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RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   IBU: 5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Cross pollinate your tastebuds with Belgian imagination and you’ll be sipping this ale while visions of pluots dance in your head. Pluots? A hybrid of apricots and plums that impart a subtle sweetness. Ferment that with a wild Belgian yeast strain and you have a fruity yet spicy nature with a body reminiscent of red wine. Delicious.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrFecesious (1091) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 1, 2013
Bottle share. Clear straw yellow. Aroma of young apricot and plum. Taste is astringent, tart fruit.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GothGargoyle (1421) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 1, 2013
Pale golden with a white head. Aroma is musty wood, plum, grapes. Sticky mouthfeel, sweet on the palate with a fruity finish. Taste is plums, apricot, honey, dried peach.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmoreau (2563) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Sampler at Brixie’s in Brookfield, IL., showing a clear, golden color, with white head froth, and clingy webbing & spots of lacing. The nose was light yeast, tartness, with vinous qualities, an apricot scent, and alcohol presence. The flavor was similar, with noticeable sweetness, light body, with soft carbonation, and restrained alcohol warmth. Okay.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dwyerpg (4643) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 28, 2013
This beer really almost tastes like a slightly fruity malt liquor. The finish is really too similar. Disappointing.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
daknole (9439) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 27, 2013
Apricot colored beer, whitish head. Overripe fruit flavors, sweet honey, yeast, odd malty flavors. NO harmony...not good.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
wildbeercat (353) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JUN 24, 2013
bottle at a tasting. Aroma: Not sure how to describe this. It’s a weird, fruity aroma. That’s the best I can do. Appearance: Fizzy orange/yellow with an average sized, diminishing white head. Taste: Sweet fruit. Plum apricot hybrid is probably not my favorite flavor. Bleh. Not bad, just wasn’t crazy about it. Heavy sweetness and light acidity. Palate: Fizzy and sticky. Short finish. Overall: I’d pass on it, but that’s just my personal taste. I like fruity beers sometimes, but this one was too sweet for me.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail (11550) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Golden pour with a short lived white head. Nose is slightly fruity with very little, if any, pluot. Mostly just sugary sweetness, some metal, and alcohol. A little bit of yeast and spice. The flavor is just more of the same. Sugary sweetness, light fruit, and some metal. Disappointing.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Butters (3848) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - JUN 23, 2013
Surprisingly very pleased by this. Clear light golden pour with small ring of near white head. Nice fruity nose that seems just a little sweeter than regular apricots. The flavor is similar to that of a wheatwine but with a nice pear/plum juice quality. Sweet, but not fake syrup or medicinal at all. Every so slightly warming as it slides down the gullet. Semi chewy body. Hides that abv very well despite it’s young age. I’d be very interested to try this again in a few years.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8664) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2013
On draught at Khoury’s in Henderson, NV. Clear honey color with a medium thin white head that recedes gradually to an outer ring. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of what must be a plout fruit: sweet pitted fruit, yeast and malt. Full-bodied and syrupy with flavors of sweet fruit, earthy yeast and malt. The finish is sweet with a lingering fruity yeast aftertaste. Decent overall.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (4547) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Draft. Golden clear pour, with a white head. Sweet plums, stone fruit, sweet doughy bread, a bit cloying sugar, and yeast.


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