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Anderson Valley Featherleggy Bulrusher

Anderson Valley Featherleggy Bulrusher
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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
This unique beer is made by souring our Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout in used Wild Turkey Bourbon barrels for up to 18 months. The acidic and fruity profile is reminiscent of cherry cordials and chocolate cake.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (6968) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAY 24, 2016
Draft at Taps Beer Bar, Changkat, Kuala Lumpur. Poured a clear dark brown colour with a long lasting frothy light tan head. The aroma is yeast, blackberry, raspberry sour citrus. The flavour is light roasty malt, moderate sour with an a big acid citrus fruit, yeasty biscuit dough palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (13612) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 24, 2016
Tap at Capitol Beer in Sacramento, CA. Pours dark brown. Mild bourbon aroma. Medium body. Flavor is lightly sour, dark malt, light bourbon. Nothing really strong, but the combined flavors are very good.
Earlier Rating: 2/18/2012 Total Score: 3.9
Tasted on Sour Sunday at The Jupiter. Pours dark black with beige bubbles. Nose is light sour mash. Med+ body. Flavor is sour, like sour malt, finishing with dark malty stout, but sour is ever present. Wild!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (9223) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 23, 2014
"A bit of an odd duck. Definitely well balanced between sour.funky and smooth chocolatey stout. The combo was interesting, but didn’t quite work for me as the best ones have (thinking Tart of Darkness or J pumpkin). Molasses sweetness, roasted malts, lemony pucker and a hint o cheese. A work in progress, perhaps, that i’d get again."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (7040) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 23, 2014
on tap at slows bar bq, detroit. unclear dark brown pour with a small light beige head showing minimal retention and lacing. tannic cherries, wood, other red fruits, faint chocolatey notes, hint of molasses and sticky vanilla, coffee grinds, very light acidity - mostly lactic, hence linear. average carbonation - fizzing a bit, light body - fairly light, semi-sweet and coffee-tannic disturbing finish. meh - linear sour stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2880) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2014
On tap at Craftsman, pours a very dark brown with an off white head, the aroma has a good amount of chocolate and dark fruits with a sour touch, the flavor has a tart front end with quite a bit of chocolate and port coming through as well, abv tastes bigger than the 5.8%, interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (5671) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 16, 2014
On draft at Whole Foods Pasadena. Pours a hazy brown with an ecru head. Light malty nose. Flavors of caramel with vinous notes. Slightly tart finish. Pretty easy going for a sour beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dfonorow (1992) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 3, 2014
On tap during SF beer week. Pour is dark red with a small beige head. Aroma is of sour barrel aging, chocolate, roasted malt, and flour. Flavor is more sour than the aroma with notes of cherry skins, oak, and semi-sweet chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
burg326 (5202) - Florida, USA - NOV 6, 2013
On draft at the Brass Tap, pourex a black color with lromas of tart choclate, light vanilla and so.e barnyard. Flavors were the same, with some tawney charecteristics. I am not a fan of this beer nor the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
stantheman (855) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 31, 2013
On tap at St Augustine’s on The Drive in Vancouver. Very dark, almost black, with a moderate tan head. I’ll be brief, I promise. Though quite drinkable, the flavours are very unsubtle. Barrel aged it may be, but it tastes like nothing more than a straightforward mashup of sour and stout. Okay, but I’d have preferred more stout and less sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GothGargoyle (2273) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 21, 2013
Deep black with a good sized tan head that leaves some nice lacing. Aroma is raisins, brown sugar, dried fruits. Creamy mouthfeel, reasonably thin bodied, mildly sour on the palate. Taste is dried apples, raisins, malt vinegar, wood. Lacking a little in stout characteristics.

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