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

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RATINGS: 860   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
abstractbeer (238) - - SEP 25, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2011 My first fruit lambic!! Bottle, 37.5 cl. Deep red color, with a small pink head. The immediate aroma is fresh raspberries wrapped in sweet caramel-ish aromas. Sweet lambic jesus this smells good! In my mouth the body is medium to full, Id say. Flavor is very much like the aroma, with wonderful fresh raspberries with delightful notes of caramel, slightly sour, but with sweet edges. Quickly, as I swallow, the expected sourness really comes through, refreshing and very very very pleasant! The sourness continues into the finish, leaving my mouth full of raspberry flavors, tartness and sour goodness! Wow. There are other flavors here besides the raspberry, but Im not sure what they are, since Im relatively new to the world of sour ales, but the raspberry flavors definitely dominate. The stuff in the background makes me think of a barnyard and such, but its very faint. Also, hints of lemon.

Overall: I think this is just spectacular! And its probably not even the best fruit/raspberry lambic out there! Wow!


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1560) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Aroma: intense raspberries. Appearance: clear red, small, creamy, reddish head. Taste: dry, light bitter. Plate: very fruity and very dry, intense raspberries. Bottle from Beers of Europe, Kings Lynn.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NBird (411) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - DEC 26, 2014
Looks.. Dark red/rose, little to no head. Smells.. Loads of raspberries, like a raspberry juice..a little of the cherry. Tastes..lots of raspberry up front, slight hint of tart cherries, finishes wood/seed dry.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sevenlee (1411) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - DEC 19, 2014
Pours a dark red colour with a beige head. Aroma is fruits such as cherry and raspberry, vanilla with some sourness. Taste is sweetish of fruit leading to a sourish finish. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerardgathier (397) - - DEC 16, 2014
Recent op bij de Drie dorstige herten. Ik had hem niet zo zoet verwacht maar was verder wel erg lekker, goede framboos smaak

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Shark_Pants (266) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 1, 2014
Pours ruby red. Lots of tart raspberry and cherry in the aroma, with glucose syrup in the aroma. The taste is pretty much exactly the same but with a light astringency too. Quite mild lambic.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
k0mpsa (1368) - Jrvenp, FINLAND - NOV 29, 2014
2011 bottle at tuulensuu. Clear dark red color, light red head. Aroma is nice raspberry, some earthy notes. Taste is raspberrys, other sweet fruits, some sour notes.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bobhund (425) - - NOV 29, 2014
Köpt på Systembolaget Boländerna, Uppsala. En fin öl på många sätt, se betyget för mer info. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kiwianer (3390) - Otorohanga, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 19, 2014
The head is ok, the body dark red, brown. It smells fruity intensive, bit sour. The taste is intensive sour, refreshing, rasperry, . Pretty nice.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tfredvik (1208) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 15, 2014
Clear, dark red body with a small, frothy, light pink head that laces the glass pretty well. Strong flavour of lightly ripe, acidic and tart raspberries, raspberries, raspberries and raspberries. Also distinct notes of cherries. The flavour mirrors the aroma. Light sweet and light to moderate acidic taste. Crisp mouthfeel, light and dry with a moderate carbonation. A very mild framboise, sure its tart and acidic but theres definitely a sweetness in there as well, and I find no funky stuff that could scare off newcomers to the style..
[37.5 cl bottle, 2011 vintage, enjoyed 9 months before BB date, from Vinmonopolet Vika, Oslo]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
maekchu (2300) - Hirakata, JAPAN - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle from Takatsuki AEON Mall liquor shop. Strong, fresh blast of berries, some funk. Dark reddish brown, light pink lace. Mildly tart berries in initial, some acid attack in mid, hits a good sweet-sour balance. Thin, tart, and moderately astringent. Nice all around. Not as big or overpowering as some acid blasters, but alanced and highly drinkable.


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