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Dogpatch Sour - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

593 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 593
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 7.58%
Wants: 124
Gots: 135 | FT: 22
Brewed by:
Almanac Beer Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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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4.06/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

375 mL (12.68 fl. oz) bottle purchased online from CraftCity.com, 2014 vintage (Batch #2, bottled in 3/14), poured into my The Lost Abbey Teku glass, drank over an hour

A: 3/3 - rudy brownish coloration; low clarity (cannot see through); initial tannish head gives way to subtle glass lacing that reagitates on swirling; tight white bubbles pouring off the bottom of the glass; moderate alcohol legs

S: 9/12 - major vinous notes - tart cherries oak, slight funk/cheese - admixed with moderate sourness; some alcohol notes; no hop aroma

T: 15/20 - again, vinous flavors predominate and puckering tartness right up front that continues to evolve as the flavors dominate; a moderate cherry sweetness develops over time; some residual lingering qualities but finishes generally dry and inviting; moderate alcohol heat on the back-end; no hop bitterness/qualities

M: 4/5 - moderate carbonation for style; slight chewiness; alcohol coating provides the fullness

O: 8/10 - above average American wild ale that really hits with the vinous and sourness; don't think that it reaches a 94 on BA (would probably place in the mid-80s/low-90s for what it's worth); like Boulevard's Love Child #4, it reminds me of a lesser version of Russian River's Supplication or Weyerbacher's Riserva but preferred this one to Love Child #4 due to the cherry component

TOTAL - 39/50

MNishCT77, Sep 26, 2014
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Dogpatch Sour from Almanac Beer Co.
94 out of 100 based on 593 ratings.