Granville Island Brewing False Creek Raspberry Ale

GIB did a really great job taking “Fraser Valley Raspberries” and adding it to a nice clean-tasting ale to make a beer that tastes like a raspberry beer, eh.. (The kind you find in a second hand store).

It is really pink when you pour it, and still pink in the glass. The head and body are really full. The raspberry taste is obvious, but not so overwhelming. For my liking the flavor is not subtle enough, giving me the impression that it is a novelty beer that won’t be around for long…

In the meantime I would try this one out on a sunny day, cold, preferably in the early afternoon:)

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3.5/5
GScore=3

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Tree Brewing Company Limited Edition Raspberry Porter

Tree brewing has given us some very good beers, including last year’s LagerBlogger award winning Cutthroat Pale Ale.

My absolute hatred for flavoured beers is being tested again with this nice limited edition porter.

There is a feeling you get when you open a big beer. It feels somehow more special knowing you get twice as much beer in your bottle.

This porter looks rich and dark, and has a smooth and moderately intense taste of chocolate and raspberry.

If you have ever snuck a chocolate from your wife’s box of chocolates… You know the kind with the fruity stuff in it… It’s a little like that. Only it’s beer.

The taste is mild enough in intensity (4/5) to not be overwhelming, which would appeal to more people, and the beer actually tastes really good.

3.75/5
[xrr rating=3.75/5]

Tree Brewing Company Limited Edition Raspberry Porter

Tree brewing has given us some very good beers, including last year’s LagerBlogger award winning Cutthroat Pale Ale.

My absolute hatred for flavoured beers is being tested again with this nice limited edition porter.

There is a feeling you get when you open a big beer. It feels somehow more special knowing you get twice as much beer in your bottle.

This porter looks rich and dark, and has a smooth and moderately intense taste of chocolate and raspberry.

If you have ever snuck a chocolate from your wife’s box of chocolates… You know the kind with the fruity stuff in it… It’s a little like that. Only it’s beer.

The taste is mild enough in intensity (4/5) to not be overwhelming, which would appeal to more people, and the beer actually tastes really good.

3.75/5
[xrr rating=3.75/5]