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Brewed by Meantime
Style: Wheat Ale
London, England
Serve in Shaker, Weizen

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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Availabale on draught (keg) and in 330ml bottles. Also sold as Sainsbury’s Raspberry Wheat.
NOTE: This is not the same beer as Raspberry Grand Cru.
Based on a pale, lightly hopped wheat beer, the refreshingly crisp fruitiness, aroma and rich colour come from the addition of fresh raspberry puree during maturation. Balancing tartness with sweetness, on its own it is a delicious aperitif, as well being as a great partner for goat’s cheese, rich pate or anything chocolatey.


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2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gruberm (329) - - APR 26, 2013
From bottle at home. Pours a cloudy deep pink to red color. Minimal white head. Grass and citrus scents. Light to medium sourness. Light body with a thin texture. Raspberry flavor comes forward after the sourness subsides and sit on the palate.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Melnis (213) - LATVIA - DEC 16, 2014
Aroma: Raspberry, beet. Appearance: swamp water. Bit sour and saison type, for this beer it should be sweeter

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
metalspice (130) - Jevnaker, NORWAY - NOV 8, 2014
Rød/Orange med høyt skum med et lite rosaskjær. Skummet blir fort borte. Duften er lett bringebær og gress. Smak er vannaktig bringebærsaft uten ettersmak. Foretrekker helt klart jålebukk fra Hubertus.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gurthnar (2164) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle. Aroma acidic, apple vinegar. Hazy reddish amber colour. Taste acidic right from beginning, apples, fruity. Sourness is clearly present, but not overwhelming. Lightest of clove. Not much more. Rather simple and strange, but good for those who like this kind of thing, but drinkability is rather poor. IMO overall average.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arsol (608) - NORWAY - NOV 5, 2014
Tåkete orange farge med høyt hvitt skum ved skjenking. Faller ganske raskt. Lukter fruktig, syrlig, noe vinøs. Smaker syrlig bær. tørr avslutning.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lowenbrau (2146) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 24, 2014
33cl bottle @ El Lúpulo Feroz, Oviedo. 01-01-2014.
In short: average fruit beer.
Pours hazy dark red with some nice off white to reddish head. Some head retention, some lacing. Berries, subtle tart aromas. Light body, average to high carbonatiobn, crispy texture- Taste is fruity, subtle tart, berries, kind of sweet. Dry aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mmahut (1106) - CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle, OP. 87czk. Hazy amber red body with frosty medium head. Aroma has light citrus fruitiness, but very soft, almost watery. Taste has fresh berries sweetness, no bitterness, reminds me of hoegardeen rose :). Watery body, medium carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HerrBierkoenig (350) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 24, 2014
From 0,33l bottle, BBD: 06 08 15 Pours hazy amber orange liquid, almost no head - only some minimal fizzy one. Aroma: raspberry, acid notes, floral notes, very fresh, wheat, Taste: light to medium sweet, light bitter, medium to heavy sour, raspberry, wheat, floral, refreshing, Palate: light body, slick texture, average carbonation, long acid finish, Overall: very drinkable, refreshing, prefect to pair with deserts, or some cheese, interesting choice.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
djoeye (1839) - Tromsø, NORWAY - DEC 1, 2014
Colour is apricot, hazy. Head vanished. Gusher. Aroma’s mild fruity wheat malts, notes of some berries. Taste’s sour berries, apricot or peach, fruity malts, faint note of wommit. Not much finish. Limonade’ish on palate. Strange radler. [33cl special br btl, abv5%, BB?, B@Vinmonopolet Tromsdalen]

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnfryd (11192) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 23, 2014
Bottle. Red amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is raspberry, wheat, malt. Flavour is raspberry, wheat, malt, spices, yeast. Medium body. Ordinary beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
greenclansman (875) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - OCT 8, 2014
Light body and aroma. Sweet raspberry taste with a raw sour finish. Not very good at the beginning but quite interesting at the end.


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