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

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RATINGS: 557   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   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 (3162) - - 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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ninecats (285) - Uddevalla, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2015
Sample at En Öl- & Whiskymässa, Gothenburg, April, 2015. Deep hazy red, small pink head. Bose is massive raspberries, both fresh and old, hints if funk, vanilla and oak. Taste is fairly sweet with sour notes, again lots of raspberries, lightly woodiness, semi sweet/sour/dry finish. Light body, close to zero carbo. Very drinkable, uncomplicated.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SlackerMads (1958) - DENMARK - APR 6, 2015
Bottle. Clear deep red with a medium sized pink head. Nose is pure raspberry. Flavour also has raspberry and little else. Seems a bit simple, perhaps some almond in there too and a hint of funk if I look for it, but otherwise raspberry. Light body, hardly any sourness, mild sweet. Feels somewhat thin and fizzy. Mild sweet finish.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Maakun (1191) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 2, 2015
UPDATED: APR 25, 2015 Bottle at home. Reddish brown with short lasting greyish head. Leaves, rotten fruit, funk, cheese, more rotten and mold, moldy bread. Very thin light sour taste. Thin bodied with low carbonation. Wow, this is not good at all. Something must have gone very wrong here, can’t believe its supposed to be this way. Will update when I have it again. &&&&&&&&& update. Another bottle from the same batch. Moldy again. Not as horrible as the other bottle as here there is actually some raspberry taste now, but still very bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kronebryg (1123) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2015
Some non lasting head. Pink rose Colour. Delicious nose with sweet red beriges. Medium body. Sweetnes and a light gartners. Some red berry frugt. Nice

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebeertourist (5046) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle from Erzbierschop Black Rider, Zurich. Deep purple with a lively pinkish head. Intense raspberry aroma. Nicely balanced raspberry flavours, not too sweet or sour, some oakiness mellowing the fruit. Complex.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fukito (890) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - MAR 7, 2015
Pours an opaque red rose color with a small diminishing rose head. Aroma is of lemons and some barnyard and mustard. Flavor is vinegary lemon with some red fruits and a slight balsamic finish. Light to medium palate. Complex but yet approachable

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UXO (672) - CANADA - MAR 1, 2015
Pours cloudy red with one finger of loose light pink head diminishing gradually to a thin skim, no lacing. (4/5) Nose is strong raspberries, sour cherries, mild funk. (8/10) Taste is very low sweet, mild bitter, moderate sour. (9/10) Light body, moderate carbonation, dry tart finish. (4/5) That’s a heckuva nice fruit lambic. It initially smells like raspberry jam and the expectation is that it’ll be sweet - but it’s not, at all. Excellent fruit flavour and very mild sweetness gradually gives way to a traditional tart lambic character. Better than the framboises by Lindemans or Mort Subite, and comparable to the Boon - though definitely a bit short of the high water mark set by Cantillon. (17/20)

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kwik-lime (1458) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2015
Pours deep pink-red with a pink head. Acidic, champagne-like taste at first then gives way to a sweet raspberry body and finally a slightly sour finish. Complex and enjoyable beer.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
llkc (606) - århus, DENMARK - FEB 15, 2015
duft: syltetøj fake smag, sødme jordbær, smag: meget sødme igen en fake oplevelse af funk frugt. smager meget af saftevadn ind rigtig lambic men eller okay

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (5501) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2015
375ml bottle from Beers of Europe, shared with the Mrs. because I’m romantic like that. Pours brown with a thin pink head. Aromas of raspberry jam, quite sweet smelling. Taste is sweet too, lots more raspberry.


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