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Raspberry Wild One - Bell's Brewery, Inc.

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Raspberry Wild One
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BA SCORE
96
world-class

118 Ratings
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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 4.37
pDev: 7.32%
Wants: 63
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bell's Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Sour brown ale aged in wine barrels with raspberries.

(Beer added by: decadance on 01-22-2012)
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

vicsju1991, Jun 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3%

zestar, Jun 05, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Anonymous1, Jun 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.5%

drewone, Jun 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3%

Pecan, Jun 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3%

bird22, Jun 03, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

mcdonald422, Jun 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

largadeer, Jun 03, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev -7.8%

On tap at the 2013 Firestone Walker Invitational held at the Paso Robles Event Center in Paso Robles, CA.

Pours a clear dark red with a foamy reddish-white head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is sour and tart with raspberry and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with sour raspberry flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and refreshing.

UCLABrewN84, Jun 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

MastaShonuf, Jun 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3%

leschkie, Jun 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

westcoastbeerlvr, Jun 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3%

HarmonMW, May 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3%

dbc5, May 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev -8.5%

JDizzle, Apr 22, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

gratefulbeerhead, Mar 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3%

mcc1654, Mar 15, 2013
Photo of cfrances33
4.51/5  rDev +3.2%

On tap at Bells Eccentric Cafe, served in a snifter.

Pour: Mostly hazy deep ruby, with a touch of mahogany. Barely and eight of an inch of fizzy head that subsides quickly to a rim. No lacing.

Smell: Big burst of raspberry sweetness up front, followed by some lactic sourness and a nice funk. A touch of oak. Some white vinegar creeps in. Finishes with lots of raspberries and funk.

Taste: Follows the nose with a burst of overripe raspberries, but a smack of big lactic sourness. Lots of tartness and some oak and juicy pear and raspberry through the middle. Finishes with funk and tartness.

Mouthfeel: More tart than I was expecting, but very drinkable. Carb is very prickly, but refreshing.

Overall: I'm glad I made the trip to Bell's to try this. Delicious!

cfrances33, Mar 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

CaptainNomihodai, Feb 26, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +8.7%

adamant1912, Feb 26, 2013
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Hanzo, Feb 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -14.2%

ChrisKayler, Feb 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.7%

Zaximus, Feb 09, 2013
Raspberry Wild One from Bell's Brewery, Inc.
96 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.