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Brainless Raspberries - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

202 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 202
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 03-11-2013)
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Photo of BeerFMAndy
4.51/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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!

BeerFMAndy, Jan 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

Jeffari2160, Feb 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

LeerDayne, Aug 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

calc0215, Jun 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

Beerrenda, Mar 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

21Maestro8, Jan 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

Domvan, Jun 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

mvelilla, Oct 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

Lukass, Jun 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Glibber, Sep 01, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

tommy5, Apr 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

atone315, Apr 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

SuperCutePanda, Mar 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

TDA8, Jul 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

reizorc, Sep 17, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

Whiskeydeez, Jun 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

cfinch2, Jan 26, 2014
Photo of facundoCNB
4.21/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

a pink-ish/amber, clean pour with a finger of head.. lots of visible carbonation. smells of raspberries, a sweetness reminiscent of jam.. a saison-like funky yeast.. this smells fabulous! a nice tartness up front from the raspberries, but then shoots into a bready mellowness, leading into a slightly spicy belgian yeast. a very weird combination of flavors that balance each other out perfectly. medium body, high carbonation, very refreshing for the high abv (which is also well masked!).

a wonderful beer as far as both belgian ales and fruit beers go. pick this up if you have a chance!

facundoCNB, Jun 26, 2013
Photo of mactrail
4.09/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

On tap at The Public House in La Jolla. Beautiful red amber color in the tulip. Not a lot of foam; in fact, it's less carbonated than most beers. This has a tingly mouthfeel, however, as well as a fruity sharpness and heat from the alcohol.

Lovely, lingering scent of berries. A touch of butter. Sweet, but fruity and not sugary. The malt is warm and rich with a little toasted bread. The berries are the main flavor, and this is probably the most raspberry taste I've encountered in a beer. A great take on the Belgian golden fruit-flavored style.

mactrail, May 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

t2grogan, Oct 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

mverity, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of SHODriver
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle says Release 11 & 10% ABV

A: poured into a tulip to a reddish gold with a small off white head that fades quickly but leaves nice lacing
S: smells of fruity esters, spicy yeast and raspberries
T: taste is raspberries, spices, yeastyness, fruity esters, and more raspberry. swallow is raspberry, and some light maltyness with some more fruity esters and a hint of alcohol
M: this beer is a slittle slick and sits a little heavy on the palate and carbonation is slightly prickly. the finish on this beer is ever so slightly drying
O It's a great beer and the fruit addition is a nice touch. it has great flavors and decent balance without being over the top and it isn't too heavy for the summer heat.

SHODriver, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

DMarlinJ, Jan 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

jarrgal, Jun 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

mcloud2, Oct 19, 2014
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Brainless Raspberries from Epic Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 202 ratings.