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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Wild Plum Farmhouse Ale is a crisp, slightly tart, and uniquely refreshing beer. An infusion of wild plums, hand-picked at a genuine farmhouse, gives this beer a light tangy fruit flavor.

The perfect summer companion. Farmhouse ales are also known as “saisons” (French for seasonal), a style of summer beers traditionally brewed by Belgian farmers to serve farm workers as part of their wages. Not a bad deal, if you can get it.

Wild Plum is available each summer, June through July.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (8690) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 16, 2013
16 oz can. BB 01/11/14. From a trade with deyholla.
Golden colour with a small dense creamy white head. Yeast, mild bitterness, fruits and hops in the aroma. The flavour is Belgian yeast, grassy hops, moderate bitterness and some fruitiness. Tasty. Plums I can’t find but it doesn’t matter. This is good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (8674) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - APR 20, 2015
Pour on tap at All Pints North, clear golden pour with white head, aroma brought notes of bread, biscuit, yeast into a bit of banana, bubblegum into some slight fruity notes, hints of spice. Taste was a mix of yeast, bread, dough into a bit of banana, slight white fruit, hints of esters into some pepper, slight grass, finishing slightly dry, slightly bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (8348) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Can. Pours a clear yellowish gold with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has earthy grains and Belgian yeast with and a bit of flora. Flavor has earthy grains and Belgian yeast with a hint of light fruit in the finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (8065) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Sampled from a can at All Pints North 2013 in Duluth, MN. Hazy yellow pour with a white head. Some tart plum coming through. Slight funk. Decent enough brew for the summer months.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ughsmash (7387) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Canned. Poured clear, bright golden with a sticky white head. The aroma picked up sweet plums and clove spicage over bready malt. The flavor found black pepper, cloves, and banana over bready malt and a touch of plum.. back to the spices on the quick, dry finish. Lighter-bodied and dry.. ok feel and flow.. overall not that interesting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (5626) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Sampled at Kennys. This is a nice saison. I kept looking for plum but found none. Still, it is a nice beer. Just a bit of bret.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (5090) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 4, 2013
16oz can. Hazy gold-orange-yelllow unfiltered body. Thin, creamy, steady of-white head. Has a pretty discernable plum character, which melds nicely with the Saison yeast. A little bit of a bite, but then fades into a sweet finish. Has some depth, but maybe a little too much going on, the Saison yeast is not really a clean palate to paint on. An OK, enjoyable beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK (5045) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Gold color. Moderate head. Sweet with some spice, but thin palate. The aroma is right but something off with the flavor that I can’t pit my finger on.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jkwood04 (4829) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Big can in a tulip. Pours hazy golden with a big, white head. Aroma of light plums, some spicy yeast, pale malts, and a weird bread/cracker note. Flavor the same. Average texture. Not bad but not great.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis (4760) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 26, 2013
Can. Pours hazy butterscotch with a large puffy off white head that has good staying power and laces well. Aroma is fairly standard saison, peppery, yeast, lemon, herbs. Flavor is the same with a fruity, kind of odd, note over the top. Light plus sweet, a touch of lemony zest. Medium body, high carbonation. Not bad, actually.


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