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RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brown Ale with natural raspberry flavor. A chocolate Brown Ale with the essence of ripe red raspberries, made with malted barley, chocolate and caramel malts, hops, and natural raspberry flavor.

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4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DanielBrown (4393) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2004
Bottle from Beverages and More, Mission Valley, San Diego. Very dark colour, only held up to the light can I see some brown. Very, very nice raspberry aroma. Delicious beer. Tastes like a raspberry and chocolate pie: a superb combination. Fresh and light, but a vivid flavour and a sweet aftertaste. Top notch.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
schm1005 (151) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 17, 2002
I really enjoyed this beer. I think the rasberry blends very well with the maltiness of this brown. Good balance of flavor between malt and fruit. Low hop profile. This is something I would like to try brewing at home.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mystteria99 (2) - USA - JUL 30, 2001 does not count
unfortunetly, im not one for fruity drinks, however, if i was, this would be a winner in my book. its easy to drink, and has a delightful rasberry after taste.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Braudog (6454) - Yorktown, Virginia, USA - APR 8, 2004
Deep brown with huge tan head. Robust berry aroma ... nicely rounded-out lightly bittered beer with the raspberry topping. Well done in the style that I usually don't dig too much.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (5760) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 24, 2005
Smells like raspberries, looks brown. This beer is really an enigma, in that is both quite fruity and heavy. Finish is rather thick. A good beer, but two at one sitting would probably be more than enough.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BennyTicklez (621) - USA - MAY 13, 2004
Pours dark brown with a good sized tan head. This stuff tastes like a chocolate covered raspberry. Goes down smooth but fills you up fast. I was surprised of how good this was.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oscbert (1263) - Lincoln, California, USA - JAN 16, 2012
~Light chocolate malt and caramel with tart raspberry. ~Pours a beautiful garnet with small lasting creamy brownish head. ~Subtle hint of chocolate and caramel in flavor with lots of refreshing tart raspberry.. ~Med body, med CO2, refreshing, abrupt sweet finish. ~Not what I was expecting. I was expecting something sweet and syrupy. This has great balance and is very refreshing. This is one I could enjoy on a cold winter night or a hot summer day.

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BRASTA (8) - USA - SEP 14, 2006 does not count
Bottle....Hutchins Grocery 06...Dank. So dank. Plus it is got that Razzz-Chocolate thing going on. Striaght up. Buzz.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
poisoneddwarf (2330) - Coeur d Alene, Idaho, USA - NOV 18, 2016
Bomber from the grocery store. Aroma is strong in real raspberries; also, chocolate, dark bread crust, licorice. Pours dark brown but looks clear ruby red in the light; has a medium beige head that falls into a ring after a minute. Taste starts out faintly sweet and roasty before leading into a dry finish. Wow, what a nice surprise. Ive been passing this beer up on the store shelves for years. I never thought it would amount to much. Im glad I finally picked it up.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
loweredsixth (946) - Clovis, California, USA - NOV 3, 2003
UPDATED: SEP 18, 2004 Dark brown color (transparent) with a generous off-white thick creamy head. The aroma was pure raspberries...strong, sweet, and tart. The flavor was a delightful mix of tart raspberries, chocolate, and roasted nuts. Crisp, refreshing feel (not expected in such a heavy looking brew.) Wonderful fruit beer. The whole thing comes off very well.


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