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Sour Batch #1 | Brewery Vivant

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Brewed by:
Brewery Vivant
Michigan, United States | website

Style: Flanders Oud Bruin

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by GRPunk on 06-08-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
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Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
2.05%
 
 
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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 3
Photo of GRPunk
3.88/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap poured into a tulip glass.

A- Initially looked like a jet-black body, though it showed some dark brown at the edges. The head started at about 1/2-finger tan color that dropped to a slight foam at the perimeter. Really nice stick on the glass.

S- A combination of dark fruit and vinegar. It all combined to give a wood-aged wine-like aroma. Something of a rich red boardering on wine-vinegar. Not the most robust aroma, but pleasant all the same.

T- More winey notes in the flavor. Dark chocolate and vinegar combine with some definite woody notes. My description may not be doing it justice, as I did find it pretty complex. Very much a sour, without overdoing it.

M- Quite dry with moderate carbonation.

O- This is a really nice sipper. I took my time with the 10 oz. serving, though I could have had another. It maintains the characteristics of a sour without overwhelming. I could see this as a really good introduction to sours. I only have a few under my belt, and enjoyed this offering.

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Sour Batch #1 from Brewery Vivant
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