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

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RATINGS: 248   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Ale fermented with raspberries and matured in oak barrels.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
berntholer (898) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 3, 2014
slight pink head disappears fast but not completely. scarlet pink colour. aroma is cherry and raspberry. taste is very sour, mouth-puckering, citric acid. but 1-dimensional and tiresome to drink, be sure to take a good dose of baking powder or anti-acids before drinking this. bottle 37,5cl / bd mar-2014

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Indra (2607) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - APR 23, 2014
375ml bottle, cellar aged approximately one year. Some delicately sweet raspberry and woody oak in the aroma, along with some light yeast funk and tartness. Lightly hazy light amber-orange in color (sediment not poured) with a very slight head ringing the glass. Flavor profile is intensely tart and acidic throughout, some light raspberry fruitiness in the background and tannic oak, making for a bone dry palate and a puckering finish. Lacking almost entirely in carbonation, body is medium. Pretty interesting stuff but the intensely acidic effect is quite one-dimensional and seems to wear off quickly; there is no real depth of flavor here.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rood (32) - Borgerhout, BELGIUM - APR 21, 2014
If you would like to smell & taste raspberries, cherries, oak notes, citric acid - go ahead this is your beer. The flavor reminds me of a candy, we call "Smoelentrekker". Smoelentrekker was citric acid all over the place. And this beer has it too. I love it, however, if you think about it, it is probably cheaper to buy a lemon & some raspberries and throw it in the juice mixer.

3.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrettTaylor (474) - Radford, Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2014
Poured from bottle at Pizzeria Paradiso, Dupont Circle. Pours a rich reddish gold with just a rim of head around the glass, no lacing. Aroma - wheat, lactic tartness very present, raspberry like fruit that’s been picked, but then left in the bowl (not sweet but obviously fruit). Taste - no hiding the lactic tart in this, raspberry, touch of funk, and long lasting, delicious tartness with that underlying funk that I just love. Soft on the palate, no carbonation to speak of, but that’s not a bad thing in my opinion. Delicious!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blklab2007 (1951) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Bottle opened without much pop and poured an orange golden color with just a few white bubbles and a fairly still look. Aroma has tart raspberry, acidity, oak, and some seedy jam. Mouth feel is light and unfortunately it is almost completely flat. Flavor waters the mouth good, medium range acidity, tart raspberry, and oak. It is a bit sharp overall.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
brystmar (1237) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Pitiful pop from the cork means low carb ahead. Pours flat, zero head/lace.

Easy to smell the astringency. Super sour, zero depth, generic fruit sourness flavor. Solid, but lacks depth.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Experiment_Ale (1003) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 1, 2014
375 at my parents with the family. Pours peach zero head. Aroma is wounderful, acidic, sour. Sour cherry and raspberry. Taste is big acid sour, but nice Belgium acidity not bruery. Some raspberry, soft flavors nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle from Sam’s Quik Stop on 04/15/2011. Hazy reddish amber body with a very thin white head. Big funky aroma with some raspberry. Dry tart, funky raspberry flavor with some light apple. Light body with moderately high carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tom10101 (2723) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 24, 2013
Bottle (375 ml). Thanks to Randall for this one! Straw/golden with no head and no lacing. Aroma is dominated by raspberries (jam) along some sweetness notes, leafy presence and acetic notes. Taste is also mostly of raspberries (jam) with leafy notes, acetic presence and wooden notes. Light to medium body. Low carbonation. Raspberries takes to much place in the one and mostly hide the lambic characteristics. Too acetic and lack of carbonation doesn’t help drinkability

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (4292) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 24, 2013
bottle shared by tom10101, thanks bro. pours slightly hazy golden-orange without a head. raspberry jam, sweetish ones, other fruits - peaches, but also flowers, some chalk, and some components that may be associated with sulfur, light woodsy notes - hint of vanilla. light to medium acidity - tad too much acetic. low carbonation, light body - oily, very dry and tart fruity-grassy-herbal finish.


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