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Dark Pumpkin Sour - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

186 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 186
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 16
Gots: 38 | FT: 5
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 pumpkin and spices aged in wine barrels.

(Beer added by: ThatsThatDude on 07-02-2014)
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into an oversized wine glass- pours a hazy dark mahogany color with minimal head, lacing and retention.

Smells very tart- you can smell some burnt sugar and a little spice.


Tastes excellent- definitely very very tart, but I taste caramelized pumpkin later as well as a little fig and nutmeg and cinnamon.

Mouthfeel is very nice- medium bodied and well carbonated. If you don't like sour beers, do not waste your money on this. If you like sour beers, this is awesome and unique cause of the pumpkin aspect. It's not perfect but it is very good and worth a try.

Hopdaemon39, Sep 24, 2014
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

375 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep brown body. Small off-white head. Some lacing.

Smell - Musty and kinda bretty and earthy. Pumpkin spices, but I don't get pumpkin directly. A bit of that wine barrel.

Taste - Lots of pumpkin spices. Too many. Very earthy and spicy. Mild sourness. Builds in spice and sourness. Wine flavor linger.

Mouthfeel - Medium body and kinda gritty. Well carbonated.

Overall - Eh. Not working. Very odd spice flavors.

Alieniloquium, Tuesday at 01:13 AM
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Dark Pumpkin Sour from Almanac Beer Co.
87 out of 100 based on 186 ratings.