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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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280 Ratings

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Ratings: 280
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.03
pDev: 18.81%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | 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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Photo of prepster_182
3.5/5  rDev +15.5%

prepster_182, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of oldvines
3/5  rDev -1%

oldvines, Aug 10, 2013
Photo of KTCamm
2.85/5  rDev -5.9%

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.

KTCamm, Aug 10, 2013
Photo of Lanstrum
4.5/5  rDev +48.5%

Lanstrum, Aug 02, 2013
Photo of tone77
3.64/5  rDev +20.1%

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.

tone77, Jul 30, 2013
Photo of sgregory
2.75/5  rDev -9.2%

sgregory, Jul 28, 2013
Photo of bmjivi221
2.5/5  rDev -17.5%

bmjivi221, Jul 21, 2013
Photo of jjamadorphd
2.89/5  rDev -4.6%

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.

jjamadorphd, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of brandonkr
3.75/5  rDev +23.8%

brandonkr, Jul 08, 2013
Photo of Tatuchris
2.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Tatuchris, Jul 07, 2013
Photo of beernads
2.5/5  rDev -17.5%

beernads, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of Runs_with_beer
3.7/5  rDev +22.1%

The smell is almost as heavy as Wild Red, and very sugary. But once it is poured, you can tell there will be a big difference between the two. The swallow has an incredibly creamy mouthfeel, especially for an ale, and the taste is exquisite. At first, it tastes like your average lager, with just a little more bitterness, but as the beer moves from front to back on the tongue the raspberry flavor reaches your palate and stays, until the end, which is crisp and only leaves the slightest film in the mouth. It's like candy in a glass, but without all that extra sugar that usually comes in a cider. Definitely a sessionable fruit beer if I've ever had one.

Runs_with_beer, Jul 02, 2013
Photo of keeganfrank
3.23/5  rDev +6.6%

Golden beer with a thin, bubbly head. Strong aromas of perfumy berries, can't detect much else. Flavors of sweet berry and bread. I was hoping for more tartness from the raspberry, but it's very sweet. This brew does go down smooth and easy, though.

keeganfrank, Jun 25, 2013
Photo of Danno48
3.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Danno48, Jun 22, 2013
Photo of Satsuma
2.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Satsuma, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of pjkelley82
4.04/5  rDev +33.3%

I don't know why this brewery gets so much slack. I must like bad beers.

This is by far the best raspberry beer I've had... hands down..

A big thing for me in fruit beers is it not to be overpowering and the raspberry and blueberry were neither. The apricot on the other hand was like drinking the actual juice.... but anyways....

Had a nice appearance and wonderfully smell to it... again not overpowering. The taste was smooth, clean and crisp with raspberries at the end dancing around on the front of your tongue. Not aftificial tasting at all... very clean crisp finish...

Picked up a Growler after eating at the restaurant... If you are a fruit beer fan just go out there and try it. It will not disappoint.

pjkelley82, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of williamjbauer
3/5  rDev -1%

williamjbauer, Jun 03, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -25.7%

rderedin, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of LambicKing
2.5/5  rDev -17.5%

LambicKing, May 28, 2013
Photo of Snellgg5
3.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Snellgg5, May 27, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -25.7%

twenty5, May 15, 2013
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3/5  rDev -1%

mendvicdog, May 10, 2013
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3/5  rDev -1%

mobrockman, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of Kelp
3.75/5  rDev +23.8%

Kelp, Apr 27, 2013
Sea Dog Raspberry Wheat Ale from Sea Dog Brewing Company
71 out of 100 based on 280 ratings.