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RATINGS: 464   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Bottle: Pasteurised;
Also known as Organic Raspberry Handcrafted Fruit Ale
A product of England this is an ale brewed with raspberry juice and natural flavours added. Brewed at All Saints in Stamford Lincolnshire and blended and bottled at Samuel Smithís Brewery. The finest organically grown barley and wheat are used to create a complex ale which having undergone primary and secondary fermentation with different yeasts and extended maturation. This beer is blended with pure organic raspberry fruit juice and a previously cellared brew creating an unparalleled fruit ale. The smooth distinctive character of the matured ale serves as the perfect counterpoint to the pure organic fruit juice.

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Nische (2195) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 20, 2015
Pink pour with a lightly pink head. Light raspberry jam aroma. Rather sweet with very subtle tartness. Big raspberry flavor at the start with a lightly tart finish and a fruity, jammy finish.

Saeglopur (2154) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - NOV 8, 2015
355 ml bottle from Ammersin Centerstore.
Copper, moderate hazy body, with a big, creamy, moderately lacing, slightly pink head.
Aroma of raspberries, cherries, sugar, sweet malts, some sweet bread, subtle barnyard.
Tastes of sweet and sour raspberries, cherries, sugar, bread, sweet malts.
Medium, a bit creamy mouthfeel, with an average carbonation.
Finishes moderate, sweet, a bit sour, fruity.

Good. Sweet but not too sweet, well balanced, also with some sour notes. Not very complex, but with nice, distinctive raspberry notes. Overall a good fruit beer, alhtough Iíve had much better ones.

Niko100 (2891) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 31, 2015
Dark ruby color; Medium body; Aroma of sweet malt, yeast, nice raspberries, & floral; Flavor of sweet malt, yeast, fruit (notably raspberries), and some spice; Finish is dry and slightly tart; Nicely balanced; Pretty decent.

ronaldtheriot (1919) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - OCT 25, 2015
Samuel Smithís Organic Raspberry Ale has a medium, fizzy-ish, pink head, a clear, ruby red appearance, and low-level lacing left behind. The aroma is of strong raspberry juice with bread. Taste is a one-two punch of acidic & sweet raspberry juice and bready malt. Bitterness is low. Mouthfeel is medium, and Samuel Smithís Organic Raspberry Ale finishes dry and highly drinkable. RJT

BREWMUSKCLES (2673) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2015
a quality brew company knows how to produce beer. and the raspberry from samuel smith is fruity, beery enough and genuine in both respects. bit of sharp tang balanced with sugar the beer has smooth and syrupy components. sampled at monmouth racetrack nj beer fest.

FatPhil (15966) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 9, 2015
330ml bottle - thanks Marduk
Wohhh, sweet raspberry aroma, perfumey, like a tartís hankercheif. Red, small head. Thin palate, bit of fizz. Crazy sweet body, sharply citrussy to cut through the sugars. Stickyish finish. Sweet and juicy, but not what Iím after.

Marduk (7598) - Reval, ESTONIA - OCT 9, 2015
355ml bottle. Dark copper color. Small size, pink head, stays as a ring. Raspberry, sweet, jam in aroma. Raspberry, sour, bit acidic, sweet in taste. Raspberry caramel in aftertaste. Sour mouthfeel. Very jammy brew.

MrTipple (4803) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 26, 2015
Aroma: raspberries. Appearance: slightly hazy, reddish, medium, reddish, frothy head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweets continue, light citrus, intense raspberries. Overall: OK Fruit Beer, nice raspberries. Bottle from Wittich Weine und Biere, Olten.

simongladding (10) - Hertford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2015
Nice raspberry aroma. Dark pink, not much of a head. Tart raspberry flavour, canít pick out much of the underlying beer flavour. Nice beer to experiment matching with sweet food.

JorgeLee (2092) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2015
Bottle from Whole Foods Kensington. Bright pink, some pinkish head with decent carbonation. I so wanted to hate this, bought it for cooking as they didnít have any Belgian fruit beers worthy of the name, and it looks like bright pink fruit juice! But itís nice, tart raspberries with a healthy dose of sweetness. It may not have the complexity of a lambic-based framboise but itís pretty tasty.

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