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

bottled
common

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available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 241   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale fermented with raspberries and matured in oak barrels.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DSG (5657) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - SEP 29, 2013
Bottle. Cloudy orange color with no head. Amazing aroma with raspberries, barnyard, cobwebs, oak and some lemony notes. Delicious flavor, very sour, with raspberries, lemon, oak, a bit of vinegar and sweat. Finishes a bit astringent. Medium-bodied, flat mouthfeel. Really sour with acidity that punches you in the throat. Love it!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ttroha (237) - Georgia, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle. Golden in color with white head. Taste vinegar and raspberries and lemon. Aftertaste of sour vinegar. Decent sour beer

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zvikar (3370) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - SEP 3, 2013
Pours orange slightly red with no head, totally flat, aroma of raspberries, brett, green tea, some wheaty tones, flavor is very sour and acidic, almost totally flat, yet very crisp, raspberries, lemon juice, barnyard and manure, 3 fonteinen kind of bretty character but less complex, medium bodied, great

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3185) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Bottle via courtesy toss of box from Edmund Edmunds

Pours pretty much still, like good unblended lambic should... not that I know if this is blended or not, but it pours like an unblended. The color is a light orange.

Goodness this is funky, like almost Oud Beersel Oude Lambik funky.... almost. The sweaty animal hyde, the barnyard, they hay, earthy and pungent, not really smelling like vinegar, but just a step away from it...

The flavor is earthy & sour with hay and sour cherries... not a whole lot of raspberry going on but a little. It’s briney with light acetone notes. The vinegar character is low especially compared to the Cassis version. With some very limited reservations I’ll say that this one is very nice and reminiscent to some of my favorite "from the cellar" lambics I tried in Belgium.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6176) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 15, 2013
Bottle at the Grote Dorst. Pale salmon color, tiny lace head. Tangy raspberry aroma with horse blanket, lemon, leather. Lots of sour funk, raspberry, soft and silky body. Over-the-top sour, too overwhelming for me, but tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RABinCO (1160) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle into a snifter. Pours amber with a pale pink hue. No head. Aroma is strawberry, tart, some band aid, big funky horse blanket. Taste is incredibly tart and super puckering. Like chugging the leftover sugar in a bag of Sour Patch Kids or a whole south full of Shockers. Was hoping to split with the missus but was too much for her. Definitely a bit difficult to drink a whole bottle.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
illidurit (2121) - Petaluma, California, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Strawberry/guava color, fizzy head. Super acidic sharp raspberry flavor, low carbonation. Like concentrated raspberry lemonade with no sweetener.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PriorL (1643) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 20, 2013
37,5cl bottle. Bought at ’Tour de Geuze 2013’. Shared with Mathieu87. APPEARANCE: flat, no foam, clear amber/red beer. NOSE: sour nose, raspberry like nose, very fruity. TASTE: sour, very very sour! fruity aftertaste. Very good!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lukaduke (2045) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUN 30, 2013
Pours a cloudy peachy salmon color with just a few bubbles escaping to teh surface. The nose is funky basement and tons of green raspberries, old wood. The palate follows with great raspberry notes holding firm, dry fruit not sweet but much more lighter acidity than I expected. Nice balance of funk and fruit... tart finish thats dusty and dry ! Yum.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VsXsV (2175) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2013
Bottle at Grote Dorst. Hazy amber liquid with minimal white head. Aroma of raspberries, lemons, apples, wood, light almonds and marmalade. Taste is dry and medium sour with notes of raspberries, apples, lemons and light mineral. Medium bodied with low to medium carbonation. Very nice.


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