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Brainless Raspberries - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

224 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 224
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | 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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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Light amber in color with tinges of pink, the body is moderately hazy, the head is small, off-white, and fairly dense, with good retention. Thin, fine lacing in a Belgian pattern adorns the glass walls. The carbonation is slight and slow-rising.

Aroma: Fermented raspberries are very prominent in the aroma, nothing at all like the artificial raspberry flavoring often found in "raspberry-flavored" beers. Dark malt and alcohol offer quite substantial contributions to the aroma, but the raspberries utterly dominate.

Taste: Opens with a strong burst of raspberries, like unsweetened jam. Soon after sweet, spicy alcohol and dark malt surge into the taste. The 9.9% ABV presents very gracefully without being hot or solvent-like . A fairly substantial, earthy yeast presence is also notable, as well as a moderate herbal hop presence. All of these other flavors serve as accompaniments to the raspberries, ever complimenting but never dominating. As the taste progresses, there are brief flourishes of other flavors: pepper, vanilla, and caramel. The taste ends as it began, with raspberries, counterbalanced with a pronounced but graceful woodiness.

.Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, very pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: A very well-made example of the style, which bespeakes the skill of the brewer. Brainless Raspberries would serve as an elegant alternative to champagne, or as a compliment to dessert.

Presentation: Packaged in a standard twenty-two ounce brown glass bomber, served in a Samuel Adams Boston Lager sensory glass.

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Brainless Raspberries from Epic Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 224 ratings.