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Raspberry Wheat Ale - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Raspberry Wheat AleRaspberry Wheat Ale

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BA SCORE
72
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247 Ratings
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Ratings: 247
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.12
pDev: 18.91%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: oberon on 02-10-2007)
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Ratings: 247 | Reviews: 174 | Display Reviews Only:
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

12-26-2012 06:33:40 | More by cliff1066
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WoodburyMN

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

11-30-2012 18:37:44 | More by WoodburyMN
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larebear


3/5  rDev -3.8%

11-20-2012 07:36:15 | More by larebear
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metter98

New York

3.05/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: The beer is clear yellow in color and has a very slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a thin white head that quickly died down and left some lacing on the surface and a thin ring of bubbles around the edge of the glass.
S: There are light aromas of raspberries and wheat in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the taste has flavors of wheat along with notes of raspberry syrup.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is dominated by flavors of pale wheat but the raspberry flavoring makes it a little more palatable to your taste buds. It isn't very refreshing.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2012 20:24:40 | More by metter98
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RBorsato

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +20.2%

11-13-2012 20:33:12 | More by RBorsato
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-09-2012 12:34:41 | More by DrunkinYogi
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nickfl

Florida

3.73/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours with a small head of white lace on top of a clear, golden body. The head settles quickly and leaves little lace.

S - Lots of juicy raspberry with tart wheat in the background.

T - Some light, earthy grain notes up front with a hint of raspberry juice. Some notes of berry seeds and herbal hops in the middle. Finishes with light wheat and a lingering fruit note.

M - Medium body, moderately high carbonation, and a balanced finish.

D - As fruited wheat beers go, this one is pretty decent. It has a fairly strong raspberry nose, but the fruit is balanced in the flavor and makes for a drinkable and balanced beer that is quite good for what it is.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2012 05:44:35 | More by nickfl
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DaveOB

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -19.9%

09-26-2012 23:01:26 | More by DaveOB
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ahbaggins

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -3.8%

09-03-2012 17:57:48 | More by ahbaggins
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Sturmthis

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -11.9%

09-01-2012 22:54:07 | More by Sturmthis
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Rojada1988

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

08-26-2012 21:05:08 | More by Rojada1988
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Kerrie

Michigan

4/5  rDev +28.2%

08-26-2012 05:13:36 | More by Kerrie
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -3.8%

08-21-2012 04:02:48 | More by tmars13
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hardcor33

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

08-12-2012 16:51:42 | More by hardcor33
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EmmetD

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -3.8%

08-12-2012 00:34:43 | More by EmmetD
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BryanK

New York

2.5/5  rDev -19.9%

08-10-2012 00:27:16 | More by BryanK
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B967ierhunter177

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours typical "beer yellow" with no head or lacing. The aroma is of raspberries with hints of cake and grass. The flavor leads off with raspberry with wheat and a mild hop presence. As it warms the mild bitterness fades and mildly tart raspberries show through. It's mouthfeel is smooth and light. Southern Tier Raspberry Wheat is a good beer, balanced between sweet and tart and very refreshing. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2012 02:39:23 | More by B967ierhunter177
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Scott1970

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -3.8%

07-25-2012 21:24:51 | More by Scott1970
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Liz8646

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -3.8%

07-19-2012 13:58:58 | More by Liz8646
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sperrykk

Indiana

4/5  rDev +28.2%

07-17-2012 20:47:07 | More by sperrykk
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vfgccp

New York

3.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A - Apple juice gold. Crystal clear. White head with low retention and lace.

S - Straight black cherry Jello.

T - Lively carbonated opening. Artificial raspberry Jello with a touch of light white bread and yeast. Lingering alpha bitter note on the backend.

M - Bright, medium-light body to style.

O - The artificial twang on the raspberry was hit or miss around the table as we reviewed this beer. I wasn't a huge fan.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2012 20:45:57 | More by vfgccp
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chefhatt

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I poured this beer into a pint glass, it has a nice gold color body with very little head that doesn't hang around long. The smell is of raspberry and not much else. The taste mostley raspbery with some wheat flavor. The mouth feel is nice and overall this is a ok beer, nothing outragous

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2012 02:30:37 | More by chefhatt
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Yellow-gold color with some soapy film at the top. Slushy lace. 3.0

Candied strawberry, tart raspberry, pilsner malts, and sugars. 3.0

Attenuated flavor with mild raspberry fruits, minty hops, melon rind, spice elements that are somewhat herbal, and weak wheat malts. Clean and refreshing after that sweet nose. 3.5

Light-bodied with medium carbonation. A little unbalanced. Also, extremely cold from the temp. No time to let this warm up. Just steal a few sips from the girlfriend, review, and move on. 3.0

What's with the overly sweet aromas; but clean, crisp fruity tastes in ok/decent fruit beers such as this? Can't they clean up the nose a bit? Or, is it a selling point? I dunno, this is a refreshing take on the style. I'll boost the score for how much it redeemed itself. 3.5

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2012 04:54:59 | More by thecheapies
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ChrisPratz

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Transparent lightly golden yellow color with very minimal head, dissipates to patches and whisps of thin lace all around.

S: Very raspberry. Almost reminds me of a wine cooler. Very little wheat aroma, its almost all raspberry here.

T: Raspberry taste isn't as strong you would think by the smell. Getting some nice wheat and grain flavors here along with with very light malt flavor at the end. Little to no alcohol taste as well.

M: More then average carbonation provides a crisp clean flavor with a semi-dry aftertaste.

O: Not quite what I expected, and as it was refreshing, I can't see myself drinking more then 2 or 3 in a sitting.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2012 23:16:35 | More by ChrisPratz
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chasmandocharles

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

04-26-2012 22:29:36 | More by chasmandocharles
Raspberry Wheat Ale from Southern Tier Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 247 ratings.