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Dogpatch Sour - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
94
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686 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 686
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 7.57%
Wants: 128
Gots: 155 | FT: 29
Brewed by:
Almanac Beer Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This barrel-aged wild ale is named for our San Francisco neighborhood and pays tribute to the Flanders Red style of beer. Aged in wine barrels, this lightly tart ale is brewed with California Rainier cherries using a house blend of wild yeasts, bacteria and SF sourdough yeast. Pair this complex ale with ripe figs & blue cheese or seafood bouillabaisse.

(Beer added by: Piddmeista on 07-25-2013)
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Photo of Fatehunter
4.05/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Pours almost no head on a hazy dark straw body.
The aroma is sour wood, in the best way.
The taste starts with a fruity sour that turns to a sharp tart flavor.
The texture is fizzy and fun.
This is a fun beer.

Photo of sirsteve42
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of cwelsh55
4/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of erha2
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of rjp217
4.35/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TommyTheCat
4.04/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of nesarebad
4.31/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of Limanti
4.05/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of JustIPAs
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Quite assertively sour, cherries are present but don't become overwhelming. Really nice American sour.

Photo of NJBeer265
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Michelle_VillageMarketSF
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Got a chance to try this out of a snifter over at Stones Throw in SF's Russian Hill neighborhood.

Not a huge fan of sours but this wasn't overly sour and had just the right amount of effervescence.

Definitely could taste the cherries. Would definitely drink again!

Photo of mdfb79
4.18/5  rDev -1.2%

From 12/10/14 notes. 12 oz. pour in a tulip type glass for $8 at RnH in NYC.

Pours a hazy bright orange-amber with one to two inches of bright white head and moderate carbonation evident. Sour strawberries and sour dark fruits, tart berries, vinegar, sour black cherry candy, spice, fruity malts, some earthy malts, and bready malts at the end. Some funk and sour wine in the taste as well. Acidic, big sour bite in the taste. Medium body and moderate carbonation.

Overall a very good beer that is super sour; very good and very mouth puckering. More complexity and sourness in the taste; if you like big sours definitely worth checking out.

Photo of Tobes181
4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of Jho3325
4.56/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of bjouan
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of stakem
4.09/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

375ml poured into a snifter. The brew appears a beautiful clear orange color with a white fizzy cap. The smell is mildly bretty and vinous with some oaky barrel and cherry skin/pits. The taste is all the same with some alcohol warmth and slight herbal bitterness. This is medium bodied, effervescent carbonation and overall real nice stuff.

Photo of kylemckinnis
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of cosmicevan
4.29/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle picked up locally batch 3 enjoyed from an almanac flute.

a - brew is a murky red with a thin fizzy head that fizzes away quick. Semi transparent when held to the light. Some visible carbonation

s - very tasteful blend of cherries. Not pungent or overly sour or cheesy...just right. Makes my myth water. Could smell this all damn day.

t/m/o - the sour slaps you in the face gives your mouth a quick tight pucker and then settles into that lush cherry found in the nose. super solid brew. Feel is a bit fizzy and prickly and there is a definite "I am gonna need tums" to the sourness, but dat cherry. Worth checking out for sure.

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4.52/5  rDev +6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of GonzoHomebrewer
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of dagubna
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Lucoli
4/5  rDev -5.4%

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Dogpatch Sour from Almanac Beer Co.
94 out of 100 based on 686 ratings.