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Brandy Barrel Peche - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
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348 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 348
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 7.53%
Wants: 79
Gots: 52 | 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:
Historically, fruit-infused sour beers were a way of preserving the summer harvest. In that tradition, this blonde ale was added to brandy barrels with high-summer peaches, hand-picked by the Loewen family at Blossom Bluff Orchards in Reedley, California. We aged this liquid gold for six months until we needed a reminder that summer will come again. Pair with Prosciutto, crusty bread and fruit preserves.

(Beer added by: Tyrus on 02-04-2014)
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emerge077

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev -3.5%

Thanks to Joe for sharing!

Hazy orange with a thin layer of white foam that slowly recedes to a ring around the edge. Initial burst of charged carbonation.

Aroma is acidic and fruity, distinct peach note and barrel complexity.

Taste is sour and acidic with peach at the forefront, slightly acetic, drying in the finish with some light barrel traces. Feel is spritzy and sour. Overall it's pretty tasty and enjoyable.

08-16-2014 19:46:13 | More by emerge077
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nguasta2

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

08-31-2014 16:54:57 | More by nguasta2
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HoppyBastard2

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev 0%

08-30-2014 12:04:37 | More by HoppyBastard2
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vfgccp

New York

3.95/5  rDev -7.1%

A - Not the prettiest beer on the planet. Moderately opaque, hazy pale body. White head sits low with ok retention and lace.

S - Bracingly sour nose. White peach, lemon, touch of funk, and dry chardonnay.

T - Lemon lime soda into an aggressively tart opening. Smooth, oaky center with peach puree and nectarines. Dry white wine and grape skin finish.

M - Bold carbonation, medium-full body for the style.

O - Like a tart Bellini; fruity and sour with bright carbonation.

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3.95 Brandy Barrel Peche
--- -Jay- -Jon- -Anth- -Vin- -Avg- Weight
A - 3.75 3.00 3.00 2.50 3.06 10%
S - 4.50 4.50 4.25 4.25 4.38 20%
T - 4.25 4.00 4.50 3.75 4.13 40%
M - 3.75 4.00 3.25 4.25 3.81 10%
O - 3.75 4.00 4.00 3.00 3.69 20%

08-19-2014 00:55:10 | More by vfgccp
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GeorgeCarroll

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.9%

08-18-2014 17:40:45 | More by GeorgeCarroll
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HookemHoos

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

08-13-2014 14:05:10 | More by HookemHoos
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Skunkyluvmuffin

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev 0%

08-13-2014 03:07:27 | More by Skunkyluvmuffin
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BierJager89

California

4.11/5  rDev -3.3%

A: Pours an opaque, almost hazy golden with a white head.

S: Sweet orange peel, peach, some sweet candied fruits, some oak, some red grape, some white grape in the nose.

T: Lemon, orange peel, mandarin orange, peach, a touch of pine, raspberry, blackberry, some funky Belgian yeast.

M: Medium bodied and smoothish.

O: This was pretty good, but it was definitely a tart beer, so don't let this be your first sour, unless you really like sour.

08-11-2014 05:24:38 | More by BierJager89
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ChicagoNick

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.9%

08-10-2014 14:31:15 | More by ChicagoNick
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pcarney8

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

08-07-2014 21:59:36 | More by pcarney8
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

08-06-2014 21:05:56 | More by sammyg832
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unclekeith

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev 0%

08-03-2014 22:38:12 | More by unclekeith
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heavenlyStash

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

08-02-2014 18:15:24 | More by heavenlyStash
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Bartos

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

08-02-2014 00:20:37 | More by Bartos
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stevec32

New York

4/5  rDev -5.9%

08-01-2014 16:04:15 | More by stevec32
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supernatural_skeptic

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-30-2014 21:19:21 | More by supernatural_skeptic
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crowellbw

Washington

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-30-2014 20:20:43 | More by crowellbw
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SpasmWaiter

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-29-2014 18:03:39 | More by SpasmWaiter
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Theortiz01

Texas

5/5  rDev +17.6%

07-27-2014 14:57:24 | More by Theortiz01
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BobbyDigitali

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-25-2014 00:58:17 | More by BobbyDigitali
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Moc513

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-23-2014 02:44:17 | More by Moc513
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Billquirk

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.9%

07-21-2014 20:29:13 | More by Billquirk
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crobinso

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-20-2014 22:21:15 | More by crobinso
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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

07-20-2014 02:46:46 | More by UWBadgerFan4Life
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tkdchampxi

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-20-2014 00:15:00 | More by tkdchampxi
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Brandy Barrel Peche from Almanac Beer Co.
94 out of 100 based on 348 ratings.