Samuel Smith's Organic Raspberry Fruit Beer | Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)

Samuel Smith's Organic Raspberry Fruit BeerSamuel Smith's Organic Raspberry Fruit Beer
BA SCORE
71.5%
Liked This Beer
3.87 w/ 515 ratings
Samuel Smith's Organic Raspberry Fruit BeerSamuel Smith's Organic Raspberry Fruit Beer
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
England, United Kingdom
samuelsmithsbrewery.co.uk

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TKempe on 01-20-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,629
Reviews:
179
Ratings:
515
Liked:
368
Avg:
3.87/5
pDev:
11.89%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
39
Gots:
81
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 515 |  Reviews: 179
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I think Wedge summed it up very well, and his review is exactly what I would anticipate a more seasoned beer connoisseur to write.

"Pours a beautiful, deep ruby color with a billowy pink head that compresses to a dense, lumpy slab in the center. Deep, sweet, almost creamy raspberry juice in the nose. Big raspberry flavor as well...juicy, sweet, and somewhat tart. Slightly dry in the finish, medium bodied, and a little slick. Very fruity, but thankfully not too sweet or syrupy. Quite the refreshing beverage, but pretty much just raspberry juice."

It is quite a pretty red, but mine is more of a rose color. No lumpy slab for me, but a thin lacy froth after the billow. I agree on the aroma, body and finish. I didn't think the flavor was as sweet or full raspberry, more of a raspberry Jolly Rancher but less sweet and less tart. It's not nearly as smack-you-in-the-face fruity as the Lindemans Framboise Lambic, but it's nice, light and pleasant.

Addendum, 6/20: happened to have part of the bottle left over and nothing to cover it with. It was also taken out of the fridge unbeknownst to me, so it had time to "breathe", I suppose. I like it a lot better this way, actually. It is, however, much more like raspberry juice today. Sweeter, less tart, still refreshing and pleasant. Still prefer lambic, but this is a nice compromise.

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3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a beautiful, deep ruby color with a billowy pink head that compresses to a dense, lumpy slab in the center. Deep, sweet, almost creamy raspberry juice in the nose. Big raspberry flavor as well...juicy, sweet, and somewhat tart. Slightly dry in the finish, medium bodied, and a little slick. Very fruity, but thankfully not too sweet or syrupy. Quite the refreshing beverage, but pretty much just raspberry juice.

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Samuel Smith's Organic Raspberry Fruit Beer from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
Beer rating: 71.5% out of 100 with 515 ratings
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