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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
msante79 (2215) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2011
On tap at Growler’s in the NoDa neighborhood of Charlotte. Can’t 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerme31 (563) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - APR 1, 2011
On Draft. Dark brown color, medium tan head. Aroma of raspberries, roasty, dark chocolate. Smooth, creamy , sweet raspberry finish. Flavor also has a mild hop bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - SEP 17, 2010
On tap at WBF-Raleigh on 04/24/2010. Dark black body with a medium creamy light brown head. Sweet roast, chocolate and light fruit aroma. Sweet fruit flavor with chocolate and roast. Medium full body with moderately low carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VertBaconStrips (2179) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 21, 2010
RBSG. Where? No clue... maybe on the bus to MBF. Brownish black brew with a thin head. Lots of roast and tons of raspberries are prevalent, something powerdery and so-so chocolate scents. Tasty stuff albeit a bit odd. Raspberries everywhere, sour and weird, light bakers chocolate is semi-hidden. More sourness but overall it seems a touch watery.. then again, maybe that is due to the fact that everything I drank before this was some form of bourbon barrel aged stout. Decent brew - thanks to whoever brought this.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 29, 2010
Bottle. Pours cola brown, thin head, poor lacing. Nose is sweet roast, raspberries, chocolate cake, Belgian yeast, light spiciness. Flavoursw are quite raspberry-led, tart roastiness, cocoa, quite good.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
freekyp (1634) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 2, 2010
Damn near perfect, but definitely not one you can drink more than one of. Pours deep black with a smallish tan head. Aroma is an amazing deep chocolate with light rasberry overtone. This brew is full bodied and incredibly flavorful with the rasberry adding just enough tartness without being overbearing. No trace acidity or harshness. Fantastic long balanced finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zizzybalubba (1608) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - APR 26, 2010
Sampled at WBF in Raleigh. Pours black with a brown head. The aroma is of mostly coffee upfront with some faint tart fruit. The flavor is the opposite: mostly tart raspberry with bitter chocolate on the finish. This was very well done.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chandler0201 (649) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 12, 2010
Pours a fairly dark brownish black with small white head. Aroma is big toasted malts, and raspberries. Flavor is more malty and less raspberries, with some hops as well in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (6831) - Georgia, USA - FEB 27, 2010
Bomber (courtesy emacgee) into a tulip glass. The pour is black with red on the edges with a 1-finger brown head that fades to half then sticks a bit. The aroma is a unique mish-mash of chocolate-covered raspberries and Belgian yeast. The flavor is fresh sour raspberries followed by creamy chocolate with a definitive lingering roasted malt finish - not exactly coffee - but definitely dark roasted malts.


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