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Brewed by Hanssens Artisanaal
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Dworp, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 331   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale fermented with raspberries and matured in oak barrels.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6392) - Utah, USA - OCT 10, 2011
Bottle shared by Patrick during GABF weekend, thanks
Appearance: Pours clear golden with no head or lacing
Aroma: Raspberries with some tartness
Taste: Tart raspberries, woody, vinegar with a dry finish
Very nice and tasty

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlajwl (5061) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 1, 2011
Raspberries in the aroma, as well as an off-aroma, possibly from skunking in the green bottle. The flavor is intensely tart, bordering on sour, with only a mild tempering of sweetness. The sourness in this was stronger than several other lambics, it wasn’t bad but a bit too one-dimensional.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - SEP 27, 2011
375 mL bottle. Pours a completely clear reddish peach color with just a touch of carbonation. The aroma is fresh raspberry, lots of obvious oak character, smooth lactic character, very mild funk, a touch of spiciness; it’s literally mouthwatering. The flavor is a nice balance of funk and fruit with just enough lactic acidity to keep the palate crisp. The finish is smooth and semi-dry, and the aftertaste is where the raspberry shines through. I’m really enjoying this one. Paired with goat cheddar.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
after4ever (7061) - Brier, Washington, USA - SEP 22, 2011
375, corked and baled. Pours a bright pink, but cloudy. No head or lace. Funky fresh berry nose--pretty poopy along with the great berry-fields-in-the-sun quality of the fruit note. Watery light still body. Mostly fruity with a bit of funk on the mid palate. Clean finish. Could be a lot more dimensional, and the jury’s out on the barnyard quality being a positive addition in this case.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (7031) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - SEP 17, 2011
Pours light red and golden with a small white head.Aroma of sour berries,raspberries, funk, barnyard and leather.Flavor is sour and funk with some leather and berries.Medium to thin, dry finish. Nice

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (5058) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 6, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2015 12.7oz bottle in a flute. Pours light pinkish and golden with a white head. Aroma of raspberry, sourness, cheese, and a little maltiness. Flavor pretty good for a lambic. Very sour. Very bubbly. An interesting beer. EDIT: Tried again and liked a lot more now.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrickfannon (1242) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 28, 2011
Bottle. Juden. Fucking drunk. Raspberry aroma.Pink pour. sour sour sour palate

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
cucuma (89) - kontich, BELGIUM - JUL 26, 2011
it was a wonderfull expierence. I had it on the tour de geuze and was suprised of it. Bought a couple of bottles and opened one at home. It was even better. Nice pink color and raspberry arome. Taste sourish, raspberry (more then the strawberry and cassis version)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 22, 2011
bottle at dak’s 8/14/10. it is about as pretty as a beer can be... kool-aid, raspberry bubble gum color with a pale pink spritzy head. it smells really tart...not vinegary just fruit... raspberry, grass, flowers, mineral/slate and earth. the flavor is the same but salivatingly sour. crisp medium body. crazy dry. crazy good. 7/5/7/4/16

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vyvvy (5137) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 24, 2011
Pours crystal clear and very reddish purple with zero head on it. The aroma is sour & not in the most pleasant way. There is some tart raspberry, citrus and vinegar which is fine, but there is a linger household cleaner aspect to the aroma that is odd. Medium / thin body that is quite crisp and refreshing with no carbonation to be found. The taste begins with a nice blending of the sour raspberry, citrus giving it a bite and the oak mellowing it out with smooth woodiness and bits of vanilla. On the finish there is a bit of lemon and spice that come out that’s quite pleasant. The beer seemed off-putting on the aroma, but is quite interesting, complex and enjoyable on the taste. Very nice lambic.


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