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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The big sister to our Bonita Applebum Apple Pie Brown, Muy Bonita is a bigger, badder ‘bum. This double brown ale flaunts a bodacious body and a stunning combination of real cinnamon, vanilla, and apples. So thick, she’s like a hip hop song.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopscotch (11113) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Draft... Murky dark brown ale with a mid-sized, fluffy, khaki head and decent staying power. The nose provides loads of graham, cinnamon, caramel & vanilla. It’s reminicent of those deep-fried apple pies from McDonalds back in the day. There’s also some alcohol nipping at my nose. Full-bodied & fatty with tickling carbonation. The flavor also offers an array of components associated with those deep-fried apple pies, but apple skins, alcohol and hop bitterness cut nicely through the graham and apple sweetness without dumbing-down the abundant fruits, spices and malts. Finishes sweet and decadent. It’s so much richer and brighter after hitting room temperature, so I’ll take my sweet time with my next glassful - which is coming right up. If I was a bigger fan of apple pie, and the alcohol was a bit more tamed, this baby would be totally knocking it out of the park for me. Delicious nonetheless.


3.8
smaynard6000 (1167) - Apopka, Florida, USA - JUL 15, 2017
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown with average-sized creamy brown head. Sweet malty aroma with vanilla notes. Sweet flavor with distinct cinnamon note, with some vanilla and subtle apple. Medium bodied and very tasty.

3.7
Ahuth (591) - Illinois, USA - JUN 28, 2017
Bottled. Pours dark brown. The aroma is toffee malt. The palate is creamy and full body. The taste is awesome. Cinnamon sugar vanilla extract with a hint of apples. Nice beer.

3.5
MetalNHopHead (1985) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JUN 15, 2017
Funky Buddha’s beers are know for unfailing originality. Muy Bonita delivers on that promise even if goes just short of blowing your hair back. Color is dark brown. Vanilla, brown sugar, spices, and fruit on the nose. Flavors of cinnamon, caramelized fruit (mildly tart apple), and vanilla. The flavors weren’t as rich as I like with my sweet tooth, but there’s a lovely cohesive balance to this beer. It drinks pretty smooth with a bit of warmth that hits the back of your tongue. Really nice.

3.1
HuskerTan (2203) - Ravenna, Nebraska, USA - JUN 10, 2017
(Thanks, Brandon! Clownoisseur) Bottle. A- Green apple, tart, vanilla. A- Dark brown color, cloudy liquid, off white head. T- Green apple, tart, vanilla, subtle spice. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, balanced finish. O- Okay, I’ve had much better from FB though, especially along the specialty lines. At over a year old, I just don’t think this ages well. Okay, but far from great.

3.4
alkolord (543) - - APR 19, 2017
Braun trüb, kein Schaum, Apfelkuchen in der Nase, voller süßlicher Körper, Zimt Apfelkuchen im Abgang. Sehr trinkbar

3.7
weihenweizen (3839) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - APR 13, 2017
Refrigerated brown bomber poured into a glass. Clear dark brown with small off-white head. Aroma is cinnamon, medium body, little carbonation, and little lacing.

3.7
Tognetta (951) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - APR 9, 2017
No aroma a canela aparece mais que maçã, em segundo plano chocolate e café. Faltou um pouco de corpo, mas no geral é bem equilibrada.

3.7
juiceisloose (1492) - Windermere, Florida, USA - APR 3, 2017
22 oz bottle. Pours a dark brown color and topped by a thin off white head of foam that settles quickly to a thin film and leaves sudsy lacing around the glass. The aroma shows notes of cinnamon, cooked apples, vanilla, sugar, and toasted caramel malts. Maybe a touch of pie crust in there. Nice aroma that is similar to an apple pie. The flavor follows with caramel apples, toasted vanilla, cinnamon spice, and toasted caramel malts. Fairly sweet overall but avoids becoming cloying. Medium bodied and smooth with soft carbonation that leads to a caramel apple and vanilla finish. Nice brown ale that reminds you of an apple pie.

3.7
drowland (8766) - Georgia, USA - MAR 25, 2017
3/24/17. On tap at WoB Destin. Dark brown pour under a small khaki head. I sorta forgot what this was but ordered it because I hadn’t had it and took a whiff and was like OHHH YEAHH! Huge apple aroma, apple pie, etc. Mostly apple. Sweet apple flavor with some cinnamon. Surprisingly good!

3.7
dmac (6272) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 21, 2017
Bomber from Homer321. Poured a medium density muddy, dark chocolate brown, smaller bubbly beige head. Aroma/flavor of spices, chocolate, dark muffins, apple cider, dark toast, and a hint of oranges. Medium to thicker mouthfeel with lighter carbonation.


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