Hello beer lovers and welcome to another edition of the
NorCal Beer Blog's brew review.
Tonight’s featured beer is Almanac Beer Company Farmer's
Reserve Blackberry - Ale Brewed With Blackberries And Aged In Wine Barrels.
From the Almanac Beer Company website
“We love blackberries. Tart, sweet and complex but guarded by thorny branches,
these alluring fruit have been a favorite of ours since we added them
to our very first beer. This sour blonde ale is infused with loads of
coastal Blackberries from Swanton Berry Farm in California’s Santa Cruz
Mountains and aged in wine barrels for many months. Pair with duck dishes and
Let’s get started!
dark orange with pink highlights with a tiny white head leaving no lacing.
acidic, white wine, blackberries, bready malts, stone fruits and some oak.
sour stone fruit, yeast funk, oak wine barrel, citrus and a bit earthy.
Overall: Sour and
fruity, Almanac Beer Company Farmer's Reserve Blackberry - Ale Brewed With
Blackberries And Aged In Wine Barrels is delicious. This 7% ABV offering is another nice sour
from Almanac. I made it a point to try
all of their beers – absolutely worth trying.
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