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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (12147) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle - Sour strawberries and yeast. Hazy gold with a thin white head. Tart and a long funky finish. Great beer and cause.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rxeight (2447) - Illinois, USA - JUN 1, 2014
Sample at fauxbab. Raspberry and lemon. Quite tart and sour. Very carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerman6686 (6181) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 23, 2014
This one poured a nice pinkish color with a white head. Aroma was of fresh raspberries, light lemon, and grain. Falvor was similar, tart raspberries, very clean, but the flavor drops off into an unfortunate dryness that keeps this one form being amazing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Art (3037) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to beerman6686. Pours a pale clear pink color with a white foamy head. Sour aroma with some hay and slight raspberries. The raspberries are slightly faded at this point I am guessing. Taste is quite clean and tart. Slightly puckering. Very effervescent carbonation. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AdamChandler (4467) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - APR 9, 2014
Enjoyed side by side with 2012. Interesting combo and I like this one a bit more.Pale grapefruit with a 1 finger head. Smells super jammy. Lots of hay. Raspberry for miles. Explosion of carbonation. Kind of vegetable. Very intensely sour but in a clean lambic way. Tart enamel stripping. Lots of fruit

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Experiment_Ale (1096) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 6, 2014
At GABF 2013. Pours orange with slight red tint, medium fluffy head. Aroma is raspberry jam, cherry, raspberry, fruity tart. Taste is medium to high acidity, white vinegar, a ton of raspberry, tart cherries. Very nice beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
seth_lfod (325) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Thanks Nick! Never called a beer sexy before, but damn this is a fine looking beer. Nice soft red pink pour with a very light pink head. Aroma is tart raspberry, slight chardonnay. Taste is very refined and delicate. Tart raspberry, white wine, soft carbonation. This was a real treat.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (5643) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 8, 2014
375ml bottle thanks to Toby. Pours out a sexy pink topped with a light pink head. Nose is raspberry jam funk and some pucker. Taste is as the nose a nice berry note a great funk and pucker on the end. Taste

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcartamdg (2982) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2014
pours a bright pinkish red with a thin white head, effervescent. aroma of funk, oak, raspberries and white wine. taste is tart, raspberries, funk and oak. very carbed but not too over the top. this may be the best american representation of the style. really good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (6814) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Bottle @ The HUGE Tasting. Cheers to Bruce for the pour. Hazy peach color with a small head. Honeyed raspberry tart. Nice and meaty, simple. The taste is similarly jammy, straight forward. Mild young tartness, a bit of brett. Green apple. Light body, soft carbonation. Great.

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