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RATINGS: 354   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Brown Ale with natural raspberry flavor. A chocolate Brown Ale with the essence of ripe red raspberries, made with malted barley, chocolate and caramel malts, hops, and natural raspberry flavor.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
lightbias (452) - USA - JUL 1, 2014
This pours a medium, flat brown with an off-white head, and an unsubstantial lace. A faint aroma of artificial cherries and bad easter chocolate wafts from the glass. The first swallow allows those sweet, tootsie roll pop flavors to drift over my tongue but then burns it with bitter and offers no compensation for it. The body is flat but buzzy, only adding to the wrongness of this beer. I am very disappointed in yet another "fruit" brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RedSox2004 (1685) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Medium brown with a small tan head and minimal lace. Pretty strong cherry/raspberry aromas with some light milk chocolate and roasted malt. Slight tartness, less than the smell would suggest, up front followed quickly by cola and malt. The fruitiness seemed a bit manufactured - my compliments to the chemist.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
StevieT (1627) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 31, 2014
From a bottle. Pours a dark reddish brown, probably a little too much raspberry for my liking, you don’t get much else in the flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marheb (5019) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 30, 2014
Des chocolats à la framboise en arôme, très frais et volatile. En bouche c’est croustillant et hautement engouffrable. Florida friendly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gramity (1625) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 30, 2014
Clear brown beer. Light raspberry nose. Slightly watery palate. Low carbonation. Very odd beer! Like a bottle of cold tea with raspberry flavour added. The raspberry is light and the tea flavour is strong. Minerally watery finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Not a very good beer, lots of fake cherry, on sale at bevmo so low expectations

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
MelanieKay (1) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 22, 2014 does not count
The bright flavors of chemically enhanced cherry (not raspberry) are so prevalent, that you can actually feel the warming sensation of the brain tumor growing with every sip.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - FEB 22, 2014
[ Bottle ][ Gift ][ 22oz ][ Woodshop Snifter ][ Free ][ 2/22/14 ]
>> Thank you DedicatedToFun for this tick. Pours a clear deep tea amber red. No head formation. Nose is cherry tootsie roll pop. Taste is watered down tootsie roll, chemical old cherry soda. Palate is watery, old soda. Ick.

<!> Artificial, watery

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jandd1983 (3867) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - FEB 13, 2014
It poured a dark brown color with a tan head. The aroma was of ripe raspberries and roasted caramel malts. The taste was bold raspberry and not overly sweet and sticky. It had a slight hop finish with a medium body and smooth carbonation. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12904) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 19, 2014
Draft - Raspberries and dark chocolate. Clear mahogany and creamy beige head. Raspberries in a way that you feel like you are also getting the seeds, amazingly potent with dark chocolate malts. Not an everyday beer but something with desert.

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