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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Alaskan Raspberry Wheat is an American-style Wheat Ale that highlights the bright flavors and inviting aroma of more than 3,000 pounds of real raspberries added during fermentation. Years of local demand through Alaskan’s Rough Draft program of draft-only releases and a Silver medal from the 2008 Great American Beer Festival make Alaskan Raspberry Wheat the perfect brew to launch the Alaskan Pilot Series.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (7869) - Illinois, USA - AUG 25, 2012
A solid raspberry beer right here. Not perfect but thank god they didn’t over sweeten it as is the tendency.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (2730) - Salida, Colorado, USA - AUG 12, 2012
651 (only in Alaska) ml. bottle. Pours a medium off white, well retained head, with some lacing, over a slightly hazy reddish amber (SRM 13) body.....nose is light malts, with hints of toast, cereal, raspberry.......taste is raspberry, wheat malts, finishing just short of dry....mouth feel light of medium, carbonation adds foamy quality. This is a very nice fruit beer. It is not particularly complex, with the raspberry was used just enough to be present, but not enough to totally dominate the simple malts. It was not at all astringent which can be an effect from raspberry used in large quantities, and it is quite refreshing. I wonder how much they have varied the recipe since its initial release. BJCP 7/3/13/4/6

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kickrjason (24) - - AUG 11, 2012
The fruit on the nose of this beer is AMAZING! You can tell how much raspberries are in the recipe. My wife approves of it as well. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (3637) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Bottle: Poured a reddish orange with a thin off white head. Aroma is raspberry fruit, light honey, and wheat. Taste is nice fruit berry up front with that raspberry, switches to a nice grain and wheat finish. Not overpowering syrup fruit like a lot of American flavored wheat, which makes this very nice.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DavoleBomb (1467) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 31, 2012
Poured into a pint glass. 2.5 A: Moderately hazed orange amber color. Two fingers of frothy beige/tan head. Retention is poor and no lacing is left. 3.5 S: Smells just like raspberry cider or something along those lines. Lots of raspberry, but not a lot of "beer." Still, it smells good enough. 3.0 T: It tastes like beer, but not a very impressive one. Standard, neutral maltiness. Enough raspberry to give some flavor and a mild tartness, but not enough to make its addition work (unlike NG RT). 3.5 M: Lighter medium body. Good higher end carbonation. Not very creamy, but crisp. 3.0 D: Drinkable, but not something you’d buy again. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 07-09-2012 02:46:25

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kathouse (1105) - Nevada, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Beer is an ugly reddish brown with a very thin head. No lacings on the glass. Sour raspberries and some maltiness in both the aroma and body. Wheat provides good support but finish is peppery and sourness needs washed away. Best served very cold.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JPDurden24 (1621) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - JUL 17, 2012
On draft at Papago. Bright reddish pour with little to no head, rasberries are present, good carbonation. A little grainy, but decent overall.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
douglas88 (6308) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 9, 2012
Bomber thanks to Mike. Pours a mostly clear reddish hue with a medium white head. A nice sweet berry nose. The flavor is mostly clean with grains, earthiness and a big burst of berries. Very mellow overall. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JUL 8, 2012
Thanks to Shig, pours pink with a white head. Aroma is big fruit, loads of berries. Flavor is soft wheat and berries ending mildly sweet but not cloying.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (5098) - Utah, USA - JUL 8, 2012
22oz bottle thanks to Mike
Appearance: Clear reddish amber with floaties (yeast?) and a small white head. Aroma and taste of raspberries and wheat with some tartness. A decent wheat beer.


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