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Brewed by Brouwerij F. Boon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Lembeek, Belgium

bottled
available

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1032   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Raspberry lambic was once a rarity and only produced for a few weeks during the summer. Frank Boon was the first brewer to again prepare a raspberry lambic in the summer of 1976. More than 300 grams per liter of fresh raspberries give Framboise Boon a fresh fruity taste. The young lambic supports the flavor. But this is very much about raspberries, not the lambic. Of course we do not use artificial flavorings, only real raspberries. Boon Framboise has an alcohol volume of 5%. Drink it when it is young.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ComradeK (1165) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - NOV 19, 2016
375ml bottle. Pours a hazy ruby red, with a small white head, which fades fairly quickly. Ripe, jammy raspberry, light, leathery funkiness and woody hints make up the aroma. Quite sour up front, with raspberry tartness supporting that. Sweeter raspberry jam flavours mix with wood, leathery funkiness in the mid-palate, with a tart finish. Not the best fruit lambic Ive had, but still pretty solid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (7071) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2016
How: Bottle.
Where: SBWF 2016.
Appearance: Hazy red colour with a pink head.
Aroma: Raspberries, sour.
Body: Medium body, low carbonatinon.
Flavour: Raspberries, sour, fruit.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ArtificialCyst (748) - Szczecin, POLAND - NOV 10, 2016
Aroma: Raspberry jam, lightly wine-ish. Appearance: Low head, ruby body. Taste: Raspberries, light funk, taninic, sour, seeds, tart. Palate: Tart finish, medium body, tanninic finish, lightly sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rikstar (2407) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 4, 2016
Bij gollems roodbaars met een roze kraag. Geur en smaak cassis to the max. Verder vrij zoet

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LinusStick (3299) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2016
Meh. An ok fruit lambic. Not one yId search out for. Aroma was pretty weak. Stale roasted malt, musty raspberries and pop tart. Pour was a beautiful deep dark ruby with a cloudy splotchy off white film for a head. Taste was refreshing. Just like a jelly flavored raspberry pop tart with heavy carbonation. Sweet jelly finish with a good bite of tartness. The fruit is a little artificial tasting which is weird.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mandreste (22) - Tartu, ESTONIA - OCT 20, 2016
No whoam, rasberry jam water dark color. Aroma is rasberry jam like my grandmothers jams some sour notes. Taste is souery freshing rasberries.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Piotrek4 (50) - Lublin, POLAND - OCT 18, 2016
W aromacie dużo słodkich malin. W smaku słodyczy nie ma ani trochę, kwaśność umiarkowana, zdecydowanie owocowa.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lupuLust (239) - Freiburg, GERMANY - OCT 18, 2016
Like a sour raspberry lemonade with a crispy mouthfeel. Red body and pink head.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
CraftBeerNick (2123) - London Town, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2016
2013 Vintage Bottle at home, 7th October 16. Pours a pretty pink. Aroma is fresh mushy raspberries. Taste is straight forward raspberry, little complexity and no lambic features. OK

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bolian (183) - - OCT 5, 2016
Pours deep red, pinkish foam good retention. Nose and taste is overwhelmingly raspberry. I think no other beer of this style has that much raspberry aroma from fresa berries. I miss however the Lambic component which is vague and almost non distinct. The vintage rated here i 2013 there may be difference between vintages.


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