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RATINGS: 423   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Liquified laughter from fruit filled disaster.
Simply put: Fruit Rye Ale. A bountiful blend of toasted rye flakes and two row malted barley make wort fermented with 200 pounds of pureed strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries resulting in a sweet fruity delicacy. Intoxicatingly refreshing and brewed special for those ladies who enjoy their wine.

14-15 I.B.U.’s
20 deg. Plato
7.5-9 % A.B.V.


Ostomo517's rating

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ostomo517 (73) - Norton Shores, Michigan, USA - MAR 26, 2013
Pours a nice strawberry red. Nose is fresh berries. Taste is sweet strawberries followed by a hint of tart raspberries and slight rye kick at the finish. Well played for a 8% beer. Shorts doing what Shorts does well!


3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
phranq (56) - - JUL 2, 2016
It was ok. With all the berries its brewed with i was expecting more berry flavor, but i got an ale with a midle berry taste. It looks amzing in the glass... but didnt turn up.

1.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
rondphoto (3884) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUN 26, 2016
bottle @ Chief Market / Lima OH --- Aroma of malt, berry, and a little yeast. Clear medium amber with a pink hue, head that quickly drops to a thin ivory rim, no lace. Taste is malt and light berry that moves abruptly through light fizz to a bitter cardboard finish. I can’t accept that this is what the brewer intended. This one starts okay, but makes a quick descent into hell. Only drank 4 ozs. of it, which was too much.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LinusStick (3202) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2016
An ok fruit beer. Aroma was decent. All types of berries with a little funkiness. Pour was a beautiful hazy dark pink/light purple with a one finger off white head. Taste started out good. Not too sweet but full of strawberry and raspberry mostly. Weird thing is in midsip and after the swallow, the flavor disappeared and almost turned to water. Very odd for a beer that started out so strong. Nice strong carbonation helped.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (2247) - Georgia, USA - JUN 21, 2016
Ruby colored. Nice fruity aroma...lots of berries. Plenty tart and slightly earthy berry. Spice. Light, good summer fruit beer,

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerGod (5953) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - JUN 19, 2016
Bottle courtesy of my friend Lance. thanks! Pinkish colored with a short white head. Aroma is berry jam, ripe berries and tart berries. Taste is berry jam, sweet malt, candied fruit, and tart berries. Body is medium with a soft bubbly carbonation. Ends with more berry notes, tart fruit, strawberry jam and candied fruit notes. Nice!

2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
drpimento (3021) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 13, 2016
Best thing about this beer is, by far, the aroma: berries, wheat, wet grain, yeast. Short lived pink head, no lace. Flavor’s awful. Reminds me a bit of an antibiotic I had to take for tonsillitis as a kid. Texture is oily. Finish makes me grimace.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
fuzzcro (209) - Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2016
I was disappointed. This is a brew that is out of my normal taste so I hate to low rate. I will try it again and re-rate if my taste changes. It is a pretty pour..nice white head dissipates quickly...the color is beautiful pink and clear. The flavor is more grapefruit than berries to my tongue...though not bitter it is not sweet and definitely not flavorful to my palate.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tfontana (619) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 11, 2016
Bottle pour into nonic pint glass from One Stop Market. Aroma is mixed berries, particularly blueberries and raspberries. Appearance is hazy dark copper with trace sparkle, 1 1/2 finger-width foamy white head with purple tinge, fair retention and decent sudsy lacing. Taste is strawberry, raspberry and blueberry. Palate is light-to-medium bodied with soft carbonation and fruity finish. Overall, the berries carry the day, covering up the rye or any other feature.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zubblwump (44) - Michigan, USA - MAY 27, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2016 Straight from the bottle sitting at the campfire. Fruity. Seems like a solid base underneath.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thechasm442 (703) - Manhattan, Illinois, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Pours a hazy ruby red. Looks like grapefruit juice. Thin white head. Aroma is raspberries, blackberries, blueberry, and wheat. Taste is strawberry, blueberry, raspberry, and blackberries. Sweet and a bit tart. Wheat and grassy hops as well. Thin to average. Nice and refreshing.


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