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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   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.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
stumpyiliz (213) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 5, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 11, 2013 crystal clean pour. no head lingering head, but well carbonated. smells of interesting fruit flavors and sativa plants.plum comes through on the nose as well. taste is round and not anything amazing. Lingering finish on the palate is malty and tastes like plum. not a lot really going on here, but at 6.50 a bomber its worth sipping.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nero55 (665) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 5, 2013
Bottle.Pours golden with small white head. Aroma of sweet plums and some malt notes. Medium body with overly sweet plum flavors upfront and some malt presence. Alcohol is noticeable.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ellolovey (447) - Georgia, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Growler. Pours a golden hue with a thin white ring barely there. Aroma of fresh yeast, rich ripe fruits, plums and apricots for sure. Taste is thick and syrupy fruits dominate followed by a load of alcohol. Interesting. Needs some carbonation to maybe lighten it up. Distinct wine like finish. Dry and fruity. As it warms it becomes more wine like.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
crossovert (7019) - Illinois, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Honey pour, struggles to form a white fizzy head. The smell is tangy and fruity with a slight funk, yogurty, slight herbal/floral hops, very perfumey. Flavor is tangy, quite a bit of tangy medicinal qualities, metallic, children’s multivitamin-esque. Just not hitting the mark for me. Too medicine-like.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11349) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Draft. Crystal clear apple juice body with small off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, plum, some dusky, light alcohol. Taste is moderately sweet, plum, some alcohol warming, light caramel, Brett/cherry. Medium-full body, some stickiness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BigBeer45 (1243) - Michigan, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Bottle, this ale had a clear yellow-gold pour with just a hint of orange and gave a one finger white head that receded to a thin cover and sticky ring, the glass had a center stream of medium flowing bubbles, and there were spots and fingers of lacing on the sides of the glass, there was no sediment in the bottle, there were aromas of peach, pear and apple fruit, white grape, faint fruit esters in the background and fruit sweetness, it had flavors of peach and pear with other fruit, very little malt, the finish had a bit of alcohol drying on the palate, the mouth feel was less than medium with a bit of a creamy feel on the tongue, and it had soft to average carbonation, the fruit was out front in the aroma and flavor of this beer, it was pretty much a one dimensional drink, all fruit, it was alright but not interesting or a drink that stands out for any particular reason.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Steverus0 (147) - Shreveport, Louisiana, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Definitely a hit for your favorite fruity Belgian. An unassuming golden pour with minimal and quickly receding head give way to a full bodied Belgian with only subtle hints of that hybrid fruit, yielding to subtly spicy Belgian character. Best fruity beer I've had to date. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5596) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Bottle. Like most people, I assume, I’ve never heard of pluots. This pours a nice, seductive golden hue, with just a fizzle of carbonation. It drinks with an interesting, fruity, alcoholic warmth, I’d call it peach or apricot, I think. Definitey a "slippery" beer ... not a big, fizzy beer. Nice on a hot afternoon. (#5046, 6/2/2013)

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GODiSSOUTHERN (355) - Virginia, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Pours orange gold with no head. Interesting to use pluot but not picking up the flavor of much else. A little pineapple. No noticeable hop flavor. Mouthfeel hits you right in your sinuses.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
onceblind (3965) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 1, 2013
@ Hops and Pie. Clear darker golden with a dissipating white head. Nose has some juicy fruitiness like a cross between pineapple and plum, with a sweet sugary pale grain background. Big body and flavor with honey sweetness and juicy umami laced fruit. Like peach but not...maybe like mango, or something. Caramalt background adding to the sweetness, but has a nice dry fruity finish with a sugary aftertaste.


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