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RATINGS: 465   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (11910) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 4, 2005
Draft at Dark Horse. Hazy amber color with moderate white head that diminished quickly. Moderate raspberry aroma. Medium sweet raspberry flavor with a long tart finish. Interesting brew, just not my style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - SEP 25, 2005
Cloudy amber with big, mostly lasting head. Aroma is of tart raspberries. Flavor is mostly raspberries with some malt. Lively carbonation tingles the tongue. Short, dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MAP (1133) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - SEP 9, 2005
Another sample from the Labor Day gathering. Too carbonated is the fist impression. Once the head subsides there is a nice golden color. Aroma comes off a raspberry and then ale, and there isnt much of the latter. Flavor is really overshot by the carbonation. Maybe this could sit out for a week it could be palatable.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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 didn’t show case the raspberries enough, and left them to hide behind other flavors. With a little tinkering they might have a good recipe.

   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 that’s it, not a lot going on here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
heemer77 (5174) - 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 isn’t over the top, yet gets it’s point across.

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