Single Barrel Sour | Santa Fe Brewing Company

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3.84/5
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53 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Santa Fe Brewing Company
New Mexico, United States
santafebrewing.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Sour ale aged in bourbon barrels.

Added by chrunck on 01-12-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#17,300
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
53
pDev:
15.1%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
7
Trade:
1
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PassMeAZima
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of leroybrown10
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hazy orange in color with no head. Heavy lacto aroma with oak. Mild citrus and hints of bourbon as it warms. Taste much like the aroma, bourbon really coming on as it warms. Medium body with crisp carbonation. Quite sour with strong lingering lacto notes. Overall, very nice beer. Big difference as it warms and bourbon appears on nose and tongue.

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Photo of BMart
3.49/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dfhhead25
3.74/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mychalg9
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aaronyoung01
1.64/5  rDev -57.3%
look: 5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Photo of ericchalifour
4.04/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Imcoachoshea
3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.02/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Goatdavemac
4.19/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.39/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of spoony
3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From a 750 ml swing-top bottle (2015 vintage) to a goblet glass. Reviewed from notes dated June 7, 2015.

A-The beer is murky and light honey in color. The head is nothing more than a short, white film of foam that fades quickly to nothing and leaves no lacing. A few fine bubbles crawl up the glass.

S-The aroma is pretty sour with some white wine, peach, white grape, and vinegar flavors. Mildly funky and a bit sulphuric.

T-The taste is fresher and more fruit forward than smell. Some tart peach and apricot flavors come to mind. There is still some white grape and a vinegar flavors going. The finish dries out a bit. A touch of oak and funk too.

M-The feel is a little watery with a lower level of carbonation.

O-This is a decent sour beer with some nice fruit action. I don't know that I would hunt this one down, but I could easily see drinking this with some creamy camabert or similar cheese and enjoying it. Also, contrary to the description, this beer is NOT aged in bourbon barrels, but in oak barrels intended for Chardonnay wine according to Santa Fe Brewing.

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4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of M_chav
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cortical835
4.04/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Boston_Steve
4.18/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DerekMorgan
3.97/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

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3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.4/5  rDev -11.5%

Photo of peensteen
3.67/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Sammy
4/5  rDev +4.2%

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Single Barrel Sour from Santa Fe Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 53 ratings