In a blind tasting by BJCP trained experts, this beer rated


Funkwerks Raspberry Provincial

Aroma: “Light lemony acidity, sulfur, and sweetness up front, with a distinct, pleasant aroma of fresh raspberries, light banana, and pear. Funky and earthy character, with an intriguing floral spiciness that adds to the fruity complexity.”

Flavor: “The raspberry dominates, with hints of underripe tartness and sweetness, then gives way to a subtle lactic tartness, which carries a bit more thanks to the dry, light body. There’s a hint of hops bitterness and light banana, as well as very light wheat malt character and simple sugar. It finishes dry and light.”

Overall: “An exquisite balance between fruit and funk, with a very light body and light acidity. It’s straightforward, easy drinking, with a touch of sour. It’s a well-designed base beer supported by thoughtful, delicate fruit additions.”