Blue Sunday Sour | New Holland Brewing Company

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600 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Holland Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
newhollandbrew.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This unique anniversary libation, heritage-blended from our library of barrel-soured beers, exhibits deeply layered flavors of malt and oak, with a tart finish.
Pairings: wild game,poultry & charcuterie.

17.1° Plato 8.7% abv

Added by lackenhauser on 07-13-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
600
Reviews:
128
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
11.29%
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
127
For Trade:
8
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 600 |  Reviews: 128
Photo of WastingFreetime
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HardyA
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psoriasaurus
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pezhead_79
4.21/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Finally dipping my toes into the sour waters, after staying mostly to stouts. This was a very good beer, with a nice amount of tartness and not over the top. If this is what I have been missing, I'm going to enjoy drinking more sours like this.

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Photo of Davit
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of epyon396
3.63/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dexterk1
3.73/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zazzi82
3.86/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Cramerican
4.01/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of sposter4
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EdVandenberg
2.98/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Franziskaner
3.45/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Amber in color with a faint wisp of off white head around part of the rim. Plenty of vibrant carbonation bubbles head up from the depths. The aroma is of flat grape soda and Brettanomyces. The taste is much more appealing than the nose lets on. I get some raspberry and blueberry flavor and tartness. There's also some oak which lends is some of the dryness in the body. The mouth is otherwise moderately carbonated..

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Photo of aprabhu
3.96/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MahjongNucleus
4.26/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Picked this up at Discount Drinks in Wyandotte for about $6, was looking to get other sours but saw the pricetag for some of the Bruery's offerings and was left quite saddened, so I got this instead. This is the 2016 vintage. Also my first Wild Ale, for what it's worth.

Look: deep, deep copper red.
Smell: vinous, oak, some brett..
Taste: My Lord is it sour. It's like raking a lemon across your tongue. lemons, blueberry, some raisin in the finish.
Mouthfeel: carbonated, thin.
Overall: This kicked my ass, man. I was expecting something along the line of a lambic in terms of sourness. Worth the price.

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Photo of Bunuelian
3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ultimate
3.81/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BellsFan
3.31/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sgttibbs
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KarlHungus
4.06/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wlfmaldon1
3.92/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Goatdavemac
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hardysf
3.56/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

This is an ok sour to me. The acetic acid dominated the nose and palate. Could pick up some hints of wood and some traces of fruit like plum, blackberries, and blueberries. Great price point and well worth a try.

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Photo of amalburg
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bomber into a tulip glass L copper red semiclear thin creamy head
S tart cherry tart apple oak lemon
T raisen, leather, oak, cherry
M thin, well carbonated,
O delicious. Worth the 8$ if it was cheaper I'd buy about four more bottles.

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Photo of BPMeyer27
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mambajahamba
4.31/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Blue Sunday Sour from New Holland Brewing Company
3.81 out of 5 based on 600 ratings.
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