Sour Batch #1 from Brewery Vivant
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.