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RATINGS: 815   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 540   ABV: 18%
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The world's strongest fruit beer, brewed with Oregon and Delaware raspberries.


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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jrgratz (113) - New York, USA - FEB 17, 2013
2006 Bottle from Eric.. thank you. Pour is a pinkish cloudy aber.. yeast sediment present. Scent is raspberry, yeast, oak, cough medicine, simple syrup. Taste is raspberry, malt, bread, caramel, citrus, slightly sour. Thicker and less carbonated than I anticipated. More of a malt liquor than a fruit beer. Nice but not what I was expecting... def boozy.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
books_n_brews (145) - Baltimore-ish, Maryland, USA - JUL 17, 2016
Holy alcohol batman. Agree with some others that fruit flavors finesse gets lost in the boozing. Smells good. After taste is a bit harsh. But after buzz makes it all better.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
egg (264) - USA - JUL 13, 2016
On tap 7/13/16. Pours a deep ruby amber with a lasting white head. Nose is red licorice and nail polish and plenty booze. Taste is the same but follows the red licorice line. Hot, fruity, nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ryanfolty (2382) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - JUL 5, 2016
July 4, 2016 - bottle shared at end of night at start of fireworks show. Not much head if any and not quite sure on exact color as this was poured into a red solo cup. Aroma and taste of raspberries, sweetness and alcohol.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (2200) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 1, 2016
bottle from 2008 shared poured a darkish reddish brown color with no head. was hoping it was still good and I wasn’t disappointed. nice boozy raspberry nose. medium body and the flavor was a nice raspberry with still lots of booze. really mellow and easy to drink. just happy it survived this long.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thorongil2 (2252) - , Ontario, CANADA - MAY 23, 2016
(bottle) clear, bright reddish orange colour with a medium tall white head; aroma of raspberry juice, candy; balanced, muted flavour, well hidden alcohol considering the ABV

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wlajwl (5681) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 13, 2016
Aroma is raspberries and a really strong alcohol/whatnot. The flavor is raspberries, mild sweetness, malts and a slightly sour/increasingly alcoholic finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jsporrer (628) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2016
On tap @ HO1K beers. Pours a dark amber with a white head of foam. Aroma of tart cherry and other fruits. Taste is semi-sweet and tart fruity flavors with a warm alcohol finish. Somewhat medicinal and the alcohol overpowers the fruit flavors. Not as good as I had hoped for.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bth122 (1483) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2016
Draft at HOTB. Raspberries and malt backbone with a strong warming alcohol sensation. Smooth for such a strong beer. Pretty. Good. Will knock u on your arse. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 8, 2016
Pours a dark mahogany brown with fluffy tan head. Aromas of raspberry, chocolate, and a touch of barrel funk. Flavors of raspberry,malts and finishes boozy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerdedDave (1321) - Beckley, USA - MAR 31, 2016
right red color; fruity aroma; tart raspberry flavor with a nice alcoholic kick


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