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RATINGS: 536   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Sour Brown with raspberries.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BucannonXC5 (1017) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 8, 2013
Type: 8-oz. draft Glass: Tulip From: KnB Wine Cellars in Del Cerro (San Diego), Calif. Price: $7.00 (Wednesday deal) Purchased: Aug. 7, 2013 Consumed: Aug. 7, 2013 Misc.: N/A Poured a plum, reddish brown color with one finger of gray head when I got it. Light spots lacing on the sides. No retention. Smelled dark cherries, plum, raspberry, Red-Hooded Slut shot, grape and cranberry. Tasted even better than the nose. Got raspberry, cranberry, dark cherry, Sweet Tarts and Smarties. So smooth. Medium body. Oily texture. Average-to-soft carbonation. Long, smooth finish. I always think this style is good, but this went down easy. So smooth.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ineedbeer (1013) - Oakland, California, USA - NOV 19, 2013
2012 vintage 375mL bottle.Aroma has moderately strong raspberry notes but this is tempered by some toasted malt notes and hints of chocolate. Light caramel, toffee and oak notes as well. Pours brown with some ruby highlights. Tall moderately thick tan head with pretty good retention and moderately high lacing. Small legs.Flavor has moderately strong acidity with medium high raspberry jam notes. The malt notes are moderate and help differentiate this from a Framboise. Light toasted bread and chocolate notes with medium toffee and faint caramel. More of a raspberry candy than a very sour raspberry beer (though it is fairly sour). Light oak notes. Lingering acidity and jam in the finish with a hint of oak and toasted bread. Mouthfeel is medium light bodied with medium carbonation. Low acidic astringency and low alcohol warmth.Overall a pretty enjoyable sour beer but I like standard Framboise more. This reminds me of a Flanders style sour with raspberries added. Quite a bit of make complexity to balance the acidity and berry notes.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dreadnord (1013) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Pours dark ruby and copper with a very small white head that recedes quickly. Nose is strong lemon and raspberry with earthy grains and soil. Flavor is sweet up front with a strong sour punch on the finish. Mouthfeel is crisp, clean and with a long fulfilling finish. Amazing balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
phredrik (1011) - Copenhagen (formerly Aalborg), DENMARK - JAN 22, 2011
Pours cloudy and murky brown with no head - classic lost abbey style. Aroma is smack in the face with tart raspberries, oak and trat funky yeasts. Not very complex, but just. Plain nice. Taste is just the same, raspberry explosion, very very tart, funky yeasts and a hints of oak. I really dig this beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerisgoodforu (992) - Nørresundby, DENMARK - JUN 20, 2012
2011 Bottle. Pours a nice darker red color with a pink head. Aroma is of sweet and tart raspberries, some caramel, balsamic vinegar, oak and subtle funk. Flavor follows the nose and is fairly tart with nice tart and sweet raspberry flavors, I also get the caramel, balsamic vinegar, a little bit of cherry, oak and subtle funk. The body is medium with a dry mouth feel. Overall a great sour!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
bursprak (979) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2013
355 ml bottle @ home. Pours murky brown with a huge head. Bottle gushes even when half empty. Nose is tart with cherries and raspberries. Taste is initially tart with vinegar. Really nice fruity finish with raspberries, cherries and raisins. Wonderful beer!

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackForestCO (978) - Aurora, Colorado, USA - MAY 3, 2010
On tap. Poured a muddled reddish-brown color with a thin, pink hued head that faded to a ring. Aroma of bright, fresh raspberry flesh with light hints of funky yeast and a fresh woody character. Tart, crisp entry leads into a fresh raspberry flavor with some funky, chewy yeast that seemed to muddle the flavor some before giving way to a moderately dry woodiness that lingered with some sweet raspberry seediness. Moderate carbonation and chewy mouth feel (which could probably be contributed in part by the yeast). Overall, the freshness and richness of the raspberries was pretty refreshing, but the flavor seemed somewhat muddled and hazy. I guess I need to try it again.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hapjydeuce (966) - Carlsbad, California, USA - JUL 27, 2010
Bottle, purchased and shared at Toronado San Diego. Deep burgundy color with an opaque center and a light amount of sedimentation. Beautiful head formation and lacing. Very well carbonated; a good change from some of the Abbey’s other bottled flat disasters (eg Angels Share 2008). Complex aroma sour yeast, lemon citrus and tart berry. Flavor follows suit with grainy biscuit on the front that transitions into a pleasant raspberry bite. Moderately sour throughout, with a lasting note of barnyard.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daleharshman (965) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 14, 2010
On tap at Lost Abbey for the Angels Share Grand Cru / Red Poppy release. The person who entered this has the name incorrect -- it was actually called Framboise di Amorosa. Pours a muddy red-pink-purple-brown (no, I’m not color blind) with a thick pink head. Funk/brett is strong in the aroma along with a more mellow raspberry smell. Flavor is initially very tart but not an overwhelming kind of acidic sourness -- it was actually very pleasant despite being so tart. The tart gives way to a bit of mild sweetness. Raspberry and other fruit flavors (Kool-Aid too) abound and there is a bit of funk and lactic sourness as well. The flavors are very nicely balanced. Hope this becomes a regular brew at Lost Abbey

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Getbetter (939) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - MAY 8, 2010
From Tap,Red in color,cloudy,white head,sweet(raspberry) and sour,Great sour would recommend.


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