In 2012, the entire initial bottling of Alaskan Brewing Company's
Raspberry Wheat Ale sold out in less than an hour. I was NOT one of
the lucky few to get my hands on one of the prized bottles. I didn't even get a
Today, well - today was a different story.
celebrate the May 31 release, Juneau's own local (and might I add,
nationally renowned and award-winning) brewery hosted a pancake feed featuring Raspberry Wheat flapjacks and a special raspberry syrup, served up with a little sass by their Brew Crew. After waiting in line, I finally got my hands on the product!
According to its profile: "This limited edition batch of Alaskan Raspberry Wheat is made from glacier fed water, the finest two-row barley, wheat and specialty malts, premium quality European and Pacific Northwest hop varieties, and more than 3,000 pounds of real raspberries."
Glacier fed H2O and FRUIT? Count me in!
Now my bottles are safe at home, and I've sampled Raspberry Wheat. I can personally vouch - worth the wait!