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

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RATINGS: 1010   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Raspberry lambic was once a rarity and only produced for a few weeks during the summer. Frank Boon was the first brewer to again prepare a raspberry lambic in the summer of 1976. More than 300 grams per liter of fresh raspberries give Framboise Boon a fresh fruity taste. The young lambic supports the flavor. But this is very much about raspberries, not the lambic. Of course we do not use artificial flavorings, only real raspberries. Boon Framboise has an alcohol volume of 5%. Drink it when it is young.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BRW (2248) - Barcelona, SPAIN - JUN 27, 2016
Bottle at cara B. Red colour with pink head. Fruity, raspberry aroma. Sweet, fruity, raspberry taste, slightly acidic. Medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mariuspoenari (1459) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 23, 2016
Sampled at Beertemple. Clear red pour with a light pink head. Smells like a sweet raspberry syrup. The taste is dominated by raspberries. A bit too light bodied and sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (7612) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 10, 2016
Great initial smell of raspberry but has a surprisingly light finish. Ruby pour with good pink head and lacing. Some light citrus. Light tang on finish but generally a little empty. Light palate. Bottle from 2013.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (4272) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2016
375ml bottle. Pours deep blood red with pinkish head. Aroma is bright raspberry pips and berry pulp. Taste is wonderfully fruity with a smooth, oily mouthfeel, very lightly carbonated. Sourness seems restrained, would’ve liked more of an edge to this, but it’s refreshing and fruity, if a little too slick.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mjp12 (1387) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2016
A sweet raspberry aroma, the taste is the same, but it feels a little light in the mouth. Gluggable .

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HerrBierkoenig (1150) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 30, 2016
0,25l bottle from Damian Bottle Shop, Bratislava, BBD: 21.01.2020 Pours clear Bordeaux red liquid, medium creamy pink head, fell down quickly, Aroma: raspberries, sweet fruity with light vegetal-plant notes, Taste: medium sweet, light bitter, medium sour, raspberries, sweet fruity, cherry notes, light bitter hop notes, Palate: light to medium body, lively carbonation, slick mouthfeel, long sour sweet fruity aftertaste, Overall: fine, drinkable. Too fruity and simple for me.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rami_pl (1927) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAY 30, 2016
Rami Rami is drinking a Framboise by Brouwerij Boon at BrewDog Warszawa Za malo lambika, za duzo malin

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stouby (4437) - Holbæk, DENMARK - MAY 24, 2016
CBC16, red session, tap. Hazy pink with a light pink head. Aroma medium sour raspberries. Flavor medium sour raspberries, light sweet, ending dry. Light body, refreshing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GTAEgeek (1922) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAY 19, 2016
750 mL bottle. Slightly hazy purple color, with a small, pinkish head. The nose is brilliant raspberry, some yogurt and light lacto funk, cheerios, and lemon zest. Sweet and very fruity, with a smooth, easy tartness. Light body, champagne bubbles, silky, and crisp. This is a nice, super fruity lambic, with good, mellow funk. Not very complex or aggressive, but easy and tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rask0lnikov (736) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 7, 2016
Ruby red colour. Thin white head. Raspberry jam in the aroma. Raspberries at first. Sweetness. Raspberries again. Quite sweet in the end. Raspberry taste comes out nicely, but there is no complexity. Too sweet.


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