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Newburgh C.A.F.E. Sour | Newburgh Brewing Company

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Ratings:
76
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
75.17%
 
 
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Newburgh Brewing Company
New York, United States | website

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
C.A.F.E. Sour brings a new twist to the already popular world of coffee beers. Keeping with Christopher’s favorite coffee’s from Ethiopia, the beer is made with beautiful Ethiopian Yrgicheffe provided by Plowshares Coffee Roasters in Hillburn, NY. In keeping with an overall Ethiopian theme, Whole Grain Teff and Gesho Leaves & Sticks were used. Teff is a staple grain of Ethiopia used in their sourdough bread called Injera. And Gesho is used for bittering in the traditional Ethiopian beer “Tella”.

We wanted to push the boundaries of creativity. Since Teff is used in sourdough bread, we thought: why not make a sour beer?

The end product results in a truly unique coffee-inspired experience: light in color and body, with an Earthy flavoring from the coffee that blends wonderfully with the exotic flavors from the sour beer. A refreshing and delightful beer for the summer ahead.

Style: your guess is as good as ours
Malt: Golden Promise, Pale Malt, Flaked Oats, Whole Grain Teff
Hops: Variety of Aged Hops
Adjuncts: Gesho Leaves and Sticks (for bittering); Demerara Sugar; Ethiopian Yirgacheffe Coffee from Plowshares Coffee Roasters
Yeast: Newburgh Ale Yeast
Original Gravity: 13.0
Final Gravity: 2.5
Color: Light Tan
Body: Light
ABV: 5.2%
IBU: 10

Added by Jason on 05-06-2013

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I had this on tap at brewery.

A: A gold, amber color

S: Coffee. And a damn good coffee.

T: A bit of coffee with a lot of sour. Easily one of the best and most enjoyable tastes I've had in a long while.

M: Moderate carbonation

O: A great, great beer. I have never had a sour beer before. I most certainly will try some more and especially this one.

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Newburgh C.A.F.E. Sour from Newburgh Brewing Company
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