RateBeer
overall
99
92
style
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 359   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A few times a year, we will cut Dan loose to brew whatever he chooses, uncensored, uncut, unplugged. Always handcrafted, this beer is brewed for the adventurous soul. This is a very limited edition and we make no promises to ever brew this style again. A complex and intriguing original. The mystery began with wild yeast spontaneously fermenting a rich treasure of malted barley and cherries. Unlined Oak casks breathe deep vanilla hues and chords of smoke into this sour brown ale. Our Master Brewer has forged a smooth garnet tapestry that defies description. Wander off the beaten path.
2006 vintage - 7%
2010 vintage - 5.5% (separate entry)
You can tell the vintages apart as the 2010 bottles have the © symbol to the left of the UNPLUGGED banner while the 2006 does not.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukaduke (2120) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Bottle thanks to Adnielsen ! Pours a rusty reddish brown color with a finger of eggshell foam. Aromas are heavy fruit... sweet apple, berry, vanilla bean and a touch of rustic honey malts. The palate follows the nose with lots of apple pie notes mingling with fresh berry... not much funk a touch of acidity creeps in but it isn’t even overtly sour. Refreshing not too sweet but an easy drinker with complex fruit notes to keep it interesting !

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (1278) - Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Aroma of a decent sour. Sour and berries. Taste is cherry, sweet and sour. Touch of vanilla. More of a sour than the belgian red, but way less than one of the big sours. Tasty stuff.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hoppypocket (408) - Trois-rivieres, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 12, 2013
Pour is red/pink with very little white head and no lacing. Aroma of dark fruits, spices, light funk, vanilla. Taste has mor spices than the nose followed by some berries, vinous notes, light caramel, some sweetness, light funk and low sourness. Low body and low to medium carb.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (8100) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2013
Bottle kindly shared by Nathan, the Brigadier at the Martin T tasting, CBC, 06/06/13. Very lightly hazed amber with a thin off white head. Nose is caramel, lightly soured fruits, oaky woody notes, vanilla. Taste comprises tangy fruits, oeange, light sourness, woody notes, grapes. Medium bodied with fine carbonation, dry in the finish with a little gentle pucker. Decent.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RSRIZZO (1852) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUN 10, 2013
Bottle at Drink Beer.. Help People tasting party. Color is a deep hazy amber with light carbonation and a thin tight head. Aroma of oak and vanilla. It has a bold medium body with a dry feel on the mouth. Flavor comes in tart giving a note of cherry, then oak and vanilla show. After taste is dry with the tart hang on. Overall this is a very tasty brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
maneliquor (3056) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 6, 2013
Bottle at ratebeer tasting at CBC. Pours clear brown with a small off white head which quickly disappears. Nose is all about the funk with light tarty berry tones. Almost smells like kola beer. A touch of plum about it. very kola beer like in the taste.A fair bit of carbonation. Dark fruits definitely come into it. Bitter finish. Not too bad. Cheers!

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
joshwoodward (566) - - JUN 4, 2013
Slightly metallic aroma. Refreshing, delicious, definitely sour and quite fruity. Very interesting!

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jbrana (427) - NASHVILLE, Tennessee, USA - JUN 3, 2013
This is a really interesting beer with flavors of apple juice, cherry, and cinnamon. It has a nice tart and sweet flavor, but is a bit reminiscent of sparkling cider.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vvesside (256) - California, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Bottle shared with timfoolery. Pretty good flavor and all but just tasted more like a sour apple cider than a sour beer.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Shared bottle with Timfoolery. Tastes a lot like sour apple cider. An overwhelming amount of apple flavor. A little thin bodied on the palate. Decent brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 » 36


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50