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Thirsty Bear Stave Series # 5: Sour Stave

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Thirsty Bear Stave Series # 5: Sour Stave
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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
csteele2144 (125) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 27, 2012
Amber pour with tan head. Tart cherry aroma. Tart cherry flavor with malt backing. Medium bodied. A standout offering at the pub

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (13423) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Draft. Clear pale yellow, scant white head. Aroma of belly button and fruit. Taste of sour rotten lemons. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11227) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 21, 2011
on tap-pours a thin off white head and pale yellow color. Aroma is tart fruit, light malt. Taste is tart fruit, wood, light malt, yeast. Semi drying. Occasional.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5294) - Newark, California, USA - MAY 8, 2011
Tasted at the Triple Rock Sour and Barrel Aged Fest on 2/13/2011. This sour/wild ale pours a medium to light amber color. Small sized white foamy head. The aroma is fruity, tart and sweet. A medium bodied sour/wild ale. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are herbal. Good lively carbonation. Nice balance. Mild to medium tartness throughout. Tartness tends to linger. Milder flavors. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly tart.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebeertourist (4904) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Hazy golden, small head. Nice cherry fruitiness, hints of marcipan in the nose. Yoghurt, sour fruit, marcipan flavours. A nice one.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (6860) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 21, 2011
Draft. Rich amber beer with a cream colored head. Tart/sour aroma. Tart/lemon flavor with earthiness and light malt. Medium bodied. Tartness lingers with lemon and green apple notes and a bit of earthiness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3495) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 21, 2011
Celebrator 23rd Anniversary party 2011. It pours golden with minimal head. The aroma is tart tropical fruit with a hint of diacetyl. The flavor is tart with lemons, oranges and hints of oak and caramel. Pretty nice sour from these guys. I would have this again if I see it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6781) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 14, 2011
Bottle at the Triple Rock Sour & BA Fest. Pours orange copper with a thin beige head and sour fruit aroma. There is a fruity malt flavor with a bitter yeasty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11528) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 14, 2011
Tap at the Triple Rock Sour & BA Fest. Pours clear dark orange amber with a slight beige head. Mild sour aroma. Med body. flavor is a slight sour. But there’s a touch of diacetyl. Nice reminder of a Belgian mild sour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badlizard (5537) - Berkeley, California, USA - FEB 12, 2011
Clear golden with a fizzy white head. Sour fruit aroma and taste with green apple and caramel notes.


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