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Raspberry Wheat - Chelsea Brewing Company

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Raspberry Wheat
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6 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 18.24%
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 6 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by TheJudge:
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3.95/5  rDev +16.2%
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.

TheJudge, Jun 28, 2004
More User Reviews:
Photo of Jason
3.8/5  rDev +11.8%
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.

Jason, Oct 16, 2002
Photo of micahgoldfus
2.13/5  rDev -37.4%
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.

micahgoldfus, Apr 09, 2007
Photo of probert
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

probert, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of MuddyFeet
3.18/5  rDev -6.5%
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.

MuddyFeet, Jul 25, 2004
Photo of EPICAC
3.58/5  rDev +5.3%
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.

EPICAC, Aug 11, 2007
Raspberry Wheat from Chelsea Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.