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Brewed by Amsterdam Brewing Company
Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Toronto, Canada
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with unmalted wheat and aged on Canadian raspberries with an intense fruit flavor and brilliant ruby red color.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shdougan (30) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
Pours a ruby red with a foamy white head with a slight pink hue. Aroma is what you’d expect, burst of fresh raspberries. Has a light-medium body with a fizzy almost champagne-like carbonation. The taste is fairly dry, not as sweet as a lot of raspberry beers I’ve had, which is nice for a change.

3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
VT (1666) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
650 ml bottle. Pours a clear orangeish amber with a resilient, orange-whitish head. Aroma is loads of raspberry, brown sugar and malt. Flavor is raspberry and herbal. Finish is very sour, tart. Some herbs, as well as unripe fruit peel. Lingering herbs, unripe raspberry, some earthy notes. Light to medium body, sticky mouthfeel and an average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (1080) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 30, 2014
Bottle to goblet Raspberry, gee...nothing else. Copper...ringed white head. Sour raspberry, malt, a touch of skunk.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (3514) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Tap @Amsterdam. Pours clear grape juice, medium beige-pink head, creamy and slow to dissipate, nice lacing. Aroma is really raspberry dominated. Flavor is light plus sweet, very light bitterness, lots of raspberry, some skins and stems, a bit of wheat. Medium body, high carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hidden_Pooch (409) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - SEP 19, 2014
Probably my highest rated fruit beer yet. Pours a beautiful ruby red with a pinkish head. Aroma is amazing, basically just real strawberries. Tastes of raspberries, wheat, and some hops as well. Has a medium highly carbonated body. It is tart and sour but has a very refreshing natural raspberry aftertaste. Would love more of this brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Freaky_tiki (642) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2014
Sip purloined from Marina’s glass at Bar Hop when she’s not looking -- this beer cost the amount of a Toronto down payment at the lcbo -- reveals this to be more of an Italian soda than a beer. Oh crap she caught me. And she’s doing that lip smacking thing, where you know she can’t stand the beer she’s drinking, which means I’m going end up finishing this for her while she ventures deeper into the beer list at Bar Hop. Before she pushes the glass towards me she says "it tastes like carbonated liquid NyQuil" & you know if you’re a brewer that’s not the thing you wanna read on a site like this.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HeistAlmighty (1155) - Saint John, New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
650ml bottle, I think. Pink colour. The use of real fruit is apparent; very tart and no cloying sweetness or artificial flavours. However, not sure it is special enough to need a wax sealed cap and an $11 price tag. Six pack of 355ml bottles I could see buying it again as it was a very nice raspberry beer, but it was just nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (7030) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 14, 2014
Bottle, shared with Robbie. Lovely vibrant garnet red colour, bubbly pink head that fades to a ring. Fresh crushed raspberries and wheat, juicy and seedy without being too sweet. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Randy4Beer (247) - - AUG 12, 2014
Pours ruby red, with light carbonation and light head that dissipates fairly rapidly. Aromas are very much raspberry, and very pleasantly so. Maybe a bit of light biscuit in the background. Mouthfeel is quite surprising in its creaminess. Tastes are of raspberry, red grapes, and maybe a hint of wine. This might be too sweet for most, and I couldn’t see myself drinking more than one, but splitting a 650ml bomber with my wife, is going down pretty easily. This is a nice seasonal from Amsterdam.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olost (18) - - JUL 26, 2014
Sour taste With a raspberry flavor. Soft and fresh, good for summer time a barbecue parties. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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