Sour White

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3.84 | pDev: 6.25%
Jan 05, 2021
Oct 09, 2015
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4.09/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by StonedTrippin from Colorado

2016 vintage, batch four, really tasty stuff, complex and interesting on the fermentation side like all of their beers in my experience, only slightly old tasting, not in a maturity sense but in an oxidation and fade sense, this is only mildly sour curiously too, like it hasnt really continued to get more bacterial over time it seems, still at least equally funky, a cool beer for new years eve, although maybe not as bubbly as i would prefer for the actual midnight toast. pale straw colored with more and more sediment as the bottle pours down, some fizz to the feel but the inch plus of fast rising white head fades back after about a minute, pretty but only for a flash. it smells and tastes unique in terms of the ferment, lactic and lemony, also rustic and saison-like, white wine abounds, acidity is moderate, its not too much to drink a whole large bottle as a solo mission, despite the name, this is not so sour. i agree with the reviewer below who noted sourdough, definitely right on in the nose. wheaty base it seems, maybe even some unmalted wheat in here, its got a raw earthen quality that is awesome with the yeasts, lighter medium body even with the sediment. this is bone dry, has a champagne hint, and a cool white peach fruitiness as it warms. pretty close to my ideal combination of rustic and refined that i love in these wild styles, i am very thankful to my friend for shipping this to me. i love this brewery, always have, always will. i wish their stuff came around a little more frequently...

Jan 05, 2021
3.33 by Chico1985 from Massachusetts on May 14, 2020
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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Ciocanelu from Romania

Hazy yellow color, no head. Aroma is funky, tart, lactic, grainy and lemony. Taste follows with tart fruit notes, lemon, unripe stonefruits, sourdough, wheat. Light body, high carbonation. Really fresh and easy drinking sour ale.

Sep 11, 2017
3.84 by leitmotif from Romania on Sep 09, 2017
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3.73/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by SABERG from Massachusetts

Poured from a 750 ml bottle dated August 2016 into the modified tulip glass.
A - Nice sunflower yellow color, gentle carbonation assembles and quickly adjourns from a thin cap.
No lacing to be had.
S - Wheat, winter grains, a bit of spice from the Brett, with an increase in temperature, a funky thread emerges.
There is an underlying dry fruit component pineapple, and green grape.
T - An interesting salinity and chalkiness starts things off, the Brett is in balance not in control. A bit of a sweet start and then quick shift to the the sour. The sour also not bold in this offering. Think Alsace white wine, very tight band of flavors.
F - A lite body, gently carbonated, the feel is slick and thin, oily. Again I am reminded of a light french white wine. The finish is a bit sweet, eventually drying out on the back of the tongue.
O - An interesting offering, nearly flat, the body of a lite lager, the flavors of a white wine, and the construct seems to work quite well. I am intrigued to see if a few more months of bottle conditioning will help it develop more fully.
I will certain to return to this offering in the early summer as it seems perfect for warm afternoons.

Jan 22, 2017
4.06 by kristinc from Canada (BC) on Apr 07, 2016
3.8 by Anatole from Belgium on Jan 18, 2016
Sour White from Brekeriet
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 7 ratings