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Valley Brew Effinguud


Formerly brewed at Valley Brewing Company
Stockton, California USA
Style: Sour/Wild Ale | Ratings: 63 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 9%
Barrel aged Strong Ale. Aged for several months in French and American Oak Port Barrels from Costamagna and Boitano wineries of the Lodi wine region here in the San Joaquin valley. There are trace hints of Brett and Lacto from the Port wine barrel. The beer is intentionally not carbonated and is intended to be served at room temperature. First released at the Bistro Barrel Aged Beer Festival November 2006.

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