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Brewed by Brouwerij Oud Beersel
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Beersel, Belgium

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RATINGS: 500   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Framboise is a classic among the Belgian beers created by adding whole fresh raspberries (250 g/l)to a blend of young and old lambic. Framboise Oud Beersel is the missing link between beer and wine and is served chilled in flute glasses.


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3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
jookos (1986) - - JAN 30, 2013
Bottle. Reddish with a light pinkish head. Nose is full of sour cherries and raspberry-seedy jam. Some vanilla, and a touch of funk. Overall a very berry-fruity aroma, that leans heavily towards darkish jammyness. Body is medium-light, funk more clearly present than in the aroma. Some malts, sour cherry, raspberry seeds. An ok, not too heavy nor too easy, framboise. I’m just more for enjoying funkiness with plain malts than with a fruit injection.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
charlotte (4126) - rødovre, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle.Dark red colour with pinkish head.Aroma of wood and tart raspberry nice dry flavour with good taste of mild acid and fruits even mild vanilla and marzipan flavour over all really nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sherm1016 (1126) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 23, 2014
375ml bottle from West Lakeview. Pours a reddish brown color with a thin pinkish head. Aroma is very fruity, jammy, raspberry. Smells delicious. Medium on the palate with average carbonation. Flavor is sweet, fruity, raspberries, jam, some light tartness, lemon, with a dry, raspberry finish. Love how jammy this is, but not as complex as some other fruit lambics.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
mathieuc (1182) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
Pours a medium reddish brown with a thin lightly pink head that leaves some lacing. Nose is of raspberry syrup and lambic, seems slightly funk and tart. Taste is indeed lightly acidic, offers more natural raspberries and lemon juice. Body is light, carbonation moderate and mouthfeel slightly watery. At least it is refreshing and not too sweet. OK fruit lambic.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
wiosna (63) - - JUL 20, 2014
0,33 pullo@ Kaisla Hki. Kaunis, kirkas syvän tummanpunainen olut. Tuoksu hyvin vadelmainen , kirpeydenkin voi haistaa. Maku kuivahkon vadelmainen, raikas ja kevyt ilman liikaa kirpeyttä. Hyvää!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kavu (2149) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 20, 2014
0,375l bottle @ Kaisla. Pours clear deep red with a low off-white head. Aroma is sour malts and raspberries. Flavor is sour malts with plenty of raspberries. Great.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
absurdia (20) - BELGIUM - JUL 20, 2014
Very good mix between Old Lambiek and fresh fruits. It’s was sunny Sunday and a perfect beer for this moment. It’s 220gr/l of fresh raspberries and not 250 gr/l.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tricksta_p (914) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUL 4, 2014
Fruity aroma of light sourish raspberries, very light barnyard. Flavour is moderate sour and light sweet. This would have been even better with a little more tartness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McWorta (558) - LUXEMBOURG - JUL 2, 2014
Clear and solid red colour with some orangey reflexions offering a fast fading pink head with CO2 - champagne like. On the nose the aroma of raspberry is the predominant ingredient but also offers hints of vanilla, wood and wet earthy notes. Offers a brisk fizz which develops the sweet fruity flavours and the light acidity of the fruit. All harmonically balanced. The finish light dry fruity and lasting mediumly.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Embrouille (2823) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 28, 2014
Bottled 375ml. Remarkably faint sourness. Earthy moldy components throughout. Light bodied. Sweetish. Flat palate. Unsignificant quick finish which is reminiscent of dandelion. Dissapointing to my tastes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PriorL (1645) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 27, 2014
From TAP at Waterhuis aan de bierkant Gent. APPEARANCE: clear red beer, small stable reddish head. NOSE: raspberries, little sour, fresh. TASTE: sour, though little sweet as well, watery, raspberries, rather fruity, but not really a good sourness. Has this been on tap for too long maybe?


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