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Girardin Framboise

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Brewed by Brouwerij Girardin
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Sint Ulriks-Kapelle, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 366   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (2385) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Decent fruit beer. Odd that the makers of the gueze made this. Really murky brownish pour with a smell of sweet jammy raspberries, light chemicals, and mild funk. Seems spoiled or something. One of the most disappointing beers in a while.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike_77 (3308) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - OCT 25, 2014
Deep pink with thin lacy head. Aroma of tart raspberries. Also funky yeast, wood, cork. Thin watery feel. There’s nice, perfumey raspberry in the flavour and aftertaste. It’s tart but not overly sour. Just has a slight musty element to it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheCametron (1858) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle from Katowice. Poured in to Belveder champagne glasses out on our balcony in the blazing sun. Paradise. Pours a brilliant pinky Red with a rosy head. Really pleasing aroma of raspberries. Tastes slightly woody and sour with a not oversweet raspberry flavour and a reasonable biting tartness. Really good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bacterial (1670) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Bottle in Ghent. Really fun to try. White head and a nice read pour. Big raspberry nose and taste. A tad sweet highlighting the sweet and sourness of raspberries. Good, but not really what I was after.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (6813) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Sampled via bottle at WTWBA 2014. Clear red/gold pour. Raspberry. Somewhat medicinal. Okay.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
aleigator (265) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - OCT 17, 2014
Has a decent, foamy head, with a clear light-ruby color. Smells of sweet, ripe raspberries, sugar and tart hints - reminding me of raspberry marmelade, which got a sour note to it. Tastes actually not as sweet as the nose promised, due to an unexpected high carbonation and a watery middlepart. Begins quite fruity, centered around raspberry marmelade, with a gentle, refreshing sourness, drying out the tongue. Finishes with both, a subtle sour acidity and a sweet fruitiness, while the overall impression remains, that this beer is a bit too watery and sweet for this style.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (3848) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 15, 2014
bought in amsterdam, tis a mere fruit beer, nothing really lambic here. Just a jammy fruit beer with some vinegar added. Whoop de freaking doo.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (3947) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: SBWF 2014.
Appearance: Red colour with a small pink head.
Aroma: Raspberries, fruit, sweet, sour.
Body: Light to medium body, medium carbonation.
Flavour: Raspberries, acidic, fruit, sour.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leini (887) - SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2014
Sample @ a tasting event. Red body with a low pink head. Raspberries & tart pretty much. Refreshing & dry.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nische (848) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2014
Deep red with a small head. A lot of rather sweet raspberries in the aroma. Also some light notes of barnyard. Also a lot of raspberries in the taste, but not as sweet as in the aroma. Dry with a light tartness. Refreshing and pleasant to drink.


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