Fort Collins Major Tom’s Pomegranate Wheat

 
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RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Ground Control to Major Tom. You’re cleared to try the most unique beer ever brewed. A nice, slightly sweet-tart Wheat Beer brewed with pomegranates. Excitingly different!

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3.1
Sledutah (7526) - Utah, USA - JUL 28, 2013
12oz bottle picked up at Total Beverage in CO
Pours clear golden with a small creamy white head and some lacing. Aroma of wheat and fruity. Flavors are wheat, fruity with a mild sour/bitterness in the finish
A decent beer, I didn’t get and pomegranate though.

2.9
SDalkoholic (2393) - Linda Vista, California, USA - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle from BevMo: The liquid was a simple golden blonde color and formed a tiny patch of foam for a head. In the aroma, a soft touch of grained malt and wheat come through and allow for a minor scent of hops but no signs of pomegranate. The flavor is bland with a taste of funky steeped grains and a strange finish of sourness that could be due to the addition of the fruit.

2.8
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2013
Wanted to love this, but the fruit flavors are muddled and drinkability isn’t event that great.

2.9
ads135 (4607) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JUN 4, 2013
A mediocre fruit beer. The pomegranate mixes with the citrus in the beer but the sweetness is a bit overpowering.

3.3
uhclem (429) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JUN 2, 2013
A perfect beer for after a 12-mile bike ride. Definitely has that sweet-tart thing going for it. The low ABV lets you quench your thirst with the first one, then relax and enjoy the second one.

2.8
Westchesterco (2043) - mclean, Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Appearance light hazy yellow with a slight white head. Aroma of fruit taste tangy with overtones of pomegranate that lingers on the palate

2.5
Iphonephan (6988) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2013
From a bottle at the On Tap summer beer tasting. Pours a hazy gold with a white head. Feint fruity aroma. Pomegranate comes through in an otherwise ordinary wheat beer.

3.5
Aholmb1 (134) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Appearance: very clear yellow golden color, nice foamy white head, slightly dense head, head dissolves slightly quick when poured Aroma: fruity, pomegranate, sweet Taste: fruity beer, sweet in the beginning and becomes tart, great summer, refreshing and slightly bitter at the end, the fruit key notes are noticeable Palette: bitter on the to tongue and slightly sweet Overall: this is very enjoyable, fruit infused beers are one of my favorite and this one is very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
UncleKorm (1319) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAR 14, 2013
Bottle poured a clear light yellow hue w/ a small white mostly diminishing head and minimal lacing. Big pleasant aromas of plum, apple, pear, bread and grain. Initial flavor is light sweet followed by a moderate bitter of short duration. Tastes are white grapes, lemon, pear, pineapple, and resin. Light body, dry texture, lively carbonation, with an acid feel in the finish.

2.9
ajnepple (6622) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 14, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2013 12 oz bottle shared. Pours pale, golden and clear with a white head and lacing. The aroma is wheat malts and light fruitiness. Light body, clean and crisp. Flavor is breads, grains and wheat malts. Light fruits and hops and kind of dry. Average at best.


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