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Valley Of The Heart's Delight - Almanac Beer Co.

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422 Ratings
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Ratings: 422
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 6.65%
Wants: 70
Gots: 67 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Almanac Beer Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ale brewed with apricots, loquats, and cherries and aged in used wine barrels.

(Beer added by: largadeer on 01-30-2014)
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3.75/5  rDev -14%

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(Served in a tulip glass)

A- This beer pours a hazy light copper body wit a thin white film that is supported by a tight little carbonation. The body is a pretty cloudy and with each sip nice little foam clouds form on the glass.

S- The nice tart fruity aroma has some earthy stone fruit notes and a cherry skin finish with some delicate apricot notes.

T- The full tart slightly dry jammy fruit flavors has some earthy dark cherry skins underneath and a gentle tartness hangs on the tongue after the finish.

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O- The full dept of tartness blends with some more acidic fruit character that is bright and is nicely melded together. Very tasty.

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7%
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Valley Of The Heart's Delight from Almanac Beer Co.
96 out of 100 based on 422 ratings.