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Major Tom's Pomegranate Wheat - The Fort Collins Brewery

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BA SCORE
73
okay

381 Ratings
THE BROS
70
okay

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Ratings: 381
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 3.18
pDev: 16.98%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
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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New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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Georgia

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

01-02-2014 21:31:42 | More by Genx
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charlesjwinkler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -5.7%

12-24-2013 02:37:21 | More by charlesjwinkler
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AlaskanYoung

Arkansas

2/5  rDev -37.1%

12-08-2013 18:57:48 | More by AlaskanYoung
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ianpstephens

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

11-30-2013 04:44:34 | More by ianpstephens
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KerryCummins1977

Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -21.4%

11-29-2013 22:27:32 | More by KerryCummins1977
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HattedClassic

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

11-16-2013 20:46:05 | More by HattedClassic
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

11-16-2013 16:14:55 | More by jaydoc
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FINLANDski_1619

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +33.6%

11-06-2013 17:06:26 | More by FINLANDski_1619
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TR0219

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

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kmos27

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

10-20-2013 02:15:31 | More by kmos27
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Chaney

District of Columbia

3.21/5  rDev +0.9%

Served in a 3 Stars Brewing tulip.

A: Poured an absolutely crystal clear gold with only a slight bubble formation posing as a head.

S: Very faint nose of pomegranate extract and honey.

T: Understated, but still okay. A bit thin on the wheat side, but still if you're looking for fruit, there's plenty here.

M: Here is where the brew nearly fails: It's almost flat as a pancake... seriously. When I go searching for a delectable poolside brew like this, I want some fizz!

O: Not horrible, but definitely not a Witbier. It wasn't funky enough for that. Passable.

10-18-2013 21:02:35 | More by Chaney
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Ralphs66

New York

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

10-13-2013 21:22:46 | More by Ralphs66
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cjgiant

District of Columbia

3.14/5  rDev -1.3%

Note: did not pour from bottle so could not properly judge appearance.

Little more beer than "flavored" than a lot of fruit beers, which is good. Earthy hops notes forms a quiet undertone throughout, with the pomegranate adding a strange funky tartness it the end. The problem is that the two flavors combine to generate a strange sensation akin (but not as strong as) to OJ and toothpaste.

Overall, I liked this beer ok once I got into it a bit, as the sorta off-putting taste sensation dissipated or I got used to it. I wouldn't turn it down if offered, but would look to other options if available.

10-09-2013 03:32:21 | More by cjgiant
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metter98

New York

3.4/5  rDev +6.9%

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a moderate amount of carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that died down, but never completely faded away and left lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of wheat are present in the nose along with notes of pomegranate. The pomegranate becomes stronger as the beer warms up.
T: The taste is a mirror image of the smell, with flavors of pomegranate and notes of wheat. No sweetness is present.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a little tart on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I thought that this beer had a good balance because the wheat flavors masked out any sweetness from the fruit. The beer is quite easy to drink.

10-09-2013 00:29:52 | More by metter98
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Cronkite11

Colorado

2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

10-01-2013 22:10:10 | More by Cronkite11
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famous_mortimur

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

09-28-2013 06:15:48 | More by famous_mortimur
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TheBeerAlmanac

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

09-15-2013 13:48:26 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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Zach136

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

09-06-2013 22:15:36 | More by Zach136
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michaelfcasey

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -5.7%

09-06-2013 03:59:28 | More by michaelfcasey
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Mojoman8561

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

08-30-2013 21:46:23 | More by Mojoman8561
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.14/5  rDev -1.3%

Pours a light cloudy gold. Frothy suds top the unfiltered pomegranate wit. Aroma of wheat and a hint of fruit. Interesting taste of tart Belgian yeast and wheat malt. There is a mild note of acidic fruit but really not discernibly pomegranate. Fair amount of earthy hop bitterness. Medium bodied feel and well carbonated. Overall, this is a decent beer, different from the usual wit.

08-25-2013 20:22:02 | More by Stinkypuss
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New York

3.5/5  rDev +10.1%

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Mrbseward

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

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icehawk

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -13.5%

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Major Tom's Pomegranate Wheat from The Fort Collins Brewery
73 out of 100 based on 381 ratings.