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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.22/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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Sauer is an American Wild Ale bottle conditioned with Brettanomyces Bruxellensis. This special yeast gives malty beer a pleasant sourness.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jtclockwork (8897) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle shared by me at weekly tasting. Pours yellow white head. Nose/taste of lemon, light sour wheat and grass. Touch of bandaid. Taste is mostly watery lemon grain. Light bodied.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
vtafro (3795) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Bottle. Yellow pour with no head. Nice funky aromas. Flavor has no funk, maybe some off tones and malt.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
seymour (1471) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Split a ten-month-old bottle with Derrick at the Alpha tasting room. Hazy golden colour with thin but persistent white foam, lots of lace. This began as a basic APA fermented with regular olí American ale yeast, but then primed and bottle conditioned with Brett Brux. Now, nearly a year later, it has developed some very cool farmhouse traits. Tart, acidic, slightly sour, spritzy carbonation and aromas reminiscent of sparking lemonade, slight barnyardy funkiness, very dry finish. Low gravity and low body. Not as complex as a Belgian lambic, but it doesnít claim to be. Taken on itís own merits, itís tasty and refreshing. Try it for yourself.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vyvvy (4131) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Sampled at a STL tasting - Pours pale yellow with a small white head. The aroma is quite watery with notes of wild yeast, some fruitiness and sweet tarts. It has a light crisp body with not a lot to it. The taste has lots of brett, mild fruit and water. This beer was accurately described by someone at the tasting as brett water.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11491) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle shared by beerboxer at the California 10K event. Pours dishwater gold with a slight white head. Aroma is lightly sour and a bit earthy. Med body. Flavor is lightly sour, earthy, spicy. Very nice. Finishes like it tastes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (6769) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Shared by beerboxer at Capitol Beer bottle share. Pours light blonde with a nice off-white head and a strange fruity aroma. There is a mildly sour brettanized malt flavor with a little pepper in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oRos (1200) - sacramento, California, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle shared by beerboxer at california 10k. Pours yellow with slight sour aroma taste was peppery saison and watered down.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dodgrblu (627) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 9, 2014
750 ml bottle at Capitol Beer and Taproom 10K celebration, aroma is sour blanket, peppery taste. Watery.


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