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Bristol Beer Factory Raspberry Stout

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

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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


madmitch76's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, - MAR 4, 2012
3rd December 2011
ChrisOs Early December Tasting. Opaque black beer, good tan head. Light palate, semi dry. Smooth dark malt supports mildly tart raspberry. The malt turns creamy before the semi dry finish. Nicely joined up enjoyable fruit stout.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tdtm82 (707) - Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle - 500ml - from my dear friend MadMitch76. Consumed at home. Aroma is raspberries; grains; tar; car tyres; beachwood, oak and treacle and leather. Taste is raspberries; grains; black liquorice; roasted malt; peat and motor oil. It’s pretty thick and chewey; kinda rough on the palate. It’s a good old-fashioned stout and something for a warm log fire on cold winter nights. I’ve just done a crazy shift and this is my much-required pick-me-up! Good work!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (5005) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 2, 2014
Bootle - Raspberry syrup and bitter chocolate. Jet black with decent brown head. Soured dark malts with the raspberry peaks through. A nice tartness in the finish makes this quite nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RexTalionis (2616) - FINLAND - DEC 21, 2013
Bottle 50 cl, BBE 10/2013. Pours dark brown in color with a tan head. Roasted malts and raspberries in aroma. Feels a bit on the sweeter side. Roasted breadyness and raspberry in taste. Longlasting raspberry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Schwermuht (2) - USA - DEC 15, 2013 does not count
Great beer bought at Aakjærs, Esbjerg. Great looking beer with a great taste! A very masculine beer! Dark as the North Sea Oil!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (13001) - Pori, FINLAND - NOV 20, 2013
Bottled 500ml@VWPBF Dark, opaque black color, small white head. Rasberry concentrate aroma. Medium-bodied. Rasberry, sticky vinegar flavor. Harsh aftertaste.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
CraftBeerNick (1001) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 21, 2013
Bottle at home, 20th September 2013. Pours way too fizzy for a stout, great big head, aroma is slightly metallic and raspberry. Taste is metallic, too much raspberry. An ugly drink, disappointing

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (3081) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle 0.5 at home (via alesbymail). BBE 25/10/2013. Colour is black with small brownish white head. Aromas and flavours: Berries, raspberries, some sourness, chocolate and roasted malts.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5759) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 7, 2013
50cl, at 7.5%Vol, as Bristol Ultimate Raspberry (from the 12 Stouts series), new exclusive English brew Anno 2011, with raspberries, from The Bottle Shop Canterbury, very complex Stout, roasted/fruity and slightly sour/woody, balanced, cloudy, small head, very good brew, yet expensive

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Idiosynkrasie (4099) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUN 13, 2013
500ml bottle [7.5% abv]. Opaque dark brown colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, beige head. Intense raspberry aroma, dark malty background. Taste has initially full raspberry flavour, sweet and tart, later the malty background gains more weight with hints of dark chocolate and a touch of roast. Good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (10931) - 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


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