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Selins Grove Framboise
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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This bright garnet holiday treat is made from raspberries from the northwest. Refreshing, ripe raspberry flavor, tart and complex.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocLock (7976) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Growler. Pours thick magenta toward blood orange red with minimal pink head. Nose is fresh picked raspberries, some earthiness. Tastes rich, thick, with a perfect (not too tart, not fake sweet tasting) raspberry flavor. This is in the top 5 examples of this style I have ever encountered.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
merc7186 (2198) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Aroma: Raspberries Appearance: Dark Reddish/Brown Hue, Passes Almost No Light, Mildly Pink Head Ring, Some Lacing Taste: Solid Raspberries, Mild Tart Cherry, Mild Bing Cherry Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Mildly Tart, Mildly Drying

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
orangesol (894) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2011
Had this on-tap at the Selinís Grove 14th anniversary party. Served into a goblet. A - Pours deep, dark, red with a bright red, borderline pink, head that leaves light lacing down the glass. S - Lots of tart raspberries up front that remain thru the duration. A touch of bready, doughy, malt from the base beer helps balance it a bit but this one is all about the fruit. A touch dull when first poured but it gets better and better as it warms. T - The huge blast of tart raspberries up front is delicious. As they begin to let up you get some sweetness and you begin to pick up some of the breadyness from the base beer. It is a perfect compliment to all the sweet, tart, raspberries. Finish is more raspberry tartness that lingers for some time, but in a good way. Why canít all fruit beers be this way? Easily one of the best. M - Medium body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Creamy feel with a bit of lingering tartness from the raspberries. This one is smooth as velvet with just the right amount of sweetness. O - Very, very, nice beer. I could put a few of these back no problem. A nearly perfect mix of tart raspberries and sugary sweetness. When it comes to fruit beers, Selinís Grove can literally do no wrong. From this Framboise to the kriek and saison de peche, all are world class and some of the best in the style. If you have a chance to try any of them I suggest you do, you will not regret it.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jredmond (5548) - Manhattan, New York, USA - MAR 30, 2009
On draft at the Brewpub. Pours a dark hazy ruby red with some sediment. Great lacing. Aroma is tart raspberry. Flavor is sweet, fruity raspberry, and a mild tart finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thorpe429 (5011) - , Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2010
At tap at Selinís Grove - 01.29.2010 Poured a nice bright ruby-red with a nice white head and some good lacing as it went down. The smell was of pure raspberries--a bit tart with a lot of sweetness. The taste was quite similar--a little bit of acidity and tartness, but mostly just that pure raspberry flavor. As others have said, the brewery emphatically states that this is "NOT" a lambic, so it should not be judged as such. This is simply a very delicious fruit beer, rivaling Raspberry Tart, although not having quite as much complexity. The sweetness is played quite well, leading to a refreshing mouthfeel. Insanely drinkable--worth the three-hour drive in and of itself. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 01-31-2010

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tcane7 (1668) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Growler pour courtesy of Bill. Pours a deep maroon with no head. Fresh raspberry jam. Lightly tart. Really tasty and drinkable. I was shocked to hear it was 6.5%, it is certainly not noticeable. One of the better fruit beers Iíve had.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopscotch (9362) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 11, 2009
GrowlerÖ This beer rocks!Ö Murky, dark, purplish red ale with a small, creamy, off-white head. The bouquet is fresh raspberry rapture. Full-bodied and creamy with gentle carbonation. The flavor is of sweet raspberries with moderate acidity. Sweet raspberry finish. Very reminiscent of New Glarus Raspberry Tart. Big time kudos to TheCheeseMan for sharing his growler of this world class beer!

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bierkitty (167) - Elysburg, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 30, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2011 I just canít describe how delicious and how well it went with the chicken and waffles, but Iíll try anyway. First of all; Aroma all red raspberry........Appearance; beautiful deep garnet with a whispy pink head........Full bodied but VERY drinkable. The immense raspberry flavor was balanced by a substantial malty base. The tartness of the berries again beautifully balanced by a slightly sweet malt. I feel so blest to have hit the brewpub during the conjuncture of Framboise and chicken and waffle week. Totally Yum!

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DiarmaidBHK (3467) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 4, 2013
draft at brewpub. Pours ruby red with very little head. Has a faint trace of raspberry on the nose. Massive raspberry on the tongue with a hint of tartness. clean finish. Very nice!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nejhleader (1255) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 25, 2008
very sweet raspberry aroma, redish colour, has a nice sweet taste of raspberries, the best beer using raspberries i have tried, good stuff.


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