RATINGS: 268   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
An unforgettable wheat ale brewed with German Pils and Wheat malts and Tradition hops, with 1 lb. of red and black raspberries per gallon of beer. This beer features a tart finish and a sugary sorbet aroma.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
footbalm (1219) - Western Minneapolis Suburbs, Minnesota, USA - NOV 18, 2006
I got 3 of these in trades. Their brews can be hit or miss and this one is a miss. The fruit is overwhelmed but a funky sourness or something. I gave two bottles of this away.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
puzzl (3258) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 17, 2006
Very dissappointed. This really offered little more to me than your typical x fruit American wheat does. Maybe the fruit was a little more dominant -- which is good, as it blocks out the horrible base -- but it still sat on an ugly, mealy, half sour unrefined grain bed that does nothing but get in the way. It was also not nearly as thick or syupry as I was hoping, a la Raspberry Tart -- which is what every sane brewer should be aiming for.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheEpeeist (3709) - Media, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2006
25.4 oz bottle. Clear, bubbly burgundy with a pretty purple-pink head. Raspberry candy. Sweet, yes, but not too much. Some granny smith and grapefruit pith. Needs a bit more carb, body and denser flavor. Pleasant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ty5592 (1018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 7, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2006 Bottle. If you like raspberries you should like this fruity brew. Pretty raspberry color with fresh raspberry aroma. The taste was fizzy and tart. I remember when they 1st started making this...they must have changed the receipe...oh well

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
dolemike1 (1288) - Jeannette, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 7, 2006
EHHH... this beer sucks. Like drinking a raspberry wine cooler. Had a nice raspberry aroma, no head, purplish/red color, and not particularly sweet or tart. like a fizzy wheat beer or wine cooler. Dreadful

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zathrus13 (1776) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - NOV 6, 2006
Red, pink, and a little bown, with a pink head. Aromas are raspberries and grapes. Flavors are tart raspberries and wheat. Thin body, lots of carbonation. Alcohol is well hidden.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoeMcPhee (9426) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 2, 2006
Deep red-purple colour with a bright red head. Great blackberry aroma, sweet fruity with a touch of peppery character in the back. Flavour is also quite fruity with peppery/wheaty notes. Lacks a lot of the acidity that I feel a beer like this needs to brighten up the flavour. Not bad, but could be better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pineypower (3247) - Ocean County, New Jersey, USA - NOV 1, 2006
Bottle....with a tight cork that makes a nice "pop" sound when released. Pours out a pinkish red with a light pink head. Aroma is of raspberry with some tart notes. The taste wasnt as tart as I would have expected. Nice balance of sweet and tart as I find some fruit beers to be far too tart. Solid beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorwart (2578) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - OCT 29, 2006
Damn this thing was corked tight. Tons of carbonation. Lite and fizzy and soda like. Bubbles coating the inside of the glass. Nice carboantion keeps a thin and short lived wisp of foam on the surface. Light purple head. Color is a dark crimson raspberry. Definite raspberry aroma with some grapes in there also. Light and fizzy in the mouth. Hint of tartness and more raspberries. Light malts in there also. Semi dry palate. Finish is pretty clean with a light tart dry raspberry flavor. An ok brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adrian910ss (2571) - Doylestown, PA, USA - OCT 26, 2006
750 ml bottle. Pours a purple cranberry color with a thick purple beige head that fizzes out after a few minutes. Aroma is of red raspberries and grape juice. Taste is all raspberries and carbonation. Almost like drinking a sugarless raspberry cranberry/grape soft drink. Different, nothing spectacular.

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