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Fortuna Sliwkowa

Brewed by Browar Fortuna
Style: Fruit Beer
Miłosław, Poland
Serve in Flute, Shaker


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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 2.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.59   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Fortuna Śliwkowa is a bottom-fermenting beer brewed from natural ingredients in traditional open fermenting vats. It matures for a long time. It may turn slightly cloudy over time because of the content of natural plum juice. Alcohol content: 5.3 % abv

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
mariuszek (497) - Gdynia, POLAND - JAN 15, 2015
The color and aroma is of "powidla", long fried plums jam, and some cherries. Taste is not too sweet happily. Quite drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
DinkyBoy (11) - - NOV 13, 2014
Nice red amber color, head lasts quite long. At first it tastes like plum jelly. Then the sweetness disappears, a rather bitter finish remains. Quite unusual, it didn’t feel like drinking beer, more like a creamy soda. Some will hate it, some will love it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Bedni (338) - POLAND - NOV 11, 2014
color red amber no head no bitterness just a plum drink with gas, mirabelka is far more better

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
otornber (34) - FINLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Aroma of wet wool: disgusting. Appearance is nice: dark, nice frothy head with pretty lacing. Taste is horrible: a hint of plum, but a thoroughly overpowering sweetness that almost made me throw up. God! Palate is OK, little carbonation. This beer is undrinkable. This might be the worst beer I have ever ever had. I’m still shuddering.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
goleiro (197) - Lublin, POLAND - SEP 15, 2014
Aromat suszonej śliwki, przyjemny, nie chemiczny, nie sztuczny, nie słodki. Smak - w smakowych piwach ciężko wydobyć smaki typowo piwne - więc jest dominacja dobrej, suszonej śliwki, ale niezbyt cierpkiej, delikatnie słodkiej. Piwo średnio wysycone, dosyć pijalne, mimo tego ze jest smakowe to nie zapycha jakoś szczególnie.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kevnic2008 (9586) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - AUG 21, 2014
Murky red/pink/brown colour with good head and lacing. Sweet plum malt flavour. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kamwitsta (231) - POLAND - JUL 31, 2014
Smells mostly of plums. The colour is dark brown with a visible red hue, clear; head small and unstable. Tastes sweet but not terribly; has a little bitterness, too. Body above light, carbonation low, finish sticky and slightly bitter. Somehow, Fortuna manages to make their fruit beers taste like fruit juice, beer and a dash of vodka, all poured into one glass in such a way that they completely don’t mix; not too awful for the style, though.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adasko (946) - Poznan, POLAND - JUL 28, 2014
Nice aroma of plums. It’s dark color, almost seal, with big but poor quality head. Taste is not very sweet what is good. There are notes of plums, tanned malts, a little bit of chocolate. Unfortunately there is also a note of wet cardboard.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jankes (96) - Krakow, POLAND - JUL 15, 2014
Piwo owocowe, którego największą zaletą jest to, że nie traci piwnego charakteru. Ciemnomiedziany napój wieńczy lekkko brunatna, średnioobfita piana. Przyjemny słodko-kwaśny aromat słodów i śliwek. Średniowyczuwalne ciemne słody. Smak również łączy w sobie przyjemną śliwkowość oraz nuty wynikające z zastosowania palonych słodów - nieco czekolady, odrobinę dymnego posmaku. Całość daje świetną kompozycję, bardzo przypominającą smak śliwek w czekoladzie i trochę mniej suszone śliwki. Kapitalne połączenie piwa i owoców. Idealnie trafiło w mój gust.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kingvit (372) - - JUN 27, 2014
Plumish chocolate aroma; caramel color, small head, slight sweetness, slight sourness; abrupt finish, medium body, soft carbonation. Decent malt aroma, not too much juice nor too sweet.

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