Formerly brewed at Cains
Style: Fruit Beer
Liverpool, England
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap


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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Bottle: Pasteurised.
A rich fruit and amber ale with succulent Californian raisins. Choicest hops give depth, density and complexity.

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KimJohansen (10498) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2010
Clear amber with a smal beige head. Sweet and fruity aroma with rasisins, plums and malty notes. Sweet flavour with malt, caramel and ripe fruits. Finished fruity and dry.

Maria (10211) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAY 20, 2011
It’s dark bronze with a creamy head, and after having become a little warmer, the notes appear more clearly. Both aroma and the sweet flavour has notes of malt, fruit and hints of raisin, and the finish is dry with hints of citrus and candy-sugar. Not as interesting as I hoped.

downender (9003) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2009
Bottle from Sainsburys, Warrington. Very lively pour, with a big off-white head and plenty of carbonation. Prominent raisin aroma with some caramel and spicy hops. Fruity flavour, with more sweetness and a short, bitter finish. The raisin edge became cloying as more of the bottle was drunk. Ok.

maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - OCT 3, 2011
Bottled. A dark brown coloured beer with a tiny whitish head. A very full aroma of brown fruits and sweet booze with a hint of spice too. Fruity in the mouth but quite dry in the finish. Deep fruits. Quite nice and interesting.

Plovmand (8682) - Grindsted, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2010
Bottle. Hazy light amber with a medium off white head. The aroma is fruit, raisin and sweet caramel. The flavour is quite bitter with notes of fruit, light spice and some hops. Bitter hoppy finish.

Cunningham (8526) - Halden, NORWAY - SEP 10, 2012
Amber colour with a tan head. Sweet fruity nose. A nice rich flavour. Fruity with notes of plum and probably raisins. Also some toffee and vanilla. My favourite beer from Cains.
[Bottle from a friend in Liverpool]

DruncanVeasey (8401) - Nr NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUL 6, 2008
Bronze with white halo. Needs some agitation to be roused into any kind of head, and it dies fairly instantly. Smells promising (once it’s de-chilled), with brazen caramel, vanilla pod, creaky tun, chewy raisin, very subtle Goldings-like mustiness creeping up in the background. Flavours of rum-sodden barrel, gnawed pencil, candle wax, caramel, walnut, stale paperiness, butter cookie. What happened to the raisins?

Sigmund (8006) - Tau, NORWAY - FEB 9, 2011
500 ml bottle, from Voldby Købmandsgård, Denmark. ABV is 5.0%. Deep golden to copper colour, moderate white head. Fruity aroma with distinct notes of raisins and grape juice. The flavour is a fairly nice blend of malts and raisins, not too sweet, with moderate hops in the finish and aftertaste. Quite enjoyable.

larsga (7675) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 18, 2011
Medium offwhite head. Clear amber body. Fruity earthy raisiny aroma with perfumy notes. Dry-sweet plastic earthy mealy taste with wooden notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, soft mouthfeel. Dry fruity earthy plastic aftertaste with mealy buttery notes. Not bad, but could do without the plastic. (0.1l from bottle at DBF’11.)

Geokkjer (7663) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 12, 2011
Bottle.Pours deep golden with a small off-white head. Aroma of raisins, malt, fruitiness and yeast.Flavor is sweet and malty with some raisins and caramel. Medium body, average carbonation.

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