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Major Tom's Pomegranate Wheat - The Fort Collins Brewery

Major Tom's Pomegranate WheatMajor Tom's Pomegranate Wheat

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BA SCORE
74
okay

346 Ratings
THE BROS
70
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(view ratings)
Ratings: 346
Reviews: 214
rAvg: 3.19
pDev: 16.93%


Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beaver13 on 03-16-2005)
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tdm168

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3.15/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

Pours a golden yellow with little head. Nose offers wheat and yeast, but I don't pick up a strong fruit presence. Little if any pomegranate in the nose. Taste offers a little more fruit but mainly in the finish. The pomegranate is overall very faint. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and highly carbonated. I was looking for a little more in this one, but not a bad beer for the summer.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2011 01:32:55 | More by tdm168
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Major Tom's Pomegranate Wheat from The Fort Collins Brewery
74 out of 100 based on 346 ratings.