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Anderson Valley Featherleggy Bulrusher
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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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 (5934) - .....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..

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mrhoppy (1285) - Santa Clara, California, USA - JAN 18, 2013
Tanned leather. Big sour. Very intresting beer. Very unique. Came to try this beer and I wasnt dissapointed. English personality. The stout is way in the background. If you like sour stuff you should like this.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3478) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 18, 2012
On draft at Beer Revolution. I’m not a fan of sour stouts, but this one was very nice. It pours black with a khaki colored head. The aroma has some buttery toffee and some dark fruit. Not much funk or astringency. The flavor is pleasantly lemony lactic with notes of toffee and cocoa. Virtually no acetic character with a lemony, bitter, roasty, tobacco finish. Despite all this going on, it remains mellow and drinkable. Really nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11494) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 18, 2012
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!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bnoel09 (444) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
coreyc1221 (260) - Truckee, California, USA - JUN 24, 2013
The version I got was the Mendonesia Sour Stout on tap at Mellow Fellow in Truckee, CA. Smells tart and yeast blended very well together. Almost black color with a short tan head. Sweeeeet tart taste at first then mellow but still sour citrus. Damn good. Lotta different things going on at the same time.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4960) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (8054) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dfonorow (1600) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (2908) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 23, 2012
Tap from Churchkey in DC. Rating is after the fact - so sparse on details. Stout flavor up front followed by a nice sour vinegar vibe. Interesting.


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