Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Lembeek, Belgium


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RATINGS: 971   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Framboise Boon is a traditional Belgian Lambic fruit-beer. It is brewed according to the traditional Lambic style of spontaneous fermentation. Only fresh raspberries (25%) and wildcherries (5%)are used for this Lambic beer. Framboise Boon is the missing link between beer and wine and is served chilled in flute glasses. NO artificial sweeteners, flavourings, preservatives or colouring agents. Brewed in Lembeek, the village that gave Lambic its name.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VamboladeTolly (1079) - Tartu, ESTONIA - DEC 21, 2015
2012. Bottle @ deTolly, Tartu. Pours red with pinkish head. Aroma is full of raspberry leafs, sourish, wheaty, marmalade candy, Taste is sourish and sweeytish, a bit vinegar, rasperry tea. Medium body. Ok.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoNm (1992) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - DEC 20, 2015
Pours a dark ruby red color, hazy and topped with a medium small white head with pink undertone. Sweet raspberry syrup aroma. Taste is not too strong, mildly sweet and fruity, heavily on the soury raspberry taste. Mild herbal in the finish. Nice one. Not too strongly flavoured but still a decent one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tricksta_p (2672) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma is tart red fruits, raspberries, sweetish berries. Flavour strikes a nice balance between sweet and sour. Medium bodied. Very fruity and nice balance, great drinkability.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holmen2 (2462) - NORWAY - DEC 19, 2015
From tap at Øst 19.12.15 with TO and SO. Ruby. Pink head. Aroma and taste of fresh raspberries and pale caramel. A hint of pale citrus and almonds.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
aleigator (599) - GERMANY - DEC 15, 2015
Boon framboise 2013 Pours a vibrant, ruby-red color, with a medium sized, pink, froth head. Smells of extremely jammy, sweetened raspberries. The raspberries themselves provide a nice, unripe sourness, which then gets completely wrapped up by profound fruit sugar. Due to the omnipresent sweetness, nothing else cuts through, with the exeption of a noteable tartness. Produces a silk, utmost pleasant and soft mouthfeel. The beer has a recognizable mineralic quality during its finish, evoking a fizzy impression, combined with the lively carbonation. Astonishing enough, its fantastic mouthfeel is pronounced enough to handle the beers tartness single-handedly. Offers prickly raspberries from the very beginning, balanced by moldy earth and wet hay. A strange cotton candy adds to the berries, producing a sourness swallowing sweetness, producing a slick feature during the beers finish. From its stronger pronounced minerality evolves a timid tartness after the swallow, accompanied by earth and fruit pits. This gets joined by fruit sugar and slightly muted toffee. Finishes clean, remaining its easy drinkability while renouncing a mentionable sourness. Too sweet for my taste, scouring over its subtle, but rewarding and Lambic defining flavors. While the fruits are easily noteable, they come along one-dimensional, as there is almost no taste development at all.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (1913) - oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 8, 2015
Botella 37.5 cl tomada en el momento en Cimmeria 05..12..2015. (r956). Lote 32251 hasta. 13..06..2017. Color rojizo con espuma blanca a rojiza también. Aromas y sabores ácidos bastante intensos con buenas dosis de ácidos de frambuesas y frutos rojos. Cuerpo medio 5 vol con gas. Buena.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RasmusOtt (1864) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark brownish red with a white head with pink nuances. The Aroma is fruity and tart with some sweet raspberry yogurt, fresh raspberry juice, weak marzipan, jammy notes and red gummy bears. The taste is tart and has some notes of dry straw, fresh raspberries, some bitter woody notes, jam, sweet gummy bears and some black and red currants.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DCLawyer (2313) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 22, 2015
2013 bottle->tulip. Cloudy deep red with huge frothy pink head. A: deep raspberry, yeast, citrus. T: watery raspberry, yeast, grains. Thin, taste pales to aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (1486) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 21, 2015
Bottle to flute Raspberry, syrup, cherry. Dark, translucent, sludgy amber, with lots of particulates and no head. Taste is raspberry, hay, sour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (6228) - Halden, NORWAY - NOV 16, 2015
Lovely nice and balanced ale.
Red color with a small pink head. Both flavor and aroma are dominated by mellow and nice raspberries. Pleasant acidity and a moderate sweetness. Medium body and a pleasant carbonation. Good intensity in both aroma and flavor. Recommendable.
[Bottle from YNWA Bottleshop in Kolding, Denmark]

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