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Dogpatch Sour - Almanac Beer Co.

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Ratings: 693
Reviews: 75
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 7.57%
Wants: 126
Gots: 161 | 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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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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4/5  rDev -5.4%

Puckering sourness. Short finish. Decent cherry flavor with only a touch of sweetness. This is delicious.

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

Thanks Skye for this one!

Poured a copper orange color, lasting foam and lacing, good clarity.

Aroma was sharply acidic, fairly one dimensional and not overtly of cherry.

Taste was also puckeringly sour, maybe an 8/10 on my sourness scale. Indistinct fruit in the background, very citric and sour upfront, short lived in the finish. Spritzy and medium bodied. It was pretty good though not something i'd probably get again. Needs more nuance and fruit character.

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Dogpatch Sour from Almanac Beer Co.
94 out of 100 based on 693 ratings.