Plums Were On Sale | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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4.22/5
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11 Ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Stevedore on 05-10-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
11
pDev:
6.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by Stevedore:
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
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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More User Reviews:
Photo of bpfrush
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of emerge077
3.69/5  rDev -12.6%
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 -5.2%

Photo of ChicagoNick
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Photo of kkleu357
4.2/5  rDev -0.5%
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 +6.6%

Photo of pmarlowe
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of redleg411
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KAF
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of A_Rad
4.26/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Plums Were On Sale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.22 out of 5 with 11 ratings