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Honey Raspberry Ale - Spanish Peaks Brewing Co.

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Honey Raspberry AleHoney Raspberry Ale

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72
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224 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 224
Reviews: 193
rAvg: 3.1
pDev: 20%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Spanish Peaks Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-19-2002)
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Reviews by RunawayJim:
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RunawayJim

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Beer pours an amber color with little to no head. Ample carbonation is present, though even swirling it won't give any head.

Smells of raspberry and nothing else.

Taste is mostly raspberry and honey, though the beer flavors come through a little halfway through with a slight hint of hops and malt, but the raspberry and honey flavors tend to take over.

Feels a bit thin, though it is still drinkable. I'd have another if it were offered, but I'd prefer something else if I had a choice. It'd be better on a summer day than a winter night (though it's pretty warm here right now for January).

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2008 23:54:45 | More by RunawayJim
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Honey Raspberry Ale from Spanish Peaks Brewing Co.
72 out of 100 based on 224 ratings.