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Formerly brewed at Cains
Style: Fruit Beer
Liverpool, England
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
A rich fruit and amber ale with succulent Californian raisins. Choicest hops give depth, density and complexity.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
niquillis (812) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2011
Bottle from Bargain Booze. Pours amber with a very fine white head. An amber ale with a grape/raisin aftertaste that is not strong. Over carbonated in my opinion.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martin243 (740) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2011
500ml Bottle pours amber with an offwhite head. Aroma is, unsuprisingly, fruity, and the taste is Juicy plump rasins and beer. I know comparisons are odious, but how come this combination works to good effect, while Wells Banana Bread doesn’t (for me)?

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tdtm82 (668) - Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 2, 2010
Bottle; 50cl, Morrison’s supermarket. Poured into Wandsworth beer festival glass, no head, golden copper appearance, murky. Aroma is very sweet malts. raisins and toffee. Taste is raisins, sweet malts, toffee, some butterscotch, metallic off-taste, bone dry texture, very very malty, caramel and plum. Feel this has been kept badly and is a little shot.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beth101 (528) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2008
dark caramel colour with a nice white head. Fruity smell with a hint of plum. Smooth. tasted like plum wine.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndreasJaeger (505) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2006
amber color, creamy head. Sweet malty aromas with a hint of raisin. Medium body malty taste with a lot of sweet raisin.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
martinrumsam (484) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2012
golden amber white rapidly diminishing head aroma has the raisins plus malt and plums. sweet fruity taste to start becoming medium bitter . medium carbonated . A bit watery - would have liked it fuller . Unusual .

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
greenmanalishi (462) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2009
Bottle bought within a mile of the brewery. Pours a dull clear amber with slight indigo hue. Raisin aroma, nutmeg?, hops. Thin clear taste with fresh raisin hint (not cloying and thick as feared) something like an iced tea. dry, pippy, slight bitter finish. Pleasant surprise.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
superflyguy (422) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 1, 2012
an interesting concoction. smells good, looks bad and tastes ’funny’. a definite smack of grapy raisins that kind of comes of as bad wine with good beer added! maybe just a half with some christmas cake.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JayBaxter (407) - Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2006
Clear deep golden beer that pours virtually flat and within seconds the white head vanishes. Aroma is hoppy and sweet and the flavour is dry with a deffinate raisiny finish.

0.5
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
OwainTurner (294) - Leicester, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 25, 2013
#21 - Obvious scents, obvious taste... A very fruity beer, ... Slightly over gassy. Not a fan, wouldn’t buy a again.


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