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Plum Noir - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
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518 Ratings
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Ratings: 518
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 14
Gots: 25 | 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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Ratings: 518 | Reviews: 111 | Display Reviews Only:
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DruC4

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

02-20-2014 02:21:37 | More by DruC4
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DrewZ926

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

02-18-2014 02:02:44 | More by DrewZ926
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TreyIsWilson

Michigan

3.7/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a dark reddish brown with a thin tan head.

S - Light roasted malts and dark chocolate.

T - Toasted malts, coffee, and chocolate upfront. The plum really comes through in the finish producing a good balance of sweet and tart.

M - Medium carbonation with medium carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel.

O - This is definetly an interesting beer. Glad I gave it a try, but probably would pass on next time.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2014 02:38:22 | More by TreyIsWilson
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

02-12-2014 01:56:43 | More by Dank26
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d1p3r1

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +9%

02-10-2014 22:53:20 | More by d1p3r1
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.3%

02-09-2014 22:27:51 | More by Goldndomer
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aqualung23

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

02-09-2014 22:15:36 | More by aqualung23
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Bdel34

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +9%

02-03-2014 23:43:15 | More by Bdel34
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BradC

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown color with little head or lacing

Smells of dark fruit, plums.

A hint of roasted grains and then fruits, cherry, plums

Low carbonation and medium body no hint of the 8% abv

Overall a nice fruit beer, the wife loves it and I can sip on it

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 01:20:32 | More by BradC
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wizmasta

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9%

01-29-2014 02:33:53 | More by wizmasta
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-27-2014 22:09:47 | More by IdrinkGas
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threedaggers

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

01-21-2014 22:04:21 | More by threedaggers
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JratBones

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-21-2014 14:41:44 | More by JratBones
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Drew88

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9%

01-21-2014 05:30:47 | More by Drew88
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

01-17-2014 01:45:03 | More by mattmarka1
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huysmans

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -18.3%

01-11-2014 17:26:53 | More by huysmans
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far333

Connecticut

3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Dark brown, nearly black and opaque with a thick beige head that settles slowly. Low aroma of faint raisin and Cabernet, perhaps a touch of Cabernet. Interesting flavor of rich dark malt, darkly toasted, not roasted, with rich dark fruit flavors. Not sweet, but rich and well complemented to the malt. Firm bitterness against the malt, but no hop flavors. Rich and full mouthfeel, good beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2014 00:04:18 | More by far333
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Captain_Komamura

Illinois

3.91/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - a very dark brown color, with a tan head and good retention.

Smell - a sweet chocolate malt smell with the plums coming in as well.

Taste - Like the smell, it is a sweet chocolate/coffee malt taste, with the plums adding a fruity and tart element to it.

Mouthfeel - It is a bit light for a porter, carbonation is perfect.

Overall - It is a good combination of sweet and tart flavors, very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2014 03:24:03 | More by Captain_Komamura
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Oakenator

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-06-2014 04:08:28 | More by Oakenator
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GRFounder

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

01-06-2014 01:29:59 | More by GRFounder
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target88

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-05-2014 20:41:27 | More by target88
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -18.3%

01-02-2014 19:22:06 | More by atlbravsrno1
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -31.9%

01-02-2014 03:57:26 | More by AnalogErik
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Vonerichs

Illinois

3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark brown body with a reddish hue about the edges.

Chocolate and light roast aromas. Pleasant, but light. Plums add a slight sweetness and is perceptible.

It's an easy drinking porter. The plums add both earthy and sweet characteristics with a hint of leather. Southern Tier often goes overboard with the flavored beers (and I mean that in a good way) and this was much more user friendly than I expected.

Medium bodied, smooth, average carbonation.

Overall, a very good beer. Nothing terribly complex yet a nice twist on the style.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2014 23:19:08 | More by Vonerichs
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eklie

New York

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

12-30-2013 18:06:23 | More by eklie
Plum Noir from Southern Tier Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 518 ratings.