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RATINGS: 559   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 you’ll 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 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
after4ever (7490) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Draft at ebp. Pours a cloudy muddled orange. Lots of sluggish slow-rising carb. Loose tan head. Light stringy lace. Piercing lemon and balsamic nose. Dense heavy body with soft carb. Lemon and balsamic mid palate, not a lot of rye presence or anything else. Intense sourness but could use some balance or roundness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nickls (2336) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Tap. Bigger fluffy white head that lasts well on a hazy burnt darker rust orange. Cherry sourness, raisin, vanilla and woody notes in the aroma. Very sour, some slight mineral, light prune, minimal cherry-like notes and a liqueur finish. Medium softer body. Fairly solid.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrewtopiaofPJ (37) - Miller Place, New York, USA - FEB 28, 2013
750ml Bottle from Brewtopia of Port Jeff. Poured a cloudy golden color with a small sized off white head. Rye, bread, woody, and citrus. Great sour finish. Alcohol content very well hidden. Nice rye and sourness marriage. Highly recommend for the sour lovers

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tempus (2) - Stateline, Nevada, USA - FEB 27, 2013 does not count
If you are a fan of sour beers, take this for a spin...had it with Gouda and smoked cheddar

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
riversideAK (6078) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - FEB 27, 2013
Somewhat tangy alcoholic sour note. I.guess there is rye but all i really get is sour.alcohol. starting to not.enjoy sours. Pours hazy golden no head or lace. Sour as fuck tangy wood lemon barrel and funk. Dont get much else. Rye spice shows up. I guess. Super.sour.no complexity. Coaty sour. Wow.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
JesseLara (5) - San Jose, California, USA - FEB 27, 2013 does not count
As always, The Bruery does an excellent job. This is but one of their fine gems! An amazing sour! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thornecb (5409) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Pours blood orange into a tulip. White head with medium retention crackles as it recedes leaving trailing scant sheets. Sour cherry aromas. Tart with cherry, pit fruit and rye front to back and into the lasting lactic finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (13021) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Draft. Small white head atop murky amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, Brett, some lacto, vinous. Taste is moderately sweet, lacto/lemon, some vinous, Brett. Medium-full body, some stickiness, acidity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
craftycarl21 (2338) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Draft at Churchkey. Pours a light brown/mahogany, hazy, with small white head. Nose and flavor bring big acetic vinegar notes, along with touches of raisin, booze like brandy or cognac, and light hints of rye malt base. Pretty good and not offensive in any way, but pretty one-dimensional as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jdskinns (220) - South Roxana, Illinois, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle. This one opened with foam slowly pouring out the top, not a gusher though. Cloudy orange color with off white head. Aroma was vanilla, rye, barnyard, apricot, and sour. Taste was the same with some barrel and a slight sweetness. The rye fits right in with the sourness, giving it a little bit of spice.

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