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RATINGS: 456   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Liquified laughter from fruit filled disaster.
Simply put: Fruit Rye Ale. A bountiful blend of toasted rye flakes and two row malted barley make wort fermented with 200 pounds of pureed strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and blackberries resulting in a sweet fruity delicacy. Intoxicatingly refreshing and brewed special for those ladies who enjoy their wine.

14-15 I.B.U.’s
20 deg. Plato
7.5-9 % A.B.V.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
3Faveryrogue (181) - Aslip, Illinois, USA - JUN 7, 2010
Dude. How am I expected to like a beer that plainly says in the RB descript "brewed special for those LADIES who enjoy their wine."? I’ll give it a shot. How off-putting. [A] Aroma is non-offensive berry. Banana. Strawberry. Pleasant fruit. Without being too rotten, artificial, weak, or up front. [A] Clear amber. Reddish, with pink-white head. [F] Its a fruit beer. Did you expect roast, maybe? No. Fruity, slightly tart flavors. Actually, banana, or yeastiness follows through. Rye, not so much. And the fruit variety is actually, yes, that of an Arbor Mist or MD 20/20 wine. So-so. [P] Bottled, on a hot day, I could probably do this much better than any other fruit beer, period. 9% could catch up quick, as it is not at all noticeable. Drinkable. But, you have to look past the fruit, I guess. Light. Highly carbonated, crisp mouth. [O] Decent fruit beer. One of the few impressions from Short’s brewery I’ve had. And it’s no Berry Weiss. So I guess I could have hated this more. But I don’t think Short’s needs to worry about its feminine appeal.

FatPhil (16382) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 19, 2017
650ml bottle (Beerfox, Riga) (5:3:5:3-:10-=2.6--)
Sweet honey in the aroma and taste, hints at diacetyl. More berries in the aroma than taste, which is a bit watery, and buttery. Dirty in appearance, not particularly appealing. Fruit juice meh.

Rubin77 (2246) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 13, 2017
F: thin, white, quick gone. C: red/gold, hazy. A: malt, raspberries, strawberries, red berries. T: raspberries, strawberries, blueberries, light body, low/medium carbonation, good, sample from bottle @ RBESG 2017, Grand tasting in Tallin, Estonia.

Marduk (7936) - Reval, ESTONIA - AUG 3, 2017
355ml bottle (Beerfox, Riga). Ruby red color. Small size, off-white bubbly head, stays. Sour, acidic, caramel in aroma. Raspberries, juicy, raw blackberries, acidic in taste. Raw raspberries and acidic in aftertaste. Sharp mouthfeel. Drinkable brew.

VamboladeTolly (2120) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 31, 2017
Bottle @beerfox, Riga. Pours reddish amber with nice yellowish head. Aroma: lot of berries, strawberry, blueberries, raspberries, flourish. Taste : sweet and sour, berries still, weak vinegar, strawberry, blueberries, raspberries. Up to medium body. Sourish finish.

MrBeerFanatic (1064) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUL 30, 2017
Light caramel with light red hues and a flat head. Aromas of cotton candy, raspberries, strawberries, caramel. Flavors upfront raspberries, slight blueberry, straw with a maize aftertaste finish. Lightly sweet with a touch of tart. The fruit flavors are light but very noticeable just not in the most perfect way. I like the authentic fruit flavors!

gripweed57 (2590) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JUL 29, 2017
12 ounce bottle. Amber orange color with a hint of red. Large rocky beige head. Fruity caramel malt nose. First sip is tart berries and toasted malt. Rustic bread, raspberries. Lemon peel, rhubarb and grassy hops.

gnoff (10711) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2017
RBESG 2017, Grand Tasting, sampled on July 22, 2017.
From bottle.
Hazy pink color, white head. Sweet, berries scent. Fruity, chemical taste. Bitter, pips aftertaste. Medium and fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness.

mjs (7470) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2017
(Sample from a bottle at RBESG 2017 Grand Tasting) The beer poured pale red and clear. Its head was medium sized and white. Aroma had sweetness and raspberries. Palate was medium bodied with medium carbonation. Flavours were sweetness, raspberries, fruitiness and bitterness. Aftertaste had raspberries and bitterness. A surprisingly nice brew dominated by fruits.

VastActiv (7242) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 22, 2017
Sample from the bottle at RBESG 2017, Tallinn. Color is pinkish red with small white head. Aromas and flavors: Berries, strawberries, sweetness and some malts.

martjoobolut (4503) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 22, 2017
Bottle. Pours pink. Aroma is sweet,sour , raspberries, malt. Flavor is sweet and bitter, fruits, malt. Overall: good.

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