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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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467 Ratings
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Ratings: 467
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 7.16%
Wants: 43
Gots: 82 | FT: 20
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:
Beer added by: obiwan on 03-18-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Pours a pale yellow gold color. Fairly hazy liquid. Medium-sized white head. Fades fairly quickly, leaving few bubbles behind. The aroma is big on pluots, berries and wine. There's some oak character, but the fruity sourness is in charge. Some lemon peel. The blend of pluot, wine barrel and sourness turned out nicely. There's some cheesy funk, maybe a little diacetyl. The flavor is tart. Tart berries, fairly juicy pluots, tart vinous note. More oak flavor, drying and a bit tannic. Some malt flavor, which is a touch odd. The cheesy funk comes out more in the finish and seems pretty buttery to me. Whatever the flavor is, I'm not a fan, and in varying degrees, it seems to pop up in most of Almanac's sours. It gives the beer a messy feeling - whether it could clean up with time, I really don't know. A little more body to the beer than expected. Still pretty light but there's some lingering malt sugar in there. Pretty good sour. In the upper half of Almanac's work in my opinion but not at the top of the list.

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Farmer's Reserve Pluot from Almanac Beer Co.
93 out of 100 based on 467 ratings.