Acclamation
Pollyanna Brewing Company

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From:
Pollyanna Brewing Company
 
Illinois, United States
Style:
Strong Ale - Belgian Pale
ABV:
7.7%
Score:
88
Avg:
3.96 | pDev: 8.08%
Ratings:
34
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Dec 06, 2018
Added:
Dec 19, 2014
Wants:
  3
Gots:
  3
SCORE
88
Very Good
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Notes: None
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Photo of BlackBeerPirate
3.49/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
by BlackBeerPirate from Illinois

Taste: Crisp, refreshing, apricot, yeast, dry finish. Fermented apricot fruit nose. Bright gold hue, semi unfiltered, white head delicate lace. Medium/light body. 25 IBU

Dec 06, 2018
Photo of c014572
3.59/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by c014572 from Illinois

I drink a lot of Belgians. Didn't care for this all that much. A little tart up front, more like a farmhouse ale. I eat a lot of apricots and I didn't really sense them in this although there is a definite fruit funk going on. Not a bad beer overall, just not one I'll seek out again.

Jun 17, 2018
Photo of Tucquan
4.03/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Tucquan from Pennsylvania

Had this on 2018-02-03 in Lemont, IL at the brewery

A - Hazy gold with short white head

S - Mild Belgian yeast, candied apricot

T - Much like the smell but with a blast of tart apricot. Very nice.

M - Medium body and light carbonation. Lightly sticky at first then dry.

O - Well done. Would have again.

Feb 03, 2018
 
3.49 by DocWaters from Illinois on Sep 09, 2017
Photo of GrumpyGas
3.91/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by GrumpyGas from Illinois

20oz draft pour into a stein shows a hazy golden yellow body and floats a fluffy 1/2in white head leaving lovely soapy lacing.
Aroma is fruity yeast with apricots and the flavor matches with a strong apricot aftertaste.
Mouthfeel leans heavy and clean with slight remainder. Not dry and not oily, but appropriate.
Overall a very good example of the style without the giant rocky head.

Jul 07, 2017
Photo of stortore
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by stortore from Illinois

12 ounce bottle into a tulip glass. Had 1/18/17.

Pours a hazy, yellow/orange, with a short head and some soapy lacing. Smells of Belgian yeast, Candi sugar, light apricots, bread, a little funk. The taste starts with the Belgian yeast, then, like the label says, a whole lot of Candi sugar, a light hop bitterness up front, a sweet note on the finish. Apricots hit midway through the finish and linger in the aftertaste. Refreshing, smooth, a decent body, an appropriate level of carbonation.

The Candi sugar kind of overwhelms the apricots. This is a solid beer, but not very well balanced.

Jun 10, 2017
 
4.18 by bowzer4birdie from Illinois on May 01, 2017
 
3.3 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois on Feb 20, 2017
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3.46/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25
by beermyployz from Wisconsin

Pours little to no head, could use more carbonation. Smells bready, fruity, properly Belgian. Very sweet up front, fading to a sour and boozy finish. Overall an interesting brew from Pollyanna, but doesn't stand up to their other offerings.

Feb 12, 2017
 
4.91 by Chivvyshirt from Illinois on Jan 02, 2017
 
4 by smartassboiler from Illinois on Nov 20, 2016
 
4.18 by KeithE from Illinois on Feb 06, 2016
 
3.31 by firkingroovin from Illinois on Nov 13, 2015
 
3.92 by mush from Illinois on Nov 07, 2015
Photo of Hopheadjeffery
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

Tasted from draught at Firkin on October 16, 2015.

Oct 21, 2015
Photo of basshaug
4.23/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by basshaug from Illinois

Great beer. Fruity nose, hazy orange pour woth very little head. Light and refreshing with fruit notes and a crisp finish.

Sep 09, 2015
 
3.99 by BDeibs from Colorado on Aug 22, 2015
 
3.94 by Mgm54 from Illinois on Aug 13, 2015
 
4 by kylehay2004 from Illinois on Aug 08, 2015
 
3.9 by bcm75 from Illinois on Jul 25, 2015
 
3.75 by brandoman63 from Illinois on Jul 23, 2015
 
4.08 by MarkFrankosek from Illinois on Jul 20, 2015
 
4.25 by jdm5161 from Illinois on Jul 19, 2015
 
4.24 by Gonzoillini from Illinois on Jul 12, 2015
 
4.5 by thinwhiteduke from Illinois on Apr 16, 2015
 
3.85 by little_star from Illinois on Apr 04, 2015
Photo of BrewThru_29
4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
by BrewThru_29 from Illinois

Pours a hazy orange. Small head. Good lace. Smells fruity. I get a lot of apricot as advertised. Taste is light, fruity. No off flavors. Very smooth. Nice Belgian.

Mar 27, 2015
 
4 by Inglewood from Illinois on Feb 19, 2015
 
4.04 by BeerOps from Illinois on Feb 10, 2015
 
4 by jgunther71 from Illinois on Feb 06, 2015
 
3.93 by scruffwhor from Illinois on Feb 05, 2015
 
4.12 by Aaron_Kerkvliet from Wisconsin on Jan 21, 2015
 
4.31 by spointon from Illinois on Jan 11, 2015
 
3.75 by funkyaudio from Illinois on Jan 03, 2015
Acclamation from Pollyanna Brewing Company
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 34 ratings