RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
San Francisco, a.k.a The Paris of the West, has long been home to a diverse culture of bohemians and a bastion of art, creativity, and progressive thinking.

This decadent dark quadrupel-style ale was created in that same spiritbrewed with dark candi sugar, dried flame grapes, and orange peel, then fermented with a French ale yeast. Pair with funky Roquefort cheese and visions of a grand tomorrow!

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lore (2430) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 3, 2017
brown colour, half inch creamy and quite stable beige head; aroma of slightly burnt plum jam, raisins, orange peel, hints of anise and burnt sugar; taste of intensive, slightly burnt plum jam made from unripe (sourish) plum, raisins, burnt sugar,soursih-woody notes, slight citruses, hints of dark chocolate and maybe some anise, too; not bad, though not among the best of the style

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iznogud (3265) - CROATIA - JAN 29, 2017
Bottle, 650 ml from Beergium. Shared with rest at the grand tasting 11/2016.Pours brown with small off-white head. Malty, roasted, citrus, orange, ripe fruit, caramel. Light sweetness and moderate acidity. Light to medium bodied. Weird for a quad.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (13176) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 26, 2017
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with small beige head that lasts. The aroma is yeast, dark fruit, pure sugar, wood. Medium body, similar flavors to nose, boozy finish, good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
rami_pl (2612) - Warszawa, POLAND - JAN 20, 2017
Rami Rami is drinking a Paris of the West by Almanac Beer Company at Muzeum Azji i Pacyfiku Skwasnialo! Ale jak fajnie skwasnialo :) sliwki, winogrona, ziemiste, wino, jakis mech, w smaku tez slodycz troche... kosmos i przypadek
Rami Rami: Sliwki sliwki sliwki

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
simontomlinson (149) - Blackburn, Lancashire, ENGLAND - JAN 7, 2017
Creamy beige head soon left a cover on a near black, slightly effervescent body - looks appealing! Dark stone fruits, demerara sugar & malt aroma. Medium to full bodied, creamy on the palate with a tickly tang on the back. Tastes as the aroma - dark fruits, plum, grape, brown sugar & dark chocolate with long tangy and boozy aft.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (13133) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2016
Brown with a small white head. Aroma of malt, caramel, vanilla, nuts and dates. Sweet but tart flavour with raisins and a roasted note.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (3111) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 16, 2016
Seemed fairly true to style though a bit over the top and lacking the subtle wonder of a great quad. Appearance is dark, orange highlights, flat, no lacing or head. Big dark ripe fruit nose. Sticky sweet start to this, turns a bit tart, get plenty of the candied sugar, represented as candied oranges. Dries out a bit at the end and a tiny alcohol burn at the back of the throat. Hey this is growing on me....

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3945) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - DEC 2, 2016
22oz bottle 12/2/16 (Binnys Plainfield)-44 in Trappist Glass-Pours a dark brown with a small ring for a head. Aroma of dried fruit, raisin, and caramel. Taste of tart, champagne, and sweetness. this medium bodied brew is not bad but not what I was expecting.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (22692) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2016
Keg at the hanging bat... Dark brown.. Thin white lacing.. Soft sweet caramel.. Almost smoke roast suger.. Soft wheatabix nose... Caramel toffee fruit... Wheatabix

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (11925) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 24, 2016
Keg at the hanging bat. Pours deep ruby, nose is caramel, orange, spices, toffee, raisin, taste is sweet, juicy citrus, apple, toffee, oak, funky.


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