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R&D Sour Fruit (Very Sour Blackberry) - New Glarus Brewing Company

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R&D Sour Fruit (Very Sour Blackberry)R&D Sour Fruit (Very Sour Blackberry)

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302 Ratings
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Ratings: 302
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 4.76
pDev: 5.67%
Wants: 775
Gots: 45 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Fourth in our series of spontaneous sour ales. Fermented and aged in oak barrels - on yeast lees - with Oregon blackberries. Refermented in this bottle. Open with care - This is a funky wild sour beer!

(Beer added by: thebigredone on 08-19-2013)
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4.9/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

500ml bottle into a cantillon gueze glass. 8/2013 bottle date.

pours a dark ruby red color with a terrific red head. smell has a massive aroma of blackberries the second it leaves the bottle. wow. taste is damn amazing and ..wow . it has a slight tartness...but the perfect amount of fruit. its like blackberry wine. the flavor is almost perfect. the best new glarus ive ever had and possibly the best beer period. body is medium and so is carbonation.

overall it surpassed my expectations. deserves the hype.

Axnjxn, Jun 19, 2014
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Purple head in a dark purple body. Very excellent head retention for a sour. Some lace clings.

Love the smell. Like fresh blackberry jam.

Blackburrrries. "Yum yum yum"...after every sip. Gets a 8 on the Duff27 sour scale.

Full mouthfeel. Carbonation level is perfect.

The masters of fruit beers have done it again. Don't know what else to say other than this is one of the best sours I've ever had.

Duff27, Jun 14, 2014
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R&D Sour Fruit (Very Sour Blackberry) from New Glarus Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 302 ratings.