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

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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Pasteurised.
A rich fruit and amber ale with succulent Californian raisins. Choicest hops give depth, density and complexity.

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jukkabro (3484) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 27, 2007
Dark golden colored, medium sized yellow head. Lively carbonation. Aroma is sweet with dominating plums, some chocolate and mild vanilla also there. Medium bodied. Flavor has some cardboardy dryness with plums and some hops, weird flavor, still ok. Crispy carbonation. Chocolate in aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (3088) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 6, 2010
Alas, my last bottle from the shores of England thanks to my friend wyzzywyz22. Decent fruit beer with a nice subtle aroma of malt, grass and just a hint of raisins.Nice looking clear amber with a small head. All beer looks good to me though. Flavor is subdued with a nice balance of malt and hops with just a touch of the raisins. Better than I thought after seeing the label. Oh and by the looks of it, just the second Yank to rate it.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
bluevegie (3073) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 17, 2006
500ml Bottle. Clear pale cola/ light tawny, looking body with not much head at all. Flat tasting, thin body, gritty dried fruit and maple syrup taste nothing flash but I drank it. Slightly harsh malts that I associate with scotch ales.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
john44 (2986) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 16, 2017
Bottle. Amber colour. Malty (buttery, toffee). Fruity (dark fruit, raisins). Spicy (floral & peppery hops). Sweet, malty, fruity, spicy. Drying fruity finish. Rather nasty, sickly taste. Didnt like it. Not Good! (2008)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2964) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JAN 11, 2013
Bottle from Tesco Formby 110113
Amber, clear, frothy white head, good lacing
Aroma - Very fruity, plum and raisin, soft caramel in background, nice fruits
Taste - Very mellow, sweet plum and raisin, soft caramel malts, simple
Palate - Medium carb, thin to medium body, fairly oily, smooth. Finish - slightly dry, soft bitter finish, light lingering
Overall - Easy uncomplicated soft fruit ale. Its quite pleasant actually

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2817) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2011
Bottle. 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
niquillis (2487) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2011
Bottle from Bargain Booze. Pours amber with a very fine white head. An amber ale with a grape/raisin aftertaste that is not strong. Over carbonated in my opinion.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mungo (2470) - Southampton, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2004
Bottle. Raisin and plum aroma. Lots of matly fruit flavours and slightly sweet body. If Cains didnt draw attention to the raisins added the flavour could easily be imagined just to be malt based.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gethinbeer (2452) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - SEP 7, 2008
Slight skunky aroma, this soon fades and you get fruits coming through and yes, some raisin. Thin white head, copper in colour. Fruity flavour, raisin and grapes. Maybe a bit thin, no punch, but still a fine ale to enjoy. Little soapy in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ethereal (2421) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUN 27, 2008
Bottle from Nelson Wines. Lively, clear amber with a line of head. The aroma and flavour are a mix of toffee, burnt sugar, malt and raisin, but the raisin is thankfully not over strong. Quite honeyed too. Smooth palate. Nice stuff.


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