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Framboise De Amorosa - The Lost Abbey

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

760 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 760
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 427
Gots: 218 | FT: 16
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%

arcman001, Jul 27, 2014
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

jleidner, Jul 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Clemskis, Jul 26, 2014
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4.38/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Pizza Port Carlsbad – 06/28/2014
Full pour – Belgium Tulip glass

A: Dark nut brown amber body with some maroon like tones. Murky look however with a bubbly carbonation visible and feeding into a nice thick off white head. Great retention displayed here along with some light streamers of stick that run the glass in a broken track manner.

S: Smells of sour cherry with a raspberry balsamic vinaigrette. Cidery and acetic. I would say it is more vinegar than fruit here. There is some malt sweetness there and a subtle damp woodsy musk to it. Very nice but I would have liked some more pronounced raspberry in the nose. Perhaps the bottled version will reveal more here.

T: Heavy on the sour cherry and balsamic vinegar with layers of browned malts mixed in providing some savory balance to all the sourness. More so than most wild ales I have sampled so far but it works really well here. I only get some muted raspberry puree in the background which is a little disappointing. Although it does taste ripely fresh it just seems the Flanders Red character wins over. Has a healthy sourness however it’s not bracingly so with just a touch of lactic acidity there. Not incredibly funky at all really. I get some oaky tannins and a touch of green earthy hop bitterness mid way. Has a great balance to it and the alcohol is kept well disguised throughout. Finishes with a tinny metallic note and a flourish of fruity sourness.

M: Moderate fill with plenty of frothy carbonation from the tap. Good sour pucker on the palate with a nice drying at the finish. Light tannin astringency. Fairly clean and balanced in body.

D: Still just starting to explore Wilds but this was a real nice find on tap. A little heavy on the vinegar but with some great sour cherry and raspberry notes and just the right amount of acidity. Probably won’t be my most favorite sour ale but has some great balance and depth of character. One of Lost Abby better concoctions I would say. Makes me a little less gun shy to go grab some bottles now.

Nugganooch, Jul 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Idrankitall, Jul 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Sheena10, Jul 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

djtomain, Jul 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

retry4z, Jul 05, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev +0.5%

Terrific american sour. raspberries are huge and apparent. extremely unique and awesome. sourness is perfect. oak is there and balances it well. would drink this everyday.

Axnjxn, Jul 05, 2014
Framboise De Amorosa from The Lost Abbey
96 out of 100 based on 760 ratings.