sulawang (1197) - - AUG 14, 2017 maeib (8749) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, - JUL 12, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: OCT 5, 2014 Bottled 06/07/13. A hazy red coloured beer with a pinky hue and an off-white head. A fruity raspberry infused lager. A pretty reasonable base beer with nice fruitiness makes this very palatable. Fruity and refreshing. Nothing wrong with this. Score 3.2
Subsequent ratings scored 3.2 and 3.3. Score unaltered
Visual: (cellared for 4 years). Pours dirty reddish-brown with no head, surfacing soda-like streams with a small island, bubbles clinging to the side of the glass.
AleRider78 (1456) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 26, 2017
Nose: strawberry puree, jam-like (lvl-7)-pungency
Attack: crisp, raspberry fruity impression
Mid-palate: fruity-jammy-tangy raspberry juice, slightly cloying (lvl-6-sweetness), background light malt
Finish: residual malt, subtle bitter hops, palate roughness
Summary: A pretty simple beer that hardly tastes like a beer except at the finish where the hops appear. Partially authentic but mostly jammy raspberry with just a touch of tang. Drinkable, a bit better than their strawberry [C], though I don’t really like the palate rough finish.
Pours a small amount of fizzy head. Has a pinkish light amber appearance, looks like juice. Weak lacing. Aromas are mild raspberry and barley malts. Flavours are fairly mild, mainly raspberry with slight sourness. Mouthfeel is sort of fizzy tingling. Medium carbonation. A bit too sweet but still not too bad. Nilz (523) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAY 19, 2015
Pinky ruddy colour with a thin head. Strong raspberry aroma though somewhat dry. Taste, sweetish raspberry, honey, some bitter finish and a little sour note. Pleasant if a little ’pop-like’. JorisPPattyn (10072) - BELGIUM - NOV 23, 2014
Thick, dense pink head over pinkish to terracotta beer, well- but lazily carbonated. Raspberry jam, caramel, frying oil, currant leaf. Initially somewhat bitterish raspberry/fruity flavour, ending in sweeter raspberry jam. Light MF, feels well-carbonated, finish has some syrupy slickness. Not bad, but the Glen Ample blurb fails to convince me. More’s the pity. Lagerboy (2239) - British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 1, 2014
275 ml bottle @ the Voyager Bistro. Clear lighter berry red, fine fading pink foam. Pleasant pungent raspberry fruity aroma. Sweet berry fruity taste, verging on cloying, faint trace of malt and not much else. Average carbonation, light bodied, no hopped. Nice enough desert beverage. MLF (More Lagerboy Friendly)
s_hartshorne (2814) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle quality save. Aroma is raspberry. Hazy red colour halo white head. Taste is sweet raspberry jam some malts and ok tart bitter finish. Medium body. Decent. Beese (3210) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2014
Bottle from Tesco. Poured a bright pink, with a light pink head that rapidly dissipated like a soda. Aroma of raspberry syrup, some candy sugar and straw in there. Flavours were dominated by similar fake raspberries. I didn’t find this to be totally undrinkable, but only because I quite like raspberry flavour. Atheist_Peace (1042) - Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 4, 2014
Hazy dark pink pour with a fairly minimal head that leaves a ring of lace after mere seconds. Smells like raspberry concentrate with just the barest hint of beer underneath. Moderately sweet palate with a nice texture but that’s about the best part of this beer. It tastes mostly like raspberries, more fresh than the concentrate on the nose but there’s really nothing else going on here. ianwelby (1525) - SCOTLAND - MAY 30, 2014
Pink, slightly hazy beer with a thin, filmy head. As you’d expect, raspberry is the main aroma and flavour but it’s balanced a lot better than these beers often are. It’s not sugary and sickly and beneath the raspberry flavour it does still taste like beer. Not something I’d want a lot of but the odd one on a sunny day would do nicely. cmacklin (1306) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 25, 2014
275 ml bottle. Pours a clear pale red with a small, short lived pink head. Strong, sweet raspberry aroma. Sweet flavour of sugary raspberry. Light body with a sticky, watery texture and soft carbonation.