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Ciel Rouge A Nuit - Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island

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Ciel Rouge A Nuit
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75
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30 Ratings
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 26.2%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Jason on 05-12-2013)
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2.25/5  rDev -28.1%

JAHMUR, Jun 05, 2013
Photo of yancot
4.25/5  rDev +35.8%

yancot, May 24, 2013
Photo of Seanniek91
3.76/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Served from a 750ml bottle into an Allagash Coolship tumbler. Cellar temps.

Appearance- Dark brownish/red with quick white head that stays at the edge of the beer.

Smell- Straight peanuts and oak. Not great. No real tart characteristics or fruit, but mostly malt dominates.

Taste- Light sourness, mild cherry and oak, still some peanuts or soy sauce. Interesting flavors. Nice sour lingering aftertaste of oak though.

Mouthfeel- Nice light and bubbly with mild tartness. Tart and refreshing.

Overall- Solid effort from Grey Sail and I look forward to possibly more sours to come from them.

Seanniek91, May 22, 2013
Photo of RoninTK3
4.01/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Translucent amber with some lacing.

S - Sour, peanuts, and roastiness. A very nutty smell.

T - That nutty smell definitely comes through in the taste. Tastes like a sour brown ale with lots of peanut, roasty notes, oak, tartness, and a bit of soy sauce (in a good way). Very unique.

M - Light bodied with medium carbonation and a sticky finish.

This was a surprise to see on shelves. For being open for a little over a year, Grey Sail has put out quite a few good beers in a variety of styles. They're a class act and I'm happy to find another reason to support them. This is not an overwhelmingly sour beer, but it's got a unique flavor with a lot of brown ale characteristics. Really enjoyed this one.

RoninTK3, May 22, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -60.1%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

I wanted this beer to be good and it looked fine, but that is where it ended. As a big fan of sours I was excited to see this local offering, unfortunately it smelled like an unwashed mash tun after a few days. I tried to drink it but the taste was like licking the walls of said mash tun, an unfortunate drainpour.

lucas1801, May 17, 2013
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Ciel Rouge A Nuit from Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island
75 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.