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Farmers Reserve Citrus - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

229 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 229
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.41%
Wants: 21
Gots: 53 | FT: 8
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:
Ale brewed with Citrons and Oranges and aged in Wine barrels.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 06-02-2014)
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

kvgomps, Aug 01, 2014
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4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

375ml bottle. Poured into an unlabeled snifter 8/8/2014.

A- Hazy medium orange body. Short-lived white head, no lacing. Simple looking liquid.

S- Lactate, yogurt, freshly squeezed grapefruit juice, pale malt sweetness.

F- Lactate, yogurt, acidic grapefruit, lemon juice and some vinegar on the finish. This is essentially what I would imagine citric acid to taste like, except its probably far more drinkable. Tasty stuff, not especially multi-dimensional but complex enough!

M- On the thinner side, a bit undercarbonated for my enjoyment. But quite good.

O- Quite a tasty sour with a nice citrus quality to it; as if it was grapefruit/lemon with half the fruit sweetness taken out of the equation.

Stevedore, Aug 09, 2014
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aquazr1, Jul 11, 2014
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Cynic-ale, Friday at 01:07 AM
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3.81/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Golden yellow, like a meyer lemon.

S: Yeast funk dominates the nose. There's a bit of citrus and white grapes.

T: Sour, but not overly so. It tastes and feels like the sourness of the citrus is the predominant contributor to the tartness rather than the lactic acid. Beyond the citric acid feel, there isn't much flavor from the fruit so the base golden ale comes through.

M: Tart, mostly dry.

O: Almanac put out some amazing sours last year. This year they're just alright. Here's hoping they can recapture last year's greatness at this scale.

01001111, Jul 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

Evahflow, Jul 19, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev -11.1%

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Slightly hazy orange body. Small white head. Thin collar.

Smell - Lemon. Some orange. Oak and vanilla reminiscent of a whiskey barrel. A bit of white wine.

Taste - Lots of lemon and orange citrus. Wine is stronger, especially in the back end. Medium sourness.

Mouthfeel - Crisp. Medium body. Well carbonated.

Overall - Kinda one-dimensional, but that one-dimension is good.

Alieniloquium, Monday at 11:42 PM
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4.5/5  rDev +8.2%

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Farmers Reserve Citrus from Almanac Beer Co.
92 out of 100 based on 229 ratings.