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Raspberry Wheat Ale - Garrison Brewing Company

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Raspberry Wheat AleRaspberry Wheat Ale

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78
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50 Ratings
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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.34
pDev: 15.87%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Garrison Brewing Company visit their website
Nova Scotia, Canada

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This golden wheat ale comes alive with it’s unique, natural raspberry flavour. A crisp, refreshing, one-of-a-kind taste that’s a perfect summer thirst quencher!

13 IBU

(Beer added by: Bunnyhop on 02-18-2003)
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Reviews by wordemupg:
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

341ml bottle poured into pint glass nov30 2009

A slightly cloudy peachy yellow with nice carbonation but a very short lived head that left no lace

S raspberry comes through more then anything else but I do pick up on a little honey and some tropical fruit

T I pick up on a little bread on top of what I smell

M light and smooth with decent carbonation makes it feel even lighter

D not bad in between stouts and IPA's and even on this snowy day it went down pretty quick

thanks again to Long813 for this one another decent beer I just can't get this far west.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2009 05:22:33 | More by wordemupg
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

06-27-2014 00:37:46 | More by cam477
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sdm9465

Nova Scotia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

06-18-2014 15:57:38 | More by sdm9465
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krome

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +34.7%

06-17-2014 17:14:17 | More by krome
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TheSevenDuffs

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

06-06-2014 19:59:26 | More by TheSevenDuffs
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lgmol

Nova Scotia (Canada)

3/5  rDev -10.2%

04-15-2014 11:21:35 | More by lgmol
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Jeffry-Mazerolle

New Brunswick (Canada)

1/5  rDev -70.1%

02-27-2014 20:24:34 | More by Jeffry-Mazerolle
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lacqueredmouse

Australia

2.5/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

11.5oz (?) bottle purchased from the brewery by my Mum and brought back to Australia. Shared with @LaitueGonflable.

Pours a very pale golden colour, very clear and very bright in the body. Carbonation is extremely coarse and rather effervescent. Crazy head of off-white forms very solidly despite a gentle pour. Specked in the body with bits of chunks when the sediment is aroused. Body is very light. Overall, it looks okay, but not really better than that.

Nose smells intensely of raspberries, but with a thick sugary sweetness. Slight vegetative undertone, but not really much contribution from anything else. It's intense, but a little bit one-dimensional.

Taste is very disappointing by comparison. Here, there's a huge clinging yeasty earthiness, which lambasts the more subtle raspberry character, making it feel small and meek. Bready tones come through as well. There is a touch of raspberry on the front, but stacks of that nasty woody, yeasty, nasty nastiness on the back. It's a big shame.

Feel is very light, leaving nothing to the imagination.

Overall, this isn't very good. It's weird, which at least makes it interesting, but the characters don't mesh well together. In the end, it didn't do much for me.

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2013 06:38:28 | More by lacqueredmouse
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Exeter

Alberta (Canada)

3/5  rDev -10.2%

12-21-2013 06:19:53 | More by Exeter
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StomachUlcers

New Brunswick (Canada)

3/5  rDev -10.2%

11-21-2013 01:53:51 | More by StomachUlcers
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djcreepshow

Nova Scotia (Canada)

3/5  rDev -10.2%

04-07-2013 15:46:27 | More by djcreepshow
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TimeLincoln

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +4.8%

03-10-2013 18:36:31 | More by TimeLincoln
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Idrankthat

Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -2.7%

10-13-2012 04:26:43 | More by Idrankthat
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CurtisD

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

09-06-2012 00:39:39 | More by CurtisD
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Cris4545

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -17.7%

08-11-2012 03:05:05 | More by Cris4545
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graybayou

Nova Scotia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +12.3%

07-07-2012 21:50:36 | More by graybayou
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leaddog

Alberta (Canada)

3.58/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- Pours a peachy blush colour with a 1/2 finger width of bubbly head.

Smell- Raspberries, wheat malts, strawberries, lemon/orange zest.

Taste- Natural raspberry flavour. Well balanced with the wheat taste. A little sweet but has the perfect amount of sweetness. A little bit of bitterness in the aftertaste which is a little surprising.

Mouthfeel- Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Maybe a tad thin.

Overall- A tasty raspberry wheat ale by Garrison. Good raspberry flavour but not overly sweet. The aftertaste could use a little tweaking but otherwise, perfect for a summer day.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2012 03:46:11 | More by leaddog
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Mora2000

Texas

3.15/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to my dad for sharing this bottle.

The beer pours an orange color with a white head. The aroma is full of syrupy raspberry with some wheat notes thrown in for good measure. The flavor follows suit. I get a lot of raspberry, as well as some grain and wheat notes. Thin mouthfeel and high carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2012 03:19:04 | More by Mora2000
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3/5  rDev -10.2%

03-29-2012 17:00:46 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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hopsolutely

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -10.2%

01-20-2012 02:16:52 | More by hopsolutely
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CoreyJKelly

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -10.2%

01-17-2012 04:03:14 | More by CoreyJKelly
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Skizem

New Brunswick (Canada)

3/5  rDev -10.2%

12-23-2011 22:31:15 | More by Skizem
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Long813

Ontario (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear golden-orange body with three fingers of white fluffy head. Retention is great and leaves some nice lacing.

S: Aroma consists of sweet raspberry and some moderate grains. Very pleasing fruity notes.

T: Great notes of sweet raspberries and some nice hops. Quite simple in flavours.

M: Light bodied and medium-high carbonation. Texture is water light and leaves a sweet berry finish.

O: Pleasing beer, but with it's lack of dimensional character I can only drink one or two in a sitting. Good nonetheless.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2011 02:45:44 | More by Long813
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mikereaser

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a light clear orangish copper with an inch of white foam that faded fairly quickly to just a layer of tiny bubbles
S - The aroma is a nice raspberry smell with just a bit of malty sweetness, really nice aroma
T - Flavor is a nice light wheat grain with hints of lemon and a nice amount of raspberry, its not overdone and blends nicely with the light beer
M - light bodied, crisp carbonation
D - very easy to drink and enjoy. My parents met the brewer on a recent trip and this was their favorite.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2011 02:03:10 | More by mikereaser
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Shadman

Alberta (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased the mixed 6 @ Trackside Liquor in Medicine Hat..

Looks great. Nice. slightly hazy golden colour, great head and lacing..

Sweet honey and floral, ripe raspberry...hmmmm nice!

Really good..lot's of stuff going on here. Clover honey with a hint of raspberry, toasted malts, decent dose of hop bitterness, Finishes with a mix of raspberry tartness and hop bitterness. Makes me want to have another sip.

Feel is medium-light and the carbonation works well for my palate.

Very good, refreshing fruit beer. I liked it muchly

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2011 01:51:12 | More by Shadman
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