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Brandy Barrel Peche - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
94
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371 Ratings
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Ratings: 371
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 7.53%
Wants: 76
Gots: 50 | FT: 11
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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4.25/5  rDev 0%

HoppyBastard2, Aug 30, 2014
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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
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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%

vfgccp, Aug 19, 2014
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4.11/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

BierJager89, Aug 11, 2014
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Brandy Barrel Peche from Almanac Beer Co.
94 out of 100 based on 371 ratings.