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Bacchus Frambozenbier

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Brewed by Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Sour Red/Brown
Ingelmunster, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

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RATINGS: 222   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Van Honsebrouck is a family owned brewery in West Flanders Belgium. It makes a range if beers including Bacchus, a beer in the local style of the region. It is on this beer that the kriek and framboise is based, a premium fruit beer for which Belgium is well known. Hand wrapped and presented in half champagne bottles. This is a remarkable beer.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Icedwarf (101) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - APR 18, 2014
Helder roodbruin bier met duidelijke framboosgeur. Smaak is licht zuur en vanzelfsprekend fruitig framboos. Smaak blijf niet erg lang hangen.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (5467) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 12, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel rötliches Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr fruchtig, säuerlich. Geschmack säuerlich fruchtig, saure Himbeeren.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DJoer (562) - NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2014
Medium mokka head, redish brown colour, sweet frambose sweet watery smell, simour medium carbonation lo bitter

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Russo (1635) - Campinas, BRAZIL - APR 5, 2014
Dark rubbish color with an off-white (tan) head. Aroma is sweet raspberry with some citrus notes. Flavor: is also sweet and quite bitter notes of citrus and of course raspberry. High carbonated and light to medium body with a spicy bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Senka (348) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAR 28, 2014
From the archives: Had this on on several occasions. Never got used to it. Very interesting sour/kriek, but not my favourite. Easy drinking, and I prefer it as a side to a sweet cheesecake.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer (592) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 23, 2014
Aroma: raspberry flavours dominating. Appearance: dark clear red, small white head. Taste: light sour. Palate: sours coming up. Overall: too much raspberry, but naive to think otherwise. Bottle at The Champion, Bayswater.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mjp12 (152) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2014
Cloudy red, with thining head. Good raspberry aroma, with a sweet raspberry flavour. Not the best fruit beer I’ve ever had, I like them sharper, but I glugged this down in a few mouthfulls .

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mr_Pink_152 (274) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2014
375ml bottle from Sainsburys. Deep red/brown colour with a small off-white head. Fruity raspberry aroma, candy, with a touch of acidity. Raspberry flavour with an orange marmalade sweetness and bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
edsspoon (137) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2014
Pours deep red with a thin, off-white head that quickly disappears to a ring. Strong aroma of raspberry, some cherry and sourness, hint of malt. Tastes of raspberry and sourness, a hint of malt and slightly bitter. Really sweet. First fruit beer I’ve had and I thoroughly enjoyed it, if anything a bit too sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JonnyConga (51) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2014
Pours cloudy red. Strong raspberry aroma. Tastes very fruity - raspberry as expected with a touch of malt. Quite refreshing with a slightly sour aftertaste. Not the tastiest fruit Belgian I’ve had (this is my 2nd) but still a tasty beer. And the green mini champagne bottle it comes in is awesome!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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