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Schooner Exact Seamstress Union Raspberry Wheat

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.03/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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The Seamstress Union is back by popular demand. This raspberry wheat ale is made in very limited quantities each year. It is the prefect beer for a summer day. Raspberries along with unmalted wheat give this fruit beer a refreshing "tartness." hallertau hops and a dry finish further distinguish this wheat from other Northwest fruit beer. Its subtly "pink" hue further heightens the drinking experience. Why not? It is summer after all.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Smurf2055 (1399) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Pours blond, hazy, minimal white head Smell big raspberry Taste juicy jam, chewy Mid body Nice

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
mintzmeet (186) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Peach color. Smells like fruit wine. Almost tastes like it too. Effervescent. quite bubbly.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
robforbes (2055) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - OCT 27, 2013
pours a clear pale light amber with a very small white head. smell is of berry and some wheat. taste is a bit watery, wheat, berry, a bit of carbonation on the tongue. overall not much to it dry and berry.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6211) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Bottle:   Straw, dirty, slightly darker with a pink hue, small frothy white head, little lacing.   Moderate Raspberry nose, pale wheat malts.   Doesn’t really translate onto the tongue, too soft.   At least its not all that mealy tho.   Soft wheaty notes.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.  Smells good, but its too soft on the tongue.   Faint Raspberries on the finish.   Clean, wheaty, not mealy, but not enough fruitiness.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (2540) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Had on tap at their brewery. Lighter and easy drinking for the style. Not too sweet. Good berry and lager balance

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hanuta06 (319) - Washington, USA - JUN 9, 2013
Serving: from tap at Hopvine Pub. Aroma: light raspberry. Appearance: very small, white, initial head with no lacing and fully diminishing longevity. Hazy, light pink/yellow body. Taste: lightly sweet initial flavor, and lightly sour, raspberry finish with average duration. Palate: light bodied with watery texture and flat-to-soft carbonation. Overall: interesting, thirst-quenching, but a bit of a novelty that I wouldn’t drink regularly.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pdx77 (1257) - Oregon, USA - JUN 9, 2013
On draught at Bailey’s Taproom. Color of rosé. Aroma of wheat and artificial raspberry. Taste is quite weak, with some notes of raspberry. Quite smooth.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Strilo (63) - Oregon, USA - JUL 15, 2012
This raspberry wheat is a bit flat, doesn't really excel at either the wheat portion or the raspberry portion. Not bad but not great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LarryBeast (491) - - JUN 18, 2012
On draft. I don’t tend to like fruit beers, but this one is decently realized. Heavier wheat aroma and taste helps counter the raspberry blast. Still too sweet for my liking.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ACHops (654) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 26, 2012
On tap @ Schooner. Pours cloudy pale orange with a thick head. Taste is crisp wheat, minimal but present hops, and just a hint of fruit. So easy to overdo a fruit beer, this is great. Light and easy drinking, with just enough flavor. To be fair, the bike ride down there made this taste even better, but it’s still an awesome summer beer.


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