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Southampton Black Raspberry Lambic

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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A variation on a traditional Framboise. Aged in wine barrels for 21 months and blended to produce a classic profile.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (4020) - SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2012
Bottle rlgk’s tasting. Pours cloudy dark lila. With a small pinkblue rim of small bubbles. Aroma is sweet sour raspberries black currants stable tart vinegar. Flavor is sour tart lemon juice apple vinegar not too sweet, nicely berry fruity funky and raspberries. Finishes tart dry raspberries.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
larsniclas (5547) - Billdal, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2012
Sampled at USSkovde Dark ruby red. Almost no head. Slightly hazy. Sweet raspberries and some tobacco in the aroma. Tart and sour flavour. Raspberries.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TwoSipDip (8948) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 15, 2012
GABF 2012. Multiple tastes at GABF. So glad to finally try this! Pours a hazy purple appearance with a small off white head. Super juicy, tart nose with tons of raspberries, vanilla, and light funk. Super tart raspberry, funky, juicy, light barnyard flavor. It’s a burner but very nice for Sourheads.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerguy101 (5277) - Newark, California, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Sampled on 10/11/12 at GABF. This sour/wild ale pours a medium reddish amber color from the tap. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is raspberry, fruity and tart. A medium bodied sour/tart ale. The malts are fruity and sweet, tart and sweet. The hops are herbal. Decent carbonation. Fairly tart, with very nice slightly sweet raspberry flavors. Nicely balanced. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly tart.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JK (4352) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - OCT 9, 2012
Where the Wild Beers Are 2012. Great aroma with lambic yeast and raspberry. Fresh berry flavor, with raspberry, and more yeast. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulienHuxley (2934) - Hilversum, NETHERLANDS - SEP 24, 2012
Generous share at HF harvest fest. Dark red pour with spotty white head. Deep raspberry aroma and flavor, very tart, nice acidity, not particularly funky or lambic-like in character but very refreshing and pleasant. Good.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Reynolds314 (2230) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Pours a nice dark red.purple color with light fizzy head. Aroma is funky raspberries and light vanilla. Taste is perfectly tart and fruity and very pleasant. Great surprise.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (3563) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 23, 2012
holy shit this is amazing. Tons of black raspberry flavors throughout, and just enough sourness to carry it out. Great stuff

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KickInChalice (860) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 14, 2012
Poured from a 750 mL bottle into a snifter. Black Raspberry Lambic pours a hazy raspberry purple color with a bright cranberry color head that fizzes up before relaxing into a thin film over the top of the beer. The aroma is bursting with bright, fresh raspberries. Just enough acidity enters my nose so I know that this will be sour, but it is not overpowering. The flavor also has a robust raspberry presence. At first there is a gentle sweetness that turns sour, presenting the full range of raspberry flavors to the consumer. Toward the end there is a soft grape and tannic oak presence that blends into the finish. For a lambic, this has the body that I would expect. The carbonation is a bit fuller than medium and is a bit undisciplined. The bubbles fizz and pop without providing a truly crisp or creamy presence. There is an obvious tartness associated with the fruit, but the beer is not overly acidic. To compete with the other sour raspberry beers that are produced, Southampton has to have a strong confidence in their sour program, and I have to say I am impressed.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
funkyaudio (11) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 2, 2012
Shared this at DLD 2012 was one of the best raspberry lambic that i have every had, and since it was my bottle i took a bigger poor than i should of. barnyard, earthy, raisin, skunky, woody, red, hazy, cloudy, frothy, tan foam, medium sweetness, heavily sour, lively, long finish, medium body,


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