Hoppin’ Frog Smashin’ Berry Ale
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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 129   ABV: 4.3%
Introducing new Smashing Berry Ale! It’s rich and complex, with an assertive, satisfying berry character - more than most fruit beers.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
edden (925) - cow- lumbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 26, 2008
7/26/08: Bottle.
Sickening sweet berry aroma (powdered drink mix and sugar). Pale salmon colored body. Flavors of berry, cantaloupe and wheat.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tmoney99 (12415) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 1, 2008
Bottle shared by shigadeyo. Poured clear reddish amber color with an average fizzy white head that diminished slowly with fair lacing. Moderate berry tart citrus aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture. Medium sweet berry flavor with medium to heavy sweet finish of short duration. This beer did not meet my expectations.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 20, 2008
Pours a clear, yellowish-straw color. A small, foamy, off-white head fades quickly to a wispy film. Wet lacing leaves little to nothing behind. Aromas include pale, sweet malts, light corn syrup, and artificial blueberry and raspberry scents. Flavors basically continue this disappointing trend, tasting more like a berry Gatorade than a beer. The medium-light body is sugary and too sweet. It almost feels like a flat soda in the mouth. Bleh.....this is not my cup of tea by any means.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
pintsize (1042) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 4, 2008
5-30-08 bottle thanks to Miketd
Clear pale yellow water with no lasing head. Smell is insanely sweet and dense berries and candy. Weak and awful palate. Flavor is exactly like a crappy vitamin flavored berry water - not enjoyable for me at all. I prefer Lone Star to this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
lb4lb (2580) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUN 2, 2008
Bottle from miketd in trade. Thanks!
Pours a very light yellowish, orange, clear color. Smell is light and berry candy like. Taste is mild, thin and moderately sweet and with artificial candy-like berry flavor. Thin fruit-wheat beer like character, but not sure there is any wheat in it. Very easy to drink and not offensive, but somewhat artificial and thin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - MAY 28, 2008
22 oz. bottle via trade with Brigadier - Pours a golden color with a very slight haze and a one finger thick white head. The head fades pretty quick and leaves some light spotty lacing. Aroma is basicly berry. Flavor is also berry. Medium body. Very smooth palate. This beer is one dimensional, but is pretty good as fruit beers go. Thanks Nathan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skyview (5360) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - MAY 26, 2008
Sampled during Dark Lord Days ’08 at the guest picnic tables. From 22-oz bomber pours a clear golden pale yellow brew with plenty of bubbles plus a thin and fast dissolving white head that dissipates nearly clean with no lacing or ring. Aroma of tart dark berries, orange zest, and maybe a touch of wheat bread. Taste is semi-sweet, sprtizy with extra carbonation with flavors of raspberries and a touch of tropical fruit. Finish is semi-sweet this a slowly disappearing berry aftertaste that lingers after the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rogueone (506) - I F&ckin’ hate those guys from, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2008
This is an interesting brew that I can see being enjoyed if the sun is shining, and you’re sweating. Pours a very pale yellow with a quickly dissipating white head. This beer is very fragrant, almost overpoweringly so. Fresh citrus and strong faux raspberry dominate the aroma. Sweet throughout, then mildly bitter, then sweet on the back end with a lingering artificial raspberry flavor. I would pair this beer with food and not attempt to drink it by itself.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiver29 (1036) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - APR 26, 2008
Bottle shared at Dark Lord Day 08. This bottle was a favorite with the group today. The sun was beating down on us all day. This was a refreshing brew that quenched our thirst under a hot sun. Poured a light almost clear color with minimal head. Had strong berry fruit flavors that was very nice. I strongly recommend this beer on a hot day outside or after doing some yardwork.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - APR 25, 2008
22oz bottle, pours like a carbonated fruit pop, taste is artificial and sweet, this beer is just fake and weak, nothing really positive to be said, i was forcing myself to finish the 22oz by myself. even my girlfriend found it too sweet and fake fruit.

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