Bourbon Sour Porter | Almanac Beer Co.

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Bourbon Sour PorterBourbon Sour Porter

Brewed by:
Almanac Beer Co.
California, United States | website

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by pkao on 12-04-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews by RaulMondesi:
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3.93/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Interesting beer that Raul is sure that the primadonna that is "the most interesting man in the world" wouldn't love.

Wild like. Bourbon... Porter.... No. Not really. The acidity and tartness take over this thang like a girlfriend that has to play Bon Apart on long car rides. Not that that's a bad thing (well, if she's hot) and as far as Bourbon Sour goes, she's a pretty hot chick. Now, the main main may not put down his jacket in a rain puddle for sour porter, but he'd definitely by it a present on valentines day.

Very clean. Tart, bright acidity... A bit strange/different, but good enough.


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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

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Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Nose: bourbon, roast coffee, chocolate, a touch wine, prune,
Pours deep dark brown under a 1/2" tan tinted foam cap. Lacy
Palate: very tart, coffee, cocoa, large pitted fruit
Medium to medium full body, above average carbonation, creamy.

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Photo of MB4slow
5/5  rDev +25%

Photo of Maurizio
4.48/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Great nose with faint but distinct fruit (cherry?). Lots of depth and complexity of taste. Very tart yet not too tart. Porter character is important but nothing too dark or sweet about it. Incredible beer! One of the best favorite dark sours that I've tasted.

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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

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3.77/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Disclaimer - I think that the 'dark sour' style tangent is a dreadful mess

on-tap, noble fir

This, like the other farm2barrel offerings, comes with quite the hefty price tag. Fortunately I found it on tap and got a nice reduction in the $/oz ratio. After the farmers reserve 3 and 4, this was just such a disappointment. It was sour, sure, but the combination of roasty and funky just doesn't make sense to me. The barrel notes were subtle to me, outweighed by char and roast, and a tannin sour bite.

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