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Samuel Smith
Brewed at All Saints Stamford

Style: Fruit Beer/Radler
Tadcaster, England
Serve in Flute, Shaker

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 415   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10390) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 17, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours clear ruby with a medium, frothy pink head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is raspberry, light cracker and biscuit malt with faint earthy hops. Flavor is raspberry, lightly tart, malt backbone, faint hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2010
Cloudy red with a medium off white head with pinkish glimts. Sweet aroma with mainly raspberries. Flavor was sweet with plenty of raspberries, lolly pop and other red berries. Finished sweet.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
faroeviking (10286) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUL 30, 2008
Botella. Clear pit pale amber-red colour with a medium mostly diminishing pinkish head. Malty Raspberry aroma. Good mouthfeel. The flavour has a mild sourness with cherry malt and a pleasant soft sweetness.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10188) - Thisted, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2008
En meget behagelig frugtøl for os, der kan li’ hindbær. Dark red with a pink head. The aroma has notes of raspberries and a natural berry sourness and sweetness. The flavour has sweetness and berry-sourness and nice notes of raspberries with a hint of citrus. A pleasant fruit beer if you like raspberries.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Bov (9969) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - SEP 28, 2014
from Bier-Bienne - cloudy reddish-brown beer under a long lasting pinkish foam; solid aroma of raspberries bubblegums; hugely sweet, medium-bodied and juicy; light herbal finish with strong notes of raspberries sweeties and lot of residual sugars

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9843) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2010
Bottle… Mostly clear, deep, burnt orange ale with a mid-sized, fluffy, off-white/pink/purple head. Great retention. The aroma is very reminiscent of New Glarus Raspberry Tart – just straight up raspberries. No big “fruit extract” component present here. Medium-bodied and milky with moderate carbonation. The flavor leans just a touch toward the sweet side of balance and is just a smidge tart. Faint medicinal element; otherwise, this brew is just fruity and tangy. Well made.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9796) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 12, 2010
Reddish pour. Lots of sweet and ripe raspberries and jam on the nose. Flavor is sweet with some light tartness. Good for what it is.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (9619) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle @ home, picked up at Supermarket Liquor Fort Collins. Pours a hazy plum appearances with an off white / a touch pinkish head. Juicy, tart, raspberry / cranberry, slightly sweet aroma. Somewhat goopy, raspberry purée, plum, tart berry, soda-like flavor. Best of the fruit renditions I’ve had by Samuel Smith. Pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (9500) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - OCT 25, 2010
550 mL bottle form Whole Foods Market, Charlottesville, VA, opened 9/5/10. Pours a hazy dark red color with a large offwhite head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of raspberries with a floral note. The taste is tart raspberries, almost bitter, with some pale malts and green apple. Medium bodied. Nice and tart throughout.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (9141) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 13, 2010
LCBO bottle, aka Melbourne Brothers raspberry, and certainly in their way of making beer. Sticky enough to attract flies. Reddish with pink foam. On the sweet side, medium mouthfeel. A good tartness. Very berry. Decent fruit beer.


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