River City Raspberry Wheat Ale | Brewsters Brewing Company & Restaurant - Eleventh Avenue

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brewsters Brewing Company & Restaurant - Eleventh Avenue
Alberta, Canada
brewsters.ca

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
17 IBU

Added by IronDjinn on 06-03-2006

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Reviews:
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Ratings:
4
pDev:
4.05%
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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of JPNesker
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of schnarr84
3.64/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of joemcgrath27
3.46/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Have had this on a few occasions on tap over the years, decided on a home bottle to do a proper review
A - clear bubbly light golden, two fingers of head retained well with an endless stream of rising carbonation
S - seems to be dominated by an adjunct and slightly sour smell, some mild raspberry tartness
T - bread malt and light leafy crisp hops, sweetness & tartness of raspberry is gentle and well blended, not as prominent as I would like but still well integrated
M - light and effervescent, crisp and lightly sweet, slightly bready finish
O - I like my fruit beers to be a little more in your face but this is a nicely balanced effort with malt, hop, and fruit flavours in harmony, definitely an easy drinker

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served a clear golden colour with a hint of pink. Small frozen raspberries floating in the beer. Bready malt aroma, light tartness from the fruit. Light malt flavour, a bit grainy, the raspberries really do hide in the background, mild tart finish. Crisp, medium bodied mouthfeel. A decent patio beer, the fruit is mellow, and this seems to have a bit more backbone than the blueberry wheat ale.

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River City Raspberry Wheat Ale from Brewsters Brewing Company & Restaurant - Eleventh Avenue
Beer rating: 3.46 out of 5 with 4 ratings