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Mountain Town Railyard Raspberry Wheat

Mountain Town Railyard Raspberry Wheat
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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 2.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.51   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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An American style wheat mixed with 100% fresh raspberry juice


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (3493) - Michigan, USA - AUG 18, 2015
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 5/26/2015. Pours hazy deep orange/copper color with a 1 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty lacing clings down the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of sweet/lightly tart raspberry, pear, apple, wheat, cracker, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with well balanced raspberry juice, pale malt, fruity yeast, and earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of sweet/lightly tart raspberry, pear, apple, wheat, cracker, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness. Light herbal/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of raspberry, wheat, cracker, herbal, grass, light pepper, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Nice robustness and balance of raspberry juice, pale malt, fruity yeast, and earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and fairly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a nice fruited pale wheat ale style. All around good robustness and balance of raspberry juice, pale malt, fruity yeast, and earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and easy to drink. The base pale wheat ale was very well done to style as well. A nicely enjoyable offering.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - SEP 9, 2013
050 13 526 ... I want to assume that means this was bottled the 50th day of 2013. Poured about three months later into a shaker pint on May 17th. Appearance: The label is much like Mt. Pleasantís other brews -- a train, with a colored background. This one is purple/pink, making it somewhat eye catching. The beer pours with a two finger head that doesnít last two long. The color is a super hazy purple and brownish hue. Not much lacing. Smell: Heavy raspberry with a dribble of beer ... definitely heavy on the raspberry, and not much else. The wheat and some malt is also traceable. Taste: Well, I expect anybody that dislikes fruit beers to hate this one, as itís definitely raspberry forward. Itís super easy drinking and has a significant raspberry profile, but I donít find that itís too much. I was a bit iffy on the first sip, but I got into it. Thereís a tart character on the taste buds as well, which makes this super thirst quenching on a hot day. The after taste has a bit of wheat flavor to let you know that this is a beer. The feel is like a mildly carbonated pop, and is easy to slam if youíre super thirsty. Look, it is what it is ... itís a fruit beer, and it doesnít try to be anything else. A LOT of raspberry, minimal bitterness, a solid sweetness and tartness... this beer would be absolutely fantastic for somebody that isnít a fan of beer and/or craft beer. This isnít a great beer, but itís solid enough for the style. By the end of a bottle it becomes a bit much with the amount of sourness and sweetness, but thatís just enough for me... I couldnít have much more. Another good beer from Mt. Pleasant.

1.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
chucklemation (838) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Golden color brew with a white head. Not a very good aroma, makes me think of a smell you would find in a hospital. A mild raspberry flavor that somehow makes the beer taste awful. Leaves a bad aftertaste.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HisBoyElroy (107) - Michigan, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Wheat, wheat, and more wheat. Raspberry is there, but it might as well not be. The wheat is over the top on this thing.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rumproasts (4189) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 6, 2013
tap. Amber with small head. It may come as a shock, but this tastes like a generic wheat beer with mild raspberry.

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fattybladdy (628) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JUL 4, 2013
12oz bottle, pours a murky amber with an insane amount of bright white head. Took several minutes for this to settle to a point I could even think about beginning to drink it. Once settled though, not a bad looking beer. Not much in the way of aroma, want to say I pick up some berry, but it is faint. Wheaty taste with raspberry flavoring, reminds me of a friends home-brew. As far as raspberry beers go, it doesnít stack up to Rubaeus, but certainly you could do worse on a hot day.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RSRIZZO (1900) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JAN 15, 2013
12oz bottle courtesy of Headbanger. Color is a hazy amber with good carbonation and a big fluffy head. Aroma is bigger on the wheat then the berries. It has a lighter medium body with a smooth mouth feel. Flavor is light raspberry, a touch of spice and wheat. After taste has a slight bitterness and the berry comes out a little more. Overall its ok, nice to drink but not one of the better best raspberries Iíve had.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
thedm (5158) - Fort Wayne, USA - DEC 31, 2012
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a very large sized head of foamy finely sized off-white colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a typically carbonated transparent light orange colored body. The aroma was musty and fruity. The mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish. The strange flavor contained notes of raspberry. A horrible one that I would rather not drink again.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Headbanger (3542) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 28, 2012
12oz bottle 11/28/12- 44į in Flute-Pours a clear pinkish amer with a big white head. Aroma of raspberry and sweetness. Taste of the same with some slight tartness. This light bodied brew was not too bad but not sure if it was old or infected .

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
patrick767 (3728) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - SEP 20, 2012
bottle from the brewery - Pours light hazy pink-orange with a small off white head. The aroma is clearly of raspberries. The flavor is sweet with prominent raspberries along with wheat and yeast evident. Itís light bodied and fairly refreshing, but thereís not much character to be had here. Okay.


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