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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 7   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Sour Series: Brasserie Blonde aged in oak and soured. Sodibo is a sophisticated and complex ale with a bright golden hue and moderate carbonation. It features a burst of complex fruity, spicy, sweet-tart, and earthy flavors with a quenching acidity in the finish.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alliance100 (614) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 25, 2013
Draft at Hopcat , aromas of sour oak , wonderful tartness , love it , wish they made more ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drowland (5981) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - JUL 15, 2013
7/6/13. 750mL bottle thanks to mibirder! Looking through past ratings, I didn’t know that Arbor ever had any problems with sours, and this bottle certainly didn’t seem bad. In fact, I was surprised at how good this beer was considering myself and basically nobody at the tasting had had it before or really heard much about these guys. Hazy golden orange pour with a nice fluffy off-white head. Lots of acidity, sweet tarts, and sourness on the aroma and flavor. Super sour, lots of acidity, but I dig it. I thought this was pretty damn tasty stuff!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
gonzosauce (157) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Opaque red brown; wonderful aroma of sour red berries that borders, but doesn’t quite touch vinegar. Vinegar shows up in the flavor, bot not detrimentally. An enjoyable, impressive, sweet & sour ale.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
auerbrau (3157) - Peace Dale, Rhode Island, USA - JAN 25, 2013
750mL Bottle. Thanks so much Sean! Geez, it’s been a while since I’ve had an Arbor sour, and thankfully this one doesn’t have any acetone in it! Aroma gurgles with a hint of manure, some fermenting grasses, and a punch of dill and lavender herbalness. On the tongue a swift kick of lemon acid, nice and halting. What starts out as clean and rich in the lacto-acid swiftly takes on a flailing herb and spice quality as it kicks and screams its way out the door. The acidity is gut wrenching, but good in the best way super sour beers can be sour, not like pickle juice, but certainly not soft. This is very decent, with some fun plays of flavor and lacking the problems that past Arbor sours have suffered from.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thirdeye11 (5505) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 17, 2013
(750ml bottle thanks to bu11zeye) hazy medium orange, effervescent bubbles, ring of fine tan bubbles. Nose of apples, barrel, caramel, tart, smells delicious and rich. Taste is really nice and sour, cranberry, seltzer water, great tart linger, dried cranberries. Great balance and well carbonated.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (7020) - Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Ginger-y and spicy smell. The flavor is tart and acidic, nice dryness. Some spice and earthiness. Plenty of sourness. Pretty delicious.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (8823) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2012
750ml bottle. Poured a hazy golden color with a small sized off white head. Manure (everything was smelling like manure in Mike’s basement tonight), vinegar, green apples, earth, and funk. Damn Eric for saying pickle juice.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshwoodward (565) - - NOV 15, 2012
Wow, the barnyard on the nose almost bowls you over, which is awesome if you’re into that like I am. The puckery sourness is also almost over-the-top. This really blurs the line between a super-bretty wine and beer. Only for true sour lovers!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BBB63 (5966) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Bottle shared by the brewer while attending day 1 of The Livery Anniversary party, much thanks! This is a shocking surprise in a very good way. The sourness is right where you want it, not over the top but not underwhelming either. Not funky like a gueze but clean acidic and lactic bite with moderate oak barrel tannic dryness as well. You still can find the base malt under it all. Utterly refreshing. I will seek this out the next bottle release. OUTSTANDING and for this day every bit as good as many RR offerings.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10471) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Draft. Poured a clear golden color with a mostly lasting frothy white head with good lacing. Moderate to heavy yeast, wood and complex fruit aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy sour flavor with a medium to heavy tart & sour finish of moderate to long duration. This is a standout beer.


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