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Brewed by Hopfenstark
Style: Fruit Beer
L’Assomption, Canada
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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAR 31, 2011
Very pale golden body with a white head and hint of lacing around the glass. Aromatically soft raspberries non discriminate berry tones a light grape note. Very soft body also very thin with a dry pitty raspberry skin like tone. Basically one of the best raspberry wheat beers i’ve had.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cfrancis (2266) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 6, 2011
Pours a hazy straw yellow with a small white head and good lacing. Aroma is straw, raspberry and yeast. Taste is lively and crisp, nice carbonation, yeast and a faint overall raspberry taste. Raspberries are not as pronounced as I would like for a framboise but a good beer non the less. Probably would go so much better if I was drinking this in August instead of January.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MrChopin (3220) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 24, 2010
On tap at Max’s. Transparent gold, thin fizzy white ring, looks like raspberry ginger ale. Nose is raspberry, wheat, very thin and watery with light citric bite late. Flavor is way overcarbonated, light lemon and citrus with faintly synthetic cherries. Even thinner than Cherokee red.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 17, 2010
750 ml bottle; thanks to Fred for the trade; pours pale gold with creamy white head; kind of a Brett and raspberry mix on the nose; creamy fruit and stale malt; nice level of lactic fruit and sourness; cherries, light malt, honey, yum

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2010
(Draught) Pours a hazy pinkish golden body with a small fizzy white head. Aroma of earth, grass, and raspberries. Flavor of citrus, herbs, raspberries, wheat, yeast, light funkiness, and earth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bedainedebiere (501) - Terrebonne, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 14, 2010
Bouteille de 750 ml. Très rafraîchissante et éminemment estivale. Similitudes avec une blanche. Petit côté surette, framboisé délicatement, houblonnage modeste mais plaisant, un peu herbeux. J’ai bien aimé même si je ne raffole pas du tout des bières aux fruits, en principe...

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DerWeg (1486) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 13, 2010
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2010 Pale blonde tinge red ring white cap or solid white head.. Nice perfumed sour and berry aroma replavs stronger in taste. Explodes with raspberry flavor and sunny sweetness, light wheat feel but good persistence of berry flavors. Notes say ’fairly dry (hop?) and yet semi-sweet.’ Quality is there.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (4654) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 23, 2010
Draft: Poured a light beige color ale with red haze and a nice foamy head with good retention. Aroma of fresh raspberries with light tart notes. Taste is also a nice enough mix between some fresh raspberries with light tart notes and a medium bland malt backbone, which is not a bad thing considering the focus is on the fruit. Body is about average with good carbonation. Not bad but not great either or maybe I had higher expectation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
presario (4596) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - APR 23, 2010
Big cloudy slightly pink amber with giant white head. Aroma of a dry peppery Saison. First taste is sour and tastes like a raspberry Saison. Second sip seems much more subdued. Then the beer settles into a tart light raspberry Saison just milder than that first sparkling taste. A little thin perhaps. Pour the yeast and get a wet dirty raspberry taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jredmond (5260) - Manhattan, New York, USA - FEB 1, 2010
Draft at monks in Philly. Pours an amber body with creamy off white head. Aroma is light raspberries. Flavor totally takes a right turn down ipa Ave. Surprising flavor of citrus and fruit hop. Seems a bit closer to an Sipio with raspberry flavor rather than a fruit brew. Good beer nonetheless.


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