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Samuel Smith's Organic Raspberry Fruit Beer - Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

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Samuel Smith's Organic Raspberry Fruit BeerSamuel Smith's Organic Raspberry Fruit Beer

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very good

386 Ratings
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Ratings: 386
Reviews: 160
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 21
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster) visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TKempe on 01-20-2009)
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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

vicsju1991, Mar 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Phillyz, Mar 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

match1112, Mar 03, 2013
Photo of Kerrie
4.16/5  rDev +8.3%

I reviewed the Organic Strawberry last week and loved it, so it's time to give this one a shot!

A- Looks dark copper with a pinkish head (one finger or so, which doesn't last too long) and some decent lacing.

S- Smells like tart fruit, thankfully not artificial. Not sure if I'd be able to tell it was raspberry simply due to the smell, though.

T- Tastes like tart raspberries. The aftertaste is pleasant and lingers for quite a bit.

M- Light and fruity, but not thin or watery. Perfect for this type of beer.

Overall, I like it, but I was far more impressed with the strawberry. I suppose it depends on your fruit preference, though. That said, the Organic Strawberry had more of a strawberry/sweet flavor than this does a raspberry one.

Kerrie, Feb 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

bdonley5, Feb 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Danielr26, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of oline73
3.46/5  rDev -9.9%

Poured from the bottle into a wine glass.

Pours a hazy reddish color with some off white head. The smell is quite mild and not overly fruity. The flavor is quite sweet and full of raspberries. A bit like fruit juice with an acidic note as well. Nothing I need to have again.

oline73, Feb 17, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

buckyp, Feb 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

prisoner1572, Feb 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

rob133, Jan 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Liquoric3, Jan 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

dmorgan310, Jan 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

doc17325, Jan 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

iKrystin, Jan 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

boartfield1, Jan 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

hilgart1, Jan 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

UncleBuccs, Jan 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

OregonGrown7, Dec 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

t0rin0, Dec 27, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

wer, Dec 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

wembly13, Dec 16, 2012
Photo of Jamesthebrit
3.58/5  rDev -6.8%

A: Sort of like a hazy red color. I mean, it looks good enough. Little head but leaves lacing.

S: Bam! Hits you with sweetness and raspberry. Very fruity, very nice.

T: Pretty good but a bit unbalanced. Sweetness is a bit too much. Raspberry is a little muddled under a candy overtone. Otherwise not too bad.

M: Sits light. Carbonation is overpowering. Again, not bad but average indeed.

This being the last of the Sam Smith fruit beers I had to try, it's better than the others (except apricot which was great) this beer is still not mind blowing. The sweetness is out of control which, as I like lambics, is something to say. Other lambics/fruit beers I've had seem to have more balance. Not bad, but there are better options.

Jamesthebrit, Dec 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

brother_rat, Dec 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

JSchock7, Dec 06, 2012
Photo of scratch69
4.23/5  rDev +10.2%

I poured a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance- Cloudy, dark ruby color with two fingers worth of fizzy, reddish colored head. Fair amount of lacing.

Smell- Raspberries and a hint of malt.

Taste- Sweet raspberry flavor with some malt. Slight tart finish.

Mouthfeel- On the light end of medium bodied. Crisp with a moderate amount of fizzy carbonation.

Overall- This is one of the better fruit beers that I have had. Very good , but if you are not into sweet fruit beers stay away from this.

scratch69, Dec 02, 2012
Samuel Smith's Organic Raspberry Fruit Beer from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
86 out of 100 based on 386 ratings.