Raspberry Crush | 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

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4.03/5
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86 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
10 Barrel Brewing Co.
Oregon, United States
10barrel.com

Style: Berliner Weissbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by JohnGalt1 on 08-09-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,034
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
86
pDev:
10.42%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
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Photo of jaydoc
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.81/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brentk56
3.79/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a pink hued ruby red with a nice mauve cap; decent retention and a smattering of lace

Smell: Raspberry popsicle tones; smells very sweet

Taste: Sweet raspberry juice which verges into the tart territory, through the middle; clean, not funky, with a lot of fruit in the finish; some woody tartness lingers in the aftertaste

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderate to high carbonation

Overall: Nothing complex here; a good entry sour; fun to drink for a while

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Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mdaschaf
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of stevoj
4.11/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Can from Boise Co-op. Deep pink hue in the body, instant foamy pink head, faded to ring. Prominent berry jelly jar aroma, fruity. Taste also features the fruit, but not so much to obscure the solid Berliner base. Dry finish, lingering sweet berry flavors. Another killer crush from 10 Barrel.

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Photo of aasher
4.22/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tone77
3.53/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A thanks to the bodacious woodychandler for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a violet/golden color with a /2 inch head. Smell is of sour berries. Taste is sour berries, a touch of sweetness, bone dry at the finish. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall, while I'm not a fan of this style, this one is pretty good.

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Photo of BeerOps
3.58/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Erik-P
3.29/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of epyon396
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of flagmantho
3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz can into a tulip. Canned 6/8/17.

Appearance: moderately cloudy salmon-pink body with a finger of pillowy pink foam atop. It definitely looks the part for a raspberry beer.

Smell: nice raspberry character with a little bit of acidity underneath. A bit one-dimensional, but nice.

Taste: bright and acidic, but with enough sweetness and fruit flavor to be balanced. It's not candylike, as there is a little bit of funk, and I think that works well here. I like it.

Mouthfeel: medium-light body with a decent carbonation and creaminess.

Overall: I like this beer, although it's a bit heavy in ABV to be a real Berliner weissbier. Still, it's definitely a crushable quaff.

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Photo of eawolff99
4.49/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Georgiabeer
4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jschott75
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohnGalt1
4.3/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

from the brewery: "Acidulated white wheat, raspberries and an inoculation of lactobacillus in the fermenter give this American ale its tart, fruity taste. Low hop levels let the special sour flavors dominate, and rice syrup helps yield a particularly light finish and body. This is a real summer refresher."

Had this on tap tonight at Bar Gernika in downtown Boise... I was told this was the only keg to make it to Idaho... Thanks Jeff!!

Poured into a nice tulip... The brew is glowing cloudy reddish pink... the head was fluffy with a pretty pink tinge... nice lacing.

The nose is surprisingly subtle.. huge raspberry essence, but the lack of sweetness keeps things from ever verging on raspberry soda.

Flavor is like a raspberry sock to the salivary glands... very tart with just a bit of lactic acidity... tons of fresh fruit with just enough residual sweetness to really deliver the fruit... nicely dry finish makes me want another glass.

light body with a spritzy carbonation.

I had a glass and a half.... I probably could have had two, but that would be my limit... too much of a good thing.

4/4/4.5/4/4.5

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Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.36/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

thanks to TATURBO for bringing this beer back from the West Coast!

Poured into tulip.

Appearance: light red with a slight orange hue. 2 fingers of white head that quickly drops to no head.

Smell: Raspberry jolly ranchers if there ever was such a flavor.

Taste: Same as the nose. Raspberry Jolly Ranchers! Really simple, not very complex but I dont care because it is seriously delicous! Moderate tartness and a touch of sweetness to balance. Lots of fresh raspberry notes.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Really effortless and drinkable beer. A little better than Semi-dry finish. Crisp carbonation. bright flavors. WOW.

Overall: Plain and simple...this is seriously under the radar sour beer we have from a brewery I have never heard of. What a treat! Thanks again chris!

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Photo of shelby415
4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 1971bernat
2/5  rDev -50.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of dertyd
3.88/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pkalix
3.92/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of egrace84
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of jera1350
4.02/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of HuskyinPDX
4.06/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at 10 Barrel in Boise

A - Served a medium to light red with a fizzy pink-white head that fades pretty fast.

S - Tartness then sweet raspberry.

T - The tartness hits you, then it gets sweet with lots of raspberry.

D - Light body with good carbonation.

O - Sweet and tart. Like it should be. Solid.

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Photo of Rutager
3.82/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Raspberry Crush from 10 Barrel Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 86 ratings