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RATINGS: 601   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Sour Brown with raspberries.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (21653) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 29, 2010
12.7 ounce bottle at DC local tasting, courtesy of noodleuser - thank you sir! Cloudy reddish brown. Aroma is sour citrus and raspberry. Taste has decent funk, tart, acidic, musty, with plenty of fruit. Top beer of the session.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Leighton (18711) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2010
Bottle at Beerwarming Party. Pours opaque ruby with a light, white head. Tart raspberry and cherry aroma, some acidity and vinegar. Extremely sour flavor, mildly sweet, some acid with hints of bread. Light to medium bodied with super-fine, heavily effervescent carbonation. Finishes with lip-puckering sourness and some lingering raspberry sweetness, and quite dry. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 2, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 6, 2015 Rerate on San Diego 2015-11-06 at Session Public. Wonderful, live the fresh raspberries. Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival 2011. Amber beer, pinkish head. Raspberry aroma, malty fruity and sourish. Raspberry flavor, sourish, rubber, grass, tart, sweetish, some berries.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Rasmus40 (17806) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2012
Bottle @ Mikkeller Bar. Hazy red with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, heavy raspberry, wood and tart. Flavor is quite sweet and very acidic. Dry and very acidic finish. 120512

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Koelschtrinker (17712) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 1, 2014
Vollmundiger, etwas dumpfer Fruchtantrunk. Dabei ist die Fruchtigkeit natürlich und nicht übertrieben, etwas alkoholisch, adstringend. Feinperlige Kohlensäure. Fruchtig bleibend, die Säuerlichkeit steigt wenig. Konstantes rundes Bier. 10/12/11/13/11/13

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (17284) - P´Castle, GERMANY - JAN 24, 2015
Trübes orangebraunes Bier mit einer ordentlichen beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch nach sehr reifen Himbeeren, holzig, säuerlich. Geschmack sehr sauer, holzig, pelzig, reife Himbeeren. Diese kommen aber duch die starke Säuerlichkeit nicht so zum Vorschein.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (17229) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 1, 2015
Keg at Route CBC, CBC Clapham, 02/10/15. Hazed reddish amber with a decent beige covering. Nose is tarte cherries, red berry must, spice, big raspberry tang, straw, funky, pissy. Taste comprises raspberry pips, straw, bitter red berry compote, earthy, wood must, tarte acidic rise. Medium body with a little bite, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Solid sour.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
saxo (16972) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2015
Bottle @ Fermentoren, Aarhus. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber/orange. Aroma and taste are rich raspberries, lactose acid, rich fruits, brett, malt and hops. Lovely sour finish. Semi plaque remover.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yngwie (16523) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2011
Bottle, at Haandverkerstuene. It pours an unclear, reddish brown body topped by a fingerthick off-white head. Lots of raspberries on the nose, lemony sourness, barnyard and even more raspberries. It’s full-bodied, tart, nicely carbonated and smooth on the palate, with flavors of raspberries dominating. Lemon and barnyard chimes in, and it finishes tart and raspberry flavored. Although all the raspberry focus it feels balanced, and it’s sure a wonderful beer, with a lasting finish. Lovely. 110211

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - MAY 11, 2010
A: The pour is a very muddled brown color with plenty of red highlights and a short lived off-white head on top. Not particularly attractive in any sense. S: A very pungent raspberry aroma, as you would expect, which provides a nice mix of tartness and acidity with a mild sweetness. There is a nice contribution from the oak as well, along with a very light funkiness, and plenty of lactic acidity and only slight vinegar notes. T: The flavors mimic the nose quite well. The raspberries are certainly the star of the beer and work very nicely with a strong acidity and a minimal vinegar flavor. The oak and fruit skins provide a very nice dry and tannic quality. M: A medium bodied beer with a puckering tartness, full carbonation, and a dry finish. D: I’m usually not the hugest fan of the framboise variety of lambic/sour beers, but this was a really pleasant and refreshing take on it.

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