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RATINGS: 452   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".


3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogfish120 (143) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - AUG 25, 2005
Tap at brewery: This one suprised me. Needed a little bit more rasberry kick. Started out good but malts overtook my taste buds at the end and covered the ras. flavor. Not a bad fruit brew. Nice.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Dough77 (821) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2005
Poured a thin cloudy orange color. Minimal head. Nose chock ful of raspbery, as is the taste. It was nice, just kinda fruity and plain jane after that.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
burgerlicious (308) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUL 30, 2005
Orange body with quickly dissipating white head. The raspberry dominates making this more like a wine cooler than a beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StewardofGondor (1934) - Washington Heights - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 5, 2005
On tap at the brewery. Beautifully cloudy with a wispy white head and some bubbles breaking at the surface. Smells of the freshest harvested yeast, strawberry cream cheese and raspberry liquor. Sweet, smooth and wheat reliant upon the first quaff. Raspberry accents take on a flavor similar to cheesecake crust. Something that seems to be a Belgian yeast strain makes this one special, and one of my favorite fruit beers to date.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brad (364) - Berkley, Michigan, USA - JUN 8, 2005
12 oz. Bottle: Pours a cloudy deep orange with plent of floaties, had a white head which diminishes slightly and holds very thin. Aromas was raspberries, sour, and yeast.wheat type funk. Flavor was overly watery, very light raspberries, and funk. Nice tingle on the tougue. Usually fruit beers feature the fruit of choice to much, and over do it presenting a syrupy sweetness. Dark Horse didnít show case the raspberries enough, and left them to hide behind other flavors. With a little tinkering they might have a good recipe.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - JUN 3, 2005
Pours hazy golden/orange. Raspberry is very muted in both aroma and flavor. Little sourness in the finish and thatís it, not a lot going on here.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77 (5108) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - MAY 14, 2005
Bottle. Poured a light orange color with a little bit cloudiness. The aroma is light raspberries with some oranges. The taste is raspberries again. There are also notes of very light tobacco and and some flowers. Very well done. A fruit beer that isnít over the top, yet gets itís point across.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pailhead (5066) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - MAY 1, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2005 Bottle: Fruity, citrus, and rasberry aroma. Pours a cloudy dull orange with a white head. Citrusy with a funky raspberry and bitter finish. Rasberry seems a little off. Itís not tart or sweet like other raspberry ales.



Had this a second time and raspberry flavor was more like raspberries this time. Still a tad watered down, but much better than before.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtw (1111) - farmington, Michigan, USA - FEB 19, 2005
cloudy lambic-esque appearance. light raspberry aroma and slightly wheaty and yeasty. my problem with this beer is that they tried so hard not to make it "fake raspberry" that they didnít make it much of anything at all.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
unclebleen (620) - California, USA - FEB 17, 2005
pours a nice gold color. aroma is sweet and fruity. flavor has a decent amount of raspberry in it. not artificial at all. good body. yummy.


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