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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
An American style wheat mixed with blackberry juice and a touch of our Steam Engine Stout to create this dark fruity ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - AUG 4, 2013
Draft. Roasty cola and sweet blackberry aroma. Chestnut with a small beige head. Sweet fruity blackberry and light roasty malt flavor. Light body, moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bowlnman1990 (94) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Aroma: fruity not strong. App: dark with thin white head. Taste: fruity then smoky porter finish. Palate: watery. Overall: kind of odd.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerman6686 (6249) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2013
This poured a purplish light brown color with a beige head. Aroma was light roast, and artifical raspberries. Flavor was similar,a basic overly sweetened fruit beer with a light blend of stout.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thedm (5611) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 1, 2013
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a medium sized head of foamy light brown colored bubbles that were and left behind a typically carbonated transparent dark cola brown colored body and a thick foamy lacing. The aroma was berry and dark malt. The mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish. The mild flavor contained notes of berry and dark malt. A decent one that I would consider drinking again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (4862) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 18, 2012
purplish amber with small head. strange combination of a malty ale with blackberry. not bad, but not that good either.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
patrick767 (3971) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 6, 2012
tap at the brewpub, Jul 21, 2012 - Pours dark amber-brown with a small head. There’s a good blackberry aroma with a touch of roasted malt. It tastes sweet with the blackberries the most dominate flavor. The stout is a good addition, bringing a stronger, more flavorful malt body to this fruit beer. It’s medium bodied and finishes with some bitterness. Pretty solid. To my surprise I think it was the best of my samples at the brewpub.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
hotstuff (4861) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - APR 25, 2012
Bottle purchased at Siciliano’s Market in Grand Rapids, MI in December, 2011 and rated on 4-25-2012. Poured a small smooth, fizzy beige head with a slight pink tint. Fair amount of lacing, transparent body, very, very fizzy carbonation and fast rising as well, and a brownish hue. The Aroma was sweet, sour, tart, and hints of blackberries. The Flavor was sweet, acidic, sour, and hints of blackberries here and there. The Mouthfeel was tingl and this is a medium bodied Fruit beer. Overall, the Aroma outshined the Flavor as the flavor was totally off kilter to where it ended up being a drainpour. I don’t know if it was a bad batch or what, but nonetheless, I could not finish my pour.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fonefan (43533) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 3, 2012

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ Trade by polomagnifico ]. Clear dark amber red colour with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white to beige head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, roasted, berry, light raspbeery - blackberry tart. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet with a long duration, blackberry, dark malt, malty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20120211]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wmubronco1992 (695) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - NOV 29, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 6, 2013 Bottle. Pours a very dark purple with just a little bit of color showing through when held up to a light. Huge light tan head. Took forever to pour into pint glass. Good lacing. Aroma of tart berries. Flavor of roast and berries. Didn’t realize this was going to be part stout. Medium palate. Interesting beer. So far this and the Iron Horse IPA are my favorites from this brewery.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
milewide (2031) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 10, 2011
Indistinguishable "berry" addition to very average stout. Dark purple color, thin body and minimal head. Wouldn’t buy again.

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