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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

351 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 351
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 6.68%
Wants: 33
Gots: 72 | FT: 18
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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HopsintheSack

California

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

04-22-2014 21:38:01 | More by HopsintheSack
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Thishops4u

Kansas

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-22-2014 14:49:11 | More by Thishops4u
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PeakedInHighSchool

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

04-22-2014 13:21:46 | More by PeakedInHighSchool
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NorCalBeer

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-22-2014 05:00:37 | More by NorCalBeer
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Drake415

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-22-2014 01:15:36 | More by Drake415
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cornejo

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-21-2014 18:58:33 | More by cornejo
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Chingringo

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-21-2014 04:39:30 | More by Chingringo
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kornkid8600

California

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-20-2014 20:11:55 | More by kornkid8600
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Massbmx

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-20-2014 18:00:37 | More by Massbmx
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raynmoon

California

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-19-2014 06:02:56 | More by raynmoon
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.74/5  rDev -10.7%

i like this one less than the other almanac beers ive had. maybe its the pluot. the only other pluot beer ive seen is that disaster from new belgium, and while this is a whole lot better, its still got that weird plumy sweetness thats not super compatible with the wild ale yeast in this blonde and relatively flat looking brew, i wish it looked a bit more alive. fruity nose, not unlike some of the oddity apple or pear beers out there, but with a residual sugar level thats noticeable but not brutal for what it is. the brett isnt super robust in the flavor, but it contributes a balance, and a farmy moist morning dew vibe to the beer, which is needed and distinct. im not sure the fruit adds much to an already outstanding base beer, it may even detract for me. a little more time in the bottle may dry this out a little better, and more carbonation would certainly help. its different and delicious, but its absolutely not as tasty as the other almanac beers ive found. not all experiments are successful, and i appreciate the effort without disliking the beer overall.

04-19-2014 05:14:17 | More by StonedTrippin
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Lucnifter

California

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

04-19-2014 01:36:35 | More by Lucnifter
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Zaphog

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-19-2014 00:10:51 | More by Zaphog
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beergorrilla

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-19-2014 00:02:22 | More by beergorrilla
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wiescins

Illinois

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-18-2014 23:18:15 | More by wiescins
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gueuzedreg

Colorado

4.53/5  rDev +8.1%

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

04-18-2014 23:01:31 | More by gueuzedreg
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JCam9981

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-18-2014 22:42:54 | More by JCam9981
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wakeuptothesun

California

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-18-2014 05:38:17 | More by wakeuptothesun
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sfr26

New York

4.4/5  rDev +5%

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

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

04-17-2014 05:40:20 | More by 2beerdogs
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wesside89

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

04-17-2014 04:50:12 | More by wesside89
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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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ygtbsm94

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-15-2014 20:49:29 | More by ygtbsm94
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California

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-15-2014 02:32:34 | More by ILikeGoodCider
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mjl21

California

4/5  rDev -4.5%

04-14-2014 21:46:03 | More by mjl21
Farmer's Reserve Pluot from Almanac Beer Co.
93 out of 100 based on 351 ratings.