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Almanac Farmerís Reserve 3

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RATINGS: 182   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22102) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
8th July 2013
Craft Clerkenwell tasting. Thanks to Aaron. Hazy gold beer, little white head. Light palate, a little crispy. Strawberries and cream! Light peach and a touch of sherbet and oak. Light dry finish. Great strawberry vibe on this one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (21437) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Bottle. Cloidy golden yellow color, large bright white head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of dusty and funky pink grapefruit rind. Taste is softly sour peaches, citrus, moderate barnyard. Very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 9, 2013
Bottle shared at CBC Clerkenwell - London. Many thanks to Aaron for bringing this along. Pours hazy gold with a foamy white head. Moderate sharp tangy lemon in the nose, light funk. Mellow sweet flavor with dry strawberries, light dough. Light bodied with average, massaging carbonation. Clean finish, moderately tangy, some sweat, strawberry seeds. Very tasty stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (18188) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle at Foeder Teaser Tasting. Somewhat hazy golden beer with a small white/light pinkish head. Woody fruity aroma, oranges, strawberries, nectarines, vinous, grapes, grassy, citrus, biscuits, grapefruit, some peach. Sour fruity flavor, strawberries, citrus, grapefruit, nectarines, rubber, mango, vinous, floral, some bready notes. Sour balanced finish with strawberries, hay and nectar. Really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (16873) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle split at the Craft Clerko, thanks to Aaron, 08/07/13. Hazy golden amber with a thin off white head. Nose is tarte berry fruits, strawberries, woody, dry rot, light grass, farmyard. Taste comprises soured berry fruit compote, light booze, mushy strawberries, straw, light funk. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, crisp tarte fruit finish. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (16055) - Dublin, California, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Cloudy golden pour with a white head. Really nice strawberry fruitiness to the nose. Lactic acidity, some nectarine, oak, grass, and a hint of vanilla. The flavor is really nicely done with plenty of strawberry and nectarine. Good tartness, a dry finish, and some grass. Lemon zest, oak, and hints of vanilla.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jtclockwork (14939) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours cloudy orange gold with white head. Nose and taste of fresh strawberry, fresh tangerine/nectarine, white wine, oak, peach, wild yeast and tangy citrus funk. Medium body. Moderate well balanced acidity.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (14396) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 18, 2013
375mL bottle, pours a cloudy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is extremely fruity, bringing out intense nectarine, some strawberries, wild yeast, and some funkiness. Flavour is very fruity, full of medium sour fruits, chardonnay, wild yeast and some funk. The specific fruit quality is not very noticeable - it seems like a peachy sourness. Puckering dey mouthfeel. Very highly drinkable. Great stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (14090) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Tap at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours hazy gold with a slight white head. Aroma is lightly tart fruit. Med body. Flavor is tart light pitted fruit mixed with red berry. Goes sweet tart with a nice fruity finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (13272) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 11, 2013
375 ml bottle courtesy of BMan1113R (thanks Andrew!) poured a hazy gold with a small lingering white head. Aromas of straw,white wine, strawberry, vanilla and oak. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry tart finish. Flavors of stra, white wine, oak and light strawberry with a crisp dry tart finish.

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