Liefmans Fruitesse (Fruitbier) - Brouwerij Liefmans
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3.75/5 rDev +12.3%
Pours a clear, dark, garnet color with a short-lived, pink head that dissipates to a faint film. No lacing left behind in this Belgian.
Smell is, of course, raspberries, sweet, slightly artificial or enhanced, with a hint of malt behind. Decent balance for the style.
Taste is raspberry, slight sourness with a sweeter finish, malt and a mere hint of yeast. Well balanced, exactly what I expected and wanted.
Somewhat astringent, a good thing in a dessert beer, imo, without getting to the point of pucker. Light-medium body, tingly effervescence on the tip of the tongue but light elsewhere. A light warming aspect develops after a few swallows/sips, way in the back of the throat, just to remind you there's alcohol here. I like it.
04-18-2014 19:20:13 | More by PorterLambic
Liefmans Fruitesse (Fruitbier) from Brouwerij Liefmans
77 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.