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Razzy Xpress - Twisted Pine Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 26.06%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Twisted Pine Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emmasdad on 09-20-2010)
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Reviews by codewarrior:
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codewarrior

New York

1.48/5  rDev -55.2%

22oz Bomber poured into a Snifter

I bought this bottle solely because the label would appeal to a friend of mine ... one who has been prominently featured on lookatthat****inghipster and brooklyn vegan. I then promptly took a picture and uploaded it to BeerAdvocate where it will be saved hopefully for posterity, and my children.

Yes there is a bullet train going into a heart-shaped tunnel. Yes there are flying raspberries. Yes those raspberries were hastily blurred in photoshop in a futile attempt to give the impression of berries moving at great speed. Yes this is possibly the greatest label in the history of ... labels. Thank you Twisted Pine. Thank You.

Now on to the beer ...

L: Deep muddy brown with nearly no head. Looks dead, like pond-water.

S: Smells like watered down gas-station lady-coffee left on the burner for 3-days. Just terrible watered down coffee, with a hint of freeze-dried and re-concentrated raspberries.

T: No. I know the guidelines ask me to give more of a reason than just ... No, and so I'll try to describe the taste. It tastes like it smells ... watery, burnt, similar to drip coffee making a trip through the grind for the 3rd or 4th time. The raspberries taste like a non-fresh afterthought, hastily thrown on top in a futile attempt at salvaging a watery, burnt coffee stout. None of the too-many components to the flavor profile were executed well, and none is strong enough to over-power the others. For how much is supposed going on here, it's a weak beer.

F: Feels like it looks, like tepid pond water ... only more dead.

D: No. It's just not drinkable, even for how watered down it is, it still offends completely.

12-21-2010 04:13:54 | More by codewarrior
More User Reviews:
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kkrez

Colorado

4/5  rDev +21.2%

11-15-2011 15:19:56 | More by kkrez
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dvmin98

North Carolina

2.14/5  rDev -35.2%

On recommendation from Boognoosh23

Bottle bought from Healthy Home Market in Charlotte, NC

A - Very dark; no head whatsoever. What little was there, last for about 15 seconds, and then dissipated.

S - You can smell some of the expresso on the nose, but I really don't smell any of the raspberries

T - Coffee with just a hint of 'raspberry'. Not sure if they were actually raspberries, or what

M - Very thin body for a stout; low carbonation. Not sure I like the combo of thin and low carbonation.

O - I wish Boognoosh23 would have stolen my bottle. Not recommended. I will pass on this one from now on. Haven't finished, but I think this is a drainpour.

02-11-2013 22:15:57 | More by dvmin98
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Cramerican

North Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-18-2014 01:30:24 | More by Cramerican
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JCDenver

Texas

2.53/5  rDev -23.3%

Reviewed from notes. Poured from the bottle to the snifter. Inky brown with a 1/2 finger of head that quickly dissipates, leaving some light lacing up the sides. Strong raspberry aroma, almost smells like an extract. Really sets you up for a big berry taste....which is totally absent in this one. This was all bitter chocolate, coffee, and malt. Finish is extremely dry. Mouthfeel was off, way too thin for a stout.

04-24-2011 02:12:30 | More by JCDenver
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.45/5  rDev +4.5%

A: Pours a clear but opaque jet black in color with light to moderate gentle visible carbonation rising slowly along the edges of the glass and hint of dark cola brown + crimson red highlights. The beer has a two finger tall fizzy foamy dark tan head that reduces to a very thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of slightly artificial raspberry (kind of like black raspberry ice cream) over the top of light aromas of roasted malts and coffee.

T: Upfront there is a light to moderate flavor of dark roasted malts and just a hint of freshly brewed coffee. That is followed by a hint of tart raspberry. Finally, about 30 seconds after finishing the sip...there is a moderate to heavy flavor of artificial raspberry which lingers for a while. Hints of chocolate in the finish as well.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation.

O: Not as bad as I expected based on the couple of reviews I noticed after @metter98 purchased this one when visiting NC. I wish the raspberry flavor was more natural but it was pretty enjoyable and light in body.

08-21-2014 00:39:09 | More by dbrauneis
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emmasdad

Colorado

3.65/5  rDev +10.6%

Had this one on tap at the brewery and decided to give it a shot, despite not enjoying it in the bottle. Poured black, with a little brown head. Aromas of roasted malt, light raspberry and espresso. Medium bodied on the palate, with raspberry, coffee and roasted malt. Better than the bottle.

05-27-2011 06:40:49 | More by emmasdad
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Exiled

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -1.5%

07-09-2012 11:06:59 | More by Exiled
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Lynn1451

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +36.4%

01-16-2013 20:18:59 | More by Lynn1451
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +13.6%

01-07-2014 03:35:28 | More by MarkyMOD
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quine

Colorado

4/5  rDev +21.2%

12-09-2011 08:05:08 | More by quine
Razzy Xpress from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.