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Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock - Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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Ratings: 843
Reviews: 411
rAvg: 4.39
pDev: 10.93%
Wants: 1,197
Gots: 131 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Eisbock |  15.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: marburg on 07-27-2003)
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New York

4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

"2012 Vintage" 12.7 oz green capped and waxed bottle.

Pours out a nice deep brown, ruby red color with a nice tight one finger tan colored head that quickly receded to a thin ring. Nice legs and a bit of lacing from a swirl. Shows a nice ruby red glow in the light.

Initially a big fresh raspberry juice aroma is at the forefront. Behind that some ripe darker fruits add complexity. Just a bit of booze.

Very nice taste, fresh raspberry blends so nicely with sweet malt. Ripe dark fruits, prunes, thick caramels, with a bit of a German chocolate cake flavor. The taste just gets better and better as it warms. Warming, it booze is really not a factor.

Very smooth and full bodied. Lots of sweetness and a bit syrupy as well.

Such a nice beer. Nowhere near as boozey as you would think a 15% beer would be. Kuhnehenn continues to amaze.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2013 17:02:37 | More by dogfishandi
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Many, many thanks to hoppymeal for the bottle. Very much appreciated.

Bottle labeled 2007-11.9% abv

Appearance: It pours a dark, chocolate brown color with a hint red shining through. Pretty impressive color. That's the high point here. There was little to no head formation on this one. There's some brown bubbles that appear, but not enough for a head. Very light to no lacing as well.

Smell: The nose is damn impressive. It starts of chocolaty and sweet. There's a wealth of rasberrry blended in that adds more sweetness. I'm generally not a huge fan of fruity beer, but this one smells nice and it's very unique. It has a faint smell that's somewhat reminiscent of a sour. It's light and clearly secondary to the berry and chocolate aromas, but it's very intriguing. No alcohol is noted.

Taste: The flavor really mirrors the nose very well. Sweet, rich chocolate infused with a wealth of rasberry. It's sweet and very satisfying. This is easily the finest beer I've had with some sort of berry blended in. It really a dessert beer. There is an odd liqueur-esque flavor that I presume was reminiscent of a sour on the nose. It's another fine complement to flavor and overall experience of this beer. Alcohol is slightly noticeable and has a bit of a warming effect. It finishes sweet and just a little bitter.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability: It's full bodied and incredibly smooth. There's very little carbonation giving it a silky feel. Drinkability is good though not spectacular. I've got a 6.9 oz. bottle and that's about all I would do in a sitting. This is a sipping beer that's quite the experience. Definitely not something for heavy or mass consumption.

Rasberry Eisbock's truly a unique and excellent experience. There's really no beer I've to which it can be compared. It's by far the best fruity beer I've ever tried. There's a wealth of flavor and complexity crammed into this 6.9 oz. bottle. I enjoyed every last drop. Highly recommended and certainly a "must" to seek out. Thanks, Derek.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2008 01:25:09 | More by prototypic
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

I got this in a trade a long while ago. Poured from the bottle into a HOTD tasting glass. 2004 vintage.

First off, I love the bottle. 6.3oz, wax-dipped. Nice presentation. It would be even better if the label wasn't coming off. Pour is a very dark, yet clear, plum color. A few bubbles, maybe, but this is pretty flat. That's expected.

Smell is wonderful. Huge, rich milk chocolate with a strong backbone of raspberries. This really smells exactly like a chocolate covered raspberry.

Taste follows the nose. This is quite sweet, as expected. An explosion of rich chocolate and dark, overripe raspberries. Very, very nice. Alcohol is basically completely hidden.

Mouthfeel is velvety and smooth. Great length on the taste.

Drinkability - it's a good thing that this is a 6.3oz bottle. It's just not something that you can drink a lot of due to the sweetness, but in small quantities it doesn't get much better as a dessert beer. The excellent masking of the alcohol content is a plus as well.

Highly recommended, very nice beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2010 20:18:08 | More by davod23
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Pours syrupy reddish-brown into a snifter. A modest head quickly dissipates away, frankly, I'm surprised it even appeared at all on a beer this big. Smell is huge on the berries with a strong malty base. Very strong.

The flavour is like drinking malt-infused raspberry mash...sticky sweet with a huge berry presence. Baker's chocolate lingers, and the malts occasionally segue into caramel as well. The highlight is the huge berry presence though. Great stuff.

The mouthfeel, absolutely perfect...extremely sticky and full. Drinkability, in terms of the actual consumption of, fine. I like big beers, I like fruit beers, and I like sweet beers, this delivers on all fronts. It has to be dinged a skosh here because of the price factor though, I won't be rebuying this very often because it is such an expensive brew.

The bottom line: If you like sweet malty beers, and you like raspberries, then Kuhnhenn's Raspberry Eisbock is a must try.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2008 16:37:01 | More by CortexBomb
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2007. A real dark ruby pour, I don't see too much sediment. No head to speak of. What an interesting smell almost like port, without the alcohol. Lots of raspberry, coated with chocolate. Flavors are similar, layers of chocolate covered fruits with some candied fruits and malt added in. Minimal hops, small bubbly activity carbonation wise. Full bodied and sticky. Very drinkable, though I don't think I would want more than just this little bottle at a time. The finish is just a little bit fading sour fruit. This is probably the only drawback on this one. Dessert in a bottle. A must try.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2009 23:08:02 | More by Bung
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Quebec (Canada)

4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Deep brownish prune, limited off-white head still impresses for 18%. Huge rooty nose, explosive green character, like the branches of a raspberry in its woodiness. Funky yeast notes emanate in the form of an hairspray concentrate. Welcoming chocolate and vegetal tones wouldn’t fit together in any other beer, but the acid character, the woody nature and the truffle richness appear like they all came from the same tree. Plenty of raspberries underlying flavors, but the alcohol is the big loser, nowhere to be seen which is most impressive. Slight oiliness on the palate, medium bodied, moderately carbonated. Strong presence in mouth, less fruity, possibly less acid than expected, a nice acetic backbone remains subtle, woody, though you have the impression that the tartness grows from sip to sip. If a dessert beer exists, you have one here, full on truffles and not too sweet at that. Worth seeking big time.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2005 01:12:24 | More by Rastacouere
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Vintage 2007

A - Pours brown and looks thick and dull in color.

S - My initial thought is mead when i smell this beer. Raspberry, malt and some chocolate with some mild alcohol presence nothing to astringent

T - Strong Raspberry and chocolate immediately followed by a nice sweet alcohol. Strong malty presence.

M - Thick and full bodied

D - This beer is very tasty. Split a 7oz bottle with one other would love more to sip on. Basically the only complaint about this beer is that the bottle is to small.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2011 00:43:54 | More by kfsv034
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Was able to snag a 2007 vintage of this, actually 2, the other one will cellar for a bit longer.

It pours into my snifter like syrup and it is a brownish/reddish/goldish color with a surprising head after the higher gravity pour.

The smell is pretty outrageous, it is thick with caramel, chocolate, vanilla, and most dominant, raspberry. It smells like liquid dessert.

The mouthfeel is full-bodied as expected but not as good as Aventinus Eisbock, which remains the king of all Eisbocks, but it is semi-syrupy and lightly carbonated.

The flavor follows the nose, with Raspberry liquer, hints of caramel, brandy, and other dark fruits. It isn't the taste explosion I was expecting after smelling it, but it is good nonetheless. The alcohol is surprisingly well hidden and there really isn't enough here (although I split a bottle, but still) to really get your throat burning.

This is probably my second favorite Eisbock, I can't wait for my next bottle.

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2010 15:38:21 | More by crossovert
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to Kevin for opening one of these last night. This review is from a 2007 bottle.

A: The pour is a dark amber color with plenty of red highlights to it. The beer has a very low amount of visible carbonation and almost no head.

S: Great notes of rich chocolate and raspberries fill the nose with some mild alcohol and vanilla aromas coming in on the finish.

T: The raspberries give a wonderfully sweet and tart flavor combination that works nicely with the chocolate (oxidation?) flavors of the beer. The mild tartness of the fruit gives a nice balance to an otherwise sweet beer.

M: Although the beer appears to be quite flat, there are some small, tingly carbonation bubbles. Their presence is much appreciated as they prevent the beer from turning to syrup.

D: The alcohol is somewhat noticeable in this, but the flavors are rather impressive and bold, so they hold up well to the heat. I will have to open one of my bottles of this soon as I love this beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2010 17:21:22 | More by womencantsail
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New Hampshire

4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2007 Bottling 6.7oz

Pours a slightly cloudy dark purple with a minimal head that disappears almost instantly. The nose is very fruity as would be expected, lots of raspberry's, dark caramelized malts, alcohol. Smell is very sweet almost like raspberry liqueur. Taste is fruity, malty with an alcohol bit that lingers on in the finish. Very tasty, like a port but sweeter. This one is definitely a sipper. The body is thick, the mouthfeel is sticky, carbonation is low. Great sipping beer or nightcap. I need to try more from this brewery!

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2008 23:54:26 | More by johnnnniee
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2007 vintage

The pour brings a lightly carbonated, heavier viscosity beer that has the murky russet appearance of prune juice. Modest head formation that halts at a slight lace. Legging is evident and indicative of the higher alcohols and sugars present in the beer.

Strong aromas of heavy and dried fruits, varying alcohols, and strong scents of port wine, brandy, and sherry. Obviously, raspberries lead the way, but also grapes, plumbs, raisons, dates, figs, and other berries. Backup notes of chocolate, cashews, and almonds gain praise as the beer warms and begins to temper the alcohols.

Flavors are equally as strong and really start to target the chocolate covered fruits of raspberries and cherries. Strong fruitcake and brandy-soaked fruits add a well melded but varying complexity. Lightly vinous and woodsy with tart berries and wood aged wines. Intense alcohol flavors blend the brandy, port, rum, bourbon character and is a bit boozy at first but seem to mellow out as the beer breathes and releases carbonation.

Light carbonation allows me to feel the weight of the sugars and malts- no lift from the surfaces of the mouth. This keeps the beer from becoming as creamy as it could be. Like port wines, this beer is intended as an after dinner delicacy. However, the beer is not as sugary as you'd think, with a hefty malty, woodsy, lightly tart feel. Finishes with a long linger of chocolate covered raspberries and port.

The beer is an interesting and welcomed variety of English Barleywines like Hardy's and Lees. The papery-cardboard oxidation upfront, I can do without but the sherry notes add a lot- much in the same way that Sam Adams Triple Bock does. At first, I wasn't too terribly impressed with the beer but as it warmed and breathed, the raspberry, chocolate and softer alcohols prevailed and improved a lot for me.

Thanks BigMcLargeHuge!

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2009 20:57:34 | More by BEERchitect
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Ontario (Canada)

4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

7oz Bottle from 2007 bought at the brewery pours a dark red/brown with little to no foam using a duvel glass. The taste is of raspberry with a little dark malt to it. Incredibly smooth for a 13.5% beer. Wow, so damn easy to drink. Too bad this was such a small bottle. Would have loved to have another bottle of this. Fantastic beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2010 03:16:50 | More by WeedKing4
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - pours a beautiful deep red/mahogany with minimal carbonation and low head.

S - it's a fantastic tart raspberry smell with sweet chocolate in the background.

T - Matches perfectly with nose. A mildly tart delicious raspberry with some very clear chocolate sweetness to balance it.

M - robust and full, a bit drying.

D - a delightful warming sensation. strong and tart. but you want to keep drinking it.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2011 04:16:53 | More by ColdPoncho
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New Hampshire

4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Vintage 2004

Pours absolutely still, with a mahogany body and crimson hues. Perfectly clear, as I managed to catch the dregs.

Aromatics are pungent, fruity, and earthy.
Loads of Port essense, vanilla, and raspberries. A hint of oak pulls through the boozy character. Tannic and concentrated in nature, with a balsamic nod. The vanilla is really a nice touch.
Intense and reminiscent of Earthmonk and Cuvee de Tomme.

Medium bodied, but chewy and tacky. Slicky from the lack of carbonation and high gravity.

Booze-laden raspberry juice starts the pallet, along with Madiera wine and cherry pits.
A tartness steps forward, and intense red fruits follow. Hints of cranberry, red Zinfindel, and earthy cedar linger.

Finishes with concentrated red fruits, port, bourbony fusels, and a light tartness.

Quite different from what I was expecting.
The brew is very dry, not sweet, and certainly not overwhelmed with Raspberries.
Plenty of intense red fruits, vineosity, and tartness.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2008 01:25:23 | More by brewandbbq
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

After wrestling with the wax, revealed was a deep clear russet containing a few small bubbles rising to meet the fluffy dense dark tan settled 1/4" headcap which is like a good thief leaving no traces of presence at the scene. High ABV leaves the glass clean and spotless!

OK, let's tawk aroma. This eisbock has an aroma that just won't quit. Big malty kick translates with a tootsie roll, cocoa and raspberry layer cake dessert. Even some jelly bean sugary whiffs. Interesting.

First swigs: Thick viscous malty almost doppelbock. Cocoa. Dry raspberry fruit dark fruit middle. Raisins, and a hint of port vinious. Remember those Tootsie pops with the tootsie roll in the middle? Well that is this! ON!

Feel is thick yet subtle soft and a fairly easy clean finish. Wow! Some cherry syrup linger, but clean. This is a beer that needs to be had again. That's good drinkability.

Last swigs: Chocolate covered raisins. This beer is a politician: Drinkability talks an easy talk but once this gets going, the ABV will lie and before you know it.... whoah! Thanks to our fellow BA resident Calvinist GeoffFromSJ who astutely taught me today that "Jesus saves, Moses invests." 73/4.29 Tettnang! Boo-yah!

Beer is good. Happy Eis-Eis baby beering.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2006 05:16:29 | More by blitheringidiot
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Finally had a chance to sample this fabled beer. And I do not mean sample, as it comes in this teensy tinsy bottle that must contain five or six oz., at most.

Pours a hazy reddish brown. No real head to speak of. Smell is overwhelmingly chocolate and raspberry. Taste is more of the same, with some caramel and a nice smooth semi-bitter after-taste. Absolutely overpoweringly flavorful, and a perfect dessert beer. The raspberry flavor is truly amazing. Rich and explosive. The carbonation was light, but did just enough to offset the heavy character and flavor of this beer.


Serving type: bottle

02-18-2008 07:35:55 | More by Overlord
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New York

4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Kristina Yamaguchi is wearing a red velvet dress and ice skating on my tongue. She's got a rocket pack in her back that's shooting out rasberry purée and hot lava. I'm not quite sure what else to say. This beer is exceptional.

Built like an eisbock to carry you through the winter, but with raspberries to cut through a garden fence, it's likedrinking a smoothie with rum. I'm in love and I'm not. It's huge. Huge huge. Thick mouthfeel, viscous and sugary. This 2007 vintage is brilliant out the tap all the way to the bottom. Deep red velvet, hardly any head, bodacious smell, taste that's tart and sweet and finishes with alcohol and malt. Heat for winter, fruit for summer, perfect for spring.

Serving type: on-tap

04-27-2011 22:20:40 | More by afksports
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tiny little, 6.3 oz. green bottle with a low-budget label that says it is from 2004. Served at 55 degrees F.

Pours a dark russet brown with coppery-rose edges. Small, short-lived, dirty sand brown head with patches of darker brown. Some gunk in the bottom of the bottle (is this bottle-conditioned). Nose is ripe with cherry and raspberry sweetness. The sweetness is intense and syrupy. Dark chocolate, caramel, and light raspberry tartness come through. Wow!

Taste starts with sweetish raspberry and cherry. Dark--intensely dark--chocolate comes in as the fruits become tarter. Caramel and rum in there as well. Light wood and sourish raspberry notes in a warming, alcoholic finish. Syrupy sweetness is always there, lurking. Nice. Medium-full body with a slightly syrupy feel. Light carbonation works well. A little sweet and rich for quaffing, but this beer is great for sipping out of a snifter late at night!

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2007 02:37:00 | More by alexgash
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A-Poured into a tulip out of a 6.7 oz bottle from the 2007 stash. Pours a dark brown almost burgandy color with no head or carbonation present.

S-has a very rich smell, of chocolate, alcohol and malt.

T-a truely one of a kind beer, almost like a cognac with less alcohol. The alcohol does come through, but overall its a chocolate flavor that prevails with hints of raspberries.

M-a thick smooth beer. The mouthfeel can really be appreciated as it warms, almost syrup like.

D-A great beer, nothing that I would drink a large amount of, but very good none the less. Hard to believe that this beer is considered to be a relative of the common lager.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2008 16:11:06 | More by HopHobo
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4.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2004 Bottle sampled with JCW and Brodie.

Poured a raspbeery color with a small head that diminished quickly with fair lacing.

Pure enjoyable raspberry aroma that lasted even after the liquid was gone.

Medium body with a smooth texture.

Strong raspberry and chocolate flavor with a long finish with no alcohol bite.

A road trip to Warren is being planned.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2009 18:18:13 | More by tmoneyba
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Rhode Island

4.45/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2004 release, acquired via trade from nothertimber, so a big “thank you” goes out to him. Poured from a 6.3oz bottle into a flute glass.

A: The beer is a deep reddish brown color, with almost no head and even less lacing.

S: Strong aroma of raspberry, with a background of dark chocolate & caramel. There’s some alcohol detected as well, that’s to be expected with a beer with this high of an ABV.

T: Sweet raspberry & chocolate flavor coats your mouth as you drink it. Out of habit I started out taking larger sips, but then I realized that taking smaller sips seemed to bring out the flavor much more. There’s a mild alcohol warmth, but not as strong as the smell leads you to believe, nor does it seem like it’s even close to the 13.50% ABV. The raspberry sweetness sticks around in a faint after-taste.

M: Extremely smooth and viscous, very low carbonation, medium-to-heavy body, finish is only slightly sticky.

D: Very tasty, not very filling and fact that the ABV is expertly disguised makes this beer dangerously drinkable. It’s a sipper, but I sipped it very quickly.

Serving type: bottle

10-12-2006 02:59:51 | More by TheManiacalOne
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New Jersey

4.45/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I've had this bottle from a great trade a while back. No better night than tonight after I was done clearing the snow from the driveway. Thanks go to Derek, aka Hoppymeal for sending this East.

Petite 6.3oz bottle poured into snifter.
Bottle Graphics: 9/10. Cool as shiznit.

A: Goopy brown syrup color with a tiny head

S: Pow zoom batman. A huge amount of fresh soaked raspberries right to the brain. I have never smelled a beer this robust. It is sweet but not overly sweet somehow. There is a sense of smoke that juxtaposes the scents and aligns the senses.

T: Raspberries and fresh fruit right in the midddle of the season. Marmalade like that almost carried to the texture. If you could take the best qualities of a fruit beer and make it into a marmalade, this is what the taste would resemble.

It is smoothly bitter that leads you in the direction of bitterness, but not really catching any chocolate as I had expected. More like a vanilla flavored tootsie roll than chocolate.

M: Terrific body that served as a delivery vehicle of the flavors. A little drying after all the sweetness and tartness in the front.

D: World class quality, and I give them points for putting such a potent elixir in a small package. The booze is felt but boy do I want to have another bottle.

Thanks Derek.

Serving type: bottle

02-03-2009 23:36:09 | More by marcpal
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4.45/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle thanks to vwcraig.

Pours a dark ruby brown color with no head, just a thin layer of foam and a fine ring of lacing.

Scent of raspberries, maraschino cherries, molasses, chocolate, earth, and a hint of alcohol. A monster of a scent, while not overpowering, there is a massive amount of strength to this beer.

Taste of rich raspberries, a hint of chocolate, and some alcohol. Excellent stuff, a huge full flavor, though not very complex. A beast of a beer with well hidden alcohol and a lot of flavor, definitely worth a shot.

Mouthfeel if medium heavy bodied with some good carbonation, more so than the pour let on.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2009 01:34:01 | More by paco1029384756
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4.45/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

2004 batch drank 7/23/06

Dark ruby brown and golden tinged beer pours thickly into my chalice with very little head, just a tan ring of foam.

Smooth melted creamy chocolate with tart raspberry, kissed with dark fruits; plums, prunes and blackberries.

Up front, almost cloying sweetness segues into bitter black/dark chocolate, like 60% cocoa, with tart raspberry and sour prune. The slightest hint of coffee and roast malt come out in the end.

Body is the perfect balance of slick & thick! Delicate carbonation makes for an AWESOME body!

Not super quaffable, but extremely complex and tasty. A must have.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2006 19:50:15 | More by sopor
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4.45/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Dennis: Sent as part of a trade with a fellow beer lover in MI, this is one of the highest rated beers in MI, but also apparently one of the hardest to get. High in price and small in stature (6.3oz bottle) the saving grace for this beer is the unique craftsmanship. The name pretty much says what you'd expect, but unlike other disappointments, this brew delivers. The aroma is ripe with deep chocolate raspberry alcohol, but the taste is all that and so much more. Amazingly light in body for a brew so rich in aroma, deep liqueur dark chocolate raspberry is all you will enjoy, with an amazingly subtle alcohol bite for a 13.5% beverage.

Jen: I feel like I am drinking dessert. It starts off with the scents of a Lindt Raspberry Truffle; almost like I walked into the room where they are being made. I also get a faint scent of nuts. With a lighter body than I was expecting, the taste is quite unique. I feel like I just bit into a slice of chocolate cake topped with raspberry ganache. The body is filled with very small bubbles enhance the flavors. The taste (and ABV) makes this a sipper, but I would eat with a spoon for dessert any day. A definite must try at least once in your lifetime.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2006 23:25:25 | More by denjen
Kuhnhenn Raspberry Eisbock from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
97 out of 100 based on 843 ratings.