Window Pane Series Raspberry | Mother Earth Brewing

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85
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51 Ratings
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Window Pane Series RaspberryWindow Pane Series Raspberry
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mother Earth Brewing
North Carolina, United States
motherearthbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Wheat Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdude1982 on 04-01-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
51
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
10.79%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.58/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

2014 vintage. Poured from a bottle into a snifter, the beer is a rose-tinted copper coloring with a tall, frothy, bubbly, off-white head. Aromas of tart raspberry, toasted grains, and subtle notes of dry and tart chardonnay. Flavors are very tart forward, with raspberry first and foremost, and strong chardonnay fruit and dryness in the backbone. This becomes a very tart, fruity palate throughout. The smooth, crisp body keeps it drinkable, but it is definitely a sipper. The aftertaste fades quickly, but it's all raspberry fruit. The finish has a tart linger on a smooth body. My guess is this would mellow out nicely if aged.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.6%

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3.54/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Served from bottle into a Mother Earth snifter (proper!). Poured a deep ruby red-orange with a one finger white head that subsided to half a finger very slowly. Maintained decent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, fruit, funk, raspberries, and white wine. The flavor was of sweet malt, wheat, raspberries, funk, wine, and wood. It had a light feel on the palate with high carbonation.Overall this was a decent brew. It more closely related to a wine rather than a beer if I am completely honest here. Only difference was in that it had a sweet note from the raspberries. Glad I got to tick it, but doubt I would buy another bottle in the future.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

During a recent trip to NC, I picked a bottle of this up for $19. 750ml corked and caged offering poured into a snifter. The brew appears a clear copper color with a huge frothy white head that leaves a full wall of lace sticking to the glass. A swirl revives a finger of suds back to the surface.

The aroma is unmistakeable smelling of raspberry mingled with other fruity aspects. A bit more of a fruited perfume aspect emerges from the glass as it warms with some solvent alcohol. Across the back is a little grassy edge.

The flavor includes a spicy oak character upfront almost like cinnamon and charred oak with a mild vanilla sweetness. A bit of cheesy funk into the aftertaste and solvent alcohol that starts to warm things up. Sometimes when bigger sips are taken, you can up on a mild accenting spice of wit/belgian yeast notes with faint clove that blends into the previously mentioned barrel character.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. A little boozy at times for a wit and overall an interesting offering. It is raw with oak and cinnamon-like spice that was interesting. Having drank this immediately after the blackberry version I can undoubtably state I prefered this one. However, at this price point I would not buy again.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Window Pane Series Raspberry from Mother Earth Brewing
3.8 out of 5 based on 51 ratings.
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