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Framboise De Amorosa - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

869 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 869
Reviews: 224
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 437
Gots: 222 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Framboise de Amorosa is our first foray into the world of raspberry beers. It begins as Lost and Found ale and is sent into freshly emptied red wine barrels. The beer spends over a year in the wood during which time it is spiked with three additions of raspberries.

The first sip produces a sweet start with a long drawn out sour finish. Some of the sweetness from the raspberries comes out before acidic notes join the mix. On the back end of the beer is a smoothing oak character which keeps the beer from becoming dull.

(Beer added by: largadeer on 02-09-2010)
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Framboise De Amorosa from The Lost Abbey
97 out of 100 based on 869 ratings.