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RATINGS: 503   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dreadnord (1013) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Pours hazy cloudy light brown with a thick off white head. Nose is hay, spice, soil, barnyard funk, lemons and vinegar. The taste is sweet up front massive tart in the back. Mouthfeel is crisp and clean, the body is light and the finish is long. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdamJackson (3319) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Cloudy brown. Ping hues. 2 finger off white head Some lactic acid, vinegar and smoke Sweet at the start. Fruit some vinegar and a bit of Flanders red cherry notes. Not a lot of rye except for a hint st the finish

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (17099) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2013
7th June 2011
Cloudy brown beer, thin white head. Crispy dry palate. Sour - bordering on vinegary. Duchesse Du Bourgogne like tart fruit. A little rye spice and a whisper of oak. Finishes sour and dry. Okay.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 18, 2012
In short: A surprisingly drinkable and not-too-sour semi-farmhouse ale with a nice fruity-apricots flavor. Excellent.
How: Bottle 750ml. 2011 vintage, so probably around 1 year of age, split three-way. Bottle sent to me by kegbear, thanks a lot Craig.
The look: Cloudy dark orange body topped by a small white head.
In long: Nose is surprisingly fruity with bright apricots, musty notes, pleasant farmhouse character. Taste is surprising, upfront there is a lot of fresh juicy apricots although this beer supposedly does not use fruits, some peaches, a malt backbone that really felt like cookies, plenty of virgin oak, medium rye presence, sawdust, nice semi-wild sensation that feels more pedio than bretty, moderate lactic acid sensation, sour level is pretty low for the style. This was surprisingly drinkable for the style, this beer is as ‘sessionnable’ as a Sour Ale can be. Bruery beers are often so-so but once in a while I stumble on a little gem like this Sour in the Rye, so as the old saying goes: you have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find your prince (or become sexually attracted to frogs and your family forces you to seek professional help).

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hopper (827) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 1, 2012
750 ml bottle thanks to BlackIPA. Pours a hazy caramel color. The aroma has lemons, cheesy funk , sweet and spicy. Some vanilla is noticeable and it’s a little harsh. The taste has vinegar, fruit, and lemons. Another Bruery sour and it’s another vinegar bomb. WTF is up with they’re sours and how does nobody not know better. The Bruery should get in the salad dressing business as well. My review may even be too nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smith4498 (3214) - Miami, Florida, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Bottle from a trade with peteinSD. 2011 vintage. Pours hazy golden orange color with white head. Acetic aroma with some spices. Sour cherry flavor with some rye. Quite sour. Medium body with lively carbonation. Very nice. Thanks Peter.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (22447) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy orange coloured with a small off-white head. Acidic aroma of acetone, oak and red wine. Acidic flavour of oak, acetone and red wine. Tart finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (29988) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2012
Bottled. An unclear dark amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of brettanomyces, rye, malt, caramel, and wood. The flavor is sweet and acidic with notes of wood, brettanomyces, malt, caramel, and wood, leading to a dry and tart finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2012
Bottle, 75 cl. ABV is 7,8. Unclear golden with a white head. Tart, fruity nose. Sour dough. Quite sticky texture. Vinegar, grapey, a little oak. Long, lingering sour finish. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25074) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of thagr81_us. Pours a cloudy golden with a small, off-white head. Tart, Bretty nose. Medium body, overripe fruit with a massive dose of Brett and salty minerals. Delish. 131112


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