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Framboise De Amorosa - The Lost Abbey

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Ratings: 753
Reviews: 220
rAvg: 4.32
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 425
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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4/5  rDev -7.4%

MikeRMII, May 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -19%

nickfl, May 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

tbeq00, May 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

wattershed, Apr 29, 2012
Photo of jibbyvonjibb
4.4/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Brown color. Opaque. Mousse-like head. 4.5
S: Faint raspberries. 4
T: Sharp acidity up front. Red berry flavors: raspberries, cherries. Toffee. Gingerbread. Delicous. 4.5
M: Same creamy texture that Red Poppy has. I think this is the best part of this beer. It's like eating the cream of a Tiramisou cake. 4.5
O: I really like it. Extremely drinkable. I can drink this like the British can drink pints of Bitters. I love how the fruit flavors play with the caramel malt flavors. I can't say for sure whether it's better or worse than the Red Poppy, but it shares many of its characteristics. 4.5

jibbyvonjibb, Apr 27, 2012
Photo of shleepy
4.28/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served from 375 bottle into snifter glasses.

A: Burnt orange-amber. Off-white head.

S: Lots of funk, oak, sourness. Just a light fruitiness.

T: Like a raspberry version of Red Poppy, not surprisingly. Gingerbread, oak, funk, raspberries. Quite good.

M: Medium body and decent carbonation. High - but not painfully so - acidity.

O: A great American framboise.

shleepy, Apr 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

Rollzroyce21, Apr 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

theminutemen, Apr 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

evilc, Apr 21, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

alpenglocken, Apr 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

coreyfmcdonald, Mar 30, 2012
Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.93/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Bottle obtained from the brewery in July. Poured in to CBS snifter.

A - Cloudy raspberry red colour with only the slightest glow around the edges from light passing through. One finger of bubbly cream coloured head formed with good retention.

S - Sour raspberries, balsamic vinegar and light oak aromas. Very tart.

T - A huge puckering tartness up front that gives way to pureed raspberries, red wine vinegar and some light oak and cherry flavours.

M - Medium body with moderate to high carbonation. Would like less carbonation in this one (can't believe I am complaining about too much carbonation in a Lost Abbey beer).

TheSevenDuffs, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of oregone
3.9/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From bottle into hotel gLass,
Cloudy/murky orange pink. Explosive carbonation sprayed the counter and kept gushing. One finger liquid, six finger head. Careful pour yielded a hazy chunky liquid. Slowly settled to a very fine ring of fringe bubbles.
S: tart oaky fruit. Some lactic sour notes and raspberry candy. Oak is there, but the funk prevails. Nice.
T: solid. Sour, but a good balance of tart raspberry, oak character, funkiness and acetic/vinegar. Well done.
M: solid again. Bigger side of light. Carbonation settled in and kept this fresh. I'd expect that it actually has a bit of body hiding behind th bubbles. Clean, crisp as is though.
O: understand the demand. Very nice and I'd love to try again. With some goggles on. Quite good.

oregone, Feb 25, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

marct, Feb 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

THECPJ, Feb 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.4%

bullywee, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of SoCalStout
4.33/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at The Lost Abbey for their first Throw Back Thursday. Poured into a Lost Abbey stemware. 2010 Vintage

Appearance: Pours a dark red/purple with two fingers worth of light pink.rose colored head that fades fairly quickly and leaves very light lacing.

Smell: The aroma is amazingly complex. Lots of tart fruits such as raspberries and sour cherries which were most present. Very crisp with brett. Oaky with a mild, sweet malt backdrop as well to balance it.

Taste: Huge sour raspberry tartness up front with a huge acidic sour level. A large creamy vanilla oaky wood dry bite in the middle. The sourness lingers with you throughout. Has a dry, sour, and acidic bite near the end as well.

Mouthfeel: Full body with lots of carbonation and a prickly feel towards the finish.

Overall: This is a solid wild ale. It is very drinkable and I can't wait to see what some age does to this beer as I have some 09, 10, and 11 ageing. I think it is going to be amazing!

SoCalStout, Feb 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -1.6%

SPRichard, Feb 15, 2012
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4.23/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Framboise de amorosa from notes

A- slight muddy red pour. hazzy from the bottom poured out. Booming three finger off white head with a slight pink hue.

S- Bright tart raspberries, vanilla. Slightly funky with a sweet pairing. the oak is really shining through.

T- Tart funkiness right off the bat. Raspberries and oak.

M- Medium feeling, mouth watering. Puckering with a prickly carbonation.

O- This is really what a fruit wild ale is all about. Over the top fruit and sour yet not overdone.

korguy123, Feb 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

ObeMaltKinobee, Feb 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

Callmecoon, Feb 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

imperialking, Feb 10, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.7%

John11486, Feb 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

nickhiller, Feb 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.2%

afipsycho13, Feb 07, 2012
Framboise De Amorosa from The Lost Abbey
96 out of 100 based on 753 ratings.