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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Blonde Ale aged in Chardonnay barrels with brett, lacto, and pedio (base beer is Temptation). This sour barrel-aged blonde ale has 30 pounds per barrel of fresh raspberries to make a beautiful reddish/pink beer! Nicely balanced with sweet raspberry and tartness. This beer is made only once a year in conjunction with our month-long fundraiser for the Sutter Breast Care Center of Santa Rosa during Breast Cancer Awareness Month! 100% of the proceeds of this beer will be used to help men and women in our community in their fight against breast cancer!

2013 & 2014 Info: The base was 80% Temptation and 20% Sonambic blend. It was about 7 or 8 weeks on the fruit at around one pound/gallon.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (7866) - Illinois, USA - DEC 15, 2013
Lots of sour vinegar, dominated by lacto, the raspberries as a fresh fruit dimension. As always well-done.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
conway (1623) - - NOV 29, 2013
Bottle. Wow. Beautiful pinkish red. Aroma and taste are super heavy on raspberry. Great balance between sweet and tart. Beautiful delicate palate. Hard to imagine a better frambois. Incredible.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
merc7186 (2239) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Aroma: Fresh Raspberry, Mild Tart Cherry Appearance: Bright Ruby Hue, Passes Some Light, Pink Head Ring, Some Lacing Taste: Raspberry, Cranberry, Mild Tart Cherry Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Tart

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (9437) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 17, 2013
Lots and lots of pours at GABF. Nice reddish pink color, white head with pink tinges. Raspberries, yogurt,sour goodness! Just a very well balanced and juicy sour. Id say this was the best rendition since batch 1. Awesome.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HonkeyBra (3516) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Sampled at GABF2013. Pours a rich red with a nice little pink head. Aroma of raspberries, funk, yogurt, mild vinegar and lactic notes. Tart and sour, with wet wood and lemon notes. Flavor is quite sour with nice raspberry tartness. Prickly carbonation, medium bodied. Finishes nice and sour. Lovely sour.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Errl (1732) - Plano, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle- Huge Thanks to Paz for this 1k rate..Gusher! Pour is a soft pale pink with a thin white head,,.Nose is yogurt, oak, raspberries, tartness, light sweetness..Taste is fresh raspberries, funk, berries ,oak, yogurt, horseblanket, nice carbonation..

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 2, 2013
Draft @ GABF 2013. Pours a hazy pale pinkish golden color with a small white head. Has a fruity sour tart weak woody raspberry aroma. Fruity sour tart woody raspberry flavor. Has a fruity sour tart raspberry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brystmar (1289) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Bright red body, delicate pink head. Huge burst of raspberries in the aroma, so fresh and juicy. Crisp, fruity, delicious, nicely balanced with the oak & sourness. Minimal funk at the end. Dregs add a touch more intensity. Delicious.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
djd07 (3877) - Houston, Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Bottle thanks to Scott. Pours a cloudy pink with off white head. The aroma is strong raspberry and funk. Thin mouthfeel with strong tart raspberry and sourness. Really enjoyed this one.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
sherm1016 (1177) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Draft at Toronado SD. Pours bright pink color with thin white head. Aroma is fruity, raspberry, a little funky. Medium on the palate with lively carbonation. Flavor is sweet and tart, raspberry, some wheat, some funky yeast, some lemon citric, with a light, tart finish. Excellent.


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