bleeng (1474) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - AUG 25, 2012
4.4 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours bright red and hazy. Huge raspberry nose. Taste starts off very sharp and tangy, with a huge citrus/raspberry flavor. Delicious.
timfoolery (1123) - California, USA - AUG 18, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: AUG 19, 2012 Bottle from a beer shop, surprisingly. Aroma carries the raspberries, and flavor tastes more like Temptation than the raspberries. Still, it comes through. Super crisp and clean. Very good beer!
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Dodgrblu (562) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Shared bottle, strong raspberry aroma, zero head but some fizziness, tastes like temptation.
Moooooser (31) - Indiana, USA - JUL 31, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
375 ml corked bottle, 2011 edition, served at 43F in mid 2012. It pours beautifully, like a waterfall between you and a setting sun. The head quickly disappears like fog in an early summer morning. Behold! A raspberry patch has emerged with a magical eft picking the berries and giving them to a supermodel to place in your mouth one by one. Take your time with this beer for best results. My personal opinion is that I prefer Russian River’s other barrel aged sours, but if you can get your hands on one it’s an enjoyable experience.
zach8270 (3217) - Henrietta, New York, USA - JUL 28, 2012
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
(bottle - corked & caged 375 ml) Cloudy orange with a good amount of white foam. Huge sour and earthy tart aroma that gets the salivary glands going immediately. Nice oak and fruit notes with some good raspberry underneath it. Raspberry begins the flavor and then blends in with that tart Brett flavor. Some sweetness near the end but mainly that predominant and delicious funky sour taste. Fruity notes linger on the palate. Outstanding.
JohnnyJ (4080) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 23, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Bright red pour, white slightly pink head. Mostly raspberries, sweet red berries, sour tartness, and light on the funk (not much). I like it, but its not the best fruited sour.
pantanap (3340) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2012
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Russian river framboise for a cure 2011 edition. 375ml bottle. Thanks
to a gracious trading partner out of a Cali... Pours an alluring
pomegranate berry red, somewhat seedy, with a light musty funk
quality. Very fruit forward with a sour white wine influence...
Flavors are very much along the same wavelength with a big sour berry
profile to go alongside a lively level of carbonation. Nice dry
backend with a light body which adds to its drinkability. Solid all
around and entirely quaffable. Well done. More fruit and less funk in
this one than the beatification base but all in all, both are
riversideAK (5560) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUL 13, 2012
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Really solid fresh tart raspberry notes a little tart temptation notes. Nice. Poura bright red nice clarity little head. Tart raspberry notes a little tart temptation nice carb lemon wood light bodied good fucking stuff. Nice dry woody finish. Nice balanced good stuff.
xscottypx (104) - Missouri, USA - JUN 12, 2012
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
2011 vintage. pours a bright murky pink and magenta. pinkish head piles high and slowly dissipates. mainly raspberry and oak on the nose. lots of dry raspberry with a hint of old musty oak. slight lemon with a great sour kick. lip puckering up front. very moderate carbonation, nice body, dry finish. very drinkable and one of the best american framboise i have had. never overpowering and well integrated through out. no sign that temptation is the base for this. Reviewed on: 11-14-2011
deyholla (5968) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JUN 10, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to my Mom! Pours a clear ruby red with a white head that dissipates completely. Aroma is full of raspberries with a bit of backing acidic tartness. Flavor has a lot of raspberry with a growing acidic tartness with a hint of backing funk.