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Framboise De Amorosa - The Lost Abbey

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Ratings: 825
Reviews: 222
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.01%
Wants: 431
Gots: 218 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Blended Aged Brown Ale with wild yeasts and Fresh Raspberries.

(Beer added by: largadeer on 02-09-2010)
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

sludgegnome, Sep 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

JRod1969, Sep 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

GraduatedCashew, Sep 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

ShemRahBoo, Sep 22, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Phillyz, Sep 22, 2013
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4.21/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a crystal red wine glass

A: Pours a slightly murky reddish brown with a two finger head that froths up and recedes to an even thin film after a few minutes.

S: Tart raspberry, vinegar, oak. Sour fruits and honey.

T: Sharp tartness up front, immediately supporting a bouquet of both sour and sweet fruits alike. Tart raspberries and an acetic vinegar pucker you up at first, but then give way to a sweet raspberry and oaky serenade that makes you forget how much your rectum just clenched. An initial jolt of sour and acidity that is immediately rounded out by a subtle fruit sweetness and a mellow oak and honey in the middle, maybe even a hint of chocolate. The vinegar comes back towards the finish though, and the experience ends puckeringly sour and wet, leaving an acidic tang.

M: Slightly sticky and a mellow carbonation. Definitely not flat abbey style, they got this one just right.

O: Really enjoyed this one. Seemed to get more sour as the glass got lower. I was in the mood for a complex and very tart sour, and oh boy did I get one. Good job Tomme and friends, yet another keeper.

DmouthCaliBrewz, Sep 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

justwork, Sep 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

BlastBeats, Sep 19, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

PEIhop, Sep 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Rainblows, Sep 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

Aisha, Sep 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Janeinma, Sep 15, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

trevorpost, Sep 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Todd, Sep 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

wdarcy77, Sep 13, 2013
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4.55/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A-Pours a deep, dark ruby/crimson. Thinner head is pleasantly pink but is sadly crumbles upon itself and leaves thin remnants.

S-Concentrated raspberries. Jammy yet tart. A mix between sweet berry and unripe berry. The oak is just as impressive. It plays along with the raspberries. Tart raspberry strudel. There is a lingering earthy/dirt element to the nose too.

T-I am a raspberry lover. This is a killer raspberry sour. The tartness is clearly there but I am just as impressed with the ripe/sweet raspberry notes. Sweet and sour raspberry and even blackberry combo is delectable. Then comes the sneaky okay notes which only further serve the overall flavor. As it warms I get a really neat chocolatey note as well. Reminds me of a Flanders Oud Bruin.

M-Has some body to it. No booze. Tartness sticks to my lips. A bit sticky.

O/D-One of my more sought after beers. What a beaut! I feel very happy 'unchecking' this from my Wants list. Jesus, I love raspberry sours.

VelvetExtract, Sep 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

flipdog0, Sep 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

TXhomebrewer, Sep 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

kevrice88, Sep 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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Framboise De Amorosa from The Lost Abbey
96 out of 100 based on 825 ratings.