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RATINGS: 335   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (44144) - 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]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (40811) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2015
37.5 cl bottle. Pours hazy orange with a small off white head. Aroma is fruity, slight winous. Sour, wineous. Tart and dry. Citric, solid fruity and tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (34643) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 21, 2015
Bottled. A hazy amber beer with a beige head. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sour with notes of tart fruits, lemosn and straw, leading to a tart finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark golden pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity sour tart weak cherry aroma. Fruity sour tart acidic cherry flavor. Has a fruity sour tart acidic cherry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2013
18th November 2013
Hazy deep amber beer with a tidy peach coloured head. Palate is dry and crisp. Nice sourish twang here. Sourish fizzy cherry sweets. Winey tang - grapey. I assumed this would be a red wine barrel but maybe it’s white wine. LIttle wood. Finishes light and crisp. Very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cgarvieuk (21834) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 14, 2016
bottle at home ... copy ... small white head ... soft funk fruit nose .. long fruit funk ... tart tart fruit ... dry funk fruit ... big funk fruit

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Travlr (21638) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Shaftie, thank you sir! Cloudy amber color, white head. Beautiful aroma of funky summer fruit. taste is softly sour fruit, nicely balanced and complex. Delicious.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 8, 2015
Tasting at Matt’s
Hazy amber color, small head. Some smell of wood and vegetables, light sourness, vewry light fruit. The mouthfeel is very dry, sour, a bit lemony, some berries, but utterly boring, with no complexity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18695) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2015
Bottle shared during Scopey’s 5K tasting - Croydon, London. Thanks, Bruce! Pours hazy grapefruit pink with a frothy white head. Good tangy berry nose. Light sweet flavor with hints of berry candies, good tart citrus, moderate acidity. Light bodied with average carbonation. Clean on the finish, tart and biting, with lingering sour berries. Nicely balanced overall. Great sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2015
Draught at Stone Liberty Station, San Dieo. "Sour Saturday" during SDBW 2015. Cloudy orange/copper beer with a small offwhite head. Sourish caramel aroma, brett, leather, raisins, spicy notes, hay, funky, some grapes and dough. Sourish fruity flavor, grapes, citrus, funky, leather, yeast notes, spicy notes, grapefruit, earthy notes. Complex and very nice.

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