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Sour Golden Ale - Backacre Beermakers

Sour Golden AleSour Golden Ale

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112 Ratings
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 7.32%


Brewed by:
Backacre Beermakers visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: corby112 on 02-25-2013)
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Dawkins

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

01-03-2014 01:47:21 | More by Dawkins
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.16/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Pale yellow body. Clear. Brief white head. Then nothing.

Smell - Funky. Woody and lemony. Some estery notes. Slight vinegar aroma.

Taste - Sharp sourness. Lemony. Very oaky. Again a slight vinegar flavor. Grainy. Crisp.

Mouthfeel - Light and pleasantly sour. High carbonation.

Overall - Clean and really enjoyable sour.

Serving type: bottle

04-15-2014 00:57:03 | More by Alieniloquium
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hooliganlife

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

04-08-2014 18:13:25 | More by hooliganlife
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Holland

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

03-31-2014 02:12:02 | More by Holland
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marlinsfan4

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3%

03-26-2014 17:28:48 | More by marlinsfan4
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duceswild

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

03-25-2014 00:54:06 | More by duceswild
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mwgroove23

Texas

4/5  rDev -8.5%

03-19-2014 03:57:06 | More by mwgroove23
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Crookdrain

New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

03-12-2014 15:15:15 | More by Crookdrain
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kscaldef

Oregon

3/5  rDev -31.4%

03-10-2014 01:15:34 | More by kscaldef
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3%

03-09-2014 15:27:59 | More by ShanePB
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doremite

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

03-08-2014 23:16:05 | More by doremite
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New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +3%

03-08-2014 22:02:33 | More by Kelp
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FeDUBBELFIST

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

03-08-2014 19:35:08 | More by FeDUBBELFIST
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -8.5%

03-04-2014 13:27:25 | More by DrBier
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sendsilk

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3%

02-28-2014 01:20:26 | More by sendsilk
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KingdomBobcat

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

02-24-2014 00:33:36 | More by KingdomBobcat
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gillagorilla

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3%

02-23-2014 04:21:08 | More by gillagorilla
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ThatsThatDude

New York

3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

02-22-2014 14:40:46 | More by ThatsThatDude
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FrankHammer

Michigan

5/5  rDev +14.4%

02-21-2014 13:40:36 | More by FrankHammer
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MichaelAllenVT

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

02-20-2014 01:53:04 | More by MichaelAllenVT
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nh_hawkeye

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +3%

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dbrese

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +3%

02-15-2014 01:11:10 | More by dbrese
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Gatch

Massachusetts

4.54/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: It is what it says it is!

S: Fresh, hard apple cider. Super sour and slightly funky and yeasty.

T: Yeasty, dry, grassy, barny, and overall delicious.

M: Massive carbonation but so effervescent and even refreshing.

O: Everything you expect it to be and more. Very unique. Very Vermont. This is exactly what it says it is. A sour, tart, but light, farmhouse style ale. Awesome!

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2014 03:53:55 | More by Gatch
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greg4579

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3%

02-10-2014 01:38:45 | More by greg4579
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.6/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to mhksuccess for sharing this one at Acropora's tasting.

Pours a hazy gold with a foamy white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is slightly sour with malt, grain, funk, acid, cider, and slight vinegar aromas. Taste is much the same with slightly sour malt, acidic, and vinegar flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and somewhat medium bodied mouthfeel mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is drinkable but has a much better smell in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2014 19:59:06 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Sour Golden Ale from Backacre Beermakers
96 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.