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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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BA SCORE
86
very good

359 Ratings
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Ratings: 359
Reviews: 156
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.24%
Wants: 19
Gots: 10 | 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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Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

11-18-2012 02:03:06 | More by simi46
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

11-13-2012 14:55:38 | More by scottypinthemix
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nickfran

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

11-10-2012 23:39:42 | More by nickfran
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strongaf

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-31-2012 03:09:15 | More by strongaf
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intoxabroad

Taiwan

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-23-2012 16:59:43 | More by intoxabroad
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archero

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-22-2012 03:12:11 | More by archero
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Fletchorama

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

10-15-2012 05:26:56 | More by Fletchorama
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

10-08-2012 17:42:23 | More by Molson2000
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a wine glass.

A co-worker of mine suggested I give this one a try, and, since he seemed so jazzed about it, I had to take his recommendation to heart. It pours a mostly clear deep ruby topped by two fingers of pink-ish-cream foam. The nose comprises rich raspberry, sweet almost to the point of raspberry syrup. Honestly, I can't get much else, but I'm also not all that upset about that fact. The taste sticks with the raspberry theme, but goes slightly tarter here, maintaining the notion that actual raspberries were used in the production of this beer, rather than some sort of artificial flavoring and whatnot. Good times. The body is a surprisingly light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a lightly sticky finish. Overall, a very nice raspberry beer. Nothing left to say really...raspberry (there, now it seems like enough mentions of "raspberry").

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2012 05:39:12 | More by TMoney2591
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bigox420

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -21.9%

10-07-2012 01:52:52 | More by bigox420
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smutty33

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

10-01-2012 16:46:51 | More by smutty33
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Mardrommar

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

09-27-2012 20:10:28 | More by Mardrommar
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wvsabbath

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving Type - 18.7 oz bottle

Appearance - Dark tan with a marroon tint. SLight 1/8 inch head with some lacing.

Smell - Strong raspberry, some malts, added sugars, some wine like aroma.

Taste - Straight up raspberry with a malt backbone. Somewhere between a wine cooler and a table wine. Crisp, clean and fruity. A little caramel malt in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Sweet, crisp and a little bitter on tounge. Palate gets more raspberry and some malts. Aftertaste is clean, lighty bitter and sweet.

Overall - A nice, flavorful and easy to enjoy fruit beer. Lots of flavor, not overly sweet or bitter, and no alcohol to speak of. Worth a drink for sure.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2012 23:57:02 | More by wvsabbath
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IvoryFoxhole

Virginia

3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 18.7 oz bottle into pilsner glass

A) Nice deep ruby/garnet color. Pretty good-sizd head, dissipates quickly and leaves a fair amount of sticky lacing

S) Does indeed smell very pleasant, sweet raspberry and some malt.

T) It's all raspberry, maybe some light grains. Very, very sweet, probably too sweet for even a fruit beer. Not bad, but could be dialed back and balanced a bit

M) Drinks pretty easily, mild carbonation and some drying on finish. Sweetness gets somewhat cloying after a while.

O) A nice fruit beer, just a bit too sweet.

Serving type: bottle

09-24-2012 02:11:11 | More by IvoryFoxhole
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Musicjack


3/5  rDev -21.9%

09-09-2012 07:04:01 | More by Musicjack
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JohnnyMc

Ohio

3.4/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

One of the very few Fruit Beers I have ever tried.

Pours out a very deep amber/ruby red with about 2 fingers of slightly pink head.

The aroma has a ton of pure raspberry along with hints of wheat and not much else.

The taste is also dominated by the raspberry taste, but it tastes like actual fruit, not filler. It's a very good balance between the sweetness coming from a raspberry and tartness as well. It's more tart than I would have assumed, but not sour. It's like drinking pure raspberry juice with some carbonation. The wheat is there, but it's very subtle

The mouthfeel is on the lighter medium side and it finishes somewhat dry.

Overall, I really enjoyed this beer, but the sweetness after awhile does sneak up on you and becomes a little cloying. Still, if you want a pure Fruit Beer then this is definitely worth checking out.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2012 16:35:42 | More by JohnnyMc
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Rmatuszak2

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

09-06-2012 02:04:45 | More by Rmatuszak2
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

09-06-2012 01:59:51 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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Maegodfrey14


3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

09-03-2012 23:38:50 | More by Maegodfrey14
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JasonSiedman

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

08-30-2012 18:17:37 | More by JasonSiedman
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edwardprung

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

08-28-2012 23:13:10 | More by edwardprung
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videofrog

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-25-2012 16:31:21 | More by videofrog
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SirIPAalot


4/5  rDev +4.2%

08-19-2012 17:09:27 | More by SirIPAalot
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creez

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-13-2012 19:47:39 | More by creez
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coder


3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-09-2012 03:49:06 | More by coder
Samuel Smith's Organic Raspberry Fruit Beer from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
86 out of 100 based on 359 ratings.