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RATINGS: 451   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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A light ale made with 100% real raspberries in every batch. The rasberries give this beer a fruity aroma while keeping the beer balanced in taste. The raspberry flavor is not "oversweet" or "overpowering". We believe our beers should be "beer 1st,fruit 2nd".


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
chucklemation (539) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Poured from a bottle. Has a clear golden hue with a quickly dissipating white head. The aroma is faintly raspberry, and this is probably the best part of the beer. The flavor has hardly any raspberry, but more of a wheat. Even then, there isnít much. Carbonation is low to nothing, and the beer leans on the watery side. Unfortunately this just isnít a very good beer, and I happen to like fruit beers.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
koleminer20 (693) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JAN 31, 2014
On tap at Danís. The pour is really ale-like over fruit beer-ish. Itís a foggy orange-ish beast with a decent white head and no lace to be found anywhere. The nose is quite good. There is a nice raspberry dominance and it keeps in touch up with a good sweet maltiness on the back end. The flavor is where it starts to fall apart. There is a light fruitiness on the front end, but then a sharp bitterness takes over and it tries to finish like a cross between a Belgian and and an IPA. It started with so much promise and then fizzled out when it mattered most.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RobertDale (3663) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 29, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Thanks Dan. Pours a hazy golden orange with an average white head. Aroma of raspberry and grass. Taste is raspberries, malt, and grass. Decent.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
obguthr (4025) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Barley and cranberry nose. Cloudy amber, thin head. Medium body. Artificial raspberry, cardboard flavor. Every good brewey is allowed one lousy fruit beer. This is Dark Horseís.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
nike (967) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2014
bottle, decent wheat beer, not heavily flavored raspberry taste. Light body, thin feel, heavily carbonated, overall not bad, not sure it falls in the fruit beer category.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DWestrick (440) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle. Pretty bad beer. Should you desire this style, good on you, but this is not a beer.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rondphoto (2204) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JAN 9, 2014
@ Party Town / Florence KY - Slight haze in a dark copper, persistent head cover, dots of lace. Taste is understated raspberry, but whatís left isnít a malty brew, but rather a slightly sour, slightly bitter, burp-inducing, heavy beer. I believe the 4.5%, because there is no potency and very little taste, leaving me with an undesirable drink. This is the rare beer that I will not finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
mvp (155) - Harper Woods, Michigan, USA - DEC 30, 2013
I like this one a lot. Strong raspberry aroma. Strong raspberry taste but not overwhelming. Still taste like beer. A fruit beer that doesnít fall under the "girly" catagory.

2.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
wilkinsonak (4) - Delaware, USA - DEC 20, 2013 does not count
12oz bottle...not a bad beer, a little light on flavor, not much raspberry, nice color though...little to no head..

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
tectactoe (2210) - Michigan, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Tap: cloudy copper & amber color with a very faint pink hue to it. Soapy, white head fizzles a bit & reduces to a thin skin in no time. Aroma is underpowered; very faint raspberry with light grain, a hint of metal, musk, & sadly, not much else. Taste is pretty vapid as well with mildly tart raspberry, light astringency, slight medicinal & chalky notes, light musky hops, & some grains. Not a big fan of this one... Itís drinkable, it just isnít very good.


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