Local Snacks
Fonta Flora Brewery

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Style:
Wild Ale
Ranked #793
ABV:
6.4%
Score:
91
Ranked #12,808
Avg:
4.13 | pDev: 5.08%
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
19
From:
Fonta Flora Brewery
 
North Carolina, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  1
Gots
  1
SCORE
91
Outstanding
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Notes: Appalachian Wild Ale with second use cherries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries.
Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 19 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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brentk56 from North Carolina

4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours hazy with a pink lemonade color with a thin cap that fades somewhat while leaving dots of foam

Smell: Tart melange of fruit, with a sour berry orientation and little sweetness

Taste: Lactic fruit flavors with the cherry and elderberry prominent; the native grapes of North Carolina used for Scuppadine also make an appearance: the blueberry is modest but discernible; oaky, funky and dry finish, with a puckery ending that is not far from a tart grapefruit

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation; puckery

Overall: A good showcase for a variety of spent fruit; a little more sweetness would go a long way here

Jun 11, 2019
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MFMB from Idaho

4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a turbid pink to ruby color with a thin pinkish to white head. Nose of Greek yogurt and fruitiness. Definitely surprised the amount of tart berry flavor comes through on this second use fruit brew. Nice notes of raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Yogurt like funk and lacto. Not in your face tart but definitely packs a bite. Medium body with a slight bit of creaminess on the tounge. I enjoyed this.

Jan 16, 2019
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Frudel from Canada (QC)

4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Salmon pinkish colored beer with a small white head at pouring, leaving some light lacings.
Nose is heavy on the small berries, you could tell by smelling that blackberries where there, lactobacillus as well.
Lot of tartness, very fruity, finishes dry, lacto forward with berries all the way.
Medium body, medium carb, gives a nice mouthfeel.

Too tart for my taste, but a good one nonetheless.

Apr 16, 2018
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DVMin98 from North Carolina

4.34/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Light purple color. Smell is heavy on the berries. Flavor is heavy berries with a tart acidity. Light, refreshing, delicious. Love them local snacks.

Jan 21, 2018
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Treyliff from West Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml bottle poured into a snifter

A- pours a pale redish pink color with a small foamy white head that reduces to leave nothing behind

S- smells of a variety of berries; strawberry, raspberry and a cherry tartness. Acidic tartness

T- plenty of berry tartness up front with cherry and raspberry leading the way. Mid-palate gives some earthy tartness with some dried hay, the finish is bone dry with a berry linger

M medium body with moderate carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a crisp dry finish

O- nice berry notes throughout

Aug 20, 2017
Local Snacks from Fonta Flora Brewery
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 19 ratings