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

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96
world-class

431 Ratings
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Ratings: 431
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4.36
pDev: 6.65%
Wants: 71
Gots: 67 | FT: 14
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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Photo of shadetree67
4.16/5  rDev -4.6%

A. Very Cloudy and orange / copper in color. A 1 finger fizzy white head disappears quickly. I don't think I've ever seen a beer with so much sediment. There are lots of brown / red flecks and floaties in the beer. Almost look like strawberry seeds in size, but there arent any strawberries in here. I carefully poured half of the bottle which had been stored upright. Yeasty specks coat the sides of the glass as i drink.

S. Funk and Must. Apricot and orange. Some cherry.

T. Opens with apricots and citrus. The middle is cherry and hints of barrel. The finish is tart lemons. It is quite sour and dry. Not much funk in the flavor, just fruit.

M. Light body and medium carbonation. Very dry finish.

O. This is a pretty good AWA. The amount of sediment is a bit of a turn off as probably 1/3rd of the bottle is like drinking high pulp orange juice. Another solid offering from almanac

shadetree67, Aug 10, 2014
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Valley Of The Heart's Delight from Almanac Beer Co.
96 out of 100 based on 431 ratings.