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RATINGS: 315   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (39608) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
22 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden amber with a small tan head. Aroma is raspberry fruity and sulphorish. Dry, liqourice, raspberry and dry. Dry and herbal raspberry.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (33789) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
Bottled. A dark red beer with a thin brown head. The aroma has notes of malt, straw, and hay. The flavor is sweet with notes of alcohol, straw, and malt, leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (16691) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle @ Papsoe tasting. Clear very dark reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate and notes of raspberry. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roasted rather bitter finish. 150315

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of thgr81_us. Pours a deep reddish brown with a creamy beige head. Fresh raspberry aroma, atop subtle roast. Medium body, roasty, vanillaish with thick raspberry notes. Roasty bitter finish. Unusual.150313

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nate (3998) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2013
On tap at the Knick. Chocolate covered raspberry truffles with light carbonic tang, light melon, coffee, and toffee. Dark black opaque with creamy light tan lacing head. Medium chewy body with medium carbonation and light alcohol warming. Starts sweet with tons of roasted malt, light coffee, a hint of smoke, some raspberries, and a nice finish of nutty bitterness at the end.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Jndubbs (120) - Austin, Iowa, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Really floral, berry smell. Overpowering raspberry flavor. Jet black pour with almost no head. The initial taste gets milder while the back end raspberry gets stinger. Different but not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boozedude (2227) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 13, 2013
bomber into glas, pitch black pour with thin dark brown head, strong fruity aroma, taste is rasberry, and cgiocolate, good strong beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Majin (256) - West Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAR 13, 2013
Black color. The aroma is not very strong. There are hints of chocolate. The taste is slightly bitter. Body is light and fluffy. There is a hint of raspberries on the finish, but it’s barely there for me. Overall a nice brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jandd1983 (3690) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - MAR 5, 2013
Sampled at the W&C Ballas open house. It poured a dark brown color with a brown head. The aroma was of roasted malt, cocoa and lightly hoppy. The taste was lightly bittersweet cocoa, more roasted malt, a bit of florals and a mild raspberry aftertaste. This was very nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sawbuck (601) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Surprising Hop aroma,,not much else. Smokey ebony color...dark brown head. Complex flavor up front. Smokey sweet chocolate, with hints of vanilla, and spice. Not big on raspberry but I like that...not over-the top. Finishes with a bitterness that lingers somewhat too long.

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