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Farmer's Reserve #3 - Almanac Beer Co.

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Farmer's Reserve #3Farmer's Reserve #3

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

534 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 534
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 7.36%
Wants: 204
Gots: 89 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Almanac Beer Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Ale aged in wine barrels with Strawberries (Swanton Berry Farms) and Nectarines (Blosson Bluff Farms).

(Beer added by: OBeerMeGreatOne on 05-29-2013)
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4.6/5  rDev +5.7%

Bottle shared by daknole. Thanks bro!

The beer is hazy gold with a thin, wispy cap. Aromas of strawberry, funk, citrus, oak. Lovely aroma and the flavor does not disappoint. Beautiful balance and teeming with fruit character. Strawberry and juicy oranges with a piquant finish. I would love to have this again. Highly recommended.

Huhzubendah, Sep 22, 2014
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look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Pours a pale saffron colour, mild haze. Head is a swirl of bubbles on the top, decent lace trails. OK.

Smells wild - tart and hugely oaky. Peach notes with buttery wood, caramel, some barnyard character and dry spice rub. Oddball, but crazy good.

Flavour is massively sour, much more than I was crediting it for. Tart, puckering citrus upfront that actually mellows out nicely midway, giving peach and apricot notes. Finishes slightly oaky-sweet but plenty of tang to keep it crisp and interesting. I like it a lot.

Quite sharp, puckering. Doesn't quite mellow out texture-wise. Still, decent for style.

Crisp, tart and refreshing drop. Few inevitable flaws with something this crazy, but it's not much poorer for it.

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Farmer's Reserve #3 from Almanac Beer Co.
96 out of 100 based on 534 ratings.