Raspberry Ananke | Freetail Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Freetail Brewing Company
Texas, United States
freetailbrewing.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by fragilehearted on 09-17-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
121
Reviews:
26
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
8.21%
 
 
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156
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Photo of Alieniloquium
3.35/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter. 2012 bottle.

Appearance - Pale pink body. Small white head. A few wisps.

Smell - Raspberry is strong. Jammy. Some white wine. Not a ton of acidity.

Taste - Musty raspberry. Slightly sweet. A little bit of white wine but it is lost among the raspberry.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Raspberry makes it heavy.

Overall - Raspberry is tasty but it takes away from all the nuances of the base beer.

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3.37/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle courtesy if JAMASON I believe. Thanks! Shared with Duane while sweating out overtime.

Murky pinkish pour that settles to near stillness.

Tart raspberries seem to overwhelm much if the base to me old sniffer.

Sour raspberries, big acidity, white grape, and oak.

Fruit aging can be fickle and here I don't think it's an improvement on the base. It's muddled and the raspberries overwhelm the better qualities of what lies beneath. Appreciative for sure, but not a likely return trip.

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4.41/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to Jeff for this one. 22oz. bottle into a Cantillon tulip. Shared with schen9303.

Pours a very thin .25 finger coarse white head that collapses quickly. No lace and near no legs. What saves the appearance is the stunning clear, dark red color. Just above average.

Nose is tart raspberry and strawberry. Seedy sweet and tartness. Mellow Brett funkiness in the back with a nice, jammy fruit presence upfront. Nicely aromatic. Very straightforward and appetizing.

Opens raspberry sweet and tartness. Raspberry seed in the middle with Brett funk, hay, and some woodiness in the middle. Fruit presence is huge... like I'm eating Raspberry puree. Sour fades out a bit in the end, showcasing a nice, sweet juiciness from the fruit. Seedy, slightly bitter aftertaste. Very good. Definitely one of the better fruited Wild's I've had.

Light bodied with ample carbonation. Prickly and lively in the mouth and goes down aggressive, bubbly and bright. Finish is puckering with a lingering, lip-smacking aftertaste. Real nice.

Just like the non-fruited version, Raspberry Ananke is incredible. Great, lively feel with an aggressive, aromatic and enticing nose. Flavor is spot on too. Seek this out!

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Raspberry Ananke from Freetail Brewing Company
4.14 out of 5 based on 121 ratings.
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