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Bonita Applebum - Funky Buddha Brewery

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Bonita Applebum
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

151 Ratings
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Ratings: 151
Reviews: 36
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 10.79%
Wants: 40
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Funky Buddha Brewery visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dimenhetfield on 08-07-2011)
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Served in a snifter at the brewery in Oakland Park.

Appearance: A one finger head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a murky amber brown color with no vision of anything. Spotty lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Apple pie a la mode, caramel, toffee, cinnamon, bready, vanilla, brown sugar, and can't wait to have a sip.

Taste: Tastes better than it smells.

Mouthfeel: Smooth desert beer, easy drink, medium bodied, and medium carbonation.

Overall: This beer rocks. Enough said.

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Went to Funky buddha brewery for the Bonita applebum growler fill but while i was waiting to get it, i decided to aslo get it on draft as well.

Damn good beer. Its not overbearingly sweat like i thouht it might be. Instead it was perfect.

was like drinking and apple pie. Spices were on point, vanilla was there along with a nice caramel taste. Lastly is the apple which was thankyfully was not artificial like some apple ales.

Very smooth drink and is perfect for a nice fall sunday watching football

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Growler provided by buddhabelly91.

Poured into HF stemmed glass. Served at ~ 55F.

A: Deep reddish-brown color with a thick blocky tan head that held on for a good 4-5 minutes before dissipating. Swirling the glass regenreates the head slightly, but it has lost it's blocky character . Held to the light, the beer shows ruby hues on the edges and is clear and free of any residual suspended material.

S: Notes of caramel, brown sugar and sweet malt with hints cinnamon and vanilla over a fresh apple base.

T: Apple cobbler in a glass. A rich, nutty flavor adds to the elements in the smell above. A touch of bread in the finish The richness separates this from apple pie (to me at least).

M: As noted above, there's a mild slickness/richness that coats the inside of my mouth. Carnonation is a bit light (could be growler related), but this doesn't detract from the overall experience.

O: A very nice variation on a brown ale. FB seems to be able to integrate fruit and spice in it's beers well and this is a nice example without goin over the top. Now if we bourbon barrel aged this and added a bit of body, it could be like likquid bread pudding.

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Bonita Applebum from Funky Buddha Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 151 ratings.