Sour In The Rye | The Bruery

Sour In The RyeSour In The Rye
BA SCORE
95.6%
Liked This Beer
4.31 w/ 2,481 ratings
Sour In The RyeSour In The Rye
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States
thebruery.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
We brewed this ale with around 40% rye as a base malt and let our sour yeast and bacteria eat away at it in oak barrels for over a year creating a sour ale with a complex character of rye spice, oak and a subtle funk.

Added by womencantsail on 08-09-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#492
Reviews:
305
Ratings:
2,481
Liked:
2,372
Avg:
4.31/5
pDev:
8.82%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
358
Gots:
701
Trade:
64
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,481 |  Reviews: 305
Photo of That_Turtle
4.42/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

2015 750ml bottle poured into tulip glass. Amber pour with one finger, quickly receding head leaving no trace. Vinegar and strong oak nose. Tart cherry, faint pepper, and oak flavor leaves the tongue tingling. Could have done with a bit more rye, a bit more funk. Overall, a terrific sour. Will be cellaring a few of these.

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Photo of moarmare
4.27/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cycle69
4.63/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of impending
4.24/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ristaccia
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jtk21351
4.46/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Redgoatman
4.47/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aflamang
4.79/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of huysmans
5/5  rDev +16%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Rivenin
3.54/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JoeMarinello
4.48/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kingslotty
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kristinc
4.06/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
4.34/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L- A beautiful clear amber with a 3/4 centimeter white head. It recedes to a thick ring with minimal lacing.
S-an almost fruity lacto smell typical of alot of sours. Made my mouth water.
T- Taste and nose are similar. Pretty standard sour. Right in my wheelhouse in terms of sourness. Medium on that front.
F- Mouthfeel is medium. Carbonation is adequate.
O- I'd buy this again in a heartbeat when I start craving a good sour.

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Photo of Canada_Dan
4.14/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
4.25/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bpfrush
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ShadyRigglesbee
4.5/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of esimonoff
4.53/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2013 Vintage

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Photo of Patrick_Redbeard
4.15/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of fosters9
4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Absolut
4.1/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a golden brown. On tap t blue palms in Hollywood.

Holden brown put with no head

Smells of sour fruit and rye

Taste is sour fruit with rye follow. Balanced and delicious.

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Photo of sirhc3034
4.46/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beer_Nye
4.24/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of peensteen
4.41/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Lightly hazed golden copper, one finger of white head with some lace. Smell is funky and oaky, vinous, wood and some vanilla and fruit, cherry and lemon as well. Taste is sour with tart fruit, cherry, oak and wine, funky lemon and green apple, quite dry. Medium high carbonation, medium body. Absolutely exceptional, a lovely sour beer that is incredibly drinkable, very nicely done.

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Sour In The Rye from The Bruery
Beer rating: 95.6% out of 100 with 2,481 ratings
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