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We’ve teamed up with Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales to create a special collaborative oak aged ale with plums, brewed to celebrate Plum Market’s 5 year anniversary. The special sour blend is aged on organic Royal Diamond plums; it’s an amber with a hint of roast, malty, sweet, and sour, and the delicate aroma and delicious flavor of more plums than you can shake a stick at.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4298) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 29, 2013
750ml bottle shared by Ryan. Very mellow, restrained. Subtle malt backbone, mildplum and sour edges, some lemon. The sour fruit flavors meld together nicely. Not much of a head, oily residue. Orange marmalade thing going on. Easy drinking, quite enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (14454) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 2, 2013
6th October 2012
Hazy amber beer, little off white head. Light sour nose, some minerals. Light palate, dry and with mild carbonation. Llightly sour. Nice fruits - the plums are light and a little sour. Mild white wine vibe. Dry finish. Not bad.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ICEatALAMO (911) - Troy, Michigan, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle. The pour is a light amber. The aroma is a light sour with some fruit. The taste is chalky and boring. Unimpressed. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reynolds314 (2239) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Was looking forward to this and was quite dissapointed. More prune then fresh plum flavor with heavy funk and a muddled roastyness and nuttyness that I dont really want. Comes off like an infected belgian quad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Bottle from Jeff, I think. Thanks! Pours a deep amber with an offwhite head. Nose is pleasingly tart but the fruit is pretty absent. A hint of prune but mostly just standard Jolly Pumpkin. I think the brewery is basically putting out different colors of the same beers now. On tasting, crisp and clean overall, moderate tartness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ReggieDunlap (3025) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2013
Pours an opaque amber with a medium off white head. Aroma has very nice sour notes...plum and oak are notable. Flavor is somewhat mild and lacks the aggressive sour that the aroma suggests...some light plum and oak but only a mild tartness with hints of dusty cellar and vanilla. Mouthfeel is light and a bit watery with a dry vinous plum/oak finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernesto987 (3572) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Decent, very plummy, tastes like a tarted quad. Very bretty, decent and aight

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10777) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 8, 2013
Bottle shared by Irishboy. Pours dark orange brown with a slight head. Aroma is fruity, but in an unusual way. Med minus body. Flavor is very mildly sour, very mildly fruity. Sort of bland compared to most JPs. Gets a bit plummy with time.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IrishBoy (3805) - Bakersfield, California, USA - MAY 7, 2013
750 ml bottle from a trade? Nose is very light tartness, caramel, and a hint of plums. Lightly hazy dark gold with a small offwhite head. Flavor is lightly tart, a bit of lemon, and a little caramel.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6281) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Bottle shared by someone, can’t remember who, at DLD 2013. Pours a hazy, dull orange-amber with a big beige head. Oak, grapes, florals, honey, leather, and tart, sweet plums. Light-medium bodied, with a tart, earthy mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Dry finish. Good sour.


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