Travlr (24262) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 3, 2013
Draft. Dark purple maroon, small tan head. Aroma of raspberries and dark chocolate. Taste is sweet and slightly sour berries. Decent. TBone (17429) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 27, 2011
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Dark ruby-pinky, almost opaque color, steady pinky head. Sour, milky aroma. Medium-bodied. Flavor is strawberry jam then rasberry stones. Finish has tart fruityness. Nice fruit beer.
Draft sample. Poured clear purple color with an average fizzy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy tart berry fruit aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy tart berry flavor with a medium to heavy sweet fruit finish of moderate duration. Refreshing drinkable fruit beer.
djd07 (14354) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 25, 2011
On tap at flying saucer. Pours a clear ruby with small light pink head. Rasberry aroma and light malts. Thin mouthfeel with sour rasberry dominating the flavor and a nice tart finish. A good fruit beer from New Belgium. argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 12, 2011
Draft. Off-white head tinged with pink, cola-dark brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, raspberry, some strawberry, light spicy. Taste is moderately sweet, raspberry, some blueberry, strawberry. Light-medium body, light stickiness, low carbonation, alcohol well contained.
BeerandBlues2 (13197) - Escondido, California, USA - MAY 24, 2011
Tap. Pours dark black cherry with an average, fuzzy pink head, medium-short retention with light lacing. Aroma is average malt (cookie, toast, bread), light hops (earthy), and average eaters (fruity) with notes of blackberry, cherry, and oak. Flavor is heavy fruit with some malt and hop notes. Medium body and carbonation, low warmth and a sweet-sour finish. bu11zeye (13029) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 16, 2011
(Draught) Pours a purple body with a violet head. Aroma of raspberry, blackberry, and some roasted grain. Flavor of raspberry, blueberry, currants, light cocoa, and dough. Camons (12296) - Hasselager, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2011
Tap @ New Belgium hub, DIA. Pours deep ebony, no real head, just a white / pink ring of foam along the glasssides. Aroma of tart and sweet raspberries, some yeast. Taste is much like aroma, more sweet than sour / tart notes, alchohol well hidden. Thin body, light mouthfeel, low carbonation. 140411 deyholla (11479) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 21, 2011
On tap at flying saucer eleventeen. Pours a deep ruby red, near clear, with a brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is full of earthy raspberries with backing grain and a slight tartness. Flavor starts with raspberries that grow in tartness, but not much else. Raspberry a bit overwhelming. kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
Date: October 30, 2011
Source: Taco Mac, The Fred
Appearance: opaque dark red, ruby edges, fine beige head
Aroma: sweet fruity aroma, lots of raspberry tartness
Flavor: rich raspberry flavor, chocolate and caramel, lots of fruity raspberry tartness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Score: **+ /4