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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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This small batch brew is the third in our Limited Edition Brewer’s Pride Craft Brew Series. A combination of Citra and US Golding hops gives this refreshing lager its citrus flavor and floral aroma. The brew’s signature tartness comes from the fruit of the prickly pear, a cactus native to our brewery’s landscape that’s hearty, rugged and unmistakably unique - qualities we surely appreciate. Prosit!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3545) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - FEB 3, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Pours a reddish brown with a small white head. Aroma of sweet fruit and florals. Taste is prickly pear (I guess), citrus, malt, and florals. Unique and interesting. Might be too sweet for more than one at a sitting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
EtTuCthulhu (1072) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - JAN 29, 2013
This beer’s aroma is sweet and citrusy, and the color of the beer is a brownish orange with nearly no head. When you taste it, however, you realize the aroma is a little misleading for predicting the taste, for the beer is only slightly sweet and slightly sour but quite strongly umami. The palate of the beer is a weird combination of an abrupt finish, a flat carbonation, a thin yet sticky texture, and a medium body, but it isn’t necessarily a bad weird.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Stldsf1 (616) - Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Hints of cherry. Pear is a bit overwhelming for me. Just not my style but ok for what it is ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chicowv (459) - Canaan Valley, West Virginia, USA - JAN 16, 2013
12 oz bottle thanks to Mysti: Pours a dark ruby red with a thick white head and decent CO2 release. Aroma of of fruit, cherry, kind of like a fruit punch. Fruit aroma dominates with little else apparent. Taste is sweet and slightly bitter on the finish. Nice fruit flavors but nothing overpowering. Pretty smooth, bubblly and relatively easy to drink. Interesting offering but I could not drink more than one in a sitting. Great experimental brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
faroeviking (10289) - FAROE ISLANDS - JAN 15, 2013
Flöska. Amber colour, shiort lasting small white ehad. Sweet fruitish like candy aroma.. Thin mouthfeel. Sweet flavour, candy fruity pear, citric. Bitter sweet finish, sweet.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
geologyguy (705) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Smells amazing, taste not quite as good...flavor lacking a bit but improved when warmed...good beer

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SODAK14 (286) - Rapid City, South Dakota, USA - JAN 12, 2013
This one was kinda hard to rate. Good overall brew, nice amber color, nice taste. At the backend was like a citrus, though I’m really not sure, finish. I like it now but if I want more to try it again or then again it might be a favorite. Really confused on this.... :)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2528) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2013
What an unusual beer, and some interesting character. The prickly pear was hard to describe, and possibly hard to separate from the Citra hops, but its not clear the hops contributed much. The fruit was a combination of some sour citrus (lemon, grapefruit juice), something vaguely tropical (pineapple, guava), and something vaguely related to apple (green apple, pear), and something else altogether different. It featured prominently in the nose and flavor, and contributed a light sweet and sour component that blended well with a fair if unremarkable base beer that was light amber malted.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ozarkspops (366) - - JAN 9, 2013
Dark brown very clear pour. Little head and no lacing. Citrusy and malty aroma. The prickly pear flavor is very interesting and not over powering. German style malt backbone. Not bad. ---Rated via iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
vipinvelp (2245) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JAN 6, 2013
Clear light amber with small light brown foam head, lacing to glass. Aroma is sweet pear, taste is quite unique. Bitter and sweet pear are fighting to win. Short aftertaste. (Velp 201301)

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