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Sourdough Wild Ale - Almanac Beer Co.

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277 Ratings
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Ratings: 277
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 17.25%
Wants: 19
Gots: 46 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Almanac Beer Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with a mash of raw and malted barley, oats, rye, spelt and lemon, this beer was fermented in used wine barrels with a blend of Brettanomyces wild yeasts and Marla Bakery’s San Francisco sourdough yeast. The finished beer is dry-hopped with tropical Mosaic hops. This unfiltered ale is alive in the bottle: drink fresh for a bright, passionfruit aroma or age to develop the wild yeast funk.

(Beer added by: Jtrigonis on 01-30-2014)
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Reviewed from notes, draft taster (4oz)

A: Slightly hazy, vibrant golden with 1 finger of foamy, off-white head. Tons of lacing left down the glass. (4.0)

S: hoppy bitterness, juicy citrus and malt sweetness, sourdough yeast, and a very light hint of tartness. Smells more like an east-coast IPA than an AWA, but is pleasant if not entering with any expectations (4.25)

T/M: Sweet, malty, and bitter with a strong yeasty/bitter aftertaste. Juicy and smooth, but very lightly drying. Low carbonation, medium body, like a flat IPA. A slight sour hint on the edges help add a bit of complexity to the sweetness. (3.75/3.5)

O: Not at all what I had expected. Not sour, but not really bad. (3.75)

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Sourdough Wild Ale from Almanac Beer Co.
78 out of 100 based on 277 ratings.