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Plums Were On Sale | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Stevedore on 05-10-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 11
Reviews by Stevedore:
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Dexter's today, 5/9/2014.

Beer #900, review #591.

A- Very ugly dark brown-red body. Particularly large two finger white head with very good retention and some lacing. But the colour of the body is just very unappealing.

S- Tart plum, dark fruit, vinegar, tartness, oak, subtle vinous qualities

F- Sweet plum juice complimented by vinegar (7/10 sour), small bit of lactate, tart table grapes, oak, red wine barrel is subtle but is most obvious in the dry, tannic finish.

M- Medium bodied, well carbonated, easy to drink and definitely refreshing.

O- A nice treat, I enjoyed this more than I did Exodus. The plums do very well in adding a fruit flavour and tartness without going overboard with on the sweet end. This is plenty sour and the red wine barrels add a noticeable vinous dryness to the finish. I just can't get over how unappealing the beer looks, though- get a pour of this and you'll know what I mean.

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Photo of bpfrush
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of emerge077
3.69/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Draft in a snifter, quick review from notes.

Pours a murky reddish brown color, thin skims cross the surface that left behind some sparse spotty lacing in the glass.

Smells just like La Folie to me, grapes and a slight maltiness with a light vinegar sharpness.

Taste was a bit of a letdown, oxidized malt in the middle and aftertaste, initial fruit tartness like an underripe green plum I guess. Lightly sour, medium bodied. We opted to share this one and move on, not really worth a second glass. Exodus is so much better, not sure what happened here.

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Photo of DantheMan75
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of ChicagoNick
4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of kkleu357
4.2/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

5th at the Taste Eve. Hazy body. Sour aroma. Wow, very sour, but pretty good. Taste is almost all sour with a mild taste of sweet plum.

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Photo of geekrot
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of pmarlowe
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of redleg411
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KAF
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of A_Rad
4.26/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Plums Were On Sale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
4.03 out of 5 based on 11 ratings.
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