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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 2.99/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Thunder Canyon Breweryís GOLD medal winner in the fruit beer (other than raspberry) category at the 1998 Great American Beer Festival. Our blackberry honey ale, made with 600 lbs. of fresh fruit and just the right amount of honey, has a beautiful deep ruby color and blackberry flavor and aroma.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bockyhorsey (2609) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - JUN 24, 2005
Loaded with blackberry aroma and flavor. Darker red body with pink head. This was a refreshing sample. So if your in to the fruit beers I would strongly recomend this one. Smelled like you were picking blackbeerys in your garden.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
TreborWhip (392) - Reading, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2011
On draft at brewpub in Tucson pours ruby red wtih off-white head. Aroma of sweet malts and blueberries. Flavors of blueberries, honey, and candied sugars. Very enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FlacoAlto (3737) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - DEC 18, 2005
Sampled at the Brewpub
This beer is a lightly hazy, deep amber color with ruby highlights when held up to the light. The head is simply a wispy pale tan head that is really just a ring around the edges. The aroma is sweet and fruity with perhaps a hint of honey aromatics to it, and a fruitiness that is definite, but somewhat non-descript.

The taste is quite sweet; it is almost sticky sweet, but not quite. Honey is definitely evident; there is that sort of astringent note, mixed with a floral type thing that I associate with honey. The fruitiness is quite pronounced, though I canít quite put my finger on specifics; it is definitely not raspberry dominated. I am actually finding this a lot more easy drinking and enjoyable than I was expecting. Yes it is a simplistic, sweet fruit beer, but it is quite drinkable and even quaffable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - DEC 5, 2006
On tap at TCB - Pours a clear deep red, almost purple color with a small pink head. Has a light berry and honey aroma. Has a sweet berry and honey flavor. Heavy on the palate. Medium body. A decent fruit beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOLTZ7555 (2710) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 22, 2009
Actually kind of enjoyed this one for its uniqueness. Ruby red/purple pour with a small ivory head that isnít more than a ring. Aroma is ripe berries (canít really tell what type) and moderate honey sweetness. Flavor is more definable blackberry...a bit syrupy but good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (4115) - Utah, USA - MAR 7, 2011
On tap at Thunder Canyon
Appearance: Slightly hazy bronze with a small white head, no lacing
Aroma: Sweet dark fruit
Taste: Honey, sweet fruit and berries
OK.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ontbeertaster (2269) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 17, 2011
On tap at brewpub. Not a huge fan of this one, it pours a clear red almost purple color. Smell was of a dark berry. and the taste was of berrys with some honey in the back end. It wasnt a bad fruit beer just not my fav

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (4665) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - AUG 18, 2011
Hazed cherry pour with off white head and lace. Aroma of blackberry and sweet malt. Light blackberry, sweet malt and no bitter. Medium bodied and fizzy.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (8550) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 8, 2011
Reddish pour, fluffy head. Aroma of sweet berries, honey, graham cracker and oranges. Flavor is sweet, honey, creamy, wheat...interesting at the very least.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DoubleBubble (107) - Mescal Lakes (wherever that is), Arizona, USA - JUN 1, 2007
Poured a deep reddish purple color. Very strong honey smell and flavor. A little too overpowering on the honey, not much berry flavor at all. No lingering after taste. Smooth and easy to drink if you can get over the honey flavor.


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