Sour Grapes | Goose Island Beer Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Goose Island Beer Co.
Illinois, United States
gooseisland.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Black Saison with brett clausenii, aged in Seguin Moreau Cabernet barrels from the Bordeaux region of France. Cabernet grape skins added to enhance flavor, body, and mouthfeel.

Added by AgentZero on 07-26-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
6.17%
 
 
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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 3
Photo of AgentZero
3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at FoBAB.

A - A brown beer with a bit of a khaki head that rose up a good finger and dissipated to some pretty decent looking lace.

S - Tannic grapes, sour grapes, lots of grapes, white grapes. At least it is delivering on the name. Some oak, surpringly noticable, caramel/brown sugar malts, and some vinous aromas.

T - Pretty clean tasting beer with the grapes being lighter than the color and smell would suggest and the tannic finish being quite appropriate. It's a beer that can get buried due to the more subtle flavored grapes, making it a nice, lighter sour.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and a very dry finish, which was good for this beer.

O - I liked this quite a bit, and while it didn't blow my socks off, it was a pretty good get. Straight forward for what it is, but a beer that a lot of people would appreciate.

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Sour Grapes from Goose Island Beer Co.
3.89 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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