Fruit Bat Disco
Fonta Flora Brewery

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Style:
Fruit and Field Beer
Ranked #257
ABV:
5.8%
Score:
83
Ranked #26,970
Avg:
3.85 | pDev: 11.69%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
15
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Fonta Flora Brewery
 
North Carolina, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
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Fruit Bat DiscoFruit Bat Disco
Notes: Belgian-style fruit beer brewed with WNC Malt and fermented with our unique saison blend atop local strawberries.
Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 15 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by PEBKAC:
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PEBKAC from North Carolina

2.41/5  rDev -37.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Can from Tasty Beverage Co., Ommegang glass pour. Canned 6/18/18.

Cloudy, grapefruit-colored brew. Thin, pasty white, failing head.

Smells of generic melon, grass, wheat, yeast. Maybe something hinting at guava, but it’s probably just the color. Couldn’t tell that this was made with strawberries.

Creamy, pasty, pasta water texture; not pleasant. Does taste faintly guava-ish, maybe like watermelon rind, but it’s mostly just goopy, melted carbs & water. A touch of bitterness & a light sparkle tricks me into third & fourth sip of porridge.

Up the bubbles & maybe it’s worth a shot.

Aug 13, 2018
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MephistosCafe from North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Jun 04, 2019
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DVMin98 from North Carolina

3.52/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Jun 30, 2019
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kell50 from North Carolina

3.77/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aug 26, 2018
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dbrauneis from North Carolina

3.89/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a cloudy medium pinkish orange in color with moderate amounts of fine active visible carbonation rising along the edges of the glass and moderate orange + pink + pale golden yellow colored highlights. The beer has a two finger tall dense sudsy foamy off-white head that slowly reduces to a large patch of thin film covering the entire surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of slightly sweet, slightly tart strawberries over the top of light aromas of slightly spicy, slightly funk yeastiness, and a light to moderate aroma of pale + biscuit + doughy malts with minimal amounts of sweetness.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of pale + biscuit + doughy malts with minimal amounts of sweetness. That is followed by light flavors of slightly spicy, slightly funk yeastiness. Finally there is a light to moderate flavor of slightly sweet, slightly tart strawberries. There is no perceptible hop presence and minimal amounts of bitterness with the strawberries flavors lingering slightly.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Light amounts of acidic tartness and a hint of dryness in the finish.

O: Easy to drink with well hidden alcohol. Vey natural strawberry flavors and aromas. Enjoyable.

Jul 22, 2018
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oriolesfan4 from Maryland

3.76/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

May 23, 2016
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Ohiovania from Ohio

3.69/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Jun 05, 2016
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AngusOg from North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

May 24, 2016
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Griffin2 from Virginia

3.94/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16 oz can dated 5/23/19 into Willi Becher pint glass.
L - Pours an orangey pink color with minimal white head.
S - Smells of strawberries.
T - Tastes of light strawberries.
F - Medium body and lightly carbonated.
O - Very refreshing summer beer

Jun 11, 2019
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thatoneguymike from Georgia

3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sep 04, 2016
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RochefortChris from North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Jun 14, 2016
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baklo from North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jul 21, 2018
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HopsForBrains from North Carolina

3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jun 17, 2018
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CavemanRamblin from North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jul 01, 2018
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hman43 from North Carolina

3.86/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Look: It pours cloudy and peach. The peach look is a bit dark. It has a white head with low head retention.

Smell: Initially, it has a strong strawberry and a bit of tart aroma. There is also a bit of biscuit and dough. There is a low funk background.

Taste: The taste has a vibrant strawberry flavor with some doughy and biscuit elements. It does have a low tart element to it. It has a light herbal touch to it with a light funk.

Feel: It has a moderate body with a slightly tart and sweet finish.

Overall, the flavors are elegant with the tartness and Belgian qualities which makes for a pleasant beer.

Jul 18, 2018
Fruit Bat Disco from Fonta Flora Brewery
Beer rating: 83 out of 100 with 15 ratings