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Dark Horse Raspberry Ale - Dark Horse Brewing Company

Dark Horse Raspberry AleDark Horse Raspberry Ale

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BA SCORE
77
okay

433 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 433
Reviews: 213
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 15.82%


Brewed by:
Dark Horse Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 08-05-2003)
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Reviews by JohnQVegas:
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JohnQVegas

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3.58/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Another bottle into Sam Adams sensory glass, courtesy of the good Mr. Alewatcher - dhan'yavāda, Jeff.

Pours a cloudy coppery straw color, with a fluffy bone-white head and pretty good retention. Light lacing.

Nose is light, raspberry with a bit of wheaty, doughy sourdough. Crisp.

Taste is not what I expected from a fruit/vegetable beer - namely, the lack of fruit. Big, crisp, wheaty bite right up front is nice, with a lightly tart raspberry note adding a bit of brightness, though it fades fairly quickly. Light sweetness lingers just long enough, fading out on a wheaty finish that carries just a wee bit of raspberry. More an American wheat beer with fruit than a fruit beer, in my opinion. Still, tastes fresh and authentic, which is way better than many I've tried.

Mouthfeel is light, crisp and a bit on the lightly fizzy side, refreshing and clean.

A nice, refreshing summer beer. Enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2011 21:50:39 | More by JohnQVegas
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Dark Horse Raspberry Ale from Dark Horse Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 433 ratings.