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RATINGS: 554   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   IBU: 5   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
Sour in the Rye is an American wild ale. A challenging beer to brew due to the substantial amount of rye malt, but youíll be glad we took the time. The character of the rye asserts itself with clove and pepper in the aroma and flavor, and contributes a full body not generally found in sour beers. Pleasantly sour with notes of tart cherry, rustic earth and vanilla notes from a year-plus of barrel aging.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (5100) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 16, 2013
750ml bottle. Purchased at Hillside Liquors. A reddish-orange body with a quick dissipating almond-coloured head. Sour nose with hints of leather. Very tart, cherries, vinegar, wet oak and raspberry seed. Great life in this body, low carbonation with a surprisingly short palate. Pretty amazing sour ale... Donít drink on an empty stomach.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Tart fruity aroma. Medium/light mouthfeel with a nice dry finish. Sour cherry with a bit of a light bready backbone. Very nice

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (6318) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 11, 2013
750 ml bottle from Brusin Ales. Big sour aroma. Vinegar and cherry. Some white grape. Tart and puckery. Pretty nice overall.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
SpongeRuiner (1107) - Michigan, USA - OCT 8, 2013
A really good sour ale. And has that strong vinegar note that I love. A little high on the price. Iím glad this is in Michigan now though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bigguns22 (770) - Maryland, USA - OCT 5, 2013
So good, so sour one of the best sours to date. Dark amber in color with a medium white head. Another great bruery beer. Tart and refreshing with notes of apple.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pmcint01 (27) - Pitman, USA - OCT 5, 2013
750 ml bottle from Local 44 Bottle Shop Philadelphia. Pours a thick head straight into a glass that dissipates to a very thin one. You can smell thats its a sour. Taste is good not overly sour. You can taste the cherry flavor and detect it in the aroma. A very easy drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (10865) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 5, 2013
Bottle 750ml @ Haakonm
Pours hazy deep golden/orange with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, tart, berries and funk. Taste is light to medium sweet and medium sour with a long dry, fruity and sour finish. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (3024) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 28, 2013
750 ml bottle. Pours a light mahogany color with little head. Aromas of sour rye malt, citrus, and pepper. Certainly sour and brett-y but hard to find a particular flavor, maybe sour candies and vinegar. Over rated for just being sour- there are lots of cheaper sour drinks.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Bottle sampled at RBSG. From notes. Tart fruits with loads of oak and a hint of clove. Another awesome brew.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Amfo (18) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 26, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2013 Bottle on 8/22/13. Iím not picking on much rye or oak behind all the sour, but Iím still in love. The nose is amazing between the berries and funk. First sip the pucker is like a punch to the face. Nice balance of flavor with a bit of sweetness as you continue sipping. A new favorite.

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