RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Made with a melange of real black raspberries and red raspberries for a stunning red color, pungent berry aroma and accented with a kiss of lemongrass.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ffaoe (727) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - APR 3, 2017
fruit aroma, raspberry most present. red in color with light head. taste is of raspeberry. finishes smooth and clean

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shadey (2101) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 21, 2017
Bottle. Hazy brown orange with thin spotty head. aroma is lightly fruity and spotty head. full bodied. interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
madmitch76 (24187) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2017
31st October 2016
Bottleshare at Matteos. Thanks to Wingman. Hazy pinky - orange beer, thin pale cream colour head. Palate is smooth and soft, modest carbonation. Tangy berry fruits and a little bitterish floralness. Smooth semi dry finish. Its a bit too recessed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
muzzlehatch (4939) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 20, 2016
12 ounce bottle from Our Daily Bread in Chatham, MA, served in a Lindemans glass about 10 minutes out of the fridge. Murky salmon-pink, largish fizzy head dies away immediately...tart raspberry aroma is rather faint and simple if not unpleasant...body is very dry and tart-to-sour, acidic, quite minimal sweetness, but the fruitiness is of the unripe and bitter type, not really that pleasant even to someone who loves lambic - its the particular kind of sourness and harshness thats the problem, like drinking something made from raw rhubarb or from thistle leaves... a few minutes sitting does smoothe it out and mellow things a bit, but this remains a harsh and unpleasant brew to my palate, with a stinging metallic quality to the finish to boot; low carbonation and slightly syrupy mouthfeel dont help matters. Its possible that this bottle is too old and has gone bad, but the date stamped on it indicates April of this year, and I cant imagine that an acidic fruit beer should go so off in 7-8 months, unless it was sitting in the sun for part of that time. Oh well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
The_Osprey (7731) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2016
Halloween 2016 - Can share at Matteos. Thanks Dave! As Two Roads Road Jam, 5.0%. Pours a pale peachy colour, hazy and opaque, foamy beige head. Aroma is rhubarb, raspberry and blackberry. Body is light, tingly carbonation, a little foamy. Taste is raspberry and blackcurrant, jammy sweet, dries out a little in the finish but its a sugar bomb. A bit sweet for my taste. Benefit of the doubt. (3.3)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (11413) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2016
Bottle shared at the inaugural Matteo tasting, 31/10/2016. Many thanks to the Wingman for this one A peach pink coloured pour with a lasting thin white head. Aroma is pale wheat Hibiscus raspberry, blackberry. Flavour is composed woody blackberry, raspberry, , pale wheat, slightly tangy. Hint of acid. Palate is fresh, highish carbonation, . Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (7632) - Rimini, ITALY - NOV 2, 2016
330ml can shared in Rich St. Many thanks to Wingman for this one. It pours a clean rose color with a small off white head. Aroma is sweet with loads of fresh raspberries. Taste is also sweet and fruity with notes of raspberries and tart cherries. Light bodied with OK carbonation. Overall, good fruit beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (20596) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2016
Can shared in London - big thanks to Dave. Pours unclear pink-red with a frothy, white head. Pleasant berries in the nose, some hibiscus, strawberry. Light sweet flavour with more fleshy berries, more strawberry, some wheat bread. Light bodied with fine to average carbonation. Decent balance in the finish, with more berries, strawberry. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (18706) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2016
Can at Matteo abode, thanks to Wingmane, 31/10/16. Light crimson with a moderate off white cap. Nose is jammy fruits, straw, raspberry jam pips, straw, toasted bread. Taste comprises much the same, jammy fruits, red berry fruit, straw, grains, raspberry jam. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent enough for style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tom10101 (5908) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 29, 2016
Can (12 oz) at home. Hazy amber-red with a medium pinkish head leaving little lacing. Aroma is raspberries forward but even though the description states its made with real raspberries it fels artificial to me with strong leafy notes and mild lemon presence. Taste is of raspberry jam with leafy notes, bile and some astringency. Light body. Medium-high carbonation with large bubbles creating an ample mouthfeel. Leafy finish. Its not horrible but I dont like the way raspberries comes out of this one and theres not much else going on in this beer.

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