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Brainless Raspberries - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

221 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 221
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  9.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 03-11-2013

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by bambam2517:
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3.14/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On draft into a 12oz tulip, first glass out of the keg.

A - pours exactly like pink champagne, a cherry 7up colored body with some strong white froth that lasts throughout the glass. Tight carbonation. Nice if you like that sort of thing, reminds me of strippers.

S - The smell is pretty good, its like raspberry candies.

T - Bartles n Jaymes on roids. Really artificial tasting raspberry floating over a yeasty beer body.

M - well hidden abv and a clean finish.

O - not for me. TK weisenberry was a similar beer I actually enjoyed, but havent seen it in years...

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Thanks to jtd1969 for sharing this bottle with me

A - pinkish amber with a thin, white head that has good retention

S - faint malt and tart raspberries

T - same as the nose; the raspberries are well balanced

M - medium bodied, well carbonated

I would have liked this one to be a bit more full-flavored. It was a nice touch with the raspberries but it was a bit light. Overall, a nice fruit beer.

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22 oz bottle poured into an Epic tulip.
9.2% ABV, Release #9

A - Ruby-hued amber in color, Brainless Raspberries has some nice clarity and a ring of tight foam that's left hanging out below a halo of dotted lace.

S - Brainless Raspberries smells like a bushel of ripe, crushed raspberries with Champagne-like white grapes and a delicate Belgian spice and citrus one-two combo of lemongrass and sweet orange peel!

T - Raspberries explode onto the tongue with fresh fruit flavor only to be swept away by Belgian yeast in the form of a saison with a conglomerate of spice and trailing citrus nuances.

M - A perfectly matched level of effervescence dances on the tongue, livening up the fairly light bodied beer with a complimentary dry finish. Despite the fruit, citrus, and spice notes all coming together wonderfully, the beer still finishes clean and devoid of any alcohol presence.

O - Epic's Brainless Raspberries is one of the best raspberry beers out there, marrying a high octane-yet-delicate Belgian saison-type of beer with fresh fruitiness and sparkling effervescent for a superb beer sure to leave a lasting impression!

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Brainless Raspberries from Epic Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 221 ratings.