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Dogpatch Sour - Almanac Beer Co.

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504 Ratings
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Ratings: 504
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 7.8%
Wants: 107
Gots: 131 | FT: 29
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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n2pux

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

04-13-2014 04:06:13 | More by n2pux
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Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-13-2014 00:50:00 | More by brewskis
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Bwagner1122

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-12-2014 20:26:37 | More by Bwagner1122
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dwagner003

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-12-2014 20:13:14 | More by dwagner003
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RayUF07

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-12-2014 03:17:04 | More by RayUF07
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notchucknorris

California

4.31/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a murky brownish orange color with a slight hint of red to it. A half finger tan head quickly settles in the glass.

S: Tart and a touch acetic. Red cherry skin, a bit of bready malt, lemon, white wine and some dusty barnyard notes. Very nice.

T: Opens tart with lemon, white wine and rolling waves of tart red cherry over the palate. Slight bit of oak, lemon seed and pink grapefruit. A long lingering tartness lasts forever. I like this a lot.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2014 21:35:14 | More by notchucknorris
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ThePaleRider

California

3/5  rDev -29.1%

04-11-2014 18:51:16 | More by ThePaleRider
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egrace84

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-11-2014 00:37:45 | More by egrace84
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Jack_Tripper86

California

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

04-10-2014 05:31:47 | More by Jack_Tripper86
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Duff27

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-10-2014 00:17:01 | More by Duff27
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weonfire

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

04-08-2014 01:56:09 | More by weonfire
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-07-2014 18:22:40 | More by TXhomebrewer
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Ken_P

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-06-2014 15:29:54 | More by Ken_P
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markgugs

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-05-2014 21:52:08 | More by markgugs
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wakeuptothesun

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-05-2014 02:52:28 | More by wakeuptothesun
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controlfate

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-04-2014 23:25:59 | More by controlfate
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HollyHops

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-04-2014 17:21:08 | More by HollyHops
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RolandBlunts

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-04-2014 13:59:14 | More by RolandBlunts
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-04-2014 11:55:41 | More by ShanePB
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Powderhornphil

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

My second Almanac is as many days. They really make some tasty sours.

This one pours hazy orange with a slight reddish tint from the cherries I assume. Not much head or lacing.

Aroma is a bright, slightly tart funk. Apple cider vinegar. Subtle cherry notes.

Taste is sour apples, tart cherry and wine barrel. Just a delicious sour.

Lighter mouthfeel. Dry finish. Low carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2014 02:13:54 | More by Powderhornphil
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jklecko2

Missouri

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-03-2014 14:32:16 | More by jklecko2
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-03-2014 04:59:22 | More by starrdogg
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jschott75

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-02-2014 04:45:56 | More by jschott75
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paul_db

Washington

3.91/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a snifter.

I gotta say, the smell through me off a bit. i'm not sure if it was an off bottle or not since most people i'm seeing are saying it smelled like cherries… all i smelled was funk and maybe some oak… this made me a bit nervous for this.

Taste had tart cherries up front with some sweetness and funk after. The flavor was nothing like the smell. Very good sour, very alike to the other recent releases.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2014 23:06:39 | More by paul_db
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drebrew

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-30-2014 23:03:50 | More by drebrew
Dogpatch Sour from Almanac Beer Co.
94 out of 100 based on 504 ratings.