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Silly Sour - Brasserie de Silly S.A.

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83
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168 Ratings
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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 10.99%
Wants: 8
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie de Silly S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Silly Sour is a unique brew that blends 13% of traditional dark Saison with 87% of soured ale. The delicate malt notes from the Saison manage to break through the striking green apple sourness upfront and than give a way to a finishing jolt of lactic sourness! At an approachable 5.5% Alc. by Vol. this chestnut colored brew adds a new page in the history of Saison brewing.

(Beer added by: OWSLEY069 on 07-10-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

a77cj7, Today at 07:31 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

gregcordle, Tuesday at 02:30 PM
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3.89/5  rDev +6.9%

Dirtyhands, Nov 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

westcoastbeerlvr, Nov 14, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +7.1%

Torey, Nov 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Center pour great foam that subsides. Sour without bitterness. Light bubbles. Good backbone.

Devehf, Nov 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Bottle on 10/29/14

Moheban, Oct 30, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Kmlund, Oct 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Smells and tastes kind of like sparkling grape juice. Just a little bit sour. Only slightly sweet.

Davepoolesque, Oct 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

spycow, Oct 25, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +18.7%

blue-dream, Oct 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

Lovely85, Oct 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

nickfl, Oct 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

JoeMans, Oct 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

wembly13, Oct 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

AnitaBrewski, Oct 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Hohnbaum, Oct 05, 2014
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3.68/5  rDev +1.1%

Type: 11.2-oz. bottle
Glass: Westvleteren XII glass
From: Albertson’s in Alpine, Calif.
Price: $1.67 ($9.99 for a mix 6-pack)
Purchased: Sept. 30, 2014
Consumed: Oct. 1, 2014
Misc.: N/A

Poured a dark auburn, mahogany color with one finger of khaki, gray head, which dissipated fairly quickly. Light spots of sporadic lacing along the sides of the glass. Below average retention. (Sight - 4.00)

Smelled sour fruits up front in sour apple, plum, kiwi, grapes, faint cherry and raspberry. Altogether not as potent as I anticipated. (Smell - 3.63)

Tasted similar to the nose, although I was hoping for something better. Got sour apple, sour plum, raspberry, black cherry, caramel and purple grape juice. (Taste - 3.63)

Light-to-medium body. Oily texture. Lively carbonation. Somewhat bitter, but mostly long astringent finish. (Feel - 3.75)

I was expecting a bit more, but this was decent nonetheless. Especially for the price. I guess I’d have it again. (Overall - 3.75)

3.68 | 83 | B

BucannonXC5, Oct 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

gfg0020, Oct 01, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -3.3%

hoppy91, Sep 30, 2014
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4.06/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brasserie de Silly's Silly Sour. 5.5% ABV.

A: Red/Deep Orange. Hazy grey-yellow in the dimple. Very noticeable sheeting, and just the tiniest bit of lacing, but it does hold.

S: More of a barnyard aroma. Tartness is kind of a hybrid of citrus, melon, and stone fruit. Hay, earthy.

T/MF: Now that is interesting. It's got quite a bit of tree sap-like caramels, with a sour edge and just a touch of dried grass bitterness. Apple core/stem. Earthy, grassy, barnyard. A bitter-ish raisin pulp flavor. Quite different from other sours I've had. The tartness is more in the vein of green apple peels. Flavors create a deceptive sucrosity-like effect. It comes across as sweet in flavor, but in actuality seems to be quite dry. Raisin-y along the roof of the mouth. Very nicely complex.

Poured from an 11.2 oz. bottle, into a Belgian tulip glass.

TruePerception, Sep 29, 2014
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4.36/5  rDev +19.8%

wc94wc, Sep 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

vermilcj, Sep 26, 2014
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3.79/5  rDev +4.1%

JamieDuncan, Sep 23, 2014
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Silly Sour from Brasserie de Silly S.A.
83 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.