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Funkwerks Raspberry Provincial

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RATINGS: 89   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 didn’t 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.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TXBadger (2417) - 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 (4133) - 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).

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Savage_Night (398) - California, USA - JUN 18, 2016
Pours lightly hazy orange with a pink hue and medium light pink head that?s retained with moderate carbonation. AROMA: sweet tart raspberry, lemon zest, brett/yeast esters, earthy, herbs, leaves, acidic, metallic, oak, faint salt, white wine blend, grassy bitterness, mellow funk, meadowly, floral and slightly phenolic. TASTE: loads of tart yet bitter raspberry, lemon zest, tannins, wine acidic, sour, slight funk, grassy bitterness, herbs, slight spice, boozy, sharp, metallic/molasses, phonels, charcoal, minerals, slight salt, leaves, earthy and woody. AFTER TASTE: tart bitter raspberry/blackberry, wine acidity, dry, herbal, grassy and lemon zest with a tingly sweet fruity finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beernbourbon (1510) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUN 5, 2016
Bottle. Pour is cloudy pink/ light purple with a light pine head. Aroma is tart berry with light acidity and funk. Flavor is a burst of tart raspberry up front followed by light yeasty funk and a berry finish. Loghtly jammy with subtle flavor. Crushable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pablo951 (618) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Had it on tap at Funkwerks brewery! Aroma: very Raspberry, makes me want to wear a beret Color: Hazy shade of raspberry Appearance: thin white head and zero lacing Taste: tarty, tart, tart, I’m still puckered up

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (8269) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Bottle. Pinkish beer with a low off-white head. Tart and light raspberry aroma. Raspberry and tart flavor with light sourness and light earth. Medium bodied. Raspberry and light sourness lingers with tartness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hockey9930 (242) - - MAY 23, 2016
Pours a dark reddish pink with a light pink head. Aroma of tart raspberries and farm house. Taste is also tart raspberries. Clean and simple. Lacks the overwhelming cloying sweetness or off-putting finish of many other fruity beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12593) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 3, 2016
(750ml bottle) Pours a pink body with a small white head. Aroma of raspberry, hibiscus, barnyard, and cheese. Flavor of raspberry, lemon, passion fruit, and grain.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nealblind (1613) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - APR 11, 2016
glowing pink lemonade aroma raspberry, lemon. Tastes lemony wheat. Sorta watery palate. Soft and approachable.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SudsMcDuff (7780) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - APR 10, 2016
got the last 6-7 ounces off the keg, frankly, my favourite part with fruited sour styles .. . pink .. lots of creamy foam .. tart and fruity, like a pie that blew up in your face and you get a nose bleed .. . rich and knot tied, very refined .. . . pigs have spiral tails, that’s obviously a fat dog


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