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Bourbon Sour Porter - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

353 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 353
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 11.22%
Wants: 41
Gots: 68 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Almanac Beer Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pkao on 12-04-2013)
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Reviews by RaulMondesi:
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3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Interesting beer that Raul is sure that the primadonna that is "the most interesting man in the world" wouldn't love.

Wild like. Bourbon... Porter.... No. Not really. The acidity and tartness take over this thang like a girlfriend that has to play Bon Apart on long car rides. Not that that's a bad thing (well, if she's hot) and as far as Bourbon Sour goes, she's a pretty hot chick. Now, the main main may not put down his jacket in a rain puddle for sour porter, but he'd definitely by it a present on valentines day.

Very clean. Tart, bright acidity... A bit strange/different, but good enough.

Yep!

RaulMondesi, Feb 02, 2014
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Pours deep dark brown under a 1/2" tan tinted foam cap. Lacy
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This, like the other farm2barrel offerings, comes with quite the hefty price tag. Fortunately I found it on tap and got a nice reduction in the $/oz ratio. After the farmers reserve 3 and 4, this was just such a disappointment. It was sour, sure, but the combination of roasty and funky just doesn't make sense to me. The barrel notes were subtle to me, outweighed by char and roast, and a tannin sour bite.

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Bourbon Sour Porter from Almanac Beer Co.
88 out of 100 based on 353 ratings.