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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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The Belgian Black Raspberry is a strong black ale brewed with imported malt, hops and yeast. This beer is aged for 9 months and infused with 150 pounds of real raspberries. It is smooth, strong and culminates with an amazing dark raspberry finish.


3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (3500) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUL 9, 2012
This is a really interesting beer. Not what I expected at all. Has the aroma and palate of a raspberry port wine; a little harsh in smell and on the palate, but in an intriguing way. Iím not a fan of fruit beers, but Iím glad I tried that one...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3803) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Sampled at the 2012 American Craft Beer Festival. Pours dark brown. Spicy yeast and a little bit of the berries stood out. A pretty good beer.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rrauth (1115) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 1, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 30, 2012 8/30/12 - Also had the BBA draft at Bottle revolution. adds a nice bourbon taste while drowning out the raspberry. Very nice addition Not much aroma from this draft. Black in color brown head. I can see some hint if red in the outer edge of the lacing. This tastes great just hard for me to describe. Mild coffee with a hint of sweetness at the finish but I donít pick out the raspberries. Body is full and the texture is creamy and is awesome. Love this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8030) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 27, 2012
Served on draft at Thirsty Monk South. Pours a very dark brown color with a medium sized creamy tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, caramel, chocolate and berries. The taste is roasted malts, nutty notes, chocolate, herbal hops and mild berries in the finish. Medium bodied. Nice beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beernovice39 (3109) - Montana, USA - FEB 27, 2012
Draft at Barleys. Black pour with a light brown head. Scent is sweet roasted malt, chocolate and fruit. Taste is roasty with chocolate and fruit.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (1828) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - FEB 26, 2012
Opaque black with a rim head and no lace. Bitter chocolate shows early, persisting to the end; the finish produces a light splash of fruit juice, perhaps raspberry. Good, but not great.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtd6628 (357) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Reall good beer. Nice level of aroma with hints of fruit juice and roast. The taste was chocolaty and finished fruity.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nimbleprop (4621) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 25, 2011
22oz bottle pours an oily opaque black with a thin, spitty beige head. Big raspberry aroma, very jammy, chocolate, very fruity. Flavor is sweet, tart, raspberry, lots of berries, raspberries too, light malt. Medium bodied, sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
msante79 (2210) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2011
On tap at Growlerís in the NoDa neighborhood of Charlotte. Canít believe this is listed as a raspberry beers. Pours like a stout. Dark brown, almost black with a tan head. Aromas of roasted malts and chocolate. Flavors of roasted malts, chocolate, little coffee, and maybe a bit of fruit. Finishes dry and roasty. Solid stout imo.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OldStyleCubFan (77) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - APR 8, 2011
Nice beer. One of the better Big Boss beers. $3 draft at leesville taproom is a nice deal. I dont get any Belgian qualities out of this...just a stout w/ slight raspberry finish. I would guess they used an american ale yeast vs. a belgian yeast but what do I know. No raspberry in the nose just stouty maltyness. Very easy to drink, nice pour on draft.


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