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RATINGS: 446   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Bottle: Pasteurised;
Also known as Organic Raspberry Handcrafted Fruit Ale
A product of England this is an ale brewed with raspberry juice and natural flavours added. Brewed at All Saints in Stamford Lincolnshire and blended and bottled at Samuel Smith’s Brewery. The finest organically grown barley and wheat are used to create a complex ale which having undergone primary and secondary fermentation with different yeasts and extended maturation. This beer is blended with pure organic raspberry fruit juice and a previously cellared brew creating an unparalleled fruit ale. The smooth distinctive character of the matured ale serves as the perfect counterpoint to the pure organic fruit juice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NomDeBeer (414) - Maryland, USA - OCT 12, 2009
Starts out with sweet raspberries, and then finishes a bit tart. Nice flavor profile - even if it is a bit simplistic. Body is a bit thin and heavily carbonated, but overall, I enjoyed this. A solid enjoyable fruit beer. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2009
Septemberfest. Sample from a bottle shared by me. Pinkish red with a thin white cover. Aroma is syrupy raspberry. Taste is simple raspberry, sweet but not overly sugary. Better than the strawberry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6919) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2009
Bouteille de 550 ml achetée chez City Market (Burlington, VT). Arôme: Forte odeur de framboise. Apparence: La couleur est rouge voilée avec une faible densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de framboises légèrement sûrettes avec une pointe de cerises. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Présence de framboises en arrière goût. (Rating #2671)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ownch411 (21) - USA - SEP 23, 2009
Bottle. Pours a light red with aroma of instense Raspberry. Nice aroma and lasting head. Flavor is very intense of raspberry and was a bit too sweet for my taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5743) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 22, 2009
Slightly hazed red pour with a fluffy white head and lace. Huge raspberry and that’s all. Sour start to a nice raspberry flavor. Thin and foamy. A fun drinking beer that tastes as good as it smells.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chicagodri (1683) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 19, 2009
Pours red with a large pink head. Sweet aroma of raspberry. Good raspberry flavor, although slightly artificial tasting. A little thin, but pretty decent fruit beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - SEP 8, 2009
Bottle at lithy’s Septemberfest. Pours purplish red with pinkish head. the aroma is strong artificial raspberry with a kind of odd off note behind it. the flavor is raspberry and some odd grainy bitterness. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
downender (7686) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2009
Bottle from Centurion Vintners, Stroud. Red in colour with a momentary pinkish-white head. Strong raspberry and cherry fruit aroma with accompanying sweetness. Flavour had bucketloads of sweet raspberry fruit, before a hint of dryness in the finish. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bukowski9 (129) - Piqua, Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2009
Bottle pour.Dark red with a pinkish white head.Aroma was sweet raspberries with some wheaty undertones.Flavor was all raspberries with a nice lingering finish.I really enjoyed this and will definitely drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
marcus (8698) - Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 5, 2009
This dark red beer poured into a flute with a modest pink head and an intense raspberry aroma. If you like raspberries, it’s pretty good, since that’s about all you can taste. It’s refreshing and tasty, but it’s not really beer.

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