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The Well Read Temptress is the second of our sour and seductive ladies. This ravishing raspberry Berliner style weisse knows how to read between the lines with her cheeky tartness and crisp finish. Aged on fresh raspberries from our friends at Seedling Farms, this beer is sure to educate the palate. Just donít be late for this, the Red Temptress doesnít like when youíre overdue. Bottling Dates:
Batch 039: 10/16/12

Dunt's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dunt (297) - Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2012
Bottle purchased at Binnyís Grand. Heard this turned out better than Blue Lady, so I thought I should give it a try. Pours a fluorescent, cloudy pink in color with about two fingers worth of light pink head. The nose opens up bright raspberry, some wheat, and a little soapiness that another reviewer mentioned. No signs of any cheese in this one, off to a good start here. The flavor is somewhat of a letdown, it packs some lactic sourness, but is pretty one dimensional. The raspberry isnít all that pronounced, instead itís just sour. The base of the beer also leaves a somewhat bland taste in my mouth. Itís like a mix between a wheat and a pilsner and is somewhat watery. The mouthfeel is disappointing as well. I seem to be the only person that makes mention of this, but I think this is way overcarbonated. It seems to calm some as it comes to room temperature though. It has a light mouthfeel and a moderate finish. Much more respectable effort at a berliner this time around. As you can tell I think there is still room for improvement, but I like the direction they are headed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (4919) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle during RBWG Grand Tasting. Pours a clear pink with small pinkish head that lasts. The aroma is fresh raspberry and malt. Thin mouth, tart berry, wheat, light sour finish, good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (9659) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle @ Steveís house. Thanks to Adam for sending. Raspberry, slight butter, slight corny, juicy, stomach acid nose. Kind of boring aroma. Twangy dull raspberry soda flavor. A touch of bile. High acidity. Not that great.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
arminjewell (7271) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Pour out of 750 ml bottle, hazy reddish orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of butyric, vomit, oak, hints of tart fruit, lemon, some raspberry, touch of grain, hints of biscuit. Taste is a mix of butyric, acid, some raspberry, hints of oak, touch of grain, biscuit, finishing fairly tart.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnsense (910) - - DEC 19, 2013
Pink pour with a decent sized white head. aroma of raspberry, strawberry, fairly tart. Raspberry, strawberry taste, some lemon, wheat comes through in the finish, tart and easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (9193) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 15, 2013
strawberry raspberry creation that keeps on drinking. Pure pink, soft mouthfeel. bottle from 20 west. Big mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bacterial (1879) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - DEC 9, 2013
Batch 83 - My favorite of the Pipeworks Berliners so far (still have the non-infected blueberry one to try though). Light pink pour with a white head. Soft tart raspberry nose. Taste is nice and sour, dry and a nice raspberry finish. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2766) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2013
Pours quite cloudy, murky pink with no head. The aroma brings some methane and raspberries. Flavor brings big tart and some raspberries, but they have faded over the last year. There is big tart grapefruit as well going on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrewFace (936) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Enjoyed by the pool. Pours a clear, light reddish pink color with big white head. Aroma of raspberries, wheat, citrus, citric acid. Flavor is very refreshing. Raspberries present but donít overpower the base Berliner. Wheat flavor comes trough. Tart. Overall pretty nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (1871) - Plano, Texas, USA - OCT 21, 2013
Bottle- Batch#83 Pour is Pink lemonade with nice white head..Nose is light sweetness, basement, raspberries, dry, spice...Taste is lacto, dryness, wet raspberries, light sweetness..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (37269) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 9, 2013

Bottle 750ml. @ [ (Easter "Flags of many nations" Tasting) by Chriso - London ].

[ Batch # 39 ]. Unclear light to medium red colour with a large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, pink head. Aroma is moderate malty, wheat, moderate to heavy yeasty, raspberry. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate acidic with a long duration, tart, raspberry, dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130331]

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