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St. Louis Framboise - Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

St. Louis FramboiseSt. Louis Framboise

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BA SCORE
86
very good

224 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 224
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 14.06%


Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 04-26-2005)
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Reviews by PorterLambic:
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PorterLambic

Florida

4.38/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Arrives a deep, clear garnet color with a whiff of foam sprinkled across. No retention nor was any expected.
Smell is raspberries, slight malt and sugar notes. Balance is very good, not overpowering.
Taste is the same, raspberries, light malt, slight oakiness, somewhat tart. Very well balanced.
Reasonably smooth, somewhat tart while still being refreshing and sweet. Dessert in a glass. The equal of Duchess du Bourgogne.

Serving type: on-tap

09-26-2012 01:04:44 | More by PorterLambic
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Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

as lambics go, im not sure this is my favorite, not tart enough, not acidic hardly at all, and lacking the wild fermentation characteristics i usually look for in the style, but as a fruited belgian ale, i absolutely love it, and its head and shoulders better than its immediate peers. natural looking purple pink raspberry color, a short lived stained pink head, and some chunks of yeast and maybe even a few raspberry seeds in there, it looks the part. the nose is great, jammy but not overly sweet, authentic fruity character and a little belgian yeast funk and fruit, but not the sourness true lambic usually possesses. i love the fruit flavor, not quite as true as the nose, mellowed by an oak hit here, but its still the chief flavor agent, and a genuine one at that. no corn sugar, no cavities, just true raspberry beer. its affordable and tasty, well carbonated and light, and overall extremely well made for what it is. not really passable as a sour, but im not sure its trying to be one. highly respectable brew here, better than some of the other fruit editions i think too, really summery and real fruity, i almost feel guilty for liking this as much as i do...

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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This pours a raspberry red in color, straight up. The aroma smacks of raspberry jam in its character and intensity. The flavor has a raspberry tartness with a sweetish but not cloying finish. Much preferred this to the more common “bar” framboise.

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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St. Louis Framboise from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
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