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RATINGS: 442   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A few times a year, we will cut Dan loose to brew whatever he chooses, uncensored, uncut, unplugged. Always handcrafted, this beer is brewed for the adventurous soul. This is a very limited edition and we make no promises to ever brew this style again. A complex and intriguing original. The mystery began with wild yeast spontaneously fermenting a rich treasure of malted barley and cherries. Unlined Oak casks breathe deep vanilla hues and chords of smoke into this sour brown ale. Our Master Brewer has forged a smooth garnet tapestry that defies description. Wander off the beaten path.
2006 vintage - 7%
2010 vintage - 5.5% (separate entry)
You can tell the vintages apart as the 2010 bottles have the © symbol to the left of the UNPLUGGED banner while the 2006 does not.

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dresden (1581) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - OCT 24, 2015
Deep ruby and clearish. Aroma iberry , vinegar. Flavors are rich berries, vanilla, tart, very smooth, slightly funky but s delicious beer. Thanks adam, love me some ng

3.8
after4ever (8025) - Mukilteo, Washington, USA - SEP 28, 2015
12-oz, capped, foiled. Pours a murky dark brown with a creamy but thin tan head. Big sweet nose, showing a nice combination of balsamic, berries, stone fruit, and a hint of red wine vinegar. Tart, sweet, and complex. Creamy medium body with soft carb. Berries, stone fruit, and vinegars return on the mid palate, along with a bit of woodiness. Strong biting tart finish.

3.6
Sammy (12491) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 23, 2015
second time I have had this. Better than ever. Better than a flanders. Hold this up of what sour can do.

3.5
jsquire (4537) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2015
This is from a 2010 Unplugged bottle I found in the back of the fridge. Muddy dark amber color with a small beige head. Nose of tart cherries. The flavor is dominated by the tart cherries with some wet oak and a bit of moldy earth. I don’t get any smoke out of this. I’m not a fan of sour beers but this one is okay. Now I’m curious if it is any different fresh.

3.3
Carlisle (781) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 21, 2015
Draft. Opaque brown with thin light tan head and some lacing. Sour plum aroma. Sweet malt with sour apple, plum, and caramel in the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
monkeychugg55 (1096) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - AUG 5, 2015
Dark reddish brown with no head. The aroma is cherry, apple, smoke and Worcestershire. The flavor has got some toasty and slightly smokey malt, but turns nicely sour with some cherry and oak.

3.7
JPDIPSO (6257) - Wauwatosa, USA - JUL 28, 2015
Brown, almost amber color with huge bubbles and nice effervescence. Head dissipates quickly. Smell is somewhat metallic, sour, and oak notes also. Taste initially is a great sourness that turns into a faint oak presence that could almost be seen as a sherry type taste as it lingers. 4/10

3.2
cavery (48) - Palm Desert, California, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Cherry Rhubarb Barbecue sauce with a prickly terriyaki twang. Nice mouthfeel and a funkily confuzzling nose. a WTF if not an Enigma. Smoked Flanders? wut is dis. Hard to compare to anything, definitively a new glarus beer, but not as delicious as most of their standards.

3.9
Art (3219) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Bottle from Ryan at Kickback. Pours a clear reddish brown. Holy mix of flavors. Aroma of pear and apple. Taste is cherry and raisin with sourness in there. Well balanced tartness. Really lovely beer.

3.9
ttutony (927) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 17, 2015
Reddish brown with a light tan head. Tangy fruity aroma. Tart flavors with just a hint of cherry. Sourness is present but not overwhelming. A bit of nutty malt flavor. Lingering sourness on finish. Really nice.


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