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RATINGS: 410   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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.


WisconsinBeer's rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WisconsinBeer (716) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Bottle. 2010 version. Pours a hazy murky orange brown color. Head dissipates rapidly. Light bodied. Initially light malt fades into sour cherries and vanilla bean. Just a little bit of fizzy funk. Trying to clear out some beers sitting in the cellar, this is a very pleasant surprise.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDIPSO (5107) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 28, 2015
Brown, almost amber color with huge bubbles and nice effervescence. Head dissipates quickly. Smell is somewhat metallic, sour, and oak notes also. Taste initially is a great sourness that turns into a faint oak presence that could almost be seen as a sherry type taste as it lingers. 4/10

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
cavery (41) - Palm Desert, California, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Cherry Rhubarb Barbecue sauce with a prickly terriyaki twang. Nice mouthfeel and a funkily confuzzling nose. a WTF if not an Enigma. Smoked Flanders? wut is dis. Hard to compare to anything, definitively a new glarus beer, but not as delicious as most of their standards.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Art (2232) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle from Ryan at Kickback. Pours a clear reddish brown. Holy mix of flavors. Aroma of pear and apple. Taste is cherry and raisin with sourness in there. Well balanced tartness. Really lovely beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ttutony (770) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Reddish brown with a light tan head. Tangy fruity aroma. Tart flavors with just a hint of cherry. Sourness is present but not overwhelming. A bit of nutty malt flavor. Lingering sourness on finish. Really nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (6570) - Indiana, USA - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle to snifter (shared with the Mrs; thanks adnielsen). Looks good; a very cloudy amberish caramel with off-white head that quickly dissipates into very thin lacing. Smells semi-sweet and mildly tart with a nice cherry presence alongside mild notes of oak. Tastes like it smells with a bit more tartness and a pleasant medium-bodied mouthfeel. Enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4767) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 10, 2015
12oz bottle in a taster. Pours deep amber/brown with an off-white head. Aroma of sourness, some cherries, light oak, some pale and caramel malts, and some floral notes. Flavor the same with a nice blend. Average texture. A solid beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ryanfolty (2066) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JUL 2, 2015
July 2, 2015 - bottle. Brown pour with nice head and lacing. Aroma was sour, fruity, oak and malt. Taste was a nice balance of the flavors from the aroma. Did not expect much of this and was pleasantly surprised.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BiiruBierBeer (605) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Slight pickle smell. Slight apple taste almost like Serendipity and a slight sourness. It’s like a cross between their Apple Ale, their Wild Sour, and maybe Serendipity.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (6958) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle shared. Pours hazy red amber with a short lived tan head. Aroma of tart red fruit, soft vinegar, light vinous notes, light oak and some sweet malt. Flavour is moderate sweet and sour. Medium bodied with very soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (1524) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle shared thanks to kermis. Beautiful reddish brown with short lasting off white head. Red berries, strawberry yoghurt, thin red wine, milky, funk, straw, wood, old strawberries, balsamico. Medium sour with light sweetness. Light to medium bodied with soft but fizzy carbonation.


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