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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: 44
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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Ratings: 467 | Reviews: 44
Photo of Ksoden1186
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Hazy apricot with no head at all. A really beautiful color.

Fruit doesn't come out too much on the nose, mostly four funk with just the smallest amount of fruit sweetness (very small). Primarily a sour smelling beer, as it should be.

Tart and sour taste. Very light plum/apricot (pluot, I suppose) flavors that balance out the puckering sourness of the beer. Some light funkiness. Like the nose, this beer is primarily sour and tart, with just a hint of fruit sweetness.

Medium with very little carbonation.

Overall, another excellent beer from Almanac. The sours I have had from them have all been very enjoyable and I look forward to checking out some of their others. The fruit could, honestly, shine a little more and I would be even more happy, but it is still very solid as it is.

Photo of doubleipa444
4/5  rDev -4.5%

sweet upfront, acidity, carbonated, tart. probably better later on. will age the rest.

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Photo of zac16125
4.45/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

375mL bottle into a Teku
2014 vintage

Thanks to KevSal for sending this over in a trade.

A: Pours a translucent light golden color, with less than 1 fingers width of bright white head. Head dissipates down almost immediately and leaves zero lacing. 4

S: Very tart, lots of lactic acidity, some funky burnt plastic like notes, sweet fruity aromas. Excellent. 4.5

T: A nice puckering tartness, lactic acidity, sweet fruit flavors to balance things out, lots of Pluot flavors (just kidding I have no clue what Pluots taste like as Ive never had them in my life). Great mix of sour and sweet. Delicious. 4.5

M/D: Lighter side of medium bodied, carbonation appropriately high,a touch syrupy, the sour tartness gives it a nice bite, drinkability is very good. 4.25

O: Awesome beer. I will be seeking out more from this series. 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.22/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Served from a 375ml bottle into a Smutty tulip.

Pours a apricot color with quick half finger head. Smell is peach, apricot, vanilla, lemon, oak. Taste is sour grapes, apples, peaches, and plenty of oak. Feel is heavily carved and crisp with a firm sourness.

Overall this is a nice fruit forward sour, but I don't know if I get plots.

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Farmer's Reserve Pluot from Almanac Beer Co.
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