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Sour In The Rye | The Bruery

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Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States

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.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750 ml bottle, into a snifter.

A: Orange/amber hue. Pours a 1 finger, bubbly, white head. Dissipates quickly. Effervescence continues to rise throughout. Very slight lacing quickly retreats.

S: Rye, strong raspberry, and a hint of wood.

T: Fermented raspberry is prominent. A nice dose of wood from the barrel age balances it out.

M: Sour with a little sweet. The balance of the wood and fruit gives it rustic character. Sour throughout, but not a heavy finish.

D: Sip and savor.

Atmosphere is pretty nice. Light head, plenty of effervescence, very little lacing. Nose is pungent rye, and sweet fermented fruit, with a nice kick of wood. Fermented raspberry, balanced with a rustic woody character. Overall, this is a great quaff.

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Sour In The Rye from The Bruery
Beer rating: 4.31 out of 5 with 2,484 ratings
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