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Farmer's Reserve Blackberry - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

351 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 351
Reviews: 30
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 7.16%
Wants: 66
Gots: 79 | FT: 23
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: largadeer on 04-20-2014)
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Reviews by ptykozoon:
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4.01/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours grapefruit pink, no head no lacing. Beautiful glowing color.

Lemon, sour grape and apple. Funky.

Medium amount of sour, hints of wine. I don't think I'm good enough to guess blackberries but I am picking up dark fruits.

A bit more carbonation than I would like. The mouthfeel is a bit watery.

Is this the first batch? Not bad. Many say not enough blackberries, I have to agree - there is an apparent wateriness with this beer. Potential central though, blackberries should be the future of sours.

ptykozoon, May 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

my favorite from Almanac

jose_alehouseSD, Aug 30, 2014
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HoppySeb, Jun 07, 2014
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4.41/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Burnt red-orange.

S: Almanac funk, lemons, faint blackberry.

T: Good puckering sourness. Lemons, apples, yeast funk. Not much fruit in the flavor, just a bit of sweetness on the finish.

M: Dry, puckering, with a sweet finish.

O: Another good sour from Almanac but could definitely use more fruit.

01001111, May 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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2.86/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Had in a domestic sour flight at Bottle Craft Little Italy. It was the second 5oz pour in 4 tasters.

Appearance, Light purple. little to no head.

Smell, like piss, possibly animal piss, almost like old piss, like if you dod not flush the toilet after drinking no water for a few days. Or maybe just barnyard piss.

Taste, blackberry, a bit tart, expected more from Almanac, finish of straight up urine...

Mouth feel, fizzy, small bubbles, light.

Overall, put off by the urine smell... sadly the bartender agreed with me...

Jgrody, Jun 01, 2014
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Farmer's Reserve Blackberry from Almanac Beer Co.
93 out of 100 based on 351 ratings.