Southern Tier Raspberry Porter

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Type: American Porter
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  • 3.4/5 
  • 04.80% 
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An ale brewed with the finest North American barley. Raspberry Porter is lightly Hopped with the choicest Pacific Northwest grown hops. Pleasant roast and chocolate-like notes give this beer a sweet and subtle body while its rich creamy head compliments its character. This delicate and smooth beer is finished with a hint of raspberries and is certain to become your holiday favorite!
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  • Oct 17, 2009
    generallee (311)Rank: Beer ExplorerGroup: Fall beer lovers
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    Presentation: Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

    Appearance: It has a deep brown amber color with deep reddish highlights and a big light tan head that fades to a thin cap on top. Very little to no lacing is left on the glass as it slides down the sides of the glass.

    Smell: The aroma has a sweet berry scent. There is a strong raspberry aroma along with loganberry and other wild berries. Also there is a light roasted malty note under the berry aromas and an even lighter hint of hops in the background.

    Taste/Mouth feel: Its flavor has a big shot of raspberry syrup over a milk chocolaty cake dough malt base. The raspberry sweetness slides to the finish on a slick palate, where it is met by light leafy/herbal hops. The finish has a light bitterness from the hops and a slight tartness from the raspberry. The body is medium to full with soft carbonation.

    Notes: This is defiantly on the sweet side and unbalanced for a porter. It is quite drinkable and I like it but it seems to be more of a fruit beer than a porter.