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Almanac Farmerís Reserve 3

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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Ale Aged In Wine Barrels With Strawberries and Nectarines When summer comes to Californiaís Farmerís Markets, the stands explode with mountains of mouth watering stone fruit and plump strawberries. Aged in used wine barrels for a year, this refreshing & tart wild ale was made with sweet coastal strawberries from Swanton Berry Farms and high-summer crimson baby nectarines from Blossom Bluff Farms. Hereís to our California summer harvest!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (3661) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 26, 2014
Bottle at home with the wife. Pour is slightly hazy straw with a small white head that quickly dissipated. Ripe berries, lemon, biscuit, hints of brett, tangerines, tannins, and oak in the aroma. Taste is fruity, white wine, tangy, orange peels, earthy, grassy, honey, strawberry juice, raspberries, and wood with a medium sour finish. Light body with high carbonation. Solid summer refresher.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
emacgee (4485) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - APR 15, 2014
Soft straw blonde pour with 1 finger of thin fizzy white head. Wonderful aroma, fully ripe strawberries upfront with a wonderful lactic acidity and subtle peachy notes. Awesome flavor, full acidity upfront that builds throughout to the finish. Strawberry rules the taste with a subtle stone fruit note in the background.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheHOFF43 (1856) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - APR 14, 2014
Bottle at tasting. I really enjoy the berry-centric sours and this did not disappoint. Sour strawberries all over this, not overly tart but enough to make it very good. Strawberries were sublime!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BVery (8911) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - APR 12, 2014
Bottle. Mostly clear light orange pour. White head. Sour strawberry with white wine character. This is incredible. Awesome beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cory (372) - , California, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle. Sour citrus, strawberry preserve, warhead candy, with clean finish. This a very tart with the sweet berry notes underneath. Great sour that is a little heavy on the sour end for my liking but my buddy loved it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cpetrone84 (1797) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 28, 2014
Pour is extremely hazed yellow with a white head that disappears immediately. Nose is strong brett and barrel. leathery, light tangerine skin and a touch sour. Taste is a little brighter. Much more fruity brett, pineapple, peach, tangerine. Leathery and dusty towards back with a moderately sour finish and strong carbonation. Light body and prickly on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick (10409) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Sample at Kurtkeller 006: Cascade-tastic 01 on 02/21/2014. Hazy golden color with a medium white head that dissipates steadily. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Strawberry, cloves and yeast in the nose. Medium-bodied with flavors of sweet strawberries, nectarine, oak and funky yeast. The finish is fruity with a strawberry and oak aftertaste. Good beer all around.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock (6480) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2014
At Jupiter during Sour Sunday 2014. (my first one from this brewery) Almost clear orange/golden with a small head. This was a suprise, really refreshing and with a pleasant sourness. Berries, oak, funk and strawberries. Quite a lot of bubbles and with a nice balanced finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerman6686 (5810) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2014
This one poured a lighter orange color with a white head. Aroma was of strawberries, seeds, and light cheese and skins. Flavor was strawberries and nectarines, light funk and candy juice too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Art (2695) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Bottle shared by cpetrone84. Strawberry aroma some bread medium high sour. Dryish finish. Med light carb.

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