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Plum Noir - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

566 Ratings
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Ratings: 566
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 17
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CaptDavyJones on 05-08-2013)
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Pours the darkest brown, a small ruby tinge when held towards the lamp. Small light beige head, immediately recedes to a small lace and a tiny floating speck.
Should smell as good as it is described on the label, hopefully. Aaand it does: rich dark chocolate, mochaccino, creamy, milky, dusted with a bit of cinnamon and some extra coffee powder. Faint cigar, but some nice dark fruit (dried plum and fig).
Aaand the taste doesn't live up to it. Front has milky chocolate and mildly sweet plum jam, pretty simple. Malts follow, blandly roasted, kinda bready, with a nice americano coffee finish to save it, but blander than the nose. Some hop bitterness too.
Medium body, smooth carbonation, soft, easy to drink. Aftertaste has bread crust, coffee dregs and some dark chocolate shavings.
Certainly not bad, but lacks intensity, doesn't really show off the extra ingredients and might seem quite boring for many. Pity.

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I was really excited when I saw this. A porter with plums made my mouth water. It pours a dark brown with little head. The aroma is wonderful - dark fruit or wine that prepares you for a mouthful of flavor. But the taste is, unfortunately, very ordinary. Very minimal dark fruit flavor. That does not make this a bad beer - I'll happily finish the bomber. I would say this beer is almost there. It's a great idea, they just need to kick the taste up to meet the aroma.

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Plum Noir from Southern Tier Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 566 ratings.