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Farmer's Reserve Blackberry - Almanac Beer Co.

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Farmer's Reserve BlackberryFarmer's Reserve Blackberry

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

418 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 418
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 7.4%
Wants: 68
Gots: 83 | FT: 19
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: largadeer on 04-20-2014

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of brentk56
4.1/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a brilliant orange with hints of pink; the head fizzes away quickly though it leaves some dots while it lasts

Smell: Lactic fruit sour tones; perhaps a smear of blackberry jam on wheat toast if you let your power of suggestion get the best of you; funky tones, too

Taste: The lactic sour fruit tones arrive first, with the fruit evolving into blackberry in the mid-palate; acetic, funky, vinous elements develop, after the swallow; toasted wheat bread is underneath, though very subtle

Mouthfeel: Medium body with low carbonation

Overall: Not a top flight sour but does the trick; I especially enjoy the blackberry tones

Thanks, CaliSooner, for the opportunity

Photo of CraftEyeDoc
4.29/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TampaRainman
4.2/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JGam115
4.46/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Baby VSB...so I've been told. Very tart and delicious

Photo of jaymo18
4.24/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mklisz
4.38/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of emottram
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jaxbrew
4.33/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I appreciate this as it is not available in my area, but it wasn't the best sour I've had. Definitely worth trying.

Photo of Phyl21ca
3.95/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a cloudy dirty beige color ale with a small foamy head. Aroma of tart and sour notes with hint of blackberry is quite enjoyable. Taste is also dominated by tart and sour notes with hints of blackberries. Some vinous notes are also noticeable but I would not say that oak plays a major role. Body is full with limited filtration and good carbonation.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of yeaprolly
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of Donkster46
3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Filabee
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of Jeffh84
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of DIPAFAN
4/5  rDev -4.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of BG24
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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Farmer's Reserve Blackberry from Almanac Beer Co.
93 out of 100 based on 418 ratings.