Monday Night Vinology: Syrah
What the brewers say
"Hybridized American wild ale fermented in French Oak foeders, cofermented with syrah grapes."
What our panel thought
"Sweet, almost candy-like berry aromas dominate some subtle funky notes. A dry and slightly astringent tart berry flavor counters the gentler funk and sourness. Flavors of white wine, oaky tannins, and a curious cinnamon and nutmeg-like spiciness dance in the background."
What our editors thought
"A buttery and soft wine nose leads to a subtly tannic, mildly sweet, and gentle body. It's acidic, but not overly so, but lacks a touch of funk. Relatively straightforward wine-grape sour."