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

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511 Ratings
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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:
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Added by TKempe on 01-20-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
511
Reviews:
176
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
11.95%
 
 
Wants:
39
Gots:
80
For Trade:
0
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Photo of wlfmaldon1
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mbalint1
4.04/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dr_Bahmbay13
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickGraham
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Loveyourbeer
3.92/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sebas
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LouAleHead
4.22/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mcrawford
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mrcraft
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bnes09
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Yellolab2010
3.92/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cryptichead
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Honeybourne
3.19/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of B33rcules
4.16/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dewsby
3.54/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 911CROFT
4.4/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

355ml bottle into a snifter glass. Paid £2.30 for a single bottle.

Pours a deep, rich red body, that when held to the light turns to a bright, pinkish ruby. A three-finger in height, pink-tinged, white foamy head disappears quickly leaving a small amount of soapy lacing.

Aromas of fresh, tart, cooked raspberries hit the nose as soon as the bottle is open. The taste follows suit, with a deliciously long, smooth, tangy, sweet natural raspberry flavour, followed by a tart, zingy, slightly earthy and dry finish. Light bodied with a generous amount carbonation it manages to avoid feeling cloying despite being fairly sweet.

Overall this is an excellent beer. True to the fruit, massively easy drinking and refreshing. Would recommend.

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Photo of Reema
4.59/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JuicesFlowing
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Samuel Smith nonic pint glass.

Look: A raspberry brown body with a pinkish cream colored head. Frothy. Foamy sheets of lacing.

Aroma: Raspberry juices, tart, fruit sweetness.

Taste: Sweetness and tart, just like the fruit .... much like all the other Samuel Smith organic fruit beers ... very true to the plan.

Mouthfeel: Medium to light.

Overall: Just as true to it's name and tasty as all of the other Sam Smith organic fruit beers -- I guess it just depends which fruit you prefer.

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Photo of MisterKilderkin
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WesM63
3.8/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mytu420
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CPAles
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tillmac62
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear lovely dark garnet. World class head volume, retention and lacing.

Outstanding rich nose of sweet raspberry over a light biscuit.

Light medium body with a smooth texture that has creamy moments due to the superb carbonation. Above normal carbonation with a nice effervescence from the middle on.

The flavor profile is very good, but is a bit short in intensity when compared to their cherry variant. Complexity and balance are good. It begins with slightly sweet raspberry that approaches tart in the middle. A hint of herbal hops emerge in the middle over a soda like sweetness undertone. The finish is a slow effervescent fade of slightly tart raspberry over a residual biscuit sweetness.

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Photo of rbmjr1
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Samuel Smith's Organic Raspberry Fruit Beer from Samuel Smith Old Brewery (Tadcaster)
3.85 out of 5 based on 511 ratings.
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