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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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A light, refreshing fruit beer fremented with over 500 pounds of real raspberries! At 6.2% ABV it is in the early reaches of the strong biére category! This ruby red, sour mashed and oak aged weiss beer is for everyone. Maybe some oak, cherry and vanilla come through? Try mixing it with our currently offered stout, on tap. It is real, it is right and it works. The freshest framboise on tap in town, no question!

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3.1
HonusWagner (2168) - Florida, USA - APR 9, 2017
You get what you’d expect based on the rest of their offerings. It’s not a revolutionary raspberry Berliner or anything. It’s a mildly tart fruit beer in the classic brewpub tradition. Like most of the rest of their offerings it will be plenty satisfying to the palate of someone who just wants a deviation from the American pale lager but nowhere near what a modern craft drinker hopes for. This place will probably stick around for a long time but you wish they’d really go for something bolder.

1.8
omhper (25119) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 11, 2017
Keg at Vermont Pub & Brewery, Burlington. Clear copper red, miniscule head. Aroma of raspberry jam. Sweet with medium body and clean mouthfeel. Raspberries and strawberries. Not much else. Low bitterness. Not much going for it.

3.3
brokensail (16449) - Dublin, California, USA - SEP 8, 2016
On tap @ Vermont Pub & Brewery. Clear red beer with a soapy off-white head. A lot of raspberry syrup here, that’s kind of what this beer is for the most part. A bit of grass, some sweet fruit punch, and berry jam. It’s really one-way traffic here: sweet fruit syrup and soda. It’s fine enough. Probably the best of the beers we ordered.

3.9
Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - MAY 20, 2016
On tap at the brewpub. This was poured into a pilsener glass. The appearance was a nice looking hazy dark amber, almost pink color. Nice frothy white head. Slow dissipation. The smell had some tart cherries, semi-sweet yet sour. Underscore of citrus. Sweet to sour grapes. The taste was mainly the same bringing together the tart and the sweet and the sour. Citrus to sour cherry aftertaste. Semi-smooth wet sour cherry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a pretty good sessionability about it. Carbonation runs fairly light. Sour harshness hits my tongue just right. Overall, fruit beer or sour beer, doesn’t really matter too much to me as I’d say this was very good and I’m sure to come back to.

3.4
Drake (13737) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 2, 2015
New England Bucket List Trip #131. Keg at the brewpub. Pours a clear vibrant red with a thin fizzy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of tart raspberry, concord grapes, pale malt. The taste is spice, tart raspberry, concord grapes, pale malt. Medium bodied, lingering tartness.

3.5
BeerGolem (828) - Quebec, CANADA - NOV 14, 2014
Sample on tap at Brewpub (Burlington). Pours ruby red. Aroma is a great mix of rasberry and cherries. Taste is bit thin unfortunatey. Some sourness. Probably more interesting in a pint. Good fruit beer.

3.3
AdamChandler (5051) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 9, 2014
blood red pink. Smells like a fruit bomb. lots of cherry, strawberry, hay straw. Tart, sour and refreshing. some sweetness at the start, little at the finish. Very fruity…girly.

2.7
cfrancis (3446) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2014
Pours a light pinkish gold with a small white ring. Aroma is raspberry and light grain. Taste is more raspberry juice than anything funky. Tiny oak characteristics provide dryness.

3.2
mabel (9246) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 8, 2014
[5286-20130428] Tap. Raspberry juice aroma has a light straw background. Clear, bright red body with a quick foamy white pink head. Raspberry fruity yeast flavour has a lightly soured cherry note initially. Medium body. Refreshing, drinkable. (6/3/7/3/13) 3.2
(@ brewpub, Burlington, VT)

4.6
Beautiful_beer (1) - Alpharetta, Georgia, USA - FEB 11, 2014 does not count
First off, if your drinking it now, I’m jealous. You can’t get it anywhere but in the Vermont pub and brewery. I fell in love with sour mash beers there. The moment they set it in front of you, you can tell it’s something special. It’s raspberry red color is inviting. The nose is a blast of fresh raspberries and hint of oak from the casks. So smooth and refreshing, it screams beautiful summer days in burlington. At 6.2 percent, it’s like a beautiful woman who loves you then tears your heart out. Cheers.


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