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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Another ale fermented with Montmorency cherries, Poolside is a light bodied wheat ale that blends clove and tart cherry flavors for a summer session beer.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Thorpe429 (5035) - , Illinois, USA - JUL 6, 2011
On tap at Bell’s last weekend. Pours a very, very cloudy yellow color with a pinkish tint. There is a spot or two of lacing as it goes down, but that’s about it. The nose brings some light cherry and a bit of wheat. The flavor has a mild cherry tartness and plenty of wheat and grain. The feel is slightly chalky with a light to medium body and low carbonation. Decent enough, but too thick for my taste. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 06-28-2011

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (6085) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 13, 2011
Draft at Alchemy. Super cloudy orange-tan. Foamy off-white head. Interesting mix. Somewhat tangy. Yeasty, lots of Belgian character with some wheat right next to the cherries. Quite complex but also quite drinkable and refreshing. Super unfiltered, great thick yeast tastes. The cherries are quite nice, adding a nice an earthy fruity tang. Never artificial or sugary. Really heavier and richer than the ABV would suggest.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - OCT 2, 2010
Draft at Red’s Alehouse. Poured a hazy medium orange color with a light red tint. The head was thick and white with decent retention and lacing. Smelled of subdued unripe cherry, distinct wheat, and other mixed cereal grains. Light to medium bodied and slightly sweet. Tasted of distinct cherry pie and wheaty cereal grain with a hint of caramel at the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (9903) - Enghien, BELGIUM - SEP 29, 2010
pression, brumeuse, dorée, col blanc épais. Cette bière avait des aspects de type Hefeweizen, au nez, il en ressort pas mal d’esters de banane et de grains; blé qui se retrouvent au palais. Le palais avait néanmoins qcq notes de fine amertume de grenade plus que de cerises qui étaient très faible au goût. Au finit, le palais conserve cette approche de banane et esters.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ibrew2or3 (8479) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - SEP 28, 2010
On tap at Fruit in the Room at Cigar City Brewing. Pours murky copper with sort of a pink hue. The aroma is fruity with sort of a blueberry - raspberry combination and then becoming assertive sweet banana, wheat and bubble gum. The taste is similar being fruity strawberry and then wheat, banana and bubble gum.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reliantkcar (102) - USA - SEP 27, 2010
bread, hay, grass, spruce, earthy, golden, cloudy, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, light body, slick feel, soft carbonation,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
misterbeer (313) - greenwood, Indiana, USA - SEP 12, 2010
pint glass on tap. Hazy thick orange pour small off white head.aroma and taste of banana, some cherry , really grainy and malty. Finishes really dry. nice wheat

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
heemer77 (5344) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - SEP 10, 2010
Hazy pink grapefruit juice colored beer with a thin white head. The nose had some of the cherries and a little bit of wood. There is also some dry wood. The taste has some cherry and a little bit of bread crust. A slightly spicy clove taste especially in the finish. good for the style, too bad I have never met a fruit wheat that I really liked.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mixmasterob (1057) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 31, 2010
Draught @ The Midway Pub. Poured a hazy dark orange with big pillowy white head, opaque. Aroma was big time yeast, banana esters and some clove, reminded me somewhat of a saison but i don’t drink a lot of Hefes. Didn’t get much cherry. Lots of yeasty flavors up front, somewhat intense, big flavor just wasn’t getting any cherry. Finished dry with a nice spicy finish. Solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CanIHave4Beers (4181) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - AUG 19, 2010
Sampled at El Bait Shop, Eccentric cafe during RBSG, then again at El Bait Shop this evening. Damn, it’s about time I rated this sucka. Pours a very hazy orange with an almost read tint. The beer presents a nice head and leaves some lace. The aroma is fruity with some banana and plenty of yeast. The flavor is lightly tart with some cherry and some banana with a bit of white bread and some yeasty notes.

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