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El Toro Black Raspberry Ale - El Toro Brewing Co.

El Toro Black Raspberry Ale
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.28%


Brewed by:
El Toro Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: weeare138 on 05-18-2007)
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weeare138

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appears a dark brown with a purple toned brown hue. A fluffy, light tan head that sticks around for the entire duration. Tons of scattered lacing is left around the glass.
hearty CO2 streams quickly rise to the top. It almost looks like natural CO2 bubbles from keg conditioning.
Smell is of black raspberry jam with light chocolate syrup, and honey notes coming through. Yum! I'm not a huge fruit beer fan but this is really nice.
Taste is much of the mentioned aromas with highlights of raspberry syrup, freshly cracked, caramelized grain, along with cocoa notes breaking through. Not quite as enticing as the aromas but awfully tasty.
Mouthfeel is medium bodied with sweetness up front and raw cocoa bitterness jumping out. Perhaps a smidge of astringency and tartness found in the mix too.

Serving type: on-tap

05-18-2007 20:58:14 | More by weeare138
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Sarmartay

California

3/5  rDev -18.7%

05-16-2013 21:58:52 | More by Sarmartay
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Lothore

California

4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a light golden hue with a large, white, 2 finger head.

S- LOTS of raspberry with slight wheaty notes.

T- Much more balanced than their Raspberry wheat. Starts off with large raspberry notes which are balanced by caramel and roasted malt notes and finishes with a nice hop bitterness.

M- Medium body and carbonation.

D- El Toro seems to have a lot of fruit beer and for my money this is by far their best.

Serving type: on-tap

05-02-2009 08:01:19 | More by Lothore
El Toro Black Raspberry Ale from El Toro Brewing Co.
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