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Raspberry Wheat Ale - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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Raspberry Wheat AleRaspberry Wheat Ale

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251 Ratings
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Ratings: 251
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 18.53%
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:
Beer added by: oberon on 02-10-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Ratings: 251 | Reviews: 174
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Raspberry Wheat Ale from Southern Tier Brewing Company
73 out of 100 based on 251 ratings.