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Farmer's Reserve Pluot - Almanac Beer Co.

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Farmer's Reserve PluotFarmer's Reserve Pluot

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

326 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 326
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 6.92%
Wants: 27
Gots: 73 | FT: 16
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: obiwan on 03-18-2014)
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foxyaardvark27

Washington

5/5  rDev +19.3%

07-29-2014 07:51:26 | More by foxyaardvark27
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sammyg832

Arizona

5/5  rDev +19.3%

06-26-2014 22:14:03 | More by sammyg832
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01001111

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Apricot

S: That familiar Almanac scent; some vinegar, some lemon, a bit of saison funk.

T: Very fruit forward but dry. The pluot really shines through. Its not particularly sour, closer to a berlinerweisse, but still quite dry and flavorful.

M: Crisp, dry.

O: This grew on me after a couple sips. While I prefer some of their more sour offerings, this is yet another excellent brew from Almanac.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2014 03:30:38 | More by 01001111
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Danielr26

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

04-16-2014 00:34:50 | More by Danielr26
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

07-17-2014 02:33:42 | More by waddellc2
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

04-06-2014 07:30:04 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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SierraJosh

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

04-12-2014 21:08:54 | More by SierraJosh
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CHADM552


4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

06-17-2014 06:48:26 | More by CHADM552
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KevSal

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

06-02-2014 18:42:27 | More by KevSal
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bpasquini

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

04-07-2014 06:26:36 | More by bpasquini
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ChrisAlbertine

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

06-10-2014 21:07:39 | More by ChrisAlbertine
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yeaprolly

Washington

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

05-16-2014 19:46:00 | More by yeaprolly
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stealth

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

07-22-2014 08:11:16 | More by stealth
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dantezeull

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

07-20-2014 02:24:45 | More by dantezeull
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Kurt_Dog

California

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

07-20-2014 01:06:06 | More by Kurt_Dog
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BMMillsy

Florida

4.55/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle in trade from Doug. Thanks buddy! Pours hazy light tangerine color with a one finger fizzy white head that disappears shortly after pouring. Beautiful sour aroma, huge lacto bite, vinegar, and lots of sweet fruits: plums, apricots, even some berry notes. Beautiful. Flavor is an amazing blend of very sour plums and apricots as expected, lots of lacto and big puckering sour, yet the fruits are sweet and juicy as hell. Some warming vinous notes from the wine barrel that accent the fruits. Lots of prickly carbonation and light to medium bodied. Maybe my new favorite from Almanac. Fantastic. One of the best sours I have ever had. The only thing holding this back from being perfect is a slightly strange wheaty finish, but it is extremely subtle.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2014 23:49:46 | More by BMMillsy
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gueuzedreg

Colorado

4.53/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to Perhops for sending this one for nothing.

A- Honey, non-transparent, thin medium lacing for the style, white cloudy in color

S- Brett funky, then the fruit pluots come out. Not as much S from the fruit comes out of the nose

T- The pluot comes out first, then a low brett suckerpunch; put the fruit stays in the mouth after brett goes away

M- A bit too much carb for me with the style, but nothing bad here. Very balanced, not too thick or thin, the carb follows down the throat a bit harsh, but nothing terrible.

O- I think this is a great take on an American fruit first sour (though not too sour). Almost comes off as a fruit ale, but it is more on the sour end of the spectrum

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 23:01:31 | More by gueuzedreg
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fthegiants

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

03-29-2014 00:39:34 | More by fthegiants
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tclipse

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-28-2014 05:32:19 | More by tclipse
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SamuelR

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-26-2014 23:29:32 | More by SamuelR
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blindpiggie

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-11-2014 04:46:22 | More by blindpiggie
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sfr26

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-18-2014 04:28:37 | More by sfr26
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-07-2014 16:33:34 | More by kbuzz
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TheSamKuehn

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

06-14-2014 00:12:26 | More by TheSamKuehn
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mkirkland80

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-20-2014 16:33:15 | More by mkirkland80
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Farmer's Reserve Pluot from Almanac Beer Co.
93 out of 100 based on 326 ratings.