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RATINGS: 335   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tagz (337) - Alabama, USA - JUL 19, 2009
Solid brown ale with a light raspberry flavor. Chocolate and caramel malts are present but not too heavy. Slightly acidic but not off putting. Good.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlimHabib (273) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle pour. Cloudy dark brown amber with a creamy tan head. Aroma is raspberries and chocolate. Medium body. Taste is a medium sweet with a bitter, then finishes with a little sweet aftertaste. Not bad at all.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ads135 (3226) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Dark reddish brown. Thin soapy head. Potent raspberry aroma. Cloying sweetness and next to nothing aside from the color aludes to being a brown.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fletchfighters (1198) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 7, 2015
Bomber format Dark brown with ruby highlights. Light tan head that falls to a thick collar. Spotty lacing. Nose is raspberries, fairly tart nose with subtle brown ale components. Grain, roast, coffee, chocolate, and toffee. Taste is chocolate, roast, coffee, toffee and subtle raspberry. Fruit does get bigger as it sits in mouth. Finishes chocolate and tart. Light bodied, good carbonation and pretty mellow really. Its approachable. Its not bad at all really. Needs a bit more body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cruzer (94) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 25, 2014
Pours dark brown, aroma of raspberries and other fruits. Flavour of mild raspberry and brown ale.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Satyroneto (186) - BRAZIL - NOV 6, 2014
Cor marrom escuro com tons acobreados; espuma levemente bege de média formação e média persistência com lacing razoável; Aroma pronunciado de framboesa e um segundo plano de malte torrado e chocolate amargo; Sabor de início torrado (café) e leve toque de framboesa, evoluindo para um final rico em chocolate amargo e o sempre presente toque da fruta; retrogosto de leve dulçor das framboesas e leve amargor do chocolate; Corpo médio e carbonatação baixa; drinkability nas alturas.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6546) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"being that this is a pretty nice, nutty brown underneath the raspberries, this is a pretty enjoyable beer. One to get light beer drinkers to switch to the dark side. "

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (1047) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - SEP 28, 2014
22 Oz bottle poured. Pours a dark reddish brown with a sweet, fresh r ed raspberry aroma. Hint of chocolate there too. Lasting cream like tan head. Sweet, lighter bodied beer with caramel like malt flavor. Raspberry flavor all throughout as expected. Fruity finish. Not a bad beer here. Had to try it, and enjoyed it.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sevenlee (1515) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - SEP 22, 2014
Pours a brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is malt, fruit, chocolate, caramel and hops. Taste is medium sweet leading to a fruity finish. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (3961) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle from Archive Beer Boutique April 2014. Brown with red flecks throughout. Big hit of sweet raspberries in the aroma carries into the flavour but not as strong.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
fluffy (1892) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 20, 2014
smelled like sweet tarts, tasted like it too. pretty fake and artificial, like dextrose and citric acid. drain pour.


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