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WRaspberry Ale - Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom

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78
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54 Ratings
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 28
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 17.72%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Alberta, Canada

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
You will not find any preservatives in this thirst quenching ale. But additives? That's a different story, as each brew of Wild Rose WRaspberry Ale is infused with thousands of natural, juicy-red additives called raspberries.

12 IBU

(Beer added by: IronDjinn on 08-04-2003)
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Photo of ThomasT
3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Appearance: Strawberry blonde, slightly cloudy with a slight head and a bit of lacing. Some sediment/pulp in the bottle.
Smell: Raspberry, bread.
Taste: Slightly sweet up front. Mild, but tasty raspberry in the middle. Yeast in the back. Moderate tartness and very mild hop bitterness. Fairly drinkable.
Overall: The best raspberry ale I have had. Very drinkable, but not all that interesting.

ThomasT, Nov 04, 2014
Photo of Corson
3/5  rDev -9.9%

Corson, Aug 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +20.1%

Canmore, Aug 06, 2014
Photo of GScratch
1.98/5  rDev -40.5%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Off gold, 1 inch of pinkish white head in pint glass, slight lacing.

Grey / Brown chunks of (raspberry?) floating around left a 'dirty' feel to the pour and marred the head. Raspberry flavour for sure, but predominantly in the palate backed by light malt and wheat flavours.

Musty, mildewy odour pervaded the nose. Like the cardboard the raspberries were shipped in. Cardboard and funk. Didn't hold up well at all. Really, I should have rated lower, because I dumped it.

Poured a Coopers Wheat Ale homebrew that made my mouth feel better after.

GScratch, Jul 30, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -62.5%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Exeter, Feb 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Duggyb, Jan 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Ianleesrivette, Oct 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

schnarr84, Sep 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

LDuke, Jul 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +27.6%

Jediknight362, Jul 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

Kmat10, Jun 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev +20.1%

rudiker81, Jun 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

WillAndSarah, May 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +20.1%

JennBushey, Mar 03, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

ptarmigan98, Feb 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

LagerHOGGER, Oct 26, 2012
Photo of SickGnar
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Golden with a slight hue of ambery copper, bit white cap of foam that start to settle right away. Bright & clear with lots of bubbles. Some splotches of lace.

S: Basic wheat beer base. Raspberries for sure. I think they used the real thing – rounded with a fair bit of berry tartness. Good strength & pleasant fruit beer.

T: Grainy, pale, & slightly wheaty base. Raspberry seems very real – rounded, a tad bit of tartness and bite – and not all syrupy & cloying. Perhaps the barest hint of diacetyl. No hops.

M: A tad under medium body. Carbonation is a little bit over being balanced. Minimal sweetness or other textures but there is a little bit. Finish actually goes a tad drying & refreshing.

D: Not remarkable, but a very reasonable & drinkable raspberry fruit beer. Basic but tasty & very solid fruit beer.

SickGnar, Aug 26, 2012
Photo of Alberta_Beer_Guy
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Alberta_Beer_Guy, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of Converge
3.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

341ml bottle poured into a 16oz pint glass.

A - Pours with a fizzy white head and clean copper hue with a pinkish tinge. No head retention, and no lacing.

S - Barley malt and mild tart raspberries. I'll give this one credit, this smells like actual fruit to me, and not an artificial flavor. Sort of like raspberry jam with 2-row and flaked wheat. The fruity character here is surprisingly pleasant and inviting.

T - Light malt upfront with just a moment of raspberry flavor in the finish before it disappears into an aftertaste of light bready malt, wheat, and barley. While the raspberries taste like actual raspberries, they feel a bit too sweet and not tart enough. Overall this is incredibly light with a refreshing feel and subtle fruitiness.

M - Light body with carbonation on the high end. Borders on fizzy, but nothing too inappropriate for the style I suppose.

D - Miles ahead of GIB's False Creek Raspberry mess, but an unspectacular beer nonetheless. I also appreciate the use of actual raspberries and having this beer actually reflect the profile of an ale to some extent. I basically just expected an artificially sweetened lager that would be consumed exclusively on the patios of Southern Alberta, but I can actually see myself trying this one again.

Converge, May 21, 2012
Photo of TJMcScmeebs
3/5  rDev -9.9%

TJMcScmeebs, May 21, 2012
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WRaspberry Ale from Wild Rose Brewery & Taproom
78 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.