BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 19, 2011
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle 148 of 495 thanks to womencantsail. Pours with a fluffy off-white head with a lightly hazed red body. Aroma of raspberry, sticky, sweet, a bit of wheat, seltzer. Flavors are extremely watery. Seltzer, wheat, raspberry and little else. Pretty clean too, no esters. A bit of a malic bite. Lively bubbles, dryish. A bit bland. Really seems like little more than raspberry and seltzer. Drinkable though.
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 18, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A: The beer pours a bright reddish color with a white head that maybe has a hint of pink.
S: Smells like raspberries. Apart from those, there is a lot of grass and a light grain scent, perhaps some corn, too. A decent amount of wet straw, in there as well.
T: The taste is a bit like raspberry seltzer water. Very highly carbonated with a decent amount of sweet raspberry. It is a touch watery and like the aroma, is heavy on the grain, straw, and grass.
M: Somewhat light in body with a very high level of carbonation.
O: Disappointing. The fruit flavor is pretty decent, but the base beer is just not good and detracts from the overall experience.
cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - AUG 4, 2011
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ AZ Wine during 2011 RBWG - Pours a red color with a small pink head. Aroma and flavor is full of raspberries. Not too sweet. Medium bodied, dry finish. A pretty nice beer.
svandyke (180) - USA - JUL 25, 2011
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
750 ml bottle. Pours a brilliant, clear red color, promising a lot of raspberry taste. It has a nice complimentary white ring of head. Aroma is definatly of raspberry, with a disconcerting sour note. A sweeter taste is expected (similar to a lambic) but there is little of it. Some sweetness would have brought out the raspberry.
CanIHave4Beers (4028) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUL 19, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a pretty deep red color with a small but well retained head. The aroma has a lot of nice earthy and sweet raspberry notes and some very mild yeastiness. The flavor is nicely tart with loads of fresh raspberry flavor and a light sourness and only a mild sweetness. As it warms it gets grainy and yeasty and flavors just sort of muddle up a bit making it less exciting as say the first half of the pint.
A pretty nice Raspberry beer, loads more interesting than the typical "Raspberry Wheat" but something entirely different than say Raspberry Tart.
heemer77 (5297) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUL 16, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Cloudy deep red with a thin white head. Nose has lots of the raspberry with a jammy character. The taste is more dry than expected with a fruity iron finish. Lots of jam. There is some light yeast. Interesting anyway.
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2011
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
pours a pint head and red color. Aroma is tart raspberry. Taste is dry tart raspberry. A bit thin.
Terminus (3597) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 14, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
tap at RBWG-deep red with a fizzy pink head. looks really fru-fru if you ask me however it something out of the ordinary in terms of appearance. dry raspberry nose some peppers. really dry faint raspberry sprtizy flavors-spritizy palate which is to be expected for this-a bit lf lactic sweetness. a decent quafer but nothing i would really seek out. novel and cool i got to try it!
alexsdad06 (9141) - Ohio, USA - JUN 9, 2011
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft @ AZ Wine during RBWG. Pours a reddish amber color with a pink head. The aroma is sweeter raspberry with a hint of toast. The flavor is less sweet than the nose, but still has decent raspberry flavor and toasted bread. Finish is a bit soft.
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - MAR 28, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
sampled during the 2011 RBWG weekend on tap at AZWine pours pinkish red with a thin white head. This is fruity and effervescent without being overly sweet. Finishes dry with thin lingering berry notes.