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Southampton Black Raspberry Lambic

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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A variation on a traditional Framboise. Aged in wine barrels for 21 months and blended to produce a classic profile.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
markwise (4586) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 17, 2012
On draft at GABF 2012. Pours a hazy red-purple with an off-white head. Nose is sweet raspberry, vinegar, some oaky tartness, oak, vanilla, and mild funk. Flavor is a brilliant blend of sour, tartness, mild funk, sweet raspberries, vanilla, and fruit. Medium in body and a sheerly awesome sour.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Steasy66 (1025) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 2, 2012
Deep ruby color, no head. Full raspberry aroma, very tart, with good raspberry flavor. Tingly carbonation and a bit on the thick side.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5708) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 21, 2012
Bottle (50 cl), courtesy of rlgk. Shady ruby with a pink head. Fresh raspberry with soma black currants, green apples, grapefruit, and some barnyard. Light to medium bodied, medium to high carbonation. Dry with medium acidity. Very tasty and refreshing, but lacks a bit depth in the raspberry aroma.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
_angst_ (3237) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2012
750 ml bottle courtesy of rlgk. Pours tiny hazy deep brownish ruby with a small frothy pinkiskh offwhite head that doesn’t leave much trace on the glass while dissipating. Smell is slightly sweet, slightly sour and fruity with raspberries, lemon juice, moist tobacco, wood, dark grapes, black tea, lemon zest, black currant leaves, dry soil, barnyard and hints of hints of woody tannins. Taste is very sour, fruity and tart with juicy raspberries, lemon juice, salty liquorice, moist tobacco, rose hips, black currants, wood, black tea, unripe gooseberries, hay, dark grapes, dry soil, barnyard and hints of raspberry vinegar. Mouthfeel is dry, fruity tart, tiny astringent and medium bodied. Finish is sour and tart with raspberries, black currant jam, black cherries, wood, lemon juice, hay, dry soil, tobacco, dark grapes and black tea. Such an amazing fruity beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
rlgk (12025) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2012
Bottle at USA comes to Skövde. Slightly hazy red/purple beer with a small but rather nice pink/beige head. Lovely raspberry aroma, tart, grapefruit, vinous, hay, funky, vanilla notes, rubber, acidic, licorice, floral, black currant. Raspberry flavor, sour, tart, hay, floral, fruity, licorice notes, rubber notes, tart, leather notes, funky, tea, barnyard notes, vinous, tobacco notes, acidic. Sourish raspberry finish with tart notes, hay, raisins, rubber, funk notes and grapefruit. Wonderful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marsiblursi (3045) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2012
(Bottle) Pours hazy dark red with small head. The aroma holds juicy, fresh and tart raspberries up front with undertones of subtle bread, lacto, citrus, rose hip, black currant, liquorice, tobacco, green tea, whisper of wood and a touch of funk. The flavor is dry, medium to heavily acidic and tiny bitter with notes of tart berries, citrus, lacto, dry malt, earth, light funk. The mouthfeel is tart and light astringent with a light to medium carbonation. Citric and raspberry-driven finish. Light to medium bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dazz3 (1555) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - OCT 20, 2012
Sampled at UCTS testing. Pours hazy dark ruby with a small pink head. Smells creamy barry, sour rasbarries. Tastes sweet sour red current and all kind of red barries.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (4153) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
larsniclas (5852) - 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.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adnielsen (9661) - 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.

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