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Vermont Pub Forbidden Fruit

Vermont Pub Forbidden Fruit
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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A light, refreshing fruit beer fermented with over 500 lbs of real raspberries per 14 bbl batch. This ruby red, sour mashed and oak aged weiss beer is for everyone.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerGolem (707) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 14, 2014
Sample on tap at Brewpub (Burlington). Pours ruby red. Aroma is a great mix of rasberry and cherries. Taste is bit thin unfortunatey. Some sourness. Probably more interesting in a pint. Good fruit beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdamJackson (2870) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 9, 2014
blood red pink. Smells like a fruit bomb. lots of cherry, strawberry, hay straw. Tart, sour and refreshing. some sweetness at the start, little at the finish. Very fruity…girly.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
cfrancis (2498) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2014
Pours a light pinkish gold with a small white ring. Aroma is raspberry and light grain. Taste is more raspberry juice than anything funky. Tiny oak characteristics provide dryness.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mabel (6492) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 8, 2014
[5286-20130428] Tap. Raspberry juice aroma has a light straw background. Clear, bright red body with a quick foamy white pink head. Raspberry fruity yeast flavour has a lightly soured cherry note initially. Medium body. Refreshing, drinkable. (6/3/7/3/13) 3.2
(@ brewpub, Burlington, VT)

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beautiful_beer (1) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - FEB 11, 2014 does not count
First off, if your drinking it now, I’m jealous. You can’t get it anywhere but in the Vermont pub and brewery. I fell in love with sour mash beers there. The moment they set it in front of you, you can tell it’s something special. It’s raspberry red color is inviting. The nose is a blast of fresh raspberries and hint of oak from the casks. So smooth and refreshing, it screams beautiful summer days in burlington. At 6.2 percent, it’s like a beautiful woman who loves you then tears your heart out. Cheers.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUL 4, 2013
On tap at brewpub
Aroma tad too sweet. Medium intense with light fruity backing. Notes of raspberry.
Appearance
Top: white lasting small top. 3+
Base: clear ruby ale.
Palate : light carbonation, smooth silky texture. Medium bodied, thinner walls with average finish.
Taste: refreshing lighter raspberry flavoured ale. Easy going and approachable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
williamstome (973) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 10, 2013
Gold pour, small white head with nice lacing. Light sour aroma. Tart, lightly fruity flavor. Dry and astringent.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (8059) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 10, 2013
2013-04-28. Crisp red Body small pinkish head fades. 3+ Fruity Aroma of tart raspberry is quite nice. Flavour is similar, tart raspberry dominates the flavour, fruity. Ephemeral cherry undertones are likely just raspberry in disguise. Average to light bodied palate, carbonation is a bit too low. 2+ Simple but tasty for a fruit beer. On tap at the brewpub

3.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
BiereLuc (970) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 28, 2013
Jolie bière d’un impressionnant rouge rubis. Le nez de framboise est flamboyant. En bouche, c’est très fruité et rafraîchissant. Comme les autres échantillons que j’ai essayé sur la terrasse du Vermont Pub & Brewery, la bière est un peu mince, mais elle est réussie dans son style.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Metalchopz (2399) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2013
Had at the pub itself. Pours a purple-red colour with not much lace. Beautiful raspberry aromas with some tart. Slightly watery mouthfeel. Taste is pretty much the same as the nose but a little milder with light sourness in the finish. Refreshing on a hot summer day on the patio.


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