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Russian River Framboise for a Cure (2010)

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RATINGS: 74   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
Spontaneously fermented sour barrel aged beer with raspberries. 100% of the sale of this bottle will be donated directly to the Sutter Breast Care Center of Santa Rosa.

The 2010 vintage utilizes a 100% Sonambic/Beatification Base

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 27, 2011
37.5 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark orange with a small to no head. Aroma is raspberry fruity and slight citric. Citric and tart raspberry fruity. Citric to acetic. Raspberry solid fruity flavoured. Lasting raspberry fruity finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (34696) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 27, 2011
Bottled. A red beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma has strong notes of raspberries, malt, and caramel. The flavor is sweet and acidic with notes of fruit, malt, and raspberries, leading to a tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 28, 2011
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy orange coloured with a small white head. Fruity aroma of raspberries and barnyard with notes of dried fruits and oak. Fruity and light acidic flavour of raspberries with notes of barnyard. Tart finish of raspberries.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 27, 2011
Bottle 37,5 cl. Courtesy of jleblanc. Pours a pale pink with a slight haze and a slightly pinkish head. Very tart raspberry aroma with quite some barnyard. Light body, very dry and tart raspberry notes, Bretty and barnyardish, mouthdryingly tart and astringent yet very fresh all the way through. 270411

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (22493) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2015
26th November 2015
Scopey 10K Celebrations in deepest Croydonia. Thanks to Paul. Very hazy gold - amber beer, thin pale cream colour head. Palate is light, crispy and semi dry. Very lemony tart start with a little orange providing some contrast. Initially it’s a bit too sharp but as the palate adjusts it’s refreshing. Light finish. Decent but any raspberry was lost in the lemon tartness.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (21680) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 29, 2010
A huge thank you to Cameron for sharing this one with me, Arne, Alex Liberati, Vinnie from Pizza Port, and Fabrizio. Pours cloudy pink, huge large pink head, gusher. Aroma of strong fruit. Taste is massive fruit, some citrus, mildly sour, with just a touch of funk. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (18744) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2015
Bottle shared in London during Scopey’s 10k - many thanks to Scopey. Pours mostly clear gold with a frothy white head. A little raspberry and strawberry in the nose, mellow funk, lemon. Light sweet flavor with fleshy raspberry, pulpy strawberry, citric lemon bite. Light bodied with average, spritzy carbonation. Sharp acidic bite in the finish, up-front lemon, then undertones of raspberry, salt, straw. Cleansing, quenching, highly acidic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theydon_Bois (17245) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2015
Bottle split at Scopey 10K, massive thanks to Paulo, 26/11/15. Golden orange with a decent light beige covering that dissipates to edgeing. Nose is bitter raspberry, light smoke, berry tinged straw, funky, citric peel, trace of wood must. Taste comprises tarte raspberry, light pissoi, dry rot, barnyard, funk tangy berry sherbets. Medium bodied, fine to spritzy carbonation, drying close peppered with tarte raspberry leading to a puckering climax. Xolid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - OCT 27, 2010
A: The pour is absolutely brilliant. One of the best looking beers I’ve seen. A vibrant pink-red color with a finger of foam that has some staying power. S: As expected, an intense sourness to the nose. The acidity of the Sonambic really comes through and the raspberries provide their trademark acetic notes. The funky qualities are not as pronounced as I would have expected: just a bit musty. Slightly slightly oily with a mineral quality. T: The tartness is quite pronounced and is an excellent blend of the big lactic character from the Beatification base and the fruity, acetic raspberry. The raspberry flavor is quite bold and are certainly the focal point of the beer. Again, there’s a bit of a lasting mineral quality to the beer, but I certainly wouldn’t call it metallic. M: The body is medium with a lively carbonation. The beer is quite puckering and dry. D: Nothing wrong with this one, as you would expect from a Russian River wild ale. I’m glad they’ll be making this again as I’d love to get my hands on some next year.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 4, 2011
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Clear deep red/amber - white head. Sourish, dryness, kalk, acid, raspberries, wooden notes, high raspberries, high carbonation, tartness, oakey, light tannins, high dry finish.

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