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RATINGS: 460   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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 Smiths 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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (35695) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2010
Bottled. A deep red beer with a thin brown beer. The aroma has strong notes of raspberries. The flavor is sweet with notes raspberries, as well as light notes of lemon and malt, leading to a lightly tart raspberry finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GKillian (525) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 6, 2010
Pours red with thick pink head (cute!) and some lacing. Very strong aroma of raspberry and nothing else. Same with taste. Fizzy. Women will like this.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Viper666 (3278) - Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 3, 2010
Bouteille 500ml, courtoisie de Hogtownharry. De couleur rouge fonce et voile. Nez fruit (framboises et moyen de cerises naturelles, lger de sirop de fruits) et lger de grains de malt. Moyenne-mince en bouche avec un ptillement moyen et une texture lgrement sirupeuse fruite. Got fruit (framboises sucres aux petites notes acides, lger de cerises) lors de lentre en bouche auquel se rajoute un lger got de grains de malt ainsi quun got sucr de sirop de fruits puis en finale lon retrouve des petites notes herbeuses. Post-got moyen, lgrement sucr et aux petites notes acides de fruits (framboises, notes de mot de cerises).

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Metalchopz (3203) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 2, 2010
An English brewery I always like to see at the LCBO. After having a few weak fruit beers from "Les Frres Houblons", I was expecting something good from this one. Pours a dark red colour with a rich red-pink creamy head that has good retention and beautiful lace. A full raspberry nose is felt, with the great fruit juice. Lightly bodied which makes this one quite refreshing. Does not seem weird (different) like most organic brews I have tastes. Some nice sweetness with the juice and a little sourness in the finish. A very well-balanced organic raspberry fruit beer.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (7239) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUL 29, 2010
Bottle 550 ml
Aroma fresh , clean ,sweet raspberry aroma, syrup like, True.
Appearance thick haze , tea like shade with medium lighter top.3-
Flavor and Palate : light bodied. tartness blessed with sweetness , raspberry fruit with sprinkle of sugar. Bit of carbonated mineral water to it. Late tartness noted.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strangebrewer (1222) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 22, 2010
bottle. Poured opaque reddish-brown with a large pink-beige head. Aroma is candied raspberry and sickly sweet. VERY sweet candied flavour with a malt undertone. A little dry, and a touch of alcohol. Palate is medium with average carbonation. A nice fruit beer without a sour taste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GRM (3858) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2010
Brown bottle, 500 ml, purchased at the LCBO, savoured on July 21 2010; eye: ruby, hazy, pinkish head that turns into a tiny ring, average lacing; nose: concentrated raspberry, fresh, sugar; mouth: concentrated strawberry, refreshing, sugar, finale all in concentrated raspberry, light body, average carbonation, mildly sweet, slight acidity, lightly sticky texture; overall: fine FRANAIS Bouteille brune, 500 ml, achete la LCBO, savoure le 21 juillet 2010; il : rubis, voile, mousse rose qui tombe et se transforme en un petit anneau, dentelle moyenne; nez : concentr de framboise, frais, sucre; bouche : concentr de framboise, rafrachissant, sucre, finale tout en extrait de framboise, corps lger, carbonatation moyenne, moyennement sucre, trs lgre acidit, texture lgrement collante; en rsum : bien

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
MiP (15378) - Snderborg, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2010
Bottle at K10. Almost clear dark red colour. Marcipan aroma and flavour. Sweet!

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (11514) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 13, 2010
LCBO bottle, aka Melbourne Brothers raspberry, and certainly in their way of making beer. Sticky enough to attract flies. Reddish with pink foam. On the sweet side, medium mouthfeel. A good tartness. Very berry. Decent fruit beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (7425) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 11, 2010
Bottle [550ml]. Pours a bubbly deep pink-amber with a large lasting fluffy pink head. Decent lacing. Nice aroma of tart raspberries, cherries too, lightly sweet and slightly earthy. Flavour of tart raspberries and some cherries backed by caramel malt and a dry, tart finish -- quite tasty. Gets a touch sweet after a while but never too much so. Carbonated just right for the style. Average bodied. Really good stuff, I need to get to the store for more pronto!


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