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Ichibier - Almanac Beer Co.

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Ichibier
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BA SCORE
83
good

33 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 33
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 10.38%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Almanac Beer Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Smarty_Pints on 03-21-2014)
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i think this one is a collaboration with crooked stave. on tap at ernies, its a blonde beer brewed with rice and shiso, very cool. as distinct as the flavors are in it, what it lacks for me is any funk, which i though almanac and certainly crooked stave were known for. its a little bland honestly in the yeast department, but im not letting that detract from my overall enjoyment of this very interesting beer. i kind of wanted the shiso to be more robust, such a cool japanese herb, i think its flavor could have been more apparent, instead of just flashing in quick towards the finish. even still, its really cool to see a beer with it, the first that i am aware of to use it anyway. the beer is super light, only a little starchy from the rice, and clean finishing. its super easy drinking stuff, but i think would be twice the beer with some crazy brett complex.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I’m starting to see this in more and more places. Pours a thin gold color with pale foaming. There’s a light, interesting aroma to it. The yuzu, perhaps? It’s crisp and sharply flavored, with what I imagine is a bit of rice mixing with the yuzu. Intensely dry. Exceeded my expectations and worth seeking out again.

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Ichibier from Almanac Beer Co.
83 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.