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

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RATINGS: 568   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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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (4036) - Vantaa, - JUN 16, 2012
37,5cl bottle, bbe 2015. Ruby red with thin pink head. Mostly raspberries in aroma, quite sweet. Flavor is raspberry juice, sweet berries. More sweet than sour.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (326) - MOns, BELGIUM - JUN 27, 2015
une belle bière fruitée sur des notes de framboise, sur un fond de fraîcheur et d’équilibre. Une bière de plaisir.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erasmus_ro (1820) - Alabama, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Tap @ Kælderkold, Barcelona, 22/06/15, thanks Jazzman. Pours dark red with a medium, pink head. Aroma is light, some sour vinegar, light raspberry. The taste is rather light as well. Somewhat sour with light raspberry and vinegar. Disappointing.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
King_Alex_II (520) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 21, 2015
Perfect clear dark Ruby color with white foam with hints of red. The smell is very berry intense. The taste is very fruity, not really sour and a bit fruity tartness and the thin body of the beer keeps it from performing better. The aftertaste is calm and fruity. The whole beer is very focused on the raspberry, but it lacks a sour or sweet part to go along with. Still very pleasant beer.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Taxee (9) - - JUN 14, 2015 does not count
Not bitter as it has no hops. Not sour like a lambic either. The raspberry taste is not particularly strong as with some other raspberry lambics that I have tried. Overall very good although I would have preferred a more sour taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2087) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 14, 2015
Bottle at The 24th Weekend Of Spontaneous Fermentation. I like a cheeky wee Framboise. Pours Ruby with a short White head. Nice fizzy texture. Gentle sweet raspberry. Light tartness and light sourness. A nice way to break up the Geuze party.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ineedbeer (1158) - Oakland, California, USA - JUN 12, 2015
Poured from a 375 ml bottle with a best by of 2018. Aroma is raspberry forward with a nice jammy chaarcrer and a light seed note. Light acidity with hints of citrus and tropical fruit. Faint funk. Pours a hazy, purple red with a small, thin, light pink head that recedes fairly quickly to the edges where it lingers. No lacing and faint legs. Flavor is moderately sweet with a lot of jammy raspberry character. Some light acidity and hints of citrus and tropical fruit. Low bitterness and a hint of seed character. Light mineral note. Faint funk. Mouthfeel is medium light bodied and a bit watery in the finish with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall, an alright framboise but it falls a bit flat in the finish. Good raspberry notes but it lacks the acidity and funk.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Moravius (802) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 9, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2015 Flasche (375 cl), MHD 08/2015, mithin vor 4 Jahren abgefüllt. - Dunkles Braunrot, trüb mit unschönen Hefebröckchen, schaumlos. - Duftet appetitlich aber etwas dünn nach Himbeeren oder eher Himbeerlimonade. - Antrunk dünn himbeerfruchtig aber extrem trocken, adstringierend und holzig herb. Deutliche aber doch verhaltene Säure. Schwach rezent, trocken, hart im Mund. Im Abgang eigenartig dünne holzige Herbe. - Limonadenähnlich dünne, aromatisch eindimensionale, platt herbe Brühe. „The missing link between beer and wine?“ Darauf kann ich verzichten - ebenso wie auf Fruktose und E 950, die in der Zutatenliste auftauchen. Gar kein Vergleich mit einem guten Oud Bruin.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (1458) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 9, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 10, 2015 0,375L bottle (from beerExpress, Tallinn). Pours red with pink head. The head stays. Aroma is intense raspberries, sweetness, a touch of biscuits. Flavor is sweet and sour, fresh raspberries, acidic, citric, some biscuits, and watery notes. Finish is sour raspberries. Overall: it’s not very lambic like (doesn’t have the usual lambic aroma and flavor), more like great fruit juice. But if you like raspberries, you’ll love this one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Douberd (3126) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - JUN 7, 2015
(Oud Beersel Framboise) Bottle 375 ml at home, corked and caged. Served into a tulip, ABV 5%’ Dark red ruby colour on the body, clear. Almost two fingers of a pink, frothy head, with low retention, leaving eventually a thin film of foam on top of the beer. Sweet aroma of raspberries, marmalade, syrup. Moderate sweet taste, raspberries mostly of course, marmalade. Thin body, almost watery, low carbonation. Not bad, drinks pleasantly.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
minutemat (2382) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2015
375ml bottle @ Chez Sophie, Shrewsbury. Pours deep, hazy red with minimal pink head. Lovely sugary raspberry aroma. Taste doesn’t quite match with faded raspberries and a subtle sourness.


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