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The Joseph James Brewing Company, a microbrewery in Henderson, Nevada, doesn't use syrup or fruit concentrate in their delicious recipe. They pour in loads of real, fresh raspberries, along with Hershey's raw cocoa and Belgian candy sugar for a beer that's both tart and sweet.
If you prefer soda to beer, then you'll love Purple Haze® from Abita Brewing Company near New Orleans. The raspberry flavor and aroma outweigh the slight wheat taste. You'll surprise your guests with the beer's subtle purple color, too. It's the perfect drink to serve with cheese or citrus fruits.
Interestingly, Lost Coast Brewery in Eureka, California, was founded by women. Their fabulous Tangerine Wheat beer smells heavenly and boasts a lovely dark orange/honey color. The sweet aroma is complemented by a tangy, bitter aftertaste that's quite like tangerine zest. Divine.
Peach Porch Lounger
What do you get when you combine peach juice, molasses, grits, biscuit malt, lemon peel and yeast? This citrusy ale from the Fort Collins, Colorado, brewery. This particular brew was created in honor of blues musician G. Love, who wrote Front Porch Lounger.
Samuel Smith Organic Strawberry
This luscious fruit beer heralds from a small brewery in England. The strawberries are harvested from the region's organic crops and fermented with wild yeast. The beer exudes a dominant strawberry aroma but takes on a slight bitterness from the hops.
White Chocolate Ale
Not all flavored beers are fruity. Sonoran Brewing Company in Phoenix makes white chocolate and dark chocolate wheat beers. "Separately they're good, but when I expressed interest at a restaurant, the waitress recommended I order both and mix them in a third glass," says blogger Brian Penny. "I fell instantly in love."