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Farmer's Reserve #4 - Almanac Beer Co.

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Farmer's Reserve #4Farmer's Reserve #4

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

264 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 264
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 7.23%
Wants: 159
Gots: 51 | FT: 8
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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macrosmatic

Florida

4.06/5  rDev -5.4%

Thanks to eyebereej for sending this one! Reviewed from notes. Poured from 375 mL bottle into a Cigar City snifter.

A: Pours a beautiful gold, nearly clear, with tons of visible carbonation and a half-finger of white fluffy head.

S: Vinous, grapes and lemons, with wood and a tangy tart, sour citrus and a barnyard undercurrent. This smells really damn good.

T: Tart lemon citrus, lactic and acetic, vinous, with apples and woody dryness over the crystal malt sweetness. Less depth that I'd like to the tart funky profile. The taste is good, but a letdown after the amazing aroma. Finishes dry and tingly on the tongue.

M: Light body, moderate alcohol presence, and good level of carbonation sensation.

O: Well, this started with tons of promise - poured beautifully and smelled amazing. In the end, it was still enjoyable and tasty, but just seems like it didn't live up to its promise. Still, glad to have tried it.

03-17-2014 03:15:22 | More by macrosmatic
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

03-16-2014 13:16:40 | More by thebigredone
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lucas1801

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-13-2014 22:09:11 | More by lucas1801
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mvdillman

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-11-2014 23:47:52 | More by mvdillman
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

4.14/5  rDev -3.5%

Poured into a Duvel glass bringing forth a voluminous thick meringue of white head. The body is a clear gold, but hard to see through the myriad of bubbles flooding the glass.

The aroma is decidedly citrus heavy as the bottle indicates. Lemon and orange aplenty. There is a nice funky brett yeast to it. Slight white wine character to it.

Big bright citrus fruit on the taste which bring a mild tartness. Musty funky quality. Finishes dry.

Fairly refreshing and super enjoyable.

03-11-2014 21:52:49 | More by MattSweatshirt
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SierraJosh

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-10-2014 03:11:34 | More by SierraJosh
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benghan

Sweden

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

03-04-2014 10:55:29 | More by benghan
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SupremePie

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

03-03-2014 05:13:38 | More by SupremePie
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yourefragile

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -6.8%

03-03-2014 00:05:45 | More by yourefragile
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hopkrid

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.8%

03-01-2014 03:32:59 | More by hopkrid
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HaveUSeenMyCellar

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

02-23-2014 08:40:30 | More by HaveUSeenMyCellar
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random846

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

02-22-2014 05:31:48 | More by random846
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wakeuptothesun

California

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

02-17-2014 23:36:36 | More by wakeuptothesun
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DaveHack

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

02-16-2014 16:44:15 | More by DaveHack
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raynmoon

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

02-11-2014 06:49:37 | More by raynmoon
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teddyarrowhead

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

02-04-2014 19:07:57 | More by teddyarrowhead
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

01-30-2014 21:06:58 | More by Kurmaraja
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st9647v3

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

01-16-2014 03:13:00 | More by st9647v3
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-14-2014 04:36:48 | More by Axnjxn
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

01-06-2014 19:49:52 | More by mendvicdog
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ThatsThatDude

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

01-06-2014 17:15:58 | More by ThatsThatDude
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imfrommichigan

Utah

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

12-23-2013 02:58:02 | More by imfrommichigan
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.8%

12-21-2013 08:56:58 | More by mmulebarn
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warnerry

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

12-19-2013 23:53:46 | More by warnerry
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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Farmer's Reserve #4 from Almanac Beer Co.
95 out of 100 based on 264 ratings.