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Raspberry Wheat - Chelsea Brewing Company

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Raspberry Wheat
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 19.52%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Chelsea Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 10-16-2002)
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New York

3.95/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured with a nice slightly off white head, this is a cloudy unfilted dark amber wheat beer. It has a nice look to it, and a good raspberry smell, not overwhelming but definately there.
The taste is good as well. Nice and easy, refreshing. Again, while you note the berry, it does not overwhelm. Thesee is a slightly off aftertaste that I cannot quite put my finger on. I didn't notice it in any other beers today, so it must just be this one. I note it at the end, detracting from the mouthfeel. All in all, a nice beer for a hot day. I could sit outside with a pitcher easily.

Serving type: on-tap

06-28-2004 13:57:11 | More by TheJudge
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3.58/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Brazen Head in Brooklyn.

Appearance: Pours a hazy, reddish copper. Topped by a thin head that leaves light patches of lace.

Smell: Just raspberries, but still pleasant.

Taste: Pretty standard for a wheat beer brewed with fruit. Some neutral graininess with raspberries to add some sweet and tart notes. There's a light bitterness, which was nice.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied, grainy, moderate carbonation.

Drinkability: Pretty tasty and drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

08-11-2007 21:18:56 | More by EPICAC
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New Jersey

2.13/5  rDev -36%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Light appearance, smelled slightly like raspberry, but not overly so. Everything seemed fine, and then I took a sip. The taste did not sit well with me. It's a little sweet, but not sweet enough. It's a little hoppy, but not hoppy enough. Overall, it just left a bitter taste. Combine that with being a bit too carbonated, and I felt like I was drinking a bad soda. After one, I was more than done.

Serving type: on-tap

04-09-2007 21:05:35 | More by micahgoldfus
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North Carolina

3.18/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Too sweet and too fruity for my palate. It poured pale copper in color with a foamy head that never quite went away. The hops were sweetened by the raspberry flavor. The fruit was also noticeable in the aroma. And the finish too. I was hoping for a slightly more bitterness to the hops, but the raspberry was so overwhelming. Not that it was bad, but it tasted too much like I was eating the fruit itself.

Serving type: on-tap

07-25-2004 04:26:44 | More by MuddyFeet
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3.8/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Hazed rusty amber colour with better than decent head retention. Light raspberry flavour and aroma with a mild tartness on the palate from both the fruit and wheat. Deep crispness with a hint of clove and grain in the back.

A very well made fruit beer without being sweet or oddly cloying like most are.

Serving type: on-tap

10-16-2002 14:34:17 | More by Jason
Raspberry Wheat from Chelsea Brewing Company
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