Major Tom's Pomegranate Wheat | The Fort Collins Brewery

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Major Tom's Pomegranate WheatMajor Tom's Pomegranate Wheat

Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery
Colorado, United States

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Beaver13 on 03-16-2005

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12oz bottle into a pint glass. The brew appears a clear golden color. A light off-white cap slowly fades leaving spotty lace sticking to the glass. A light swirl brings some suds back to the top.

The smell is quite fruity with some caramel and almost a buttery tone. A touch of herbal hops is faint in the background. The more I smell this, the more it reminds me of kids cereal with a mixture of grainy sweetness and a bright, somewhat artificial smelling fruit.

The taste is fruity citrus almost like lemon. Caramel grains make themselves known with an additional sweet toasty grain character. All the while, there is a hint of butter that doesnt quite belongz Faint herbal hop aftertaste provides a minor bitterness to contrast the fruity sweetness.

This is a medium to lighter bodied brew with a modest amout of carbonation. A nice fruity summertime offering that isnt overdone with the fruit inclusion but the buttery notes need to go. There is a time and place for every brew, i enjoyed this while sitting on the beach. Under other circumstances maybe I wouldnt have enjoyed this as much as I did.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a standard pint glass. The beer is a slightly hazy muted golden color. An off white head settles to a thin layer of bubbles. Foamy lacing sticks to the glass. The beer smells slightly tangy, if that. I'm not getting a lot else from the aroma other than faint wheat/grains. The beer tastes tangy up front. It's not over-powering with pomegranate, and that's appreciated. It's not cloying. I nice mellow wheat beer with a small coat of tangy pomegranate, just tart enough to let you know what it is. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and slightly carbonated.

Overall, I had no idea what to expect with this, but it's not bad at all. I'll probably never have it again, but it's good enough to not regret a six pack. Worth a try if you like fruit beers or wheat beers.

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Major Tom's Pomegranate Wheat from The Fort Collins Brewery
3.25 out of 5 based on 449 ratings.
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