Blue Sunday Sour | New Holland Brewing Company

Blue Sunday SourBlue Sunday Sour
BA SCORE
3.87/5
606 Ratings
Blue Sunday SourBlue Sunday Sour
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
Ranking:
#8,740
Reviews:
130
Ratings:
606
pDev:
11.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
130
Trade:
8
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 606 |  Reviews: 130
Photo of wlfmaldon1
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Goatdavemac
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hardysf
3.56/5  rDev -8%
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 +9.8%
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 -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mambajahamba
4.31/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Deep blue near purple tinged mahogany, clear, blue-tinged head. Nose is the typical sharpness of a sour; cherry, slight blackberry, undertones of oak and vanilla. The flavor is moderately sour and puckering, but softened by a dramatic increase in the warm notes of wood and a lot of that barrel-derived vanilla. Refreshingly tart, but sweet as well. Very drinkable, but after a while gives a gritty feeling to the teeth.
The oak and vanilla, giveaways of genuine barrel aging, was laid on pretty thick. I enjoyed it, but it was a little over the top especially for the style, especially because it intruded on the sourness's punch.

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Photo of ta_hagen
4.72/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Wowza, remind's me of Pentagram. Tart, funky aromas with hints of darker malts. T: A malty rich start quickly turns funky with plums, sour pitted fruit, darker malts, and lemon. Blue Sunday is dangerously drinkable stuff. Light-bodied with excellent carbonation. Wish it had more body to it, but a thumbs up for a nice sour.

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Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
3.94/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WCKDVBZ
3.8/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jrfehon33
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aaronyoung01
3.42/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cindyjeffsmith
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

look: dark ruby. off white moderate sized head on the pour that mostly subsides.
smell: fruity vinegary funk.
taste: Much like the nose with a woody, earthy, vinegary finish.

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Photo of PassMeAZima
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.31/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Homebrew
3.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ryften
4.08/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of deakin
4.01/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kkleu357
4.05/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

From notes on 6/21/15 Smells yummy. Tastes good. Mostly straw colored with a hue of blue. Fruity blueberry flavor. Tart. Missing a little something on the back end, but that’s ok.

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Photo of garuda
3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bwarren82
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AirBob
4.12/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nathanmiller
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Faroveryonder
3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Blue Sunday Sour from New Holland Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 606 ratings
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