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RATINGS: 694   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Great Divide's mantra is that real fruit makes real beer, so Great Divide ferments Wild Raspberry Ale with hundreds of pounds of real red and black raspberries. Wild Raspberry Ale is a truly effervescent, ruby red ale that achieves the almost impossible balance between malted barley and tart raspberry fruitiness. Its naturally tart character makes Wild Raspberry the ultimate accompaniment to spicy Mexican food or on its own as a stand-alone session beer.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swanny22 (12) - Colorado, USA - MAY 27, 2006
A different beer. I talked my girlfriend into trying this instead of the usual Smirnoff Rasberry. A good Ale with a strong Raspeberry aftertaste. Nothing special but a well made beer for what they are trying to do. Unfortunately fruit beers are not really my style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 17 Apr 2012 -- Drank from the bottle while in Pueblo at IFS. This was an interesting beer, kinda smelled like tea, the aroma of raspberry was much larger than the actual flavor. Overall I was kinda disappointed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (11487) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 27, 2014
this one was pretty "eh" by Great Divides lofty standards. malt forward aroma and flavor, with the raspberry coming out a little more in the flavor than the aroma. spritzy feel fits the style. more of a summer quencher than a beer that will blow you away."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (9951) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 1, 2014
12 oz. bottle at home. Why I bought this I dont know. Pours a clear deep red color with a pink off white head. The aroma and flavor have raspberry, pale wheat malts, a splash of some sweetness and light floral notes. Light body, watered down fruit with a drier finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3986) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2014
12oz bottle 5/00 (Old Notes)-Pours a ruby red with a small head. Aroma of raspberries. Taste of mild raspberries. This light bodied brew has a big nose but not the punch to back it up. Still a tasty brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (5318) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 24, 2014
bottle. Golden with small head. Light bodied base with some light raspberry flavor. Nothing distinctive whatsoever.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
harrymel (1551) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 19, 2013
Bottled: 09AUG11 A: Pours a reddened amber ale with a falling off-white head that falls to a central cap with no support. A bit hazy with no lacing. S: Raspberry with a simple amber like backbone. More raspy when first opened, and this smell dies quickly. T: Tastes of woody, oxidized ale with a nice raspberry aromatic tone. Nothing special here. M: Light body with hi carb and a semi dry finish. O: Meh. Last one I purchase. Serving type: bottle 09-16-2011

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bigben873 (246) - Virginia, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Clear, medium brown ale, minimal aroma, low head. Very light beer, raspberry barely noticeable. A great summer afternoon beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ads135 (4466) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 12, 2013
Not overwhelmingly raspberry-y but that isnt necessarily a bad thing. I prefer understated fruitiness. This is drier than youd expect.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 13, 2013
Dark ruby red with thin white head. Dark fruit aroma. Raspberry obvious. Good carbonation. Decent raspberry flavor. Finishes somewhat bitter, soapy. Bottled 10.3.12.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmikolich (1477) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Bottle from Goebel Liquor in Wichita, Different label than what is pictured at RB, but still a nice ruby ish beer, with slight tart flavor, but its no Raspberry Tart

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