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Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout - Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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317 Ratings
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Ratings: 317
Reviews: 79
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 15.13%
Wants: 11
Gots: 47 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: smulkowski on 03-25-2012)
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GeorgeCarroll

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-27-2014 17:26:09 | More by GeorgeCarroll
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Big_Dave

Texas

3/5  rDev -16%

08-22-2014 08:34:24 | More by Big_Dave
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malfunxion

New York

3.75/5  rDev +5%

08-21-2014 15:25:15 | More by malfunxion
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thufflife

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -9%

08-19-2014 15:09:03 | More by thufflife
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Bolivian22

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5%

08-13-2014 18:22:04 | More by Bolivian22
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.38/5  rDev -5.3%

Pours an effervescent black with 3 fingers of mocha colored head. Nice vicscious look to this, above average head retention & lacing

S: Raspberry juice, faint roasty notes

T: Raspberry, a little cola, roastyness & Baker's chocolate, plus faint smokeyness & a little boozeyness. Boozeyness, dryness, raspberry, roastyness & a little more carob. Finishes dry, a little roasty & with woody hop notes

MF: Medium bodied, firm carbonation, thins out a bit once warm

Okay, not one I would buy again. I doubt aging this longer is really going to improve this much. Widmer used to make some beers I really liked, not sure about that any more

08-13-2014 03:53:04 | More by russpowell
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Gr8ful4Beer


4/5  rDev +12%

08-09-2014 05:10:13 | More by Gr8ful4Beer
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -2%

08-06-2014 06:21:06 | More by zestar
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BKRMKR

North Carolina

3.6/5  rDev +0.8%

A 2012 bottle. I picked this up in late 2013 from Bottle Revolution in Raleigh.

First, I think this beer was too expensive for what it is. I remember paying somewhere around $11 for it. That said, it's not necessarily a bad beverage. It smells like raspberries, a little dark chocolate with some hop aromas. It was a little thin I thought, which made it easy to drink for its higher ABV. The raspberry was extremely light to taste and was much more prominent in the smell, but overall there's not much else to this one from Widmer. Just an OK stout.

Final Thoughts: I'd probably grab it again if it were half the price, but there's no way I'd pay more than $6 for a bomber. Maybe the other variants/flavors are good, and I'd be open to trying them for the right price.

08-06-2014 01:56:49 | More by BKRMKR
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JoelClark

Idaho

3/5  rDev -16%

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Iowa

3/5  rDev -16%

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Alberta (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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2.5/5  rDev -30%

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GClarkage

California

4/5  rDev +12%

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5/5  rDev +40.1%

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Sir_Goatman

Oregon

4/5  rDev +12%

06-26-2014 02:39:00 | More by Sir_Goatman
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avwrite

California

3.03/5  rDev -15.1%

A - Nice appearance. Dark, smoky, little bit of froth, but inviting and pleasant.

S - Good smell. Hoppy and bitter, but no scents of Raspberries.

T - Disappointing. Was expecting a raspberry taste, but there was none. It tasted like any other run of the mill stout.

M - Smooth going down with a hint of bitterness. Easy to drink.

O - A bit pricey. The raspberry advertised never came through, thus it loses its uniqueness.

06-25-2014 03:00:12 | More by avwrite
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Maine

4.25/5  rDev +19%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +12%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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New Jersey

2.75/5  rDev -23%

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Michigan

4/5  rDev +12%

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-17-2014 04:26:26 | More by Fabiand
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Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 317 ratings.