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RATINGS: 339   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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 I.B.U.’s
20 deg. Plato
9 % A.B.V.


milljam's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
milljam (682) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - AUG 20, 2010
Definitely surprised by this one. Aroma is quite fruity, with raspberries and strawberries the predominate fruits, followed by malt and rye with a hint of yeast. Flavor is fruity, but the fruit is very fresh and not sugary or overwhelming. Alcohol is well covered. Many fruit beers tend to be not palatable...with the fruit either being overdone or tending towards an artificial flavor. This one is very drinkable!


4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
salaba13 (20) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2014
Good coloring. Berry taste. Fruity smell but not too strong. Good beer if you are in the more fruity mood.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mintzmeet (137) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 11, 2014
barrels and barrels of blue berries. very sweet. fruity. mild. not super intense, refreshing. summery.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cmd123 (10) - - APR 1, 2014
One of my favorite beers. Has great fruity and floral notes and not too hoppy. Great on a warm, spring day with salty foods. High alcohol content so sip on it.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
lana5 (11) - Canton, Michigan, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Was sweet and fruity. Had this as a second beer and enjoyed it’s mellowness. Has a pink color.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (322) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - FEB 13, 2014
The color has an almost pink look to it. Not much of a head, though. Aroma is fruits and flavor is fruits with a creamy feel. Goes down smooth and tastes delicious.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinator (721) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Decent and fruity as I guess it should be. Fruity ester aroma with hints of berry. Clear dark golden color with good clarity and a good head. Full palate that was light and crisp. High carbonation. Fruit hits you first with a slight bitterness at the back end. Almost cider-like but not overly sweet. Good for a style that I don’t normally grab.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Danyel (460) - Colorado, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Tap. Pours clear red with off-white head. Smells like raspberries. Has a lot of berry flavor with a intense bitterness- overall the bitterness and fruitiness does not mingle well. Not very good.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle at the 15th Richmond Ratebeer Gathering on 07/16/2011. Cloudy reddish body with a small pinkish head. Tart fruit and raspberry aroma. Tart fruit, raspberry and light cherry flavor. Medium light body with moderately high carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (7005) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2013
Bottle at the Night of Garbage, big thanks to our host with the most (stairs) LKS, 20/12/13 up a shit load of stairs ! Hazed orange amber with a thin off white head. Nose is tangy fruits, straw, bitter orange, light citric notes, peach melba, earthy tones. Taste comprises tarte apricot, perfumed twist, peaches, sugars, orange sherbet. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying closure. Decent for style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnnyJ (4093) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Bottle. Semi cloudy reddish amber pour, with an off white head. Malty, strawberry, raspberry, berry sweetness, stale bread, and light rye notes. Overall the flavors aren’t too exciting, unfortunately.


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