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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
2 year old spontaneous beer, aged on local raspberries for 4 months, blended with a small portion of "young" spontaneous beer at bottling. Alc. 6.0% Vol

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Prufrockstar (1776) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Thanks to Dice for sharing this at Bob’s. Pours Murky pink with no real head. Very tart. Raspberry, funky and tart. Puckeringly acetic. Nice tart drying sipper of a lambic-esque beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ineedbeer (1577) - Oakland, California, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Poured from a 375 ml bottle with a bottle date of 2012. Aroma is fruity and acidic but more complex than a one dimensional jam bomb. Some citrus, cherry and tropical fruit. Light earthy herbal notes and hints of oak and leather. Pours a pale red with some orange hues and a large, slightly pink head that recedes to a thin film that lingers. Light lacing and small legs. Flavor has a light sweetness that quickly turns sour. Light fruit notes with some citrus and tropical fruit; not as fruity as I would expect. A bit harsh in the finish with too much oak tannins. Some earthy herbal notes. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation. Some astringency from the oak tannins and low alcohol warmth. Overall, the aroma is superb and reminds me a bit of Rose de Gambrinus, more than any other American framboise. The flavor has too much oak and not enough fruit.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wedgie9 (2565) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 23, 2015
From notes. Tasted on 1/27/13 from a corked and caged 375mL bottle, big thanks to Curtis for sharing. Pours hazy ruby red with an average pink head that slowly recedes to average lace. The nose is awesome with tons of tart and sour raspberry and a good amount of earthy, funky yeast. The flavor is nicely sour, tons of tart raspberry, high acidity, some funk, and a good tannic structure. The body is medium with just under average carbonation and a long sour raspberry and complex funky finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ontape (469) - Valley Village, California, USA - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle from Lukaduke, thanks! Pours a deep, rich orange with a small white ring around the edge. Smell is powerful raspberry and dirty mineral funk. Nicely complex. Taste is tart and dry with a long finish. A nice earthy funk holds things together and makes this especially interesting. Solid lacto punch. Raspberry showcased but the wonderful coolship qualities shine along in harmony. A nice special occasion beer, wish I had more!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nocturne (1594) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2014
375ml bottle. A pour hovering somewhere between orange and red. White cap. Aroma of fresh raspberries, cut grass, black pepper. Raspberry comes through lusciously in the taste. Has a wonderful sourness but less oaky than some. This feels very close to the fruit lambics of Belgium; certainly more than their gueuze did to Belgian gueuzes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 12, 2014
38cl, Vintage 2014, at 5.2%Vol, new exclusive American brew, with raspberries, thx alot to Secret Santa!, complex sour fruit brew, sour/fruity and slightly malty/woody, easy to drink, balanced, cloudy, nearly no head, good brew, yet very expensive!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
apotekhin (79) - ISRAEL - OCT 1, 2014
Delicate sour citrus with a little aged cheese and raspberries and oak. Flavor is delicate balanced sour with raspberries but no sweetness. Fantastic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (5359) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Location: Sampled at Where the Wild Beers Are, 6/7/14

Aroma: The aroma is sour and fruity, cheesy and funky as well
Appearance: It pours a pinkish color with a soft head
Flavor: The flavor is much the same, sour fruit and plenty of funky flavors
Palate: The body is medium, it has average carbonation, and a mid-tart finish
Overall Impression: Another really nice one to try at Where the Wild Beers Are. Not too much written for the overall in my notes, so I’ll just leave it with that.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
poech73 (339) - Braine, BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2014
Sample@Quintessence 2014. Framboise très axée sur le fruit, plus que la Cantillon. C ’est un corps malté un peu fluet, et en même temps sirupeux, avec un léger biscuité boisé qui se termine avec une une douce acidité. Fin surette mais peu amère. Assez moelleux en fait.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
auerbrau (3203) - Ithaca, New York, USA - AUG 6, 2014
12oz Bottle. Thanks, Rob. Hay, almonds, freshly cut wood, and mashed berry aroma. Woah, this is intensely acidic. Brazen lactic acid brings some general fresh raspberry notes at about 50% of full intensity. Lemon juice, yogurt, oak, and ground leaves. The raspberry fruit notes give a hint of acetic, but I don’t think it’s really there. Snappy and really sharp. This seems incredibly young at this perspective. I think a more aged blend would have created a more graceful beverage. Bottle aging won’t work since the fruit will be eaten up by the time the beer softens and mingles.

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