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RATINGS: 500   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
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This American Wild Rye Ale was brewed with a substantial portion of rye malt, and the spicy character of the grain asserts itself with clove and pepper in the aroma and flavor. Add in sour cherry notes from our special blend of micro-organisms and vanilla from the red wine barrels and you’ve got a mouthful!
ABV varies from year to year.
2010: 10% ABV.
2011: 8.7% ABV.
2012: 8.8% ABV.
2013: 7.8% ABV.
2014: 7.6% ABV.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (2183) - Silver Spring, USA - MAR 13, 2013
On tap 4 oz. sample at Pizza Paradiso in Alexandria, VA. Hazy, medium-dark copper orange with off-white head and good lacing. Aroma of sour fruit, citrus, caramel and rye. Taste of sour fruit, caramel and tangerine. Medium/full body and medium/low carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (4233) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Persimmon and currant nose, nicely tart. Cloudy orange, thin yellow. Red currant, cranberry flavor. Fizzy and 9v on the tongue sour, but tolerable.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Aarond (150) - Wilmington, North Carolina, USA - MAR 12, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark copper with an off white head. Aroma is tart apple, pear, lemon, oak, rye spice, and earth. Taste is sour fruit, rye, oak, and funk. Medium body with medium light carbonation. Another outstanding beer from the Bruery.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jw0406 (849) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 12, 2013
10 oz draft pours a hazy orange color with a small white head. Aromas of funk, peaches, cherry, and light spice. Medium bodied nice sour bite, very good

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 11, 2013
2012 vintage. Deep cloudy orange body with some bubbly white head. Nice and tart nose - some rye, vanilla, oak, citrus, peach. Flavor is fruity, tart, and woody. Nice!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MadDogMD (213) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAR 10, 2013
2013 vintage. Wow- huge smells of sour grapes, vinegar, lemon. More in the flavor, too- spice, tart citrus, vinegar, funk. Interesting how the spicy rye plays against the sour/ tart notes. Very good!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
queenholly (3066) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Bottle 2013. Funky barnyard, sour lactic lemon aroma. Slightly hazy copper with a large off-white head. Funky musty lemon, acetic, light spice, and vanilla flavor. Light sweetness smooths the sourness, and keeps this one from being eye-crossingly mouth puckering. Light body, lively carbonation. Very nice, easy drinking sour ale.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
shrubber85 (8244) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Bottle. Musty basement, sour orange/lemon and light vinegar aroma. Sweet-sour orange-lemon, rye malt and light clove flavor. Extremely smooth and tasty. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Draft. Cloudy orange great lacing down the glass. Very nice sour aroma. Great tasting sour. Typical Brett like palate experience. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NikkTwist (1814) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Draft at Moriartys. Cloudy orange copper pour. Foamy white head. Strong pungent sour. Only tasting the rye at the very end. Tart vinous flavors. Feels like a lambic. Powerful, but good stuff!


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