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RATINGS: 594   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Sour Brown with raspberries.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dogfish120love (1117) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 20, 2010
Pours a rusty murky reddish brown with some almost pink hues. Bubbles rapidly approach the surface, but the lacing is minimal. The aroma is vinous and the scent of raspberries is pleasantly overwhelming. The scent of Vinegar is enticing and notes of bubblegum are also present. The flavor is comprised of a slight sweetness from the raspberries accompanied by some serious tartness. The palate has a slight metallic structure keeping it from earning a perfect 5.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OleR (4804) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 14, 2010
Bottle@Håndverkerstuene, shared with gunnar. Pink-shaded blond two-finger head. Body is opaque, deep ruby. Smell of sour raspberry drops, cherry stones and marzipan. Intense flavor of raspberry-fruity sourness. Both fresh and mouth-puckering. Vinagarish in a pleasant way, with a subtle fruity sweetness below. Well-bodied. Slick. Lingering tart fruits in the finish. Nice all over.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fiver29 (1036) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - DEC 11, 2010
Bottle shared by Eric. Thanks!! Pours cloudy amber color with off white head. Aroma is vinegar and raspberries. High carbonation for the mouthfeel. Flavor is straight vinegar and raspberries. This is a highly carbonated and very tasty brew. Very tart.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beershine (5219) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - DEC 2, 2010
Thank you dearly, Dstructo. Our bottle was muy amorosa, a gusher. Lost half the small bottle :( As a result of the overly eager beer, the pour is frightfully ugly. It’s so muddy it looks like tomato juice only with the color of blueberry juice, a dirty bruised red. The aroma makes up for it, though. First whiff is a bowl of raspberries. Nice! Further inspection reveals some phenols, but oddly they don’t get in the way. Not pulling a lot of funk from the aromas but that all changes at first sip when the tartness really comes through. The mouthfeel is thick and thin at the same time, with the thickness coming from yeast. Belying the way the bottle popped, only a mild bit of carbonation is here. Fairly acidic brew, certainly has some of the the Flemish acetic overtones and certainly fun barrel bugs but not necessarily Brett. Complexity is added by a straightforward load of musty raspberries and the mellowing subtle sweetness of the malt. Very enjoyable overall.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - DEC 1, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2012 Big thanks to bmanning for this bottle. A: Pours a moderate amber with some definitely red highlights. A bit disappointing compared with the nose and flavor; given these, I would expect a big, bright pink-red body a la the Cantillon Lou Pepe Kriek and Framboise. S: More than makes up for the "lacking" appearance with incredible notes of fresh, ripe raspberry and a nearly-bracing sourness level. Mostly straight sourness, with a bit of vinegar, funk, and sweetness thrown in. T: Absolutely incredible. This is perhaps the best fruit-containing sour beer that I’ve ever had, certainly above Blabaer and up with my all-time favorite, Lou Pepe Kriek. Nice tart notes of raspberry, hints of oak, funk, and a good amount of residual sweetness come up alongside the puckering sour characteristics. M: Sublime. Incredibly sour, but the dichotomy created by the tart and sweet aspects of the raspberries really works well to bring a complex, cohesive whole. D: I never wanted it to end. Simple as that. Thank you, Lost Abbey. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 05-18-2010

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (43533) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 28, 2010

Bottle 12,7fl.oz.

Clear medium to dark red amber color with a large, creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, pink - off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, tart berry, raspberry, wood notes. Flavor is heavy sweet and moderate acidic with a long long long duration, acetic vinegar notes, dry dry. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat. [20101119]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (7756) - Sandnes, NORWAY - NOV 24, 2010
Bottle at Håndverkerstuene, Oslo. Shared with OleR. Pours murky dark amber with a shy layer of white bubbles. Aroma is powerful tart raspberries and some aceton or vinegar.Taste is strong sour fruity, almost burning in the mouth, but a nice malty body makes this an interesting and enjoyable beer, at least for a sweet tooth like me.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
madsenbryg (371) - Holstebro, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2010
en hindbærøl der er rigtig god! Lysrød med hvidt tæt skum. Let, tør, livlig. Sur, syrlig og vinøs. DEJLIG!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (15491) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2010
Bottle @ Ulfborg Friday Night Tasting Session. Thanks to J&C. Pours unclear pink with a creamy white head. Nose is brett and tart and fresh raspberries. Lively carbonation. Extremely dry. Very funky. Tart and dry end. Great!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Embrouille (2835) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 22, 2010
Bottled 375ml. A very balanced and delicious. I expected a tad more astringency. Flawless, complex and deeply pleasant. I am not a big fan of oud bruins which have been brewed with raspberries though.


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