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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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248 Ratings
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Ratings: 248
Reviews: 174
rAvg: 3.12
pDev: 18.59%
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: 248 | Reviews: 174 | Display Reviews Only:
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chasmandocharles

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

04-26-2012 22:29:36 | More by chasmandocharles
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innuendobrewskiman63

New York

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

04-05-2012 18:08:35 | More by innuendobrewskiman63
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -3.8%

03-26-2012 02:35:16 | More by UltimateLivewire
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deonreds

New York

2.25/5  rDev -27.9%

03-18-2012 05:15:32 | More by deonreds
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Jamstone714

Florida

3/5  rDev -3.8%

03-12-2012 03:58:43 | More by Jamstone714
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abmhighrise


4/5  rDev +28.2%

03-11-2012 03:11:50 | More by abmhighrise
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Greggory

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +4.2%

03-10-2012 21:47:55 | More by Greggory
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -27.9%

03-10-2012 13:54:51 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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kvltmetalhead

New York

1/5  rDev -67.9%

02-28-2012 16:23:51 | More by kvltmetalhead
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MadCat

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

4.9% ABV with a DOB of 8/1/11.

Appearance: Clear pale yellow color, some white head, no lacing

Smell: Raspberries, wheat, light malt

Taste: Raspberries are the main flavor, but they don't over power the brew. There is some decent wheat and light malt flavor. Not much in the way of hops. The raspberries give it a nice tart quality, so it isn't too sweet in spite of the low hop level.

Mouthfeel: Crisp, well carbonated, light body

Overall: Good, not great. I was happy with it even though it is disappointing compared to the big brews from Southern Tier. I was also pleasantly surprised to see a DOB on the bottle, which fixes one of my biggest problems with ST. Not bad, but I would recommend getting your raspberry fix elsewhere, I will next time I want some in my beer.

02-14-2012 01:11:07 | More by MadCat
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

3/5  rDev -3.8%

02-12-2012 16:17:34 | More by Tyrawlings
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Beertracker

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

02-09-2012 06:35:52 | More by Beertracker
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kb2250

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -35.9%

02-05-2012 01:00:58 | More by kb2250
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confer

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev +24.4%

A- Bright gold with minimal head. Crystal clear
S- Not much raspberry in the smell, more of the drab American wheat ale smell.
T- Taste is a light refreshing raspberry flavor, just enough to cover the wheat taste but not to sweet and overpowering.
MO- Smooth and lightly carbonated. Good summer beer.

01-29-2012 21:42:19 | More by confer
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caljrjr

New York

2.5/5  rDev -19.9%

01-27-2012 07:23:14 | More by caljrjr
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Bierwolf

Missouri

2/5  rDev -35.9%

01-25-2012 17:46:47 | More by Bierwolf
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TStandley13

Massachusetts

2.25/5  rDev -27.9%

Appearance - See through golden color - kind of looks like pee to be honest.

Smell - Definetely a presence of raspberry, smells pretty good.

Taste - Quite disappointing. The smell would lead you to believe that it would be semi-flavorful at least, but this tastes more like watered down raspberry juice than a beer. It is almost as though you had a cup of raspberry juice with ice, drank it all, left the ice to melt a bit, then bottled what remains.

Mouthfeel - did I just drink a glass of slightly carbonated water?

Overall - I think they missed the mark here. Southern Tier is typically known for taking a flavor and producing a beer that replicated that flavor in a BIG way. This tastes like watered down nothing.

Do not recommend.

01-20-2012 01:01:52 | More by TStandley13
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garuda

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +12.2%

12-24-2011 15:53:03 | More by garuda
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.35/5  rDev +7.4%

12oz bottle
Served in a pint glass

A - It pours pale yellow in color. It is topped with an inch of off white head.

S - It wreaks of raspberry.

T - It has tons of raspberry flavor. That's about it.

M - Moderate to thin

O - It tastes about like every other raspberry ale I have tried.

12-24-2011 15:31:59 | More by buschbeer
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budgood1

Minnesota

2.1/5  rDev -32.7%

pours out an almost perfectly clear straw yellow colour with some big bubbles sprouting a marginal, and quickly receding head. filtered i see...and no lace. aroma of raspberries and that's about all...i get little pale malt and no wheat. the taste is of tart raspberries, but the bottom falls out after that. it has an unpleasant astrigency and little malt character to prop things up a bit. there is some bitterness present, but without any malt sweetness to balance it seems out of place. weak bodied. bleh mouthfeel. drinkability suffers because it just seems so stripped of any defineable characteristics.

overall i'm pretty disappointed. my first southern tier sampled is a dud. oh well...i know the next one up will be better.

12-23-2011 23:25:21 | More by budgood1
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Goldfoot

Michigan

4/5  rDev +28.2%

12-16-2011 16:21:48 | More by Goldfoot
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Discordian

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -3.8%

12-15-2011 04:36:33 | More by Discordian
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -3.8%

12-12-2011 20:41:48 | More by djrn2
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dave00100

Vermont

5/5  rDev +60.3%

12-10-2011 17:57:58 | More by dave00100
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Moredrinkin

New York

3/5  rDev -3.8%

12-09-2011 22:44:32 | More by Moredrinkin
Raspberry Wheat Ale from Southern Tier Brewing Company
72 out of 100 based on 248 ratings.