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Brandy Barrel Peche - Almanac Beer Co.

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346 Ratings
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Ratings: 346
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 7.53%
Wants: 78
Gots: 54 | FT: 15
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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UCLABrewN84

California

3.79/5  rDev -10.8%

Bottle I brought to share at Retsinis' tasting.

Bottled February 2013.

Pours a murky gold with a foamy off-white head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. No lacing on the drink down. Smell is of malt, peach, perfume, and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with slightly sour malt, grain, and fruit flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with no distinct brandy qualities apparent in either the smell or taste.

02-23-2014 20:58:55 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Thorpe429

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

02-22-2014 14:48:26 | More by Thorpe429
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -5.9%

05-17-2014 19:52:41 | More by nmann08
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zestar

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

07-01-2014 09:07:14 | More by zestar
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.9%

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kjkinsey

Texas

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Texas

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Virginia

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03-09-2014 20:28:35 | More by ygtbsm94
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spycow

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

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GRG1313

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

05-16-2014 02:34:47 | More by GRG1313
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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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largadeer

California

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

03-07-2014 23:05:45 | More by Rochefort10nh
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Minnesota

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Pennsylvania

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duceswild

Maryland

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Illinois

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Maryland

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Washington

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New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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Virginia

4.25/5  rDev 0%

03-28-2014 00:22:37 | More by billab914
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Brandy Barrel Peche from Almanac Beer Co.
94 out of 100 based on 346 ratings.