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The voluminous raspberry bouquet will greet you long before your lips touch your glass. Serve this Wisconsin framboise very cold in a champagne flute. Then hold your glass to a light and enjoy the jewel-like sparkle of a very special ale. Oregon proudly shares their harvest of mouth-watering berries, which we ferment spontaneously in large oak vats. Then we employ Wisconsin farmed wheat and year old Hallertau hops to round out this extravaganza of flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
bartlebier (2072) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - AUG 18, 2014
(retrieved from 08/2013 Midwest jpg backlog, CHI tasting - 75cl bottle courtesy of CHI tasting crew, thx). Pours gorgeously deep pink, little bubbly soap head. Earthy-fruity aroma of defrosted, slowly thawing raspberries, a delicate tartness that is all berry and no sour beer. Watery palate, the dried? hops are not really creating enough of a dry mouthfeel for me here. Some nice vanilla from the cask. An excellent showcasing of gorgeously fresh and fleshy raspberries in a very fruity and refreshing drink, but far from an artwork in terms of sour beer brewing/blending - this lacks a Framboise lambiek’s complexity and depth. - Have to go with diabel’s older but still valid Belgocentric evaluation here.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Barnoloid (277) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle pour. Pours a deep, deep ruby red with a pink laced healthy head. The moment you open this bottle the raspberry scent wafts across. The taste lives up to the nose here - somehow the tartness does not overpower the sweetness here or vice versa. I get no sour feel here - this is a pure dessert beer. Somehow the mouthfeel and lasting taste here give the sense that you have been drinking a squeezed/pressed bagful of freshly picked raspberries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nephilium (1428) - Ohio, USA - AUG 11, 2014
Strong raspberry aroma, with a hint of oak. Pours a clear dark red, with a large off white head. Much sweeter then most of the framboise I enjoy, but this does have a nice raspberry flavor, with a quick tart finish. This may work well as a way to transition people off of Lindeman’s and onto the sour framboises.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2062) - California, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Brownish magenta in color... Aroma of fresh raspberry jam, syrup... Flavor is intensely sweet raspberry jam up front, funk and blue cheese notes come through on the palate, fairly tart finish... Oak, vanilla... Really nice, but definitely not for everyone ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dresden (998) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - JUL 23, 2014
Bit of a reddish brown color. Big beautiful raspberry aroma, some slightly funky smell here too that I didn’t really get from the other fruit beers by then. Taste is a fantastic raspberry jam, some sour, but actually less tart than I had expected. I could drink this every day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gschrade (778) - Collinsville, USA - JUL 15, 2014
I got this in Wisconsin. Pours reddish with off white head. Taste sweet, rasberry, fruity. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6433) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours amber with an off white head. Rich sweet raspberry, sweet malts, faint acidity, and a long fruity rich finish. Damn good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DrewFace (912) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Pours a fairly murky dark amber color with tan head. Huge fruity nose, tons of raspberry aroma, juicy, framboise like sweetness, tart aroma. Flavor is intense raspberry juice, not artificial, refreshing tartness in the back and more raspberry lingers in the finish. A lot of raspberry packed into this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HughConway (818) - Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Bomber bottle, fresh in the WI. Pours ruby, red, mahogany. Beautiful raspberry aroma. Taste is sweet raspberry tart with a bit of a sour beer base back. It’s a great beer for a gorgeous summer afternoon.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Inbreak (2490) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - JUN 29, 2014
29.06.2014, 0,75l bottle @ home, courtesy of RobertDale:
Nice slightly bubbly mediumlasting head. Aroma is sweet, slightly concentrated fruity, raspberry syrup, sugar, grass, caramel malts.Taste is sweet sour-ish, sugar, soda powder, slightly concentrated fresh raspberry juice, raspberry lollipop, grass, berry skin, caramel malts. Nice fresh light acidic mouthfeel. Nice and easy drinking.

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