Dogbrick (11607) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 27, 2006
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
This brew pours a yellow-gold color with a thin off-white head and spotty lacing. The aroma is like raspberry sherbet. Light-bodied and crisp with tart artificial raspbetry flavor and an underlying bitterness. The finish is fruity with a bit of malt, and the raspberry aftertaste does not last. This beer is passable and unmemorable.
JCapriotti (1379) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 2, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pinkish gold body, soapy white head.
Grainy malt and raspberry aroma. Raspberry and malt bring hints/memories of Raspberry Eisbock. But not quite. It is a pretty good aroma, but plain.
Same with the taste. I am not a big fan of how raspberry is simply added to a basic ale. Its got some raspberry, light hopping, basic malt, but that’s it.
vyvvy (5886) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - SEP 30, 2006
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Pours orange with good carbonation and a small beige head. The aroma has metallic raspberry, dusty malts and a hint of coriander. Medium body with light carbonation. Taste is dirty and muddled with some raspberry, cough syrup and metallic sharpness. The finish has a lot of the same, but there is some spiciness and more medicinal qualities. Best to avoid this one, there are tons better fruit beers available.
amee16 (62) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - SEP 27, 2006
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
pours a golden yellow with foamy head. smells almost like a hard cider, very sweet and tart. the flavor is a bit bland but not overly fruity. reminds me a lot of razz wheat but not quite as flavorful. overall... it’s ok, not really worth the price.
Brigadier (3550) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle
This was not bad for an easy to drink beer but it is not remarkable in any
way. You get just what the bottle advertises and nothing more. I can’t see
myself picking up any more with Rasperry Tart available in plentiful supply,
but if you see it you might want to give it a shot.
Aroma / Appearance - Rasperry, wheat and peach cobbler compose a very
simple nose. The body looks nice - bronze with a half fingered dirty yellow
head and no carbonation.
Flavor / Palate - Raspberry, wheat and grain are the bulk of the
flavors. There may also be some citrus lurking in the background if you
look hard enough, but I only picked it up on the last sip. It is exceptionally
easy to drink with a dry finish. On a warm summer day this might be a good
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 22, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
amber pour w/ a tall white head. Aroma of mostly raspberry jelly and some hints of vanilla. Palate is fairly thin but not bad. Flavor is fresh raspberries straigh off the vine and some light malts. Very light and easy to drink. Not bad.
TheDean (786) - MIlwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 13, 2006
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
there is really nothing special about this beer. It’s not a bad beer and is even better after a couple other beers. Whoo.
1FastSTi (3360) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 9, 2006
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Pours to a really hazy amber body with a lasting frothy white head. The aroma is fresh raspberry preserves. Toasty grains, crackers and bread, with lots of fresh raspberry preserves. Tart and fizzy palate. Not "that" bad. Drinkable.
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2006
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Disappointing. Pours dark amber with a thick white head. Faint notes of raspberry mingled with citrus, vanilla, malt, and floral. Medium body, slightly watery. The flavor was unremarkable. The promise of raspberry never quite fulfilled.
JPDIPSO (5667) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 24, 2006
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle, Dark amber color with a moderate canvas colored head. Light tart raspberry aroma with a sweet tart hint. Pale sweet malt mix with a dry raspberry sweetness (if that make any sense). But the dryness seems to be a near astringent component that linger far to long. Ok, a raspberry ale, yeah, there are some hint of raspberries, some hint so malt, but rather weak in both with nothing else to back things up. First, second, I think they missed both a bit.