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RATINGS: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Alaskan Raspberry Wheat is an American-style Wheat Ale that highlights the bright flavors and inviting aroma of more than 3,000 pounds of real raspberries added during fermentation. Years of local demand through Alaskan’s Rough Draft program of draft-only releases and a Silver medal from the 2008 Great American Beer Festival make Alaskan Raspberry Wheat the perfect brew to launch the Alaskan Pilot Series.

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3.2
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 5, 2011
(bomber 7/7/10). Cloudy ruby color. Medium off white head. Moderate tart berry aroma with light sweetness. Light tart berry flavor with light malt sweetness. Short duration. Light tart, dry finish. Thin/slick texture. Moderate carbonation. Fair lacing.

3.8
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - AUG 27, 2011
Pours with a plumish hue and a lingering head. I can smell the raspberry on the nose pretty good. Medium nectar with good carbonation. A delicious brew with a distinct raspbeerical disposition. Not sweet at all with a nicely bittered finish.

3.6
Terminus (3683) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - AUG 21, 2011
bottle-wow, im very impressed with this beer! pours dark cherry red with a small fizzy white head. nose of raspberries, tartness, and lite wood with some sugary notes as well. smells more like real raspberries than most beers of this type. flavors of tart raspberries, wood, and some very dry notes on the finish-slightly plastic/band aid on the finish but becomes very dry long into the beer. a very cool beer from a very cool brewery. Im very impressed!

3.4
Beerona97 (2399) - Washington, USA - AUG 12, 2011
Hazy ruby amber, frothy beige head. Aroma of tart raspberries, caramel. Taste is not overly sweet, still hefty sweet raspberry taste along with some breadiness. Not bad, but I don’t see myself paying 9 dollars for another bottle of this.

3
Dogbrick (13010) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 5, 2011
This beer pours a hazy ruby-amber color with a medium off-white head that bubbles away steadily. Rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of raspberry puree and wheat. Light, effervescent body with a mildly tart raspberry character that has notes of malt and wheat behind it. Touch of hops in the background. The finish is fruity with a short raspberry aftertaste. Just average overall.

2.9
JaBier (7972) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2011
Bottle shared by Dogbrick. Reddish copper pour with a medium off-white head. Musty and funky raspberry and malt nose. Raspberry flavor with creamy wheat malt and a creamy finish.

3.9
beerguy101 (5360) - Newark, California, USA - JUL 17, 2011
Sampled on 7/17/2011. This fruit beer pours a murky reddish amber color from a 22oz bottle. Medium sized off white foamy head, with good retention and nice lacing. The aroma is raspberries, cereal, fruity and sweet. A medium bodied fruit beer. The malts are fruity and sweet. The hops are floral. A very clean and nice raspberry flavor throughout this beer, it is not overly sweet or artificial. It just taste like raspberries. Lively carbonation. Good summer beer, tastes very nice on a pleasant summer evening. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and crisp. Aftertaste is raspberry and slightly sweet.

3.7
DYCSoccer17 (3696) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 16, 2011
22 ounce bottle purchased at the Davis Food Co-Op. $8, yikes. The aroma has tons of raspberry in it. It’s not overly sweet or cloying, and it seems to have an effervescence about it. There appears to be some light underlying citrus. Very quaffable. More than moderately hazy reddish/pink/orange body with a fizzy medium white head. Starts a little overcarbonated, before some of the raspberry flavors come through. Not too strong or overpowering, before the milky, chewy wheat flavors take over in the middle. Some scant lemon and citrus are also in there. A little spicy. This is pretty good. I am not sure I would buy this again at this pricepoint, though. I suppose that is what happens when you actually use fresh fruit to brew a beer with when you live in Alaska. I can’t imagine that raspberries grow readily there?

3.3
daknole (11049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 12, 2011
Reddish pour. Fresh berries, wheat and light clove aroma. Flavor is raspberry, wheat and light bitterness.

3.2
cubs (10635) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 7, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2012 Bottle @ home. Gorgeous ruby appearance with an off white head. Slightly tart, rich raspberry aroma. Well carbonated, somewhat tart raspberry, light wheat flavor with a light, tart, raspberry aftertaste.


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