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RATINGS: 99   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.29   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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3R Raspberry Ale is an award winning ale with the right balance of fruit flavor and aroma. Made from sorghum, corn extract, natural raspberry puree, orange peel, hops, and yeast. Not overly sweet, the Oregon grown fruit puree creates a beautiful body color with a natural raspberry flavor.


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
drowland (5981) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - OCT 16, 2011
10/16/11. 12oz bottle. Clear amber pour with pinkish/purplish hues, under a fizzy white head that sizzles away and doesnít lace. Very light, tart fruity aroma of candied raspberry. The flavor is much the same - itís like raspberry jello made with metal water. Thin and overcarbonated. Meh.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (10807) - Woodland, California, USA - OCT 4, 2011
Bottle from Ledgers. Pours rather rose with a few bubbles/no head. Aroma is more perfumey/floral than raspberry. Near med body. Flavor is floral, even rose, with some raspberry. Thereís a papery flavor in the finish.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
nick76 (4180) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 28, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2011 The aroma is very weak with mixed fruit and sweet malts. The appearance is light pink with a thin head. The taste is not bad up front with a fruity-malty presence but the aftertaste is like insecticide. The palate is thin but smooth. Overall a beer that has great intentions and Iím sure its quality but fails to deliver.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
PorterPounder (5369) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 23, 2011
Tallahassee, Fl - New Leaf Market - 12 oz bottle. Pours a medium copper with a pink twinge to it with no head whatsoever. Pretty much of a neutral aroma, brief hints of raspberries. Flavor is pretty artificial, weak berry kool-aid comes to mind. Not very beer like at all. Mouthfeel has that slick low-carb feel to it that leaves you thirsty. Way below the par of what I experienced a few months back with their Tread Lighlty Ale which was not bad at all.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
topherh (1911) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - SEP 22, 2011
Pours a pinkish amber with a thin white head. Aroma is berries and buttered grits. Flavor is that of berry flavored water. Would be very enjoyable on a hot day.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 9, 2011
(bottle 9/2/10). Pale rose color with good clarity. Small off white head. Light berry aroma and flavor. Very short duration. Light dry finish. Thin texture. Soft carbonation. Spare lacing.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
brokensail (10645) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 28, 2011
A: The pour is a pink color, almost like cherry 7-Up with a very short lived foam. S: Definitely some butter along with cardboard and paper, smells almost like a paper mill. There is not much raspberry to it along with some mild sugar and grass, perhaps some straw and water. T: The flavor is similarly poor. Lots of wet cardboard and paper with a mild raspberry flavor. A bit of sweetness as well as some grainy sugar and a touch of metal. M: Watery and light with a medium carbonation. O: Itís no Indian Wells Raspberry Ale, but itís not something Iíd like to drink, either.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dfinney23 (1590) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 14, 2011
Nice balance of sweet and tart berry flavors but not enough beer essence and what does comes through just seems a little off.

1.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
poisoneddwarf (1692) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JUN 22, 2011
12 oz bottle into tulip. Ugh...this thing smells foul. Smells like vinegar and chemicals. Pours a clear deep gold with a small white quickly-collapsing head. Taste is sweet and tart with no bitterness. Tastes like raspberry seltzer water with a hint of beer. Corn and alcohol are noticeable in the finish. Carbonation is medium, body is thin. Not good, but what do you expect from a sorghum beer?

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
3fourths (7887) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUN 17, 2011
grapefruit soda appearance. cough drop flavor. fizzy tartness, canít decide if itís intentional. 10% juice-like fresca cough syrup.


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