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Farmer's Reserve #4 - Almanac Beer Co.

Not Rated.
Farmer's Reserve #4Farmer's Reserve #4

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

256 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 256
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 7.24%
Wants: 159
Gots: 51 | FT: 9
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 Cara Cara Oranges, Meyer Lemons, and Buddha's Hand Citrons (all from Hamada Farms).

(Beer added by: OBeerMeGreatOne on 05-30-2013)
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elNopalero

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4.69/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This pours a light straw gold with white golden foam. It’s clear with a chill haze. There's an underlying wet hay note that sneaks across the layers of citrusy and intense lemony notes. Flavor is pleasingly tart and lightly funky with a crisp lemony citrus finish. Citron & Buddhas hand? Yum!

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2014 22:57:57 | More by elNopalero
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Pouring a clear light orange with a dense, white head with excellent retention and nice lacing, this looks great! The nose is probably the brightest, most refreshing Almanac beer I've had yet. Bright citrons, oranges and a mildly buttery and moderately tropical chardonnay barrel character are most noticeable up front. A citrusy sourness is noticeable along with a mild vanilla note. Lactic sourness with some oak are also noticeable. Nice!

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Farmer's Reserve #4 from Almanac Beer Co.
95 out of 100 based on 256 ratings.