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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Pom Cherry Bomb is a Belgian inspired specialty ale. Brewed as a golden ale with a blend of fresh pomegranate and Montmorency cherry juice. Fermented with a classic Belgian Abbey yeast. A tart refreshing seasonal ale.

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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (14971) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 11, 2011
Bomber from Bottle Barn in Santa Rosa, CA. Pours hazy orange gold with a slight off-white head. Aroma of very lightly sour fruit. Med body. Flavor is underlying breadiness with some unexpectedly tart fruit juice. It seems to start cherry and finish pomegranate - though Im not sure I would have known it was pomegranate without the label. There is certainly a Belgian yeast/spice aspect. The aftertaste is almost a wheaty non-fruit Belgian. Drinks better fast than sipping.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ratman197 (14514) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2011
Bomber poured a clear pinkish amber with a small lingering off white head. Aromas of sour cherry, pomegranate, straw and light spice. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a lightly tart finish. Flavors of pomegranate, sour cherry and straw with a crisp lightly tart lingering fruity finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (11662) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAR 19, 2017
Sour version at the Cap beer fest. Pretty good. Moderate pucker and acidity with lighter fruit in a blonde sour. Some oak.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
marcus (10048) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 9, 2011
Bottle from City Beer. Pours cloudy copper with a thick off-white head and a fruit aroma. There is a nice cherry flavor over a modest caramel malt base with a slightly tart finish. Refreshing, but not outstanding.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (9109) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 9, 2011
Draft. Reddish-amber beer with a cream colored head. Fruity aroma with malt. Tart pommegranate and cherry flavor with yeast and malt. Medium bodied. Tart pommegranatae and cherry lingers with some malt.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7931) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 8, 2011
On tap. Pours with a clear orange hued body with a small white head. Aromas are fruity, lightly nutty (almond), slightly tart, cherry skins and some light esters. Flavors are toasty, a bit nutty (in a victory malt sort of way which is a bit odd), lightly tart, fruity with cherry and something slightly tarter. Medium bubbles. Dry.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (6370) - Livermore, California, USA - JUL 22, 2011
First to rate. Sweet! Another nice offering from Steve and the fledgling High Water Brewery. Sampled at the Beer Baron (Livermore Saloon) in Livermore. It pours a clear golden color with a disappearing white head. The aroma has lots of wheat with spicy yeast and hints of berries. The flavor is mildly tart with notes of cherries and cranberries. Its smooth on the plate with a nice Belgian inspired yeast character and a crisp wheat finish. The fruit is very assertive here as is the body despite its relatively "light" character. A nice, refreshing fruit beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerguy101 (5360) - Newark, California, USA - AUG 10, 2011
Sampled on 7/23/2011. This fruit beer pours a reddish pink color from a 22oz bottle. Small to medium sized white foamy head, with good retention and nice lacing. The aroma is fruity and sweet, cheery and pomegranate. A medium bodied fruit beer. The malts are fruity and sweet, with some tart cheery flavors. The hops are slightly floral. Nice carbonation. A slightly tart fruit beer, the tartness is mostly at the finish. The fruit flavors are very natural tasting, not artificial in any way. Hides the alcohol well. Light and refreshing. Very drinkable. Mouthfeel is full. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly tart.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nickd717 (4598) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 19, 2011
Bomber from K&L Redwood City. Pours a somewhat hazy golden-pinkish color with a one-finger white head that leaves a thick film and decent lacing. Very perfumy aroma with some cherry, pomegranate, and champagne. Flavor is spritzer-like and slightly medicinal with an average amount of fruit flavor, cherry mainly. Cant say Im a big fan. There is a good champagne note, Belgian yeast, and a pale malt base. Fairly fizzy on the mouthfeel with a bit of booziness. Not the biggest fan of this one overall.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IrishBoy (4181) - Bakersfield, California, USA - NOV 6, 2011
Bomber from Krausenjockey. Nose is slightly funky tartness, cherries, and caramel with some background peppery spiciness. Clear orange with a big, lightly lacing, off white head. Flavor is lightly tart with funky hints, contasting with lightly sweet cherries and pomegranites.


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