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Brainless Raspberries - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

153 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 153
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.69%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 1
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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tjcamm

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

03-09-2014 23:55:04 | More by tjcamm
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Buttermilk

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.7%

03-08-2014 01:46:00 | More by Buttermilk
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ralphw56

Nevada

4/5  rDev +11.7%

03-02-2014 11:59:28 | More by ralphw56
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jemarent

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.7%

02-15-2014 00:35:02 | More by jemarent
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Jeffari2160

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

02-13-2014 21:44:06 | More by Jeffari2160
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amishbooze

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.7%

02-08-2014 01:44:42 | More by amishbooze
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ricecracker420

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

01-31-2014 04:24:09 | More by ricecracker420
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TubaDan

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

01-28-2014 00:42:26 | More by TubaDan
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cfinch2

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

01-26-2014 16:08:39 | More by cfinch2
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DMarlinJ

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

01-22-2014 01:34:59 | More by DMarlinJ
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21Maestro8

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

01-21-2014 03:38:01 | More by 21Maestro8
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.51/5  rDev +26%
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!

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2014 00:16:04 | More by BeerFMAndy
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drummermattie02

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.2%

01-20-2014 16:37:43 | More by drummermattie02
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Picked up the release 3 of this for 8.99 at Vintage Estate. 9.6% ABV

A - Pours a rather hazy purple red color with a surprising amount of head (1/2 inch) It also sports great lacing and doesn't fizz out like a soda. Good so far.
S - Another great quality it smells like actual raspberries not as tart smelling as I expected but not medicinal either.
T - Slightly medicinal raspberry puree taste, nowhere near as tart as I expected. Slight woody flavor and the base of the Belgium pale also shines with some spicy yeasts and a touch of herbal hops.
M - Well for a fruit beer it's expected to be light and it is. It does however hide the massive ABV pretty well and doesn't burn like a wine cooler.

Overall this has kind of impeded my want of getting the other "Brainless" offerings. Very lackluster fruit flavors layered over a very basic representation of the style. Nowhere worth 9 dollars a bomber and I could even imagine paying 12+ dollars for cherry or peaches...

Pass if you can unless on clearance for 5 bucks.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2014 23:38:28 | More by DrDemento456
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bigclydeoliver

Ohio

2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

01-13-2014 00:43:06 | More by bigclydeoliver
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TubbyDullard

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-11-2014 05:11:16 | More by TubbyDullard
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-09-2014 04:09:43 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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Zorro

California

3.24/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear reddish brown colored ale with a small pinkish white colored head.

Smells sweet like syrup with a medium level of raspberry in it. Little bit of vanilla and caramel to the scent. Not super complex.

Starts out mildly sweet with a slight tart edge and a lite level of bitterness. Tastes mildly spicy and a little woody. Very lightly flavored.

Mouthfeel is light.

Overall an OK beer, but seriously light in every way.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 01:41:36 | More by Zorro
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Adkins721

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

01-04-2014 22:40:16 | More by Adkins721
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RobDB

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

12-29-2013 20:39:05 | More by RobDB
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sirpennington

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -16.2%

12-26-2013 14:31:17 | More by sirpennington
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BWH999

California

2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

12-18-2013 21:20:09 | More by BWH999
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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.7%

12-12-2013 11:56:57 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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bruindre

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-07-2013 16:04:42 | More by bruindre
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vermilcj

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-01-2013 01:08:18 | More by vermilcj
Brainless Raspberries from Epic Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.