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Southampton Black Raspberry Lambic

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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A variation on a traditional Framboise. Aged in wine barrels for 21 months and blended to produce a classic profile.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jcartamdg (2442) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Pours a dark purple red with no head. Aroma of berries, Oak and slight vinegar. Taste is berries oak and slight vinegar. Pretty amazing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (10281) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Old rating. Not sure how I failed to enter this. Easily one of the most fruit, jam forward fruit sours I’ve ever had. Really a great basks nice if fruit and sour.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jtclockwork (10892) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Bottle shared by Joel. Pours dark berry with pink off white head. Nose and taste of blackberry, wine, oak, berry pulp and light acidity. Medium body.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
j12601 (7955) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JAN 30, 2012
On tap at the Southampton Publick House during the Imperial Russian Stout release. Pours a deep ruby to garnet color. Dusty raspberry, funk, wood on the nose. Long acid, and a whole heap of raspberry seeds. Tart but nicely balanced, there is a hint of acetone, but I have a feeling that will go away with a bit more aging. Black raspberry all over the place, full of seed flavor. Wood, malt, raspberry. Long acid and raspberry on the finish. Lovely acid. Great stuff.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - FEB 18, 2012
750 ml. bottle pour. Dark purple color with almost no head. Perfect tart, acidity, flavor and complexity. Great Lambic.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerguy101 (5338) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (4172) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
markwise (4813) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deekyn (1369) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Oh yeah! A - pours hazy black cherry/berry. No real head. S - this is a nice fruited sour. Black cherries, raspberry, pomegranate/blueberry. Md raspberry jamPretty rounded sour aromas. Acetic/light basaltic vinegar. Nice lambic tones. M - nice tartness up front. Spritzy. Lightly sweet palate. Dry end. T - mmmm. This is very acetic tart. Fresh just unripe fresh blackberries, black cherries, raspberries. Nice and jammy too Very light vinegar and nice strong lemony sourness. Interesting almost desserty berrie pie notes. O - after all the hype I was nervous to try worried about being unworthy and all that. It is so good. A great combo of fresh and just unripe berries and lemony sour. Really good and really really sour. 4.3

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
illidurit (2243) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Bottle shared courtesy Dustin. Thanks! Pours a deep murky purple shade. Aroma is flush with blackberries and raspberries, and a firm currant tone as well. This is... very sour. A little like what I imagine unripe berry juice would taste like. Heavy citric acid along with lactic notes. This is not for the uninitiated.


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