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Dogpatch Sour - Almanac Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

536 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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07-20-2014 02:26:03 | More by dantezeull
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California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-19-2014 19:42:58 | More by Matt_Ortiz
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California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-19-2014 02:57:01 | More by mre4b
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Hopswagger

South Carolina

4.46/5  rDev +5.4%

#400

Batch #2

P: Cloudy, gelatin almost, apricot body with a thin effervescent white cap.

S: Tart sourness with a dirty fart bubbling in the background.

T/M: Funky mouth puckering sourness. Aged granny apple cider and rotten wood. Brings tear jerkers to mind. Astringent and vivacious feel.

O: My teeth hurt from this sour monster.

07-19-2014 02:49:40 | More by Hopswagger
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Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-18-2014 05:22:52 | More by SupremePie
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-18-2014 03:21:49 | More by srgj88
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California

4/5  rDev -5.4%

07-17-2014 06:01:37 | More by geuze_gone_wild
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California

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-17-2014 05:31:56 | More by atpca
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California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-17-2014 05:30:44 | More by Beerbuddy21
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California

4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

07-16-2014 15:43:12 | More by GClarkage
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dangelop

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-16-2014 03:52:23 | More by dangelop
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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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Virginia

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Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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Pennsylvania

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Michigan

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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

3.79/5  rDev -10.4%

The beer pours a tarnished copper color with a dense population of floating particulates and no head after settling. The nose is funky cherries carried by some syrupy sweetness, grain, and a hint of ethanol. The taste is aggressively tart cherries upfront followed by chewy yeast and lingering malt and cherries in the finish. This is a potent sour that finishes with bone dry cherry-lime acidity, minimal acetone, modest complexity, chewy yeast, negligible carbonation, and a distinct cherry presence throughout. Although this is not my favorite almanac it's still a great sour that doesn't disappoint.

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Michigan

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Kentucky

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Maryland

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

07-11-2014 05:06:18 | More by CSO
Dogpatch Sour from Almanac Beer Co.
94 out of 100 based on 536 ratings.