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RATINGS: 590   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Sour Brown with raspberries.

   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

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (42843) - 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]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (7516) - 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.

   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!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (15325) - 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!

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsberg (11283) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2010
Bottled. Reddish coloured. Beige head. Aroma of sweetness, light sourness, raspberries, vanilla, spice. Flavour of spice, raspberries, vanilla, sweetness and the some. Full bodied. Sour and grapy sweetness in the end. Very very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jrob21 (3335) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - NOV 15, 2010
Big thanks to one hell of a west coast man. Pour has a big white head that foams up and then dissipates quickly. No lack of carbonation here. Tartness and mustiness to the aroma. Flavor is very sour at first but then leads into a nice raspberry burst and a murky gritty full bodied finish. Again tons of carbonation to add a little texture to the drink. Finish is long and leaves you a tartness that is on the high end of a presence for a sour. Really a pretty entertaining drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
SphinxTX (2875) - Mata Gorda, Texas, USA - NOV 12, 2010
GREAT BIG THANKS to my brother, ericandersnavy! Pours a murky brown/pink with beige/pinkish head. Aroma of tart raspberries. Flavor is very sour raspberry and very acidic. Mouth feel is light-medium body with lively carbonation. Overall, damn good stuff!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kkearn (1165) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2010
Served @ Lost abbey dinner @ Monks Café, 2/23/10. There was some mention of this being "double Fruited” Pours deep, murky red with a bit of a brownish hue, topped with a fairly large pink head. Intense, fresh raspberry aroma. Tart raspberry hits the palate first, and the tartness builds following the initial sip. Definitely seems like fresh raspberry; I almost felt like I’d run into seeds. There’s some wood in the background, but this is all about raspberry. Finishes fairly tart. Full bodied. Delicious.

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