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fruity

1. mod. silly-acting. Why are you acting so fruity? Not get enough sleep?
2. mod. in the style or manner of a male homosexual. (Usually objectionable.) The entertainers were sort of fruity, but other than that, the show was okay.
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I enjoy the aroma, like the balance as a pale ale, the fruitiness that comes through in the flavor," said Gregg.
Only three positive attributes -- fruitiness (either green or ripe fruit), bitterness and pungency -- are quantified on the profile sheet.
It can be resealed with a PET lid any time, which enables consumers to enjoy the fruitiness in several portions.
Some felt it lacked the up-front fruitiness and alcoholic kick of others, however.
You want to pick up the wine's vapors, the fruitiness of a Zinfandel or the tartness of a sauvignon blanc.
It is distinguished by an unmistakably bright red color and full- bodied fruitiness.
Today, the '79 is slightly musty on the nose, but quite drinkable, and though it appears to have lost some of its fruitiness, it retains a sort of noble delicacy.
The SOS brew has been designed to not only match the colour but also the fruitiness of HP, and pints will be poured from a special HP pump.
First, Beaumont reminded attendees of the basic differences between ale and lager: ale, brewed at warmer temperatures, generally posses a more rounder character with at least some fruitiness.
Foppiano Vineyards has released its 2002 Alexander Valley Sangiovese, said to be richly textured with nuances of red strawberries and black bing cherries, and 2002 Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel ($16), featuring an aggressive fruitiness.
Though very tart, verjus's undeniable fruitiness makes it a far cry from vinegar, and its acidity prevents it from having a wine-y, alcohol quality.
This example from the Cave Co-operative, is made from hand-harvested grapes with the fruitiness enhanced by the technique of Maceration Carbonique.
It's packed with a ripe cherry fruitiness plus a dusting of tannin and that trademark dark spice and a dab of vanilla from the wood.
It smells like turpentine at first then reveals ripe fruitiness.
There is that hop fruitiness in the middle," agreed Gregg Glaser, "reminds me of a pale ale.