Raspberry Session Ale – Postmark Brewing (Vancouver, BC, Canada)


Raspberry Session Ale – Postmark Brewing, 4.7% ABV, 17 IBUs, 650ml, (Vancouver, BC, Canada) (*local BC craft beer*)

on the front-left label:

“A Bavarian style Weiss beer with notes of raspberry and hints of lemon zest that makes an appearance in the aroma and flavour.”

  • Style: (flavoured – wheat, local BC raspberries) Fruit Ale
  • Taste: Weakish wheat malt palate rough funk tangy dry
  • Where I got it : BC Liquor Stores
  • How much: $7.25 CAD – 650ml., February 2016
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: nah

Visual: Pours slightly translucent orange brown with a smallish lasting head, 1mm layer of retention, clusters of very active streams.

Nose: very supple pressed tangy raspberry juice. (lvl-7)-pungency

Attack: dry-tart / crisp

Mid-palate: banana wheat malt dry roughness, tingly-fizzy, (lvl-4-sweetness), tangy sour, mild funk, raspberry

Finish: soft tart, lingering grainy wheat malt raspberry exhale.

Summary: Simple and rather weak bodied compared to their Raspberry Lemon Zest Hefe [B]. Not enough punch in the mids and quite a bit of palate roughness.