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Roundhouse Raspberry - Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery

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Roundhouse Raspberry
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BA SCORE
77
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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.12
pDev: 17.31%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-27-2003)
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Reviews by alleykatking:
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alleykatking

Indiana

2.98/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Had on tap at Flossmoor.

A- Poured a coppery red color with some darker almost purple hues toward the middle of the beer. One finger off light pink head shows medium retention. Lacing on the glass was streaked and light at best.

S- Raspberries galore! This actually smelled to me like real raspberries not quite lambic style but this beer holds its own in the aroma department. Underlying this is a nice wheat backbone and hints of alcohol in the final seconds of the aroma. I do like the aroma of this beer as it doesn't go over the top but settle and nice smelling.

T- The flavor has gone down a little bit. The raspberry flavor is a little stale and tastes medicinal to boot. This doesn't lead well into the middle which shows off more a wheat balanced middle. The raspberry still lingers into the ending but dies down a little adding a almost clove like flavor that leads into an alcohol finish. The alcohol kills off most all other flavor except for a stale raspberry taste.

M- Medium mouthfeel. Carbonation is light for the style I thought which help lead to the medium mouthfeel. Stale raspberry and wheat left on the palate. Aftertaste is sweet hot alcohol, raspberry, and hints of wheat. Flavors were balanced as well as they could be I suppose for this one. No real off flavors just a funky aftertase is all. Light alcohol drying on the palate with each sip.

O- This beer looked average, smelled wonderful, and tasted average. This seems to be the current running with Flossmoor Station. A slump I hope they break as they have made some very good beers in the past. Here's to another brewmaster I guess!!

Serving type: on-tap

06-21-2011 22:30:36 | More by alleykatking
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Ryan011235

Ohio

2.08/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

On tap at the brewpub on 7/22/12

Irresponsible tick #11

A) Deep crimson and ruby color. It looks like some manner of fruit drink or tea. 1/2 inch head doesn't last and there isn't much lace.

S) Raspberry, raspberry, raspberry and wheat - there's the syrupy old aroma for you.

T/M) It has a syrupy feel and taste, too. Think cough syrup but not as thick. I'd wager many folks would fancy this, but not me. At least it isn't sickly sweet. I will give it that.

Serving type: on-tap

10-05-2013 22:12:20 | More by Ryan011235
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +28.2%

09-27-2012 01:02:27 | More by t0rin0
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birdsellam

Indiana

3/5  rDev -3.8%

02-16-2012 21:44:53 | More by birdsellam
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Served in a nonic pint glass at the brewpub.

Anyone else miss the ol' Snick show Roundhouse? Hm. Anyway, this brew pours a clear sunset amber topped by over a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises raspberry, gauze, and a light blanket of wheat. The taste holds notes of mildly medicinal raspberry, with a peppery and clove-filled finish. The body is a light medium, with a light carbonation and a watery feel. Overall, the fruit seems too fake and the rest is too nonexistent for this to be rated any higher.

Serving type: on-tap

01-17-2011 00:05:10 | More by TMoney2591
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jrallen34

Illinois

2.53/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

On tap at the brew pub.

Poura an ugly dark copper that looks like it had purple dye dumped in the middle, just looks generic. Good retention and lacing...The aroma is really nice raspberries, not generic at all, almost as good and real as a framboise lambic in terms of representing the true smell of a raspberry. The fruit is further balanced by some really nice wheat aromas...The taste sadly is a huge letdown those nice raspberries turn here into some generic and stale and reminds of another crappy stawberry beer that just can't be done right. too sweet, generic, with a weird aftertaste.

A poor fruit wheat beer that's not worth trying.

Serving type: on-tap

09-04-2010 20:37:45 | More by jrallen34
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nickd717

California

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

On tap at Flossmoor Station pre-DLD.

Pours deep hazy red with a small off-white/pink head.

Aroma is raspberries, wheat, and grain. Decent, better than the cherry wheat beer here.

Flavor has a nice fresh raspberry note, along with some medicinal cough syrup. A little wheat as well. Not too sweet, unlike the cherry wheat.

Medium body. A little watery on the palate, but not terrible.

A pretty average fruit beer overall. Nothing too exciting, but drinkable and not too offensive at least.

Serving type: on-tap

05-07-2010 17:27:40 | More by nickd717
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JDV

Texas

2.73/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Pours cranberry colored. Smell is sweet malty raspberries all the way. Taste is very bland however and surprising compared to the robust smell. Dry light lasting raspberry flavor, but weak body and flavor really keep this from being too good. Eh, nothing great...

Serving type: on-tap

06-30-2008 20:27:45 | More by JDV
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kimcgolf

Georgia

3.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at FS. Poured a light orange, with decent carbonation and a thin off-white head that disspated quickly and left little lacing. Strong dominant nose of super-tart raspberry and a mouthfeel and taste that followed suit. The finish tended to be overly sweet, as the tartness wore off.

A nice beer to try, but it wouldn’t be a regular for me.

Serving type: on-tap

01-07-2008 17:21:50 | More by kimcgolf
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rhoadsrage

Illinois

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

(Served in an American pint glass)

A- This beer has a warm golden color on a crystal clear body and a thick white head sits on top.

S- The smell of raspberry perfume is strong but not old lady strong.

T- The tart raspberry flavor is nice but has a bit of a chemical taste to it. It is followed by a soft pale malt and faint wheat note. It finishes with a soft spice note that comes from hops but is not hoppy in character.

M- This beer has a medium-light mouthfeel

D- This beer is a good beer base with some raspberry extracts. They are not over the top flavorings but it would be nice to see some fresh fruit notes in there.

Serving type: on-tap

05-27-2006 00:39:35 | More by rhoadsrage
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DrunkMcDermott

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

I was told by my server at Flossmoor Station that this was a raspberry wheat. Certainly some wheatiness to it. I found a nice balance of fruitiness and hoppiness. A pale slightly hazy body under a thin, fizzy head. Not one of Todd's usual a**-kickers, but a good summer quencher that I hope can improve.

Serving type: on-tap

11-17-2003 16:03:09 | More by DrunkMcDermott
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TheDM

Indiana

4.05/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

This brew pours a off white head of fine to medium sized white colored bubbles. It has a suprisingly nice raspberry aroma and a very smooth raspberry flavor that was definately not overdone. The flavor was most excellent and I thought it was one of the better beers we tried at Flossmoor Station.

Serving type: on-tap

07-27-2003 17:23:39 | More by TheDM
Roundhouse Raspberry from Flossmoor Station Restaurant & Brewery
77 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.