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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
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Originally cask only at the 2012 Reserve Society Initiation Party. Later Bottled.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnGalt1 (503) - , Idaho, USA - APR 12, 2014
Clear dark golden.... nice white head... good lacing and retention. Nose is pretty damn citrus sour.... kumquats are loud and proud. Flavor has the same big kumquat presence... citric and pithy... lactic and unapologetic.. liquid sweet tarts... juicy citrus .... for my humble palate, the sour notes destroy any rye perceptions that I might have. Light/medium body... good carbonation.... very puckery and sour, still pretty refreshing though a 750 is plenty between 5 dudes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcos (1541) - Maryland, USA - APR 1, 2014
Location/Date:Bottle pour from Dave on 4/1/2014.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy orange.
Aroma: Light sour yeasty, tangerine/orange aroma.
Taste: Lightly sour, citrus(orange/tangerine, aka kumquat), light yeast. Nice.
Palate:Medium body, covers alcohol well.

Summary: A nice accessible sour ale. Not too funky, which is how I prefer it.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrymel (1503) - Spokane, Washington, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Bottled 23apr13 This beer pours an amber with a rim of creams. Smells of kumquat skins. Flavor is nice with lactic and some more juicy kumquats. Nice flavor. Medium on light with moderate carb. Dry finish. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Smurf2055 (1399) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Pours murky copper Smell earthy kumquat, fruity Taste fruity cherry, tart to sour after taste Light body Good

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6140) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 23, 2014
750, capped. Thanks j! Pours a murky dark amber with very little head or lace. Mildly sharp tart nose. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Beautiful oak, lacto, sour fruit, pith, and caramel mid palate. Long tart finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcartamdg (2001) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Pours a hazy gold with no head. Aroma of citrus, spices, lacto and soap. Taste is soapy, sour citrus and soap. Not great.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11120) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Capped 750 shared by oRos. Pours hazy orange with no head. Aroma is rather rye and wood. With fruit. Med body. It is very tart. Quite astringent, and very kumquat. Very tart and tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (6537) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle shared by oRos. Pours murky copper with a tiny beige head and a funky fruit aroma. There is a mellow sour fruit flavor that sticks to the palate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oRos (1113) - sacramento, California, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Bottle from the bruery.com pours hazy orange with not much head. Taste is rye, tart and kumquat

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
christoph (19) - littleton, Colorado, USA - FEB 7, 2014
this was my favorite version of sour in the rye, while the kumquats did not really shine through they seemed to have intensified this beer was a fun treat


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