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Dogpatch Sour - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
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529 Ratings
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Ratings: 529
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 7.8%
Wants: 113
Gots: 136 | 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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shleepy

California

4.09/5  rDev -3.3%

Poured from bottle into Duvel glass.

Amber color, medium head.

Fairly sour (but certainly not the most acidic beer I've ever tasted), but seems to have a touch of residual sugar, based on the slightly sticky mouthfeel. I could be wrong.

Very prominent and enjoyable stonefruit notes (e.g., plum). Maybe just a bit of brett funk on the nose, but not much, if any, in the taste. Easy to drink. Not overly complex for a sour beer, but quite nice.

04-23-2014 02:29:00 | More by shleepy
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-22-2014 12:06:36 | More by deapokid
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apbaj

Guam

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

04-22-2014 11:56:42 | More by apbaj
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IrishColonial

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-22-2014 01:50:18 | More by IrishColonial
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Drake415

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-22-2014 01:13:53 | More by Drake415
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Chingringo

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

04-21-2014 04:40:10 | More by Chingringo
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ahermsen

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-20-2014 22:19:50 | More by ahermsen
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deschutes_fan

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-20-2014 18:53:53 | More by deschutes_fan
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Zimm

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-20-2014 17:29:36 | More by Zimm
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jwswigs

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-20-2014 17:20:42 | More by jwswigs
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DeanMoriarty

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-20-2014 05:08:21 | More by DeanMoriarty
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campfirebrew

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-19-2014 00:57:24 | More by campfirebrew
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JCam9981

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-18-2014 22:42:33 | More by JCam9981
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KingoftheTitans

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

04-17-2014 06:37:23 | More by KingoftheTitans
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Sumdeus

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-17-2014 03:43:10 | More by Sumdeus
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cdean801

California

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

04-16-2014 15:51:04 | More by cdean801
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BryanCDM

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-16-2014 04:23:33 | More by BryanCDM
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funkyaudio

Illinois

5/5  rDev +18.2%

04-16-2014 03:28:34 | More by funkyaudio
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Moheban

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-15-2014 03:54:41 | More by Moheban
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Furlinator

California

3.93/5  rDev -7.1%

Pours cloudy brick red with a 1/2 inch off-white head that quickly disappears completely and leaves almost no lace.

The smell is of cherry skin, grapes, faint lemon and a hint of vinegar.

The taste is of very tart, unripe cherries, grapes and a sour citrus finish.

The texture is medium bodied with high carbonation. Effervescent and refreshing.

Once you get past the initial lip-puckering tartness, this becomes a refreshing and tasty American wild ale.

04-15-2014 03:08:52 | More by Furlinator
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BigBadBaptist88

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

04-14-2014 16:54:23 | More by BigBadBaptist88
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.4%

04-14-2014 13:45:29 | More by waddellc2
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Jtrigonis

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-14-2014 05:27:30 | More by Jtrigonis
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beernazi

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

04-14-2014 03:45:31 | More by beernazi
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anticipation23

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

04-13-2014 19:45:08 | More by anticipation23
Dogpatch Sour from Almanac Beer Co.
94 out of 100 based on 529 ratings.