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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
22oz bottle or on tap ONLY.

The canned version is Lil Brainless Raspberries, a different entry @ 5.2% abv

trujahwarrior's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
trujahwarrior (510) - Monroe, Washington, USA - OCT 27, 2013
On tap 12 oz. pour into a New Belgium globe glass. Pours a slightly hazy pinkish golden color with a medium sized head that leaves ok lacing. Smells of raspberry, Belgian yeast, peppery, and a funky sour smell. Tastes of the same things in the smell with the peppery raspberry flavor being the forefront then a slightly sour aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium and chewy with good carbon and a semi dry finish. Petty good fruit/sour beer I like how all the flavors and ingredient played off each other. Very well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (9349) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2016
Bomber from Capones and Whole Foods PM. Pours chill hazy ruby/copper with off-white head. Nose is huge raspberries, some malt. Smells like a handful of orchard-picked raspberries. Tastes fruity, with big raspberry notes, some malt, hops, smooth finish. Amazingly well hidden alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (13609) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 17, 2016
Bomber from Malt and Vine. Pours translucent pinkish gold with a whiteish head. Raspberry aroma. Med body or so. Flavor is raspberry, but thereís a "strange" alternate flavor as well. Maybe itís Belgian yeast doing something. It is fairly dry, even getting a bit astringent. Certainly drinkable, but itís not as pleasing as I hoped.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (12393) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 27, 2016
22 oz. bottle, pours a pinkish amber orange with a small white head. Aroma brings out raspberries, some Belgian yeast and candied sugar. Flavour is complex, with Belgian yeast, candied sugar, alcohol and raspberries. Really great mix of elements that are quite complex together. Excellent stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkurzynski (2142) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 25, 2016
Hazy reddish amber. Nose of tart raspberry, wheat malt, and faint Belgian yeast. Flavor is like a strong wheat ale with moderate tart raspberry. Easy to drink for the ABV. Fruit character above average, but still lacking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ClarkVV (5210) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 19, 2016
Draught at Sunset Grill, 2/13/16.
Peachy-amber with a light raspberry tint to it and small, pink-flecked head with moderate to low retention.
Raspberries are ripe, juicy/jammy and quite prominent in the nose. Lots of vanilla, wheat and light caramel behind them, with strong esters and a touch of sharpness be it from the raspberry acids and/or yeast/alcohol. Not terribly charming on the Belgian aspect, but the raspberries are done well.
Again with the slight overabundance of sweet malt and moderate booziness. I suppose it doesnít drink like that at first, the raspberries taking some of the focus off the size of the beer, but it definitely catches up and begins to fatigue the palate with an odd grassiness building up as well. A bit "thick" for my liking and just too sweet overall, but not quite undrinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (5767) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 23, 2016
22 oz. bottle thanks to Willrunforbeer. Release number 5. Amber color with a pink hue. Aroma is huge raspberry! Big bold even with the amount of time this bottle has sat in Brianís basement, awesome.

Flavor does well to showcase the raspberries. Carbonation is nice and mild yet still has a light tingle. At over 9% ABV and doesnít show any notes of alcohol, would have guessed it was a 6 or 7 percent brew. The Belgian yeast has a nice presence, really enjoyed this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillRunForBeer (2052) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Bottle from trade. Release 5. Aroma is strong raspberry, alcohol. Flavor is honey, multigrain bread, raspberry. A hint of clove in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DCLawyer (2395) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 21, 2015
Backlog. Draft taster at Iron Horse in DC. Dark pink with bare head. Yeast and watery raspberry. Tart, but not pleasantly so. Unpleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (2471) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - DEC 14, 2015
Draft 12 Oz pour at the collective, as part of their Epic brewers night. Iíve never really been into this series, but this one didnít offend me at all. Fresh red raspberry aroma. Flavor is sweet raspberry and cherry. Slightly medicinal in the finish, but not as much as the others in the series. High fruit finish. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (10740) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 26, 2015
Bottle - Nice sweet and a bit jammy raspberry. Pinkish orange with a decent white head. Sweet raspberry and light jammy qualities. Not bad.

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