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Brewed by Wild Rose Brewery
Style: Fruit Beer
Calgary, Canada
Serve in Flute, Shaker

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It is a light bodied ale with a distinctive raspberry flavor and aroma and contains 4.5% by volume. It is made with whole raspberries (not extract!) and its light hopping and refreshing nature makes it a great hot weather patio beer.


Rentalman's rating

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rentalman (103) - British Columbia, - FEB 12, 2006
Bottle - Pours out ruby tinted light but clear of yeast. (I was hoping for a turbid cloudy yeast filled stew) With a light pinky white head. Raspberries and wheat malt aroma. Flavor of wheat and raspberry with a tiny bit sweetness Needs a bit of acidity or a bit of sourness and a bit more raspberry kick. Also they need to not filter all the yeast out. They should take their velvet fog recipe and add some sour profile raspberries.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BreWedge (388) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 22, 2015
On tap @ Moxie's Edmonton. Pours a clear gold with a faint pink tinge. Aromas of light raspberry and biscuity malts. Tastes are similar to aroma with slight sweetness. Light and creamy on the palate, mild biscuity finish. Very pleasant session beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DeanF (1808) - Nunavut, CANADA - JUN 13, 2015
Modest head that disappears quick and a slightly red copper body. aroma of raspberries and wood. flavour is nice dry raspberry with a dry finish. nice, good balance of fruit against the beer.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hammy78 (870) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - APR 10, 2015
Bottle . Pours a clear copper, half finger of fast disappearing white head. Nose is raspberry. Tastes grain forward, a little essence of raspberry.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
a_sully (276) - - AUG 3, 2014
Clear yellow with a white foamy head. Smells strongly of raspberries. Tastes strongly of raspberry as well. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
UXO (819) - CANADA - JUL 25, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy orange gold with a short white head diminishing quickly to a thin skim and spotty lacing. Nose is sweet raspberry and faint biscuit malt, with just a hint of funk as the bottle progresses. Taste follows suit, leading out sweet, with no hop presence. Mouth feel tends to the watery side, with low carbonation. I only bought this because it was both a local brewery, and on the discount shelf. It’s a good thing I didn’t have high hopes, because they’d’ve been dashed. It’s not bad, as such, but it doesn’t have a lot of character. The fruit doesn’t taste artificial, and there’s even a little funk, but some hop presence would’ve been nice. Not bad, but not all that interesting.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cmacklin (422) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 1, 2014
341 ml bottle. Pours a hazy amber colour with a small white head. Raspberry aroma. Sweet flavour is raspberry with a faintly bitter finish. Light body with a watery texture and fizzy carbonation. Not bad for a fruit beer.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
mcberko (9348) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 18, 2014
On tap at Wild Rose, pours brings out nasty artificial berries on top of chemical detergent notes. Flavour brings out faded artificial berries that thankfully mask shitty chemical notes. Man, this is really bad - what were they going for here?!

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Masterkush7 (580) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 4, 2014
Better than most fruit beers, the raspberry is a nice accent to this beer and really compliments the nose. Nothing super special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tdubs92 (40) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 10, 2014
The only aroma this fruit beer leaves is a tart raspberry smell. Pinkish hue beer with a 2 finger head. Taste is impeccable (if you like raspberrys) with a light malty finish. My friends and I love this underrated beer.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
simonblaine (403) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 25, 2013
Wow. Lame. Drank from the bottle. Aroma of light lager with a very mild fruit aroma. Taste is watery, slight hint of fruit. Not worth the effort. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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