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RATINGS: 359   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Panzuriel (1308) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Enigma pours a clear red copper color with a white head of small bubbles. Scent is of cherries and cloves. Taste is sweet but acrid finishing quite tart. not exactly sour but very very cherry tart with a hint of woodyness. Body is lively. This Beer is very interesting. Not what I thought a sour beer would be like. a pleasant surprise.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfinney23 (1656) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Bottle from GhostFace. Pours clear amber with a fizzy, quick-fading head. Nice sweet/tart balance with a bit of spice.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmagnus87 (2427) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JAN 6, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a clear, very dark amber with very minimal head. Aroma is sweet and sour. Cinnamon, spice and green apple. Taste is medium sour. Oak, vanilla, red berries and green apple. Light bodied with a slick texture. Fizzy carbonation and a long finish. Overall, very good. Iíll enjoy drinking this one again.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sjohnny (371) - - JAN 5, 2013
Sour fruity aroma with a hint of yeast. Pours a ruby red with white quickly fading head. Fruity (apple and citrus) sourness with enough sweet to balance it. Very refreshing character.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
queenholly (2920) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle courtesy of Atom. Funky earthy basement, fruity oak aroma. Clear copper with a larger off-white head. Sweet black cherry, oak, funky earthy tart flavor. Medium body and carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (7594) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle. Lactic cherry malt aroma. Copper with minimal head. Sweet woody cherry malt flavor. Full body. Pretty sweet - like a soured down version of their Belgian Red.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
callmemickey (2778) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 30, 2012
From notes. Amber body, thin white head, soapy lacing. Cherries, wood, light smoke, vanilla, tart apples and caramel. Medium bodied, moderate acidity, gentle carbonation, pleasant tartness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2012
4th May 2011
Hazy orange - amber beer, residual white head. Crispy palate, semi dry. Mildly tart and generic fruits. A lttle sweet and sour. Finishes dry. A pleasantly fruity tart beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RmmHronek (170) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - DEC 28, 2012
This sour must be a blend because there is plenty of sweetness that almost overpowers the tartness of the beer. Itís full of spice, a touch of smoke, vanilla, and a creamy mouthfeel. Iím not sure I like it. Itís good but I think itís a bit sweet for me. There is something here, it really could be wonderful, but like I said, too much sweetness for me.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mnmike (1032) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 26, 2012
12 ounce bottle pour. Christmas gift from the Wisconsin side. This is very much in line with the Serendipity and other "tart" beers.


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