Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock - Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
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Reviews by blakesell:
4.03/5 rDev -8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
2007 seven oz bottle bought at the brewery. Opened as an after Gravity head 2010 'victory lap' beer. Poured into a New Holland beveled (english?) pint style glass.
Appearance- Beer pours a dark amber with some reddish hues. Cloudy, with very slow moving tiny carbonation bubbles that look as if they are rising out of syrup or something thicker than beer. Lacing is unseen but there are some hard alcohol 'legs' going on when the glass is swirled.
Smell- Raspberry, chocolate, booze, and slight maple notes hiding out in the background. I'm trying for the malt/hops but I'm just not getting past all that booziness and raspberry. There's nothing wrong with the aroma, but the nose is covering up other valuable scents that should also be there.
Taste- Strong raspberry, strong esters, this shows very little of it actually being a beer. It is however excellent and delicious. It's if cough syrup tasted good, this would be what it would taste like. There is that same hint of chocolate on the flavor as there is in the smell and that bit of maple syrup. I hate to mirror the smell, but that's the way it goes.
Mouthfeel- Thick and sticky, warming and mouth coating, full bodied and ever so lightly carbonated. Gluey, creamy, still a bit of fantastic.
Drinkability- I've had this on tap and now today in the bottle, I have not been disappointed by a single Kuhnhenn beer, and I would love to go back to the brewery for more of anything they have to offer.
Serving type: bottle
03-01-2010 00:11:05 | More by blakesell
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4.73/5 rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Poured from a 375 mL bottle into an enlarged wine glass. This is the 2012 version
Appearance: Pours a dark raspberry red and gives a half finger of reddish-tan head which fade almost immediately to nothing.
Smell: Huge aroma - when I poured it, the aroma filled up the room: BIG raspberry, molasses, caramel, brown sugar, chocolate dipped raspberries, bourbon, oak, vanilla, toffee. Big and complex.
Taste: Holy cow, huge flavor (I think my eyes are watering): Big delicious raspberry, caramel, brown sugar, toffee, bourbon. Quite sweet, but really delicious flavors. Jammy and syrupy raspberry take the lead with some bourbon-like qualities playing wonderfully beside.
Mouth-feel: Low to medium carbonation with a thick, sticky, syrupy body. Finishes a bit sweet. The alcohol is masked masterfully.
Overall: This is an awesome, huge raspberry beer. The raspberry is amazingly pronounced but wonderful. Other players include chocolate, vanilla, toffee, molasses. This is surprisingly drinkable. I'm definitely glad I drank the whole 375 mL bottle!
Serving type: bottle
06-15-2014 22:32:25 | More by Resuin
Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 846 ratings.