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Dogpatch Sour - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
94
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536 Ratings
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Ratings: 536
Reviews: 59
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 7.8%
Wants: 114
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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macrosmatic

Florida

4.41/5  rDev +4.3%

Thanks to eyebereej for sending this one! Reviewed from notes. Poured from 375 mL bottle into a Cigar City snifter.

A: Pours a burnished reddish copper, hazy, with a thin white head that fades quickly. There are some floaters amidst medium level of visible carbonation.

S: Sour cherries, tart underripe berries, oak, some funk, and a tad vinous. Nice.

T: Tart cherries, funk, oak tannins, sour, tart blackberries, pink wine character, and lactic tartness on the finish, which remains fairly dry. Some acetic character, which increases as the beer warms.

M: Medium body, adequate carbonation sensation, and a bit of alcohol burn but not at all hot.

O: Tasty, and definitely nails the mark with big tart cherry flavor. I was a little surprised that the wine barrel character was only a bit player in this show. But still, very tasty. Recommended.

03-17-2014 01:44:48 | More by macrosmatic
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rudedude985

California

4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

03-16-2014 20:46:29 | More by rudedude985
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-16-2014 14:26:56 | More by WillCarrera
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cornejo

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-16-2014 05:33:34 | More by cornejo
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Modernrickk

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-15-2014 20:29:55 | More by Modernrickk
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kmanjohnson

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

03-15-2014 08:28:18 | More by kmanjohnson
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Keananmichael5

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-15-2014 06:42:49 | More by Keananmichael5
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analogchainsaw

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-14-2014 15:57:25 | More by analogchainsaw
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Mages64

Washington

5/5  rDev +18.2%

03-12-2014 08:34:52 | More by Mages64
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SHODriver

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

A: poured into a snifter to a deep amber with a small white head that quickly fades to nothingness
S: smells of sour cherries, vanilla, oak, and funk
T: taste brings a huge smack of sourness on the palate with some cherry flavors, hints of oak and vanilla and a slight funkyness. swallow is more sourness with some vanilla, oak and some sweetness
M: Medium in the mouth with good effervescent carbonation that keeps things lively and a drying finish
O: Overall, this beer is exceptional. It's hellactiously sour but the flavors of the beer do manage to poke through.

03-12-2014 03:21:51 | More by SHODriver
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Dawkins

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-10-2014 02:48:36 | More by Dawkins
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random846

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-05-2014 09:02:31 | More by random846
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.19/5  rDev -0.9%

A-Clear reddish orange, not much carbonation, or head.

S-Good deal of funk, oak and cherries, some grassy notes as well.

T-Starts with semi-sweet cherries then in the finish good balance with the oak notes and a nice fruity sourness.

M-Lighter in body, not much carbonation, definitely some sour notes.

O-The balance was rather good, a solid sour. It could have used more complexity but the flavors that were there were good and balanced together.

03-05-2014 01:53:48 | More by rlee1390
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hopkrid

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

03-01-2014 04:12:50 | More by hopkrid
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JKV96

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +18.2%

02-23-2014 13:41:14 | More by JKV96
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VeganUndead

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-16-2014 18:07:17 | More by VeganUndead
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Samir79

California

5/5  rDev +18.2%

02-10-2014 20:24:13 | More by Samir79
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

02-09-2014 22:17:35 | More by Axnjxn
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teddyarrowhead

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

02-04-2014 19:07:15 | More by teddyarrowhead
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dkw0063

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-03-2014 16:19:21 | More by dkw0063
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-30-2014 21:07:36 | More by Kurmaraja
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Rimbimhoot

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-30-2014 04:12:45 | More by Rimbimhoot
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-28-2014 14:16:09 | More by twenty5
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Sippinonsizzurp

California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

01-28-2014 04:49:22 | More by Sippinonsizzurp
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

01-27-2014 22:16:01 | More by ucsbmullet
Dogpatch Sour from Almanac Beer Co.
94 out of 100 based on 536 ratings.