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Mr. Pineapple

October, 2015
Judges Rating: 
88
Aroma: 
22 / 24
Appearance: 
6 / 6
Flavor: 
34 / 40
Mouthfeel: 
9 / 10
Overall Impression: 
17 / 20

When thinking of a fruit beer, most people expect a strong, dominant fruit character that can sometimes make you forget you are actually drinking a beer. This fruit beer greets you with a well-balanced fresh pineapple aroma that is supported by a light, bready maltiness. The bready malt character continues into the flavor with fresh pineapple and a light clean tartness. The residual malt sweetness lingers into a medium sweet finish.  A moderate level of hop bitterness helps to dry it out, but the beer would benefit from a slightly drier finish. There is no hop aroma or flavor to compete with the pineapple, in keeping with most fruit beers. This is a well-balanced pint overall and a recommended Fruit Beer.

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