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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 Info: This year’s 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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
dhunter151 (546) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - OCT 2, 2013
375ml bottle (2013 release). Pours a reddish copper color with a slightly pinkish head. Acidic, tart, nice amount of raspberry flavor comes through, some oak. Another very well done sour from RRBC. Great beer for a great cause. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
knickskicks (725) - - JUL 5, 2014
Orange pour, silky white head that leaves nice lacing. Nose and taste are sour raspberries. Very pronounced raspberry. Smooth mouthfeel.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (9100) - 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.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
vtafro (3422) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle. Ruby pour with white head. Nice raspberry and tart aromas. Full raspberry, tart and funky flavors.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
timfoolery (1124) - California, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Multiples on tap at RR. Aroma is straight raspberries, some funk, definitely Beat-smelling. Flavor has a nice sour pucker to it...part Sonambic base with the Temptation this time. It really makes this version of the beer stand apart. Amazing beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
adnielsen (9077) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 16, 2013
GABF 2013. Pours a pinkish red appearance with a pink head. Jesus, the aroma is full of seedy raspberries, tart vinous notes, wood, and funk. Bright raspberries, a touch earthy, sour fruity flavor. Boy, this one was a real pleasure to drink. Really hope to try it again.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oOJUXEOo (285) - Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 19, 2013
On tap at Monks Cafe. Wow, just a great Framboise. Raspberries are dominant in the aroma. Pour is orange and pink. Beautiful beer for an awesome cause. Sour and so good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Paz (71) - Oakland, California, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Off tap at Russian River. Pours a red pink. Aromas of tart raspberries. Tastes of tart raspberries. Awesome!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Errl (1585) - 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..

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ThanksYeast (33) - Santa Rosa, California, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Definite raspberry aroma raspberry in the initial favor a slight tart. Ya got some oak going on, vinegar backfeel and nice mouthcoating dryness. Somewhat low carbonation overall an outstanding beer.


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