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Russian River Framboise for a Cure 2010

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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (30909) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (29224) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Papsoe (25088) - 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

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (20656) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (13359) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 3, 2011
(375ml bottle, courtesy of thirdeye11) Pours a hazy pink grapefruit colored body with a few spare white bubbles atop. Aroma of raspberries, lemon, leather, yogurt, light barnyard, and cherry. Flavor of raspberries, lemon, grapefruit, lacto, brett, and vinegar. Nicely tart with a dry oak finish. Excellent!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11450) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 10, 2011
375ml bottle, thanks kmweaver. Cloudy pink-orange body, small white head. Aroma is medium sweet, funk, some raspberry, sourness. Taste is medium sweet, sour raspberry, some lemon, funk. Light-medium body, some acidity.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (11001) - Washington, Washington DC, 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brokensail (10781) - Orange County, 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (10144) - Søborg, DENMARK - APR 27, 2011
Bottled. Orange coloured. Dense beige head. Aroma of raspberry, sourness, spice and grape. Flavour is extremely sour, has raspberry and a tad of berry sweetness, Loads of grape, earth and leather. Medium to full bodied. Ends on sour and vaguely fruity .


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