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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Ale brewed with cherries and aged in wine barrels

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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PriorL (2784) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle at tasting, thanks for sharing all the beers! APPEARANCE: clouded blond beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: lactic, fruity,cherries. TASTE: lactic, chocolate? sour, fruity.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Klimaet (755) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours hazy dark orange with a shortlasting fizzy white head. Aromas of lactic sourness, vinegar, oak, sour cherries, slightly peachy. Taste is lactic, vinegary, sour cherries, light tannins. Very nice!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
VictorStr (1740) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUN 7, 2015
[Ölprovning hos Fredrik i Ängelholm 7 Maj 2015] Riktigt riktigt syrliga toner i smaken, drar i käken

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 3, 2015
Pouring at EBF 2015. Pours a hazed amber with a thin white head. Acid, funk, cherry on the nose. Medium bodied, big bold cherries. Large, bright, bracing acid. Lingering cherry, tangy acid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mr_Abner (196) - Michigan, USA - MAY 21, 2015
Bottle. Significantly sour. Nice taste, but really not much fruit. Went well with our pizza made with morels, asparagus, and gruyere.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukasmh (610) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2015
Bottle. Pour deep orange, surprisingly, with short lasting beige head. Aroma has oak, cherrie, orange, tart and sour, apples, funky brett, some sweet candy, marzipan, barnyard. Slight peach and un-ripe pear. Taste is sour, tart apples, cherries, yeast, candy, leather, orange. Smooth body with tanins and dry funky finish. Lemon sourness and sour cherries.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vestergaard (948) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle shared by AlexanderDahl. Amber-orange, hazy beer with a fizzy, white head. Aroma has huge oaky vanilla, marzipan, cherry, brett. Taste is very very sour and dry. Cherry fruityness, but very little sweetness. Juicy, but still dry. Good one!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alexanderdahl (101) - DENMARK - MAY 17, 2015
Pours hazy orange, suprisingly! Lots of brets, oak, vanilla and a little bit of cherry. Really dry, sharp sourness, yet fruity and smooth. Really sharp sour lemon on the end. Dries your mouth right out and keeps your mouth watering. Only a faint note of the cherry fruit, but lots of the acid sourness. Awesome !

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BOSSbrewer (2707) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 7, 2015
Had at a tap takeover at Uncle Henry’s Deli in Downey. They had both the II and III varieties. Both were light amber in color and had some caramel and toffee in them. Really nice beers.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2015

Bottle 375ml.

[ As Almanac Dogpatch Sour ].
Unclear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, oxidide, tart, wood, light vinegar. Flavor is moderate sweet and acidic with a long duration, tart, cherry sour, sweet malt, light vinegar. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft to flat. [20150411]


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