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RATINGS: 587   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   IBU: 5   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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jsporrer (1116) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 6, 2017
Pours a clear bright orange with a thin ring of white bubbles. Crisp tart aroma with notes of wood. Bold, clean, crisp, and tart fruity taste. Full mouth burst of flavors. Smooth finish with a long lingering tart puckering aftertaste. Refreshing and very enjoyable.

3.6
Mvalence (55) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 21, 2017
2015-09-26 Bouteille. Liquide ambré avec un immense collet. Arôme acidulé et boisé accompagné de notes poivrées. Une bouche très acidulée qui laisse place à des saveurs boisée et poivrée. Finale astringente avec une pointe fruitée.

3.5
Mister_Li (1564) - GERMANY - OCT 18, 2017
Leicht trübes Bernstein mit reichlich Schaum. Malzig, säuerlich, etwas Essig, Zitronensäure. Vanillenoten, etwas Barrique, sehr spritzig.

3.5
cubs (10714) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 26, 2017
2013 bottle at home via Broery membership and four years of rotting in my parent’s basement. Fairly clear, dark burnt orange appearance with a cream colored head. Heavy acetic acid, blood oranges, and spice in the aroma. Moderately high sourness. The flavor has more red fruit like cherries along with some citrus fruit. There’s definitely some vinegar notes and is almost reminiscent of a Flanders Red. It’s a little harshly acidic but it is kind of tasty, especially with the spiciness from the rye. Kind of fun to try but not something I’d want to drink too often.

3.8
Rask0lnikov (1472) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 14, 2017
750ml bottle. Thanks, Sten. Pours amber colour. No head. Earthiness, slight barnyard, notes of burnt caramel, acidity, vinegar, oak in the aroma. Acidity, notes of burnt caramel, notes of sherry, acidity, notes of plums, sourness. Acidic and dry finish. Plums and acidity in the aftertaste. Rather medium bodied, complex, acidic brew. Nice one.

3.8
HogTownHarry (7065) - Toronto (Harbourfront), CANADA - JUL 12, 2017
January 21, 2014 - with blankboy, jercraigs & mabel - 750ml bottle. Hazy amber-gold with an average lasting foamy mottled beige head. Frickin’ sour aroma - sour and fruity. Taste - sour fruit, alcohol and some bitterness from oak tannin - a nice bite to it - the barrel seemed to impart a bit of brandy or other brown liquor character - lovely, if hugely sour. Acidic, solid carbonation, long dry sour finish ... straightforward but bloody fun; I could have drunk the whole bottle.


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