Pin-Up Raspberry Blonde | Crooked Fence Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Crooked Fence Brewing
Idaho, United States
crookedfencebrewing.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by JohnGalt1 on 06-06-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
5.8%
 
 
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
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Photo of Spikester
3.87/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very hazy gold with one finger of fluffy white head that lasts about five minutes. Good amount of lacing.
Smell is malty and raspberry.
Taste is malty with a good amount of raspberry.
Mouthfeel is light wit good carbonation. Finish is light dryness and bitter.
Overall one of the better fruit beers thus far.

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Photo of Beardo
3.79/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohnGalt1
3.36/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I added this as rotating because I figure CF will continue to make this one when they can.

Picked this one up tonight at Brewforia Meridian for a super pricey $6.50ish... Should have no problem finding it ALOT cheaper around town or at the brewery.

Poured into my HotD goblet a hazy dark golden brew produces a short-lived white head... I swear the brew has a pinkish hue, but that could be me projecting "berries" into the appearance.

The nose is an obvious blonde with bigger pale malts and sorta a grainy aftermath.. berries are there and are thankfully accentuated by the residual maltiness.. but they are pretty light.

The palate is right in line with the aroma.. pale/grainy/sorta husky malts with a background berry essence..

For the style, the body is a more medium than light.. carbonation is a bit light, but no big deal.

Overall, a decent raspberry blonde... there are a bunch of these (fruity blondes) out there, but I think CF did a good job. That said, I will NEVER BUY this again for more than $4.25/22oz... and even that is pushing it.

EDIT: I still am not sure that they used real fruit... I hope so.. but there is something that I can't put my finger on that seems a bit off... The fruitiness is a little perfumy and perhaps extract.

3/3.25/3.5/3.5/3.25

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Photo of Juno_Malone
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Pin-Up Raspberry Blonde from Crooked Fence Brewing
3.62 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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