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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - NOV 18, 2007
On tap at Maduro prior to the 2007 GTMW: Pours a bright ruby red with a thin ring of white head. Aroma of fresh sweet raspberries and a touch of light maltiness. Body starts with a light fruity sweetness and good sweet tart balance toward a crisp finish. A nice fruit beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6298) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - FEB 6, 2013
Bottle #437/495 batch K10357:   Heavy pinkish hue, a little dirty and hazy, moderate fizzy head, lively carbonation, little lacing.   Raspberry aroma, faint, not artificial yet not terribly strong.   Smells real, just not "in your face" like New Glarus.   A bit more flavor than aroma, which is nice.   Feels like a pale wheat background with the aformentioned Raspberries.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate, a little spritzy.   Clean finish, soft Raspberries linger.   Not real bright, but not sour or tart.   Perhaps a little dry is all I would say.   Enjoyable, and very much reminds me of one of my summer favs as a youngster, Thomas Kemper Weizenberry.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
douglas88 (6147) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 7, 2011
On tap at AZ Wine RBWG. Pours a bright red color with a small white head. A sweet berry nose, a fizzy light palate. The flavor is a light easygoing Raspberry, toasted malts. Decent.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BBB63 (6087) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - OCT 10, 2003
Weird looking beer with a unfiltered faded red hue and a small fizzy pink head which produced good lace. Aroma is raspberry, earthy yeast and toasted malt. Taste is very tart initially bit mellows out to a smooth mild ale finish. A bit too one-diminsional. Thin-bodied and watery. As the woman next to said "a chick beer".

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (5608) - Ohio, USA - JUN 9, 2011
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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (5587) - Indiana, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Draft to taster at the Eccentric Cafe. Looks good for the style; a transparent reddish-orange with white lacing. Smells of raspberries and wheat. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Alright.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
heemer77 (5104) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - JUL 16, 2011
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.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (4964) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 14, 2011
Glass at the Bell’s tap takeover at 4th Street Patio on 10/12/11. Reddish pour with a thin white head. Aroma is authentic raspberry (a little feety) with some fruity tartness. Raspberry and grainy malt flavor with a slightly tart finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sledutah (4938) - Utah, USA - MAR 8, 2011
On tap at Az Wine Co
Appearance: Clear reddish color with a nice sized foamy pink head and good lacing left in the glass
Aroma: Fresh raspberries
Taste: Raspberry with some tartness
Very nice, dry finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (4931) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - DEC 10, 2005
On tap: Obvious aroma of raspberries. Transparent red with virtually no head. Flavor is light raspberry sweetness up front with a moderate tart raspberry and a hint of grassy bitterness in the finish. Very similar to the Founders Rubaeus.


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