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Symposium Sour Brown Ale | Russian River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.93/5
Very Good
76 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company
California, United States
rrbeer.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by womencantsail on 02-11-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
76
pDev:
11.45%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
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Gots:
8
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at O'Brien's Pub in San Diego, CA.

2011 vintage.

Pours a murky brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks and dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is sour and tart with some fruity and sugary aromas. Taste is much the same with a slight vinegar and acidic flavor on the finish. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

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Symposium Sour Brown Ale from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 76 ratings
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