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Frambozen Raspberry Brown Ale - New Belgium Brewing

Frambozen Raspberry Brown AleFrambozen Raspberry Brown Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

694 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 694
Reviews: 372
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.01%


Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 11-03-2001)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by 312HopBomb:
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312HopBomb

Illinois

4.4/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle served in a New Belgium globe glass.

A one finger head fades quickly leaving spotty lacing. Raspberry hued brown color.

Aroma of strong raspberry with brown sugar and bread.

Nice strong fresh raspberry flavor pairs with the malty sweet brown sugar, some chocolate and caramel notes. Medium roast and more bread. Tart fruit finish.

Mouthfeel is smooth and medium body.

Overall a unique and excellent fruit beer. Perfect for Christmas time or anytime.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2012 05:50:08 | More by 312HopBomb
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Guiness Pint Glass

Appearance: Dary Ruby color, low head that disappears quickly, low lacing

Smell, a very raspberry Jam smell, low hops and hefty malt scent

Taste: this is a bit sweet for a brown ale, definitely not something I would normally buy, perhaps this is more of a desert beer than a session type ale.

Mouthfeel, with the addition of the raspberry it changes the feel of this beer, it has the malt feel to it and at the end of the drink it's a bit watery, overall it's not that bad of a beer, just not my thing.

If you are going to invest in a fruit type of beer, I think it best to stick with Lambics or Belgian styles that are conducive to fruit in general.

Serving type: bottle

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A-Clear deep ruby, not much carbonation at all, one finger head that doesn't last long.

S-Lots of raspberries, rather sweet, a fine line between artificial and good. Not much else though.

T-Extremely sweet raspberries. Almost like a fruit snack. But there is nothing else to the beer. And I decided it was too sweet.

M-Very light, watery not much carbonation at all.

O-Too much raspberries, too sweet, nothing else to this beer. If you absolutely love raspberries give it a whirl but not much of a reason otherwise.

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Frambozen Raspberry Brown Ale from New Belgium Brewing
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