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Bristol Beer Factory Raspberry Stout

Formerly brewed at Bristol Beer Factory
Style: Stout
Bristol, England


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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
Bottle conditioned; Special.
25KG OF RASPBERRIES - AMAZING This is our Raspberry Stout, strong and black, yet tart and fruity, a delicious treat of a beer. Surprisingly drinkable, there are flavours of raspberry, chocolate & dark fruits. Brewed using a Belgian yeast & roasted malts & 25kg of Raspberries! A great after-dinner treat. Drink from a brandy snifter & savour the aromas & flavours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11940) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2013
pitch dark , small light brown head. aroma of fresh rapsberries, chocolate, chocolate with raspberies flavor is roasted malts, licorice, mild red fruity aroma

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
laiti (8081) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
50 cl bottle @ wPBF, BBE 25.10.2013
Aroma is somewhat tart with lots of raspberries. Also some slight roasted notes. Flavour has lots of somewhat tart raspberries, some malty notes and quite nothing else. Perhaps some syrupy notes here. Way too much raspberries here – hard to finish even the one fifth of the bottle. The combination of tartness and roastiness is just too much.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (7700) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
500 ml bottle @ WPBF 2013.
Pours a dark brown, almost black colour with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, raspberries and some lingonberries. Flavour of roasted malts, tart raspberries, chocolate, grassy hops, some floral notes and bread. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and high carbonation. Raspberry flavrous are rather intensive here. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9376) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 26, 2013
50 cl bottle @ wPBF’13.
Pours dark red, almost black color with a minimal head. Aroma of raspberries, some roasted malts, chocolate and fruits. Sadly the raspberry is too dominant on the nose. Flavor of sour dark berries, chocolate, toasted malts and some wood. The raspberry is a bit too overwhelming here. Otherwise decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RichTheVillan (6817) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 22, 2013
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; almost black pour with foamy tan head, hint of raspberry aroma but mostly roast malts, the taste is similar with some bitter chocolate the carbonation is wrong for me just to fizzy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10295) - FAROE ISLANDS - FEB 13, 2013
Botella. Stout rating number 200. Deeep dark brown close to black colour, small beige head. Sweet berry raspberry roasty malty chocolate aroma. Good mouthfeel. Sweet flavour, raspberry, chocolate, roasted malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (9538) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2013
Bottle as part of the 12 stouts of christmas from bristol beer factory online. Dark black mahogany thin tan head with big bubbles. Chalky roast aroma with a tart edge. The flavour is fantastically complex. Roasty coffee core with a tonne of raspberry tartness. The raspberries make it seem more sweet but it has a lovely finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23363) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 1, 2013
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a black color with a small tan head. has a roasted malty strong raspberry licorice and chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate raspberry flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate raspberry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (17239) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle at JF tasting, from Bristol Beer Factory online - 29/12/12. Very dark mahogony brown vergeing on light black with a thin tan head that clears to the edge. Nose is dark malts, chocolate, molasses, good dose of raspberries. Taste comprises dark malts, sugars, raspberries, dark chocolate. Full end of medium bodied. Decent enough drop.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stravale (2847) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle from brewer 12 Stouts 2012 151212
Black, big deep tan head that dissipates to thin layer, moderate lacing
Aroma - Massive fresh raspberry, moderate tart, very fruity, faint background of dark malts, quite vinous, probably some very fruity dark chocolate in there
Taste - Big time fresh natural raspberry, dark deep rich malts, soft plain Lindt chocolate, red berry fruits, some fruity tartness, so well balanced, complex flavours, very moreish - it gets better with the drinking, booze is so well hidden
Palate - Medium carb, medium to full body, smooth texture. Finish is rich dark malt and raspberry, then a bit of roast comes though leaving a dry tail
Overall - This is superb - the raspberry is so fresh and natural tasting with a super flavoured stout...on cask I imagine this would be wonderful

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