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Anderson Valley Featherleggy Bulrusher
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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
SudsMcDuff (7976) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Had a delicious full glass of this @ Fat Heads in Pittsburgh,PA .. drank while browsing their bottle store upstairs .. . sweet tar and sourness .. . deep mouthfeel .. this was so damn tasty, could have easily drained a few if staying in the area for a while .. . . tom arnold, worlds greatest comedian..

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (6255) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2012
This poured a very dark red/brown color with a very small beige head. Aroma was lots and lots of port, light buttery notes, and some roast in there too. A bit cheesy and funky, hard to tell if its more from the wine, or the actual souring, with very little stout qualities left. Interesting, but I was hoping for more.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bnoel09 (574) - Elk Grove, California, USA - AUG 10, 2012
Sampler at the tasting room as ’Sour Stout’. Roasty aroma with a hint of vanilla and sour. Flavor is roasted malt, chocolate, and a slight sourness. Not overly sour, but a nice compliment to the stout.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (14074) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 22, 2012
Sampled on tap at PIB, pours a dark reddish amber with a small beige head. Aroma of sour barrels taking over the roasted notes of the stout, though it’s feintly recognizable as being a stout-based. Flavour of sour notes, masking the roasted and chocolate notes. Not much else to describe it with. Solid rendition but it doesn’t strike me as a stout or a warranted thing to do to a stout. Good for what it is though.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JUN 2, 2012
On tap at Capone’s, Norristown. Man, these names! Anyways, found this to be far more tart than a typical Belgian stout and I guess seeing RB’s style designation that makes good sense. Nice tart cherry skins, more acetic than a Bruin. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (9876) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 23, 2012
Draft at Capone’s. Pours hazy dark brownish black with 1-finger off-khaki head. Nose is tart dark fruit, blackberry, port, woody malt. Tastes tart with dark malt and big blackberry, port, and oaky woody notes. Finishes complex and delicious. This one rocks.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2012
Draft at Capone’s: Aroma funk, diacetyl, and some malt. No aroma of oak or port. Poured very deep amber/brown/ruby in color with a large, creamy, dense, tan/brown head that diminished but lasted throughout. Clear. Not sparkling. Excellent lacing. Flavor is lightly sweet and lightly tart. Tastes of funk, light tart fruit, slight malt, and more funk. Medium body. Thinish, then lightly dry texture. Light to medium sweet, slightly tart, funk, fruit, finish is lightly dry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (11274) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 11, 2012
On tap at Capone’s. Cloudy dark brown with a smal sized off white head. Wood, grapes, some dark fruits, and oatmeal Vinous tastes with chocolate, funk, and caramel

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (12802) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 31, 2012
A deep dark sour stout with a thin brown head. In aroma, a sweet nutty malt with light butterscotch. In mouth, a sour chocolate with light corky notes, lactic, a bit thin. On tap at Alibi Room, March 22, 2012.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerguy101 (5357) - Newark, California, USA - FEB 28, 2012
Tasted at the Triple Rock Sour and Barrel Aged Fest on 2/12/2011. This sour/wild ale pours a medium brown color form the tap. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is chocolate and caramel, fruity and sweet, with a hint of wood. A medium bodied sour/wild ale. The malts are fruity, caramel, chocolate and sweet. The hops are herbal. Tart and a touch of funk. Perhaps a touch thin tasting, but I have never gotten the ‘feel’ for sour stouts. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.


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