tedovertu (283) - Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA - SEP 20, 2009
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Amazing flavor. Perfect balance of tartness and sweetness. Not sour or pungent at all. Great dark red color with a pinkish head. Took a long time to track this one down but well worth the wait.
majc1957 (2) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 21, 2015 does not count
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
An after dinner palate cleanser, maybe. My wife enjoyed it. This just doesn't fit in to my must have list.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
robobeerbelly (73) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 15, 2015
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
this is not quite a beer and not quite a wine. it does have a strong fruitiness about it as you can imagine from the name. a little too sweet for my tastes.
Homer321 (2369) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from beerman6686 as part of the big boy swap set up by macboost. Nose is super fruity and sugar. Poured deep, deep red with a medium off white head. Taste is pure raspberry fruit juice with a light tartness. Hard to pick out any particular beer characteristics in this, but dang if doesn’t drink good.
The_Osprey (2401) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 1, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle share at Cotteridge Wines. Thanks to Leighton. Hazy orange brown, small ring of white head. Aroma is light with some raspberry as expected. Body is medium, smooth, low carbonation. Taste is sweet and syrupy, light raspberry, tangy and tart. Lives up to its name then. Doesn’t have the complexity of the Belgian Red.
GlasgowTAD (220) - Glasgow/Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a deep ruby red with a large white head. I found the aroma to be quite weak but the resemblance was of raspberries. Taste is quite sweet raspberry forward, with a little tartness in the finish. Full bodied.
EtTuCthulhu (1208) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - JAN 27, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
The aroma blends lots of raspberries, a light oak note, and a small hint of dough yeast. The beer pours a very clear red with a slightly pink head that is initially large but fades to a small ring that stays on throughout. The taste is mildly sour and slightly sweet with an intense initial flavor and with a very light raspberry finish. The palate fuses a slick texture, lively carbonation, and a light body.
RichTheVillan (3790) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Cotteridge wine convention; hazy dark brown pour with a big bubbly off white head, raspberry aroma, taste has tart raspberry, dried fruit, sweet jam, excellent.
Garrold (2019) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle share. Cotteridge Beano. Hazy, dark red. Film of white head. Big raspberry. Cherry tart, or more specifically a Bakewell tart. Taste is light tart, and plenty of sweet, although it’s not cloying or hard work. Nice.
DanielBrown (3983) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2015
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at Cotteridge Convention 2015. I’ve long fancied this beer, ever since my early days on RB. Something about the name made it sound delicious. Upon sampling in found it to be a lovely framboise - the type that got me interested in beer all those years ago. Murk, sweet jam. This is dedicated to maeib.
Theydon_Bois (10590) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle split at the Cotteridge Convention, thanks to Leighton, 24/01/14.
Murky reddish amber with a decent crimson/beige covering.
Nose is raspberry syrup, tarte red berries, spice, sweet licks.
Taste comprises more raspberry syrup, sweet berry redux, light cherry notes.
Medium body, fine carbonation, semi drying close with sweet licks.
Another solid fruit beer but 4+!?