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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

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 252   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ruigo (1246) - PORTUGAL - DEC 21, 2014
37.5cl bottle. Reddish dark brown colour with almost no head that completely vanishes after a few minutes. Berries, berries and berries in the aroma. Average carbonation and medium to light body. Taste is sweet at start, bitter in the middle and sour, astringent and dry in the finish. Overall, I am not sure if this is beer... but I probably will never drink another.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Trappist1 (560) - Diest, BELGIUM - DEC 15, 2014
Brown reddish color with a beige head, disappearing. Nose:fruity nose, cherries, wood. Taste:cherry, bit if wood. Lacks some punch, sweet finish, candy. Feels more like a sweetish Kriek than an old bruin. Still decent, ok

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jfb (4072) - Freising, GERMANY - DEC 7, 2014
(bottle) murky ruby-brown colour with a frothy beige head. aroma of heavy raspberries and milk, with a hint of herbal hops, some caramel, alcohol and earth. flavour is mostly just raspberries, very simple, with some light hints of pale malts, more herbal hops, light alcohol and no detectable tartness. medium-bodied with lively carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Borup (6289) - Albertslund, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle. Clear red colour with a pink head. Aroma and flavour of tartness, raspberries and acidic.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VamboladeTolly (237) - Tartu, ESTONIA - NOV 22, 2014
Pours hazy reddish brown almost no head. Aroma is sweet like rassberry gem. Taste is sour and sweet, with some spicyness, dry, rassberry scnaps. Interesting but not mine kind of beer.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hanoi (458) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2014
From notes. Nose is raspberry and sugar, slight back note from the sour base beer. Taste is raspberry juice, leading to sugar and then green apple from the sour beer. The interesting base beer makes it a step up from an Alcopop, but it’s still a beer for people who don’t have a palate.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle. Pours a red color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity spicy raspberry aroma. Sweetish fruity raspberry flavor. Has a fruity sweetish raspberry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martjoobolut (934) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 20, 2014
0,375L bottle, BB 07.2015. Pours ruby with light tan head. The head stays. Aroma is sweet and sour, raspberries. Flavor follows the nose. Finish is fruity tart. Overall: nice brew.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vinivini (470) - BELARUS - SEP 15, 2014
Reddish to brown, filmy beige head. Aroma of raspberries, yeast and a hint of dry hops. Light body, thin texture. Fruty sweetnes & delicate sourness in the taste. Not a great discovery all in all but absolutely OK

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dervock (505) - Emu plains, AUSTRALIA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle - pours ruby with a small off white head. Raspberry and some citrus. Moderate dryness creamy raspberry aftertaste. Smooth creamy palate.


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