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Sea Dog Raspberry Wheat Ale - Sea Dog Brewing Company

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Sea Dog Raspberry Wheat AleSea Dog Raspberry Wheat Ale

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BA SCORE
70
okay

272 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 272
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 18.21%
Wants: 5
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sea Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Sea Dog Raspberry Wheat Ale is a dry, crisp refreshing ale with the added essence of raspberries.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-21-2002)
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Crumpetsnbeer

Maine

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

12-07-2013 20:57:47 | More by Crumpetsnbeer
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caverog

California

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

11-30-2013 04:24:48 | More by caverog
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tallfellapgh

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +32.5%

11-21-2013 01:59:18 | More by tallfellapgh
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Furlinator

California

3.24/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Pours translucent gold with thin white head that quickly fades to a thin film on top and leaves faint lace.

Smell is of grainy malt, strawberry (raspberry?), and faint apple.

Taste is malt, raspberry and apple.

Mouthfeel is watery and thin with medium carbonation.

Taste like a slightly alcoholic apple juice. Too thin, too tart and too sweet.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2013 08:09:20 | More by Furlinator
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Enriquehopnog

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

11-12-2013 21:40:16 | More by Enriquehopnog
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LosDiggity25

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

10-20-2013 11:01:38 | More by LosDiggity25
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TR0219

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +24.2%

10-11-2013 03:23:05 | More by TR0219
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

09-30-2013 20:01:30 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Phramboise

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

09-25-2013 02:46:15 | More by Phramboise
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -0.7%

09-17-2013 22:24:36 | More by jim_carignan
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DeeMalloy

Florida

3.25/5  rDev +7.6%

09-15-2013 03:41:14 | More by DeeMalloy
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Libragirl213

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

09-14-2013 14:54:26 | More by Libragirl213
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MPSTARR

Florida

3/5  rDev -0.7%

09-12-2013 00:36:25 | More by MPSTARR
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.49/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle marked 0224P. Sampled on September 5, 2013.

It pours golden yellow. The white fizzy head erupts briefly but fades just as quickly. Good clarity.

The aroma brings out raspberries on the forefront but the wheat can also be found in the background along with a clean hop note. Sweetness.

Light body but slightly acidic probably from the natural raspberry flavoring.

Raspberries are more than evident in the sweet taste with a more downplayed wheat note but it tastes natural and that's a plus. Mild clean hop finale. Better than the Sea Dog Apricot in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2013 21:11:30 | More by puboflyons
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drunkheathen

California

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

08-26-2013 23:11:42 | More by drunkheathen
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Cooker_stp

New York

3/5  rDev -0.7%

08-25-2013 12:49:45 | More by Cooker_stp
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Pours a mostly clear deep golden amber in color with some minimal amounts of visible carbonation as well as orangish amber highlights. The beer has a quarter finger tall sudsy beige head that quickly reduces to a couple of very small patches of very thin film and a very thin ring at the edges of the glass. Minimal amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of sugary sweet raspberry over a light hint of wheat. Kind of reminds me of early "craft" fruit wheat beers of the mid 1990s.

T: Upfront there is a light flavor of wheat that is fairly quickly overpowered by overly sweet raspberry - which tastes slightly artificial. Not cloying sweetness overall but an artificial sweetener raspberry flavors with some light amounts of breadiness. Hints of bitterness in the finish which fades quickly.

M: Medium bodied with light to moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Really reminds me of the early craft wheat/fruit beers that were available in the early to mid 1990s, refreshing and pretty easy to drink but nothing to get excited about.

Serving type: bottle

08-24-2013 01:19:54 | More by dbrauneis
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prepster_182

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +15.9%

08-12-2013 04:02:06 | More by prepster_182
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oldvines

Illinois

3/5  rDev -0.7%

08-10-2013 22:00:09 | More by oldvines
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KTCamm

New Jersey

2.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Pours light copper, fizzy white foam. Settles fully. Strong raspberry nose. Taste is thin. Watery. Light fruit in there. No body to speak of. Wholly unimpressive.

This just didn't work for me. I do like Sea Dog's blueberry offering, but this was a miss.

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2013 13:37:50 | More by KTCamm
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Lanstrum

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +49%

08-02-2013 21:02:37 | More by Lanstrum
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.64/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a golden color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of raspberries, not overpowering. Taste is tart, raspberry, some wheat, very refreshing and easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is an enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2013 13:34:51 | More by tone77
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sgregory

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -8.9%

07-28-2013 21:07:55 | More by sgregory
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -17.2%

07-21-2013 05:08:19 | More by bmjivi221
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jjamadorphd

Florida

2.89/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Another Sea Dog offering - another beer that was simply okay.

Its appearance was okay, your run-of-the-mill amber color, but the smell did surprise me. Very strong, and sweet smell of raspberry, but unfortunately, nothing else. It sloshes around your mouth thick and syrupy, light carbonation, but it does leave you with an aftertaste that I didn't like too much. Its taste was just a little under okay - very overwhelming raspberry flavor, but like the smell, nothing much else. Overall, I rated it okay, it's a nice after dinner brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 22:21:04 | More by jjamadorphd
Sea Dog Raspberry Wheat Ale from Sea Dog Brewing Company
70 out of 100 based on 272 ratings.