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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.24/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This delightfully drinkable ale offers a crisp, yet complex, balance of subtle fruit flavor and aroma with a zesty, citrusy finish. Brewed with natural raspberry puree and orange peel.
Ingredients Sorghum, Brown Rice, Natural Raspberry Puree, Orange Peel, Yucca Extract, Hops, and Yeast
Hops Sterling
ABV 5.0%
IBU 15
Food Pairings Best paired with foods driven by herbs and spices, especially fruity elements. Try: light, white meats like chicken or pork, especially when prepared with a fruit glaze; salads with fruit-based dressings; desserts such as chiffon cakes, soufflés, or dark chocolate.

Awards
2010 Great American Beer Festival: Bronze Medal (Gluten-Free Category)
2011 Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition: Gold Medal
2011 Craft Lager & Small Batch Festival: Silver Medal
2012 Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition: Silver Medal
2012 Craft Lager & Small Batch Festival: Gold Medal
2013 Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition: Gold Medal
2014 Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition: Gold Medal


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
brokensail (16055) - Dublin, 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: It’s no Indian Wells Raspberry Ale, but it’s not something I’d like to drink, either.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (14094) - 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. There’s a papery flavor in the finish.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Tmoney99 (13469) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2012
Bottle. Poured hazy reddish amber color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate raspberry fruit aroma. Medium body with a sticky texture and soft carbonation. Medium raspberry sweet flavor with a medium sweet fruit finish of short to moderate duration. Soft fruit beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ratman197 (13284) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 15, 2010
Bomber poured a clear pinkish amber with a small lingering ring of off white bubbles. Aromas of raspberry, orange zest, corn and light spice. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a dry finish. Flavors of raspberry, bread and light orange zest with a crisp dry lingering raspberry finish.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (12746) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 12, 2013
Bottle - Raspberry, vinegar and booze. Clear reddish gold with no head. Acidic raspberry and pop like. A refreshing drink but not very beer like.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerandBlues2 (12101) - Escondido, California, USA - SEP 30, 2010
GABF 2010. Pours clear yellow with a small, fizzy white head, low retention and flat lacing. Aroma is average malt (bread, grainy, hay, straw), light hops (earthy), average esters (berry) with notes of raspberry. Flavor is average malt (bread, hay, straw), light hops (earthy), average esters (berry) with notes of raspberry. Light body, low warmth, carbonation, and creaminess with a dry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (11791) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Bottle from Whole Foods Market Charlottesville. Pours a clear pink color with a thin fizzy head. Poor head retention. Aroma of tart berries and faint malts. The taste is berry soda, caramel and nutty notes. Medium bodied, highly carbonated. This is basically soda.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
crossovert (11350) - Illinois, USA - SEP 10, 2013
Tastes and smells liek sorghum and rotten raspberries. Pretty awful if you ask me.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 12, 2012
Date: June 27, 2012
Mode: Bottle
Source: Total Wine, GA
Appearance: clear dark copper with a red hue
Aroma: sweet fruity aroma, berry sweetness with a light raspberry tartness
Flavor: sweet raspberry flavor, underlying sorgum sweetness, raspberry comes close to covering up the raw sugar character
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.6/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: ** /4

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
daknole (10872) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 4, 2011
Orangish pour. Small head. Aroma is all raspberries and caramel malt. Flavor is sweet, malty, and raspberries. Flavor follows suit. All raspberries.


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