The Bruery Sour in the Rye - Kumquats

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
Originally cask only at the 2012 Reserve Society Initiation Party. Later Bottled.

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DrewFace (970) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle share thanks to beechner224. Side by side with SitR-Peach. Aroma is very sour and acidic, tart, more so than the Peach. More of a darker orange color with small off white head. Much as all SitR, big huge sour and tart character, citrusy Kumquat adds to acidity, definitely more sour than Peach. kumquat expression is more pronounced as it warms. Very sour overall, nice.

beechner224 (1024) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle in trade. Pours a tan copper, not much head. Aroma is tart. Taste is super tart, sour, my poor jowels. Get a bit if the fruity notes. Is that a kumquat? Feel the acid in my belly. Good sour to share.

hopscotch (11313) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle... Pours cloudy and caramel-colored with a small, fat-bubbled, white head. Decent retention. The aroma displays spicy grains accompanied by other spicy, herbal and rooty notes. Full-bodied with a dry mouthfeel and airy carbonation. The flavor is both sour and spicy flanked by a weird, herbal component. Finishes tart, sandpapery and dry. Bottle courtesy of biggsbowler!

slowrunner77 (12997) - Reno, Nevada, USA - NOV 1, 2014
More aggressively sour than any batch of SITR I’ve had before (in a good way). Maaaaybe the tartness takes away a little of the off the charts complexity in the awesome base beer, but this is tart and fruity, oakey and acidic. What a treat!

ben4321 (6772) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Sampled at Where the Wild Beers Are, 6/7/14

Glad to have gotten to try this. The kumquats play nicely with the underlying sour beer making this pretty balanced for the style.

Dfonorow (2274) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle share at NG Wild Peach release. Pour is hazy orange/golden with a medium off-white head. Aroma and flavor of mango, kumquat, passion fruit, mild cherry, lactic acid, earth, and oak. Finish is bitter, sour, and dry, with a slight sweetness.

mar (5445) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Great amber with a cream head. Nose is wood, sour, acidic, tart, dried fruits, and delicious. Great palate, sour, tart, acidic, wood, funky, and a nice finish.

RobertDale (6906) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - SEP 23, 2014
750 ml. shared bottle. Pours a somewhat cloudy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, spice, and funk. Taste is citrus, tropical, funk, spice, and wood. Very good.

emacgee (4708) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Murky light copper amber with crackling head. Sprucy notes in the aroma with juniper and a light sweetness with an upfront acidity. Lots of spruce and juniper in the flavor. Very acidic. Clashes. Dry and acidic.

tderoeck (10335) - Gent, BELGIUM - AUG 28, 2014
11/VII/14 - 75cl bottle @ Eerste "Er Klopt Iemand Op De Deur" Samson & Gert Bierproeving (aka Epic Beer Tasting III) - BB: n/a, 2013 vintage (2014-798) Thanks to PriorL & Mathieu87 for sharing the bottle!

Clear amber beer, small aery to creamy off-white head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: yes, it’s oranges an kumquats already, pretty subtle, bit lemony, sweet, bit oxidized, some almonds. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: bit sour, sweet notes, fruity, orange peel, citrus. Aftertaste: still fruity notes, orange peel, soft bitterness, dry finish. Really nice one, this!

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