American Sour 2015
Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.

American Sour 2015American Sour 2015
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Style:
Sour - Flanders Red Ale
ABV:
6.5%
Score:
89
Avg:
4.22 | pDev: 6.4%
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
10
From:
Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.
 
North Carolina, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  1
Gots
  5
SCORE
89
Very Good
American Sour 2015American Sour 2015
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Reviews by DVMin98:
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DVMin98 from North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nov 22, 2015
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CavemanRamblin from North Carolina

4.19/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Mar 25, 2016
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Dr_Fox from Utah

3.9/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Apr 07, 2018
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BEER88 from Washington

4.42/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Apr 16, 2016
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brentk56 from North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours with a frothy head nestled atop the chestnut colored liquid; squiggles of lacing linger

Smell: Caramel malt, lactic cherry, oak and a hint of vanilla

Taste: Caramel and brown bread, with building lactic sour cherry tones and a hint of vanilla; after the swallow, the oak rounds out the flavor and adds a dryness to the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body; slightly creamy with moderate carbonation

Overall: Natty's now has this recipe down pat; always a treat to try and it ages nicely

Jan 23, 2016
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Huhzubendah from District of Columbia

3.67/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks Neal.

Clear mahogany body with a soapy beige cap. Aromas of oak, cherry, vanilla, funk. The flavor is a notch below the aroma. Light body. Mild sweetness. Brown bread and cherry character. Mild tartness with moderate funk character.

Jan 16, 2016
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KingEdward from North Carolina

4.12/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Jan 14, 2016
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Immortale25 from North Carolina

4.41/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Duvel tulip. No freshness date.

A- Pours a mostly opaque dark brown color with a ½ inch light tan head that retains a bit before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a mostly full sheet of surface foam. Resilient lacing leaves a broken ring behind.

S- Big acidic aroma brings forth notes of tart cherry, oak and green apple.

T- Assertively sour but complex with lots of tannic structure and dark fruit. There’s also a hint of vanilla on the back end. Also getting this interesting cantaloupe thing in the aftertaste.

M- Medium-high amount of pucker with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the fuller side.

O- This year’s seems more like an Oud Bruin than a Flanders Red. No complaints here since it’s just as satisfying as last year’s if not more so.

May 28, 2016
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Sweffin from Wisconsin

4.44/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Nov 08, 2015
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BradShook from North Carolina

4.57/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Mar 11, 2016
American Sour 2015 from Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 10 ratings