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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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An extremely rich and complex beer. The addition of raspberries during the fermentation process results in an almost purplish opaque color with a beautiful brown head. Warm chocolate and roasty notes compliment the hop bitterness.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MiP (13599) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2014
Bottle at KØ14. Caramelly bread aroma. Black colour. Small off-white head. The flavour is sweetish with a mild raspberry finish. Both are rather distinct. A little too much alcohol, but not nice enough.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (10545) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle. Frothy White good mostly deminishing head. Black colour. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Powerfull heavy bitter flavor. Raspberry just present. Long heavy bitter finish. Creamy palate.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
halfonit (1164) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 24, 2014
On tap at Battleship. Pours black with a thick head. Aroma is of cough syrup, raspberry, malts, slight soy sauce, and some smoke. Flavor is of malts, raspberry and chocolate. Leaves a nice raspberry chocolate malt finish. It’s much smoother than the aroma would have you believe in the beginning.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Defreni (2601) - Husum, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2014
Flaske: Kulsort let olieret øl med et flot mokkabrunt skumhoved. Duften er meget hindbærpræget som fuldtsændig overdøver den ristede malt. Smagen er en klassiske amerikansk impy men med en god del hindbær i. Fin øl.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (635) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Pours black with a thin tan head. Nose is roasted grain and raspberry. Taste is sweet with a subtle hop bite. Raspberry comes through just a little in the taste. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (6034) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 30, 2014
Bomber. Pours a pitch black color with a medium beige head. A nice fruity and yeasty nose. The flavor is chocolate, vanilla, toffee, roast, big creamy coffee, berries. Sweet raspberry. This is a solid beer. Creamy palate, metallic roast. The berries fit without being distracting.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinator (934) - The Colony, Texas, USA - APR 27, 2014
Nice and interesting. This was the 2013 version so it had some time to blend. Aroma had subtle hints of raspberry and roasted malts. The color was very dark but with faint hints of purple. Smooth and full palate with a dryness. Nice blend of tart fruits, roasted malts and wood. Hops played a part at the end. Good complex beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stoutnick (534) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 17, 2014
Black white foam look. Aroma is stale raspberries - weird mixture of distant fruity qualities and stoutiness. This comes out even more in the flavours - big dark malty astringency doesn’t integrate at all with the raspberry. Lots of soy sauce in this one - not a good drinker. Overall, nice try but misses it by "that much".

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jesperhammer (2899) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 9, 2014
05-APR-2014, bottle @summer house in Marielyst, from Marius Mortensen. Black, barely transparant with a red hue and a lasting, lacing head. Aroma is raspberry and roast. Taste is raspberry, mostly just raspberry but also a Little roast. Tastefull but simple. Full body, soft carrbonation. Fien drink:-)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
vonpolski (23) - Borup, DENMARK - MAR 30, 2014
Medium stout on the smooth side. It have a clear raspberry flavor. But the fruittaste is mostly in the aroma - not in the taste. Berry and coffee flavor. Good for a ’hyggelig’ evening with friend.


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