Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The Rare Barrel Cosmic Dust - Golden Sour Beer Aged In Oak Barrels With Hibiscus
Hello beer lovers and welcome to another edition of the NorCal Beer Blog's brew review.
Tonight’s featured beer is The Rare Barrel Cosmic Dust - Golden Sour Beer Aged In Oak Barrels With Hibiscus.
From the The Rare Barrel website: “Cosmic Dust is our golden sour beer aged in oak barrels with hibiscus. This sour is fermented with Brettanomyces yeast and Lactobacillus bacteria.”
Let’s get started!
Appearance: Pours clear golden honey with light pink tones, a thin light pinkish-white head and nice lacing.
Aroma: Tart and sour, stone fruits, citrus, sweet grains, slight oak and hibiscus.
Taste: Stone fruits, tart, sour, citrusy, floral, sweet grains and hibiscus.
Overall: Dry, floral, fruity and sour, The Rare Barrel Cosmic Dust - Golden Sour Beer Aged In Oak Barrels With Hibiscus is delicious. This 5.4% ABV offering is not over the top tart – exceptionally created and left me wanting much more. Highly recommended!
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