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Wild Raspberry Ale - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Wild Raspberry AleWild Raspberry Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

520 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 520
Reviews: 326
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 15.86%
Wants: 24
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-05-2002)
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bcsbeer

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-12-2013 04:44:29 | More by bcsbeer
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jakubh17

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-08-2013 03:47:18 | More by jakubh17
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ZachRusk

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

07-04-2013 02:51:20 | More by ZachRusk
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nyyfanatic213

New York

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

07-03-2013 00:17:06 | More by nyyfanatic213
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JamLand

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

06-26-2013 23:41:40 | More by JamLand
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Metaltildeath

Washington

4/5  rDev +13.3%

06-25-2013 14:36:21 | More by Metaltildeath
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Jade

Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -36.3%

06-21-2013 02:10:14 | More by Jade
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

06-18-2013 08:14:54 | More by jaxon53
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olbubba

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

05-30-2013 22:29:04 | More by olbubba
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

05-23-2013 18:45:19 | More by Slatetank
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -15%

05-16-2013 02:29:15 | More by MinorThreat
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leftoverburrito

Oregon

1.5/5  rDev -57.5%

05-08-2013 03:40:21 | More by leftoverburrito
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Janeinma

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +13.3%

05-05-2013 15:44:15 | More by Janeinma
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schaffer9252

New York

2.5/5  rDev -29.2%

05-04-2013 14:03:26 | More by schaffer9252
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ajtorres311

Florida

2.25/5  rDev -36.3%

05-01-2013 15:30:27 | More by ajtorres311
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ericdupont

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

04-21-2013 04:37:09 | More by ericdupont
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civicm87

New York

2.75/5  rDev -22.1%

04-08-2013 01:14:40 | More by civicm87
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bulldogg915

Wyoming

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

04-02-2013 21:36:26 | More by bulldogg915
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inbierveritas

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

03-25-2013 02:26:27 | More by inbierveritas
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psmith161

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

03-21-2013 02:37:00 | More by psmith161
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HalfFull

California

3.58/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz. brown capped bottle poured into a pint glass. This raspberry ale pours a bit on the brown side of red, has a bit of haze, and shows only a light cap of foam. Retention is light.

Aroma is unexpected and lacks fruit notes when cold, expanding some with warming. Bit malty and muddled for the style. Checking the date I see this was bottled on, well I can't really make it out. May be as old as July/2012 or as not so old as Dec/2012 given cryptic nature of a size .2 font. Still not as fresh as it could be. Continued warming does show more fruit and a light supporting hop note.

Flavor is more fruit forward but surely not in a roll up fruit sense. Offers decent depth of fruit and background malt character. Nothing to overwhelm, pleasant on the palate and more coarse than sweet yet with a firm berry character throughout. Nice full/coarse feel. In the end a solid offering from my perspective. Just the right amount of fruit and enough going on around it to pull it off.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2013 02:31:47 | More by HalfFull
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alelover

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

03-05-2013 21:13:00 | More by alelover
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cindyjeffsmith

Georgia

3.34/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: no head to speak of. The color is unique. A clear and dark handsome raspberry red.
Smell: pleasant enough and smelling of raspberries but tool subdued for my taste. It would be unfair to compare to Blushing Monk but I would hope for a nose comparable to say Sam Smith organic raspberry and just doesn't hold up.
Taste: much like the nose but I have to say very refreshing and quite good.
Overall: good but not as rich as I would like.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 00:40:00 | More by cindyjeffsmith
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vcoggins

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

03-01-2013 02:49:18 | More by vcoggins
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sixerofelixir

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -7.9%

02-28-2013 01:33:27 | More by sixerofelixir
Wild Raspberry Ale from Great Divide Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 520 ratings.