RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Mandarina Bavaria hops are Germany’s answer to the bold, vivacious US varieties found in West Coast-style brews. This hop is the daughter of Cascade and Hallertau, combining characteristic New World citrus flavors and aromas with the subtle spice of German noble hops. We blended our wine barrel-aged sour blonde ale with foeder-fermented brett saison to craft a complex base of stone fruit, oak, and earthy funk to compliment the tangerine and lime-like character of Mandarina. Each sip teases a new flavor, from grass to grapefruit to peaches and finishes crisp and dry.

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fonefan (53435) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 26, 2018

Bottle 375ml. @ The Chris and Ruth's House, London.

[ As Almanac Hoppy Sour: Mandarina ].
Clear medium yellow colour with a average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy, orange - mandarine, sour orange - mandarine, tart orange - mandarine, funky. Flavor is moderate sweet and acidic with a long duration, tart, sour, dry, funky, mandarine, orange. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. [20160808]

FunkyF (1470) - Örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2018
Flaska beställd från Brewdog. Gul med vitt skum. Något syrlig doft med mjuka citrustoner. Ingen riktig stramhet i syran. Balanserad och mjuk.

GarageBrewer80 (787) - SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 17, 2018 Flaska beställd från Brewdog. Blekgul kulör med vit skumkrona. Smak och doft citrus, mandarin, citron och vitvinsvinäger. Syrlig och välbalanserad munkänsla.

TychoJames (1620) - �rebro, SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2018
UPDATED: FEB 17, 2018 Flaska brewdog. Gyllengul vätska. Parfymig doft med blommor, Jäst, trä, jäst och citron. Syrlig smak med viss bitterhet. Citronzest, vin och jäst

weark (975) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - OCT 15, 2017
UPDATED: OCT 15, 2017 Bouteille achetée à La Mise En Bière - De couleur dorée limpide avec une petite mousse blanche qui tient longtemps mais ne marque pas le verre - Au nez acide, pomme verte, cidre, citron, vineux, vanille, chêne, légèrement herbacé - En bouche on reste sur une bonne attaque acide, citron, pomme verte, on sent bien le fut de vin avec une touche de chêne et de vanille le DH reste léger mais sur l'herbacé - Corp léger, amertume légère, carbonation pétillante, acide et fine, final acide citron pomme verte moyen - Très belle sour et belle expression du fut

graham_murphy (730) - - JUL 20, 2017
Great balance - sour but not too sour, not trying to blow you away - just to taste well. Lovely citrus and tangerine notes from the hops in a medium sweet malt with light carbonation. Very drinkable for a sour - zero grimace. Great brewer.

Erasmus_ro (3293) - Alabama, USA - JUN 9, 2017
Bottle, 03/06/17. Aroma is sour, berries, lemon, some oak. Taste is sour, bile, slight balsamic vinegar, oak, some gooseberry. Very nice. Delicious and easy to drink.

Ernest (7940) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 16, 2017
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly diminishing. Body is hazy/cloudy medium yellow. Aroma is lightly malty (toasted grain), lightly to moderately hoppy (herbs), lightly yeasty (cobwebs), with notes of lemon juice, unripe peach, oak, urinal cake, Smarties candy. Flavor is moderately sweet, moderately to heavily acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, moderately to heavily acidic, moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly alcoholic. Not a fan of this one. Kinda generic lemon juice version with some urinal cake and artificial candy character. Boring sourness, watery, meh.

3fourths (9386) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 16, 2017
Cloudy amber-orange with a short white head. Aroma comes across as perfume, lemon juice, rose petals, strong oaky vanillin, bit of paint and spackle / caulk note from the culture, faint green chemical-like off-notes emerge as it warms. More depth than the typical bacteria-bomb American sour ales. In the mouth it’s tart and lightly sweet with pointed acidity and filling carbonation, finishing dry and biting and nearly wince-inducing brine-like sourness. Kind of a muddled fruit and yeast quality overall.

davidezdonz (668) - Hong Kong, HONG KONG - MAR 29, 2017
A 375ml bottle, bottled in November 2015. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku. It was a slightly hazy golden colour with a one and a half finger white head that dissipated fairly quickly while leaving only sparse lacing. Aromas were sour and tart orange and lemon with a hint of mango. Taste is what you’d expect from the aroma. Starts sour with tangy orange, lemon juice, unripe mango and peach. This is followed by hints of white wine and woody oak notes. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and some quite strong but nice acidity. Overall the citrusy fruits were expected from the Mandarina Bavaria, but I was pleasantly surprised by the unripe-ish mango sourness. Nice and refreshing from Almanac.

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