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Raspberry Strong Ale - Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

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Raspberry Strong AleRaspberry Strong Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

286 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 286
Reviews: 172
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 32
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-08-2002

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3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.08/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

This is not your girlfriend's gateway fruit beer! Well balanced (malty, sweetness, bitterness) strong ale that is cloudy in appearance and supports a healthy dose of fresh raspberry tart w/o being too sweet - can have more than one pint.

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3.8/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.82/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.15/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.32/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.48/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.71/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the 650 ml. bottle. Sampled on June 14, 2014.

The pour is a reddish brown color with a short-lived off-white head that really simmers down and leaves almost no lacing.

In the aroma I do pick up a little raspberry but overall the scent is barley malt and barleywine boozy. The fruitiness feels less so.

Medium body mostly.

The raspberries really kick in more so in the taste than the aroma suggests. It certaInly has a boozy and malty quality to it but the raspberries introduce themselves with a passion. This will leave a mark. Spinning head.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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Raspberry Strong Ale from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
85 out of 100 based on 286 ratings.