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Funkwerks Raspberry Provincial

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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This delicious creation was truly a product of creativity, ingenuity and luck. In the summer of 2013 we took a test batch of our sessional sour summer ale, Provincial, that didnít quite hit gravity, and decided to have some fun with it! We added a heavy dose of raspberries. The end result was so delicious, we decided to recreate it! This delightfully tart fruit beer is refreshing, with a citrusy raspberry aroma which transitions to a subtlety sweet and tart finish. Notes of lemon zest and tart raspberries.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (2260) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - AUG 23, 2016
Tart tangy lots of great flavors. Tangy lots of flavors. Malt lots of carb. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wombat23 (607) - Texas, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Shared 11.2 oz. bottle. Pours a pinkish-red with a light pink head. Aroma of funk and raspberry. Taste is raspberry, funk, mildly tart, sweet, hints of white wine. Reminded me of a fruit-flavored wine cooler. Okay.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (9012) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 17, 2016
On tap at Funkwerks. Pours pretty red with a short pink head and a raspberry aroma. There is a rich raspberry flavor with a delicate yet tart finish. If you like raspberry, you will love this one.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
darbeer75 (435) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - AUG 8, 2016
Aroma: all raspberry and vanilla; Appearance: cloudy pink pour with thin, white head that dissipates quickly; Taste: very sweet with a little tartness, but not as much as expected; Palate: light bodied with long, sweet finish; Overall: pretty good if youíre in the mood for raspberry soda.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Nicochic (2) - - AUG 4, 2016 does not count
This is one of my favorites. I'm stoked every time I see it on a drink list. Sour and tart and sweet and perfect.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
degbert (1661) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 22, 2016
Bottle. Tonightís theme is pink beers. Itís dark pink with a high, mixed-grained, lacy, mashed-potato head. Nose is pungently raspberry with floral and citrus notes; it smells like real raspberries, not like candy. On the tongue, it starts out gentle, so gentle that I wondered where everything was -- then the sour and the berry kicks in. Itís a delayed reaction beer; it never gets terribly sour, but itís refreshing and bright and carries a lot of fruit very well. Really clean and not at all heavy. Definitely a lighter sour; very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdixon77 (2309) - Georgia, USA - JUL 17, 2016
From provincial mix pack...maybe my favorite. Pretty purple red color, sweet, fruity, nicely tart, totally crushable. Summer perfection.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CofStout47 (22) - Illinois, USA - JUL 9, 2016
Pouring at vine street. Aroma of grapefruit and light raspberry. Appearance of hazy pink.Taste of grapefruit with a tart raspberry finish. Not as sweet as I would have thought but still good beer!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TXBadger (2496) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 22, 2016
Pours a cloudy light orangish pinkish color with very lightly pink tinted head. Funk, tartness, and raspberries on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied and bubbly on the palate. Finishes tart and dry with plenty of raspberry fruit.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FlacoAlto (4139) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JUN 21, 2016
Bottled on 2015.09.08; Sampled February 2016
A steady pour produces an eight-finger thick light tan colored head that I have to suck foam off of quickly, & repeatedly in order to not have it foam over the sides of my glass. The beer is a pale pink tinged, amber color that shows a hazed, golden tinged version of the same when held up to the light. The aroma smells of floral raspberries, a touch of hibiscus, as well as a solid backing of pale-nutty, cracker like malt character.

The beer is fairly tart, but not overly sour, and has a tart raspberry flavor to it that is a bit floral, a touch tannic, but definitely with a ripe fruitiness. The fruit character is a bit muted since the beer is quite dry. It is also light bodied, with an effervescent carbonation, and a clean finish that is helped along by the acidity. The malt character is not quite as noticeable as it is in the nose, but does add a soft, rounded, cracker like maltiness, and perhaps a touch of whole grain bread character.

This is quite clean in its character and is certainly a Sour beer, more so than something wild. With its clean fermentation character, this is clearly a fruit focused beer; it is dry, supportingly tart, and works as is, I wish this was the standard for simplistic fruit beers (rather than the non-sour, sweet, wheat beer based that started the fruit trend in the 90s).


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