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Dogpatch Sour - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

595 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 595
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 7.58%
Wants: 125
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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Dogpatch Sour from Almanac Beer Co.
94 out of 100 based on 595 ratings.