Plum Conundrum
Prairie Artisan Ales

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Style:
Wild Ale
Ranked #1,315
ABV:
5.2%
Score:
86
Ranked #25,497
Avg:
3.88 | pDev: 15.46%
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
19
From:
Prairie Artisan Ales
 
Oklahoma, United States
Avail:
One-off
Wants
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Gots
  2
SCORE
86
Very Good
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russpowell from Arkansas

3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 2 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours an effervescent hazed plum color with pinkish head. No head retention & lacing

S: Black currants & blackberries, sweet smelling

T: Follows the nose, a little tartness & dryness as well up front, Tart & salty notes mix with black currants, dried plum almost like the crack seed I'd some times get in Hawaii. Finishes dry, sweet, tart & salty with black currant dominating

MF: Medium body, fairly firm carbonation

Delivers on most of the promised flavors, just no ones that are really in my wheelhouse. Like most of their beers today, I hold out out for singles, good choice on this

Sep 07, 2021
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AlCaponeJunior from Texas

3.62/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bought in a sixer at HEB. Glad to see a couple sours in sixers lately.

Dry plums, no sweetness to speak of, and quite sour. Not real complex but still pretty tasty anyway.

Jul 21, 2021
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BroBobby70 from Texas

1.39/5  rDev -64.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

12 oz. Can into stemless wine glass
Look: 4 finger pink head dissolves into 1/2 finger, no lacing, plum color
Smell: Reminds me of sweet red wine
Taste: Yuck, what is that!
Feel: Could not stand it mouth long enough to get a feel.
Overall: Worst I have had. Maybe it is good for it's style but never drink again.

Jul 08, 2021
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officerbill from New York

3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft, in a tulip, at WoB.
Plum/ruby red, the color of red plums with a pink, foamy, quickly dissolving head.
Plums, currants, lemon/lime zest and tart plum peel.
Fizzy carbonation that leaves a clean tart aftertaste
A very tasty and refreshing beer that really does remind you of juicy plums

Jul 04, 2021
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zeff80 from Missouri

3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On draft. Poured out a clear, ruby color with a small, pinkish head of bubbly foam. It left sudsy sheets of lace on the glass. It smelled of plum, berries, caramel and a touch of tart lemon. Sweet plum, black currants with strong tartness and a hint of caramel.

Jun 04, 2021
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J-legend-K from Colorado

4.07/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a vibrant pinkish purple with bright pink head. Bubbly, audible effervescence with quickly dissipating head. Leaves little to no lacing.
S: Acidic in the nose with a firm jammy foundation. Quite plummy
T: Subdued acidity with lots of blackberry and currant. Reminds me of blackberries just before becoming ripe and sweet. Tart, but not mouth puckering with prevalent sweetness. Finish is so clean it makes the beer seem a bit one-dimensional.
Mf: Low carbonation let’s the sweetness keep its hold. A small amount of lingering acidity and noticeable sweetness on the palate
Overall: Smells much more sour than it is. Dark, tart underripe fruit that is surprisingly clean. Better than expected.

Mar 14, 2021
Plum Conundrum from Prairie Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 19 ratings