The Bruery Sour in the Rye - Kumquats

 
overall
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97
style
Formerly brewed at The Bruery
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Placentia, California USA
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottling
unknown

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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Originally cask only at the 2012 Reserve Society Initiation Party. Later Bottled.

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4.1
djd07 (15341) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2015
Bottle thanks to Will. Pours a dark orange with small off white head that lasts. The aroma is strong kumquat, stone fruit, funk, oak. Thin mouth, very sour, similar flavors to nose, really enjoyed this one.

4.2
MacBoost (1934) - Victor, New York, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Turbid light Amber pour, minimal head. Aromas of some citrus, some oak, some funk. Taste is tart and semi dry. Flavors of citrus fruit, oak barrel, mossy rocks. Citrus twang on the edges of the lips, but not overwhelmingly tart. Nice lactic acidity to it, no vinegar. This is focused and dialed in. Pretty damn good.

4
dogfishho (669) - Bloomfield, New Jersey, USA - APR 1, 2015
Nice fruit addition to the usual sour in the rye. Fresh citrus on top of the typical sour citrus notes makes for beautiful balance.

4.1
j12601 (13027) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 17, 2015
Bottle at James’ for a tasting with Ferris and Kraddel. Pours a clear amber with a thin white head. Spicy citrus and vanilla and kumquats. Big tangy acid and tart kumquat and orange. Long acid on the finish.

3.8
Experiment_Ale (1098) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2015
At Jacob’s house with group. Pours clear mustard orange no carb. Aroma is medium acidity, some light citrus frits sours. Fruit juice acidic sour.

3.9
Ferris (16274) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 11, 2015
Bottle - Tart stone fruit and sweetness. Cloudy brown gold with a thin white head. Tart stone fruit and a bit of acidic notes. Very drinkable, the Kumquats really shine.

3.8
kraddel (8731) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - FEB 11, 2015
Pours unclear amber , no real head . Smell is sour, tea . sweet hints . Taste is sour , sweet, grainy , bit fruits . very dry . Nice !

4
Tmoney99 (14844) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a hazy amber color with a frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy sour yeast and tart fruit aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy sour & sweet fruit flavor with a medium to heavy sweet & sour finish of moderate to long duration. This is a standout beer.

4
alexsdad06 (10640) - West Chester, Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2015
750 ml bottle shared with the group. Pours a cloudy amber brown with a medium off white head. The aroma has tart fruit, acidic, oak with a spiciness that probably comes from the rye. The flavor has a nicely tart kumquat fruitiness, citrus, clean lactic acidity, oak, mild vinous notes and rye malt spice. This was a nice variation for an already solid beer.

4
b3shine (9072) - Indiana, USA - JAN 26, 2015
750 ml bottle to taster (2013 vintage; shared by alexsdad06). Looks good; a cloudy bronze caramel with very light caramel head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells tart and mildly funky with a semi-sweet kumquat backbone. Tastes like it smells with a pleasantly tart medium to medium full-bodied mouthfeel. Good stuff!


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