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Mort Subite Framboise - Brouwerij Mort Subite

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BA SCORE
85
very good

154 Ratings
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Ratings: 154
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.9%
Wants: 6
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-29-2002)
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Daniellobo

District of Columbia

3.45/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Overwhelming sweet raspberry ale.

Presentation: 25 Cl. bottle. Relatively simple design of white fonts over a black background with an image of raspberries. Back shows different narratives in several languages noting the main intent and brewing procedure alongside a brief overview of ingredients. Shows best by date (09-09-11) Notes Alc. by Vol. (4,3%). Served in a tulip glass.

A - Medium pink pour. Generous head with good retention, shrinking down to a persistent surface lump, and fair rich lacing.

S - Overwhelmingly sweet nose of raspberry. Minor nuances under it get lost in an instant.

T - Taste explodes where the nose left it with an almost mono-thematic raspberry sense woven with an enormous sweet sense. Very syrupy.

M - Light to medium body with fine carbonation and a thick finish.

D - It´s actually not that bad for such a single minded brew but remains rather boring and repetitive.

Notes: The fruitiness and the raspberry sweetness is not so much the problem as it is losing lambic complexities under the fruit and sugar. Almost forgettable unless there is an occasion to share the oddity.

** This is marketed in Spain as Xtreme Framboise. Seems to belong under this entry but if a noticeable different brew it may require its own entry.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2010 03:04:18 | More by Daniellobo
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

02-01-2014 02:52:39 | More by acurtis
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WillAndSarah

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-18-2014 00:27:55 | More by WillAndSarah
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JohnQVD

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-22-2013 02:38:24 | More by JohnQVD
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

09-28-2013 22:33:48 | More by ScaryEd
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DaveR514

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

12-27-2013 16:24:24 | More by DaveR514
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oline73

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

01-25-2014 21:11:06 | More by oline73
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gloryhole

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-07-2013 20:02:29 | More by gloryhole
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-07-2013 02:00:06 | More by DerekMorgan
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nico_freespirit


3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

11-20-2012 17:27:39 | More by nico_freespirit
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-27-2013 00:44:28 | More by kaelingirl
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Socialiste

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

05-30-2014 19:13:06 | More by Socialiste
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

03-09-2013 22:42:39 | More by spycow
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FLima

Brazil

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Amber reddish color with a thick two finger head with good retention and leaving laces.
Nice predominant aroma of raspberries with a Lambic tartness. Hints of caramel malt and wood.
Intense sweet taste of ripped raspberries with a clear tartness base. Occasionally funky. Hints of lemon, soap, sweetener and oak. Dry and acid aftertaste.
Medium body with low carbonation with tiny bubbles.
It is just overly sweet (why the hell they even added sweetener?). Though, it should be a good pairing with desserts.

Serving type: bottle

10-20-2013 22:22:18 | More by FLima
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LoveStout

New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

02-01-2014 02:47:54 | More by LoveStout
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-11-2013 22:28:02 | More by WOLFGANG
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KimenTshom

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

07-29-2012 18:03:18 | More by KimenTshom
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elricorico

Alberta (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a reddish brown with a foamy head that has a pinkish hue. The head retention is very good.

The smell is all raspberry, quite tart raspberry. Makes my mouth water a little bit. After a few more smells I start to find a bit of mustiness underlying.

The taste is loaded with raspberry, but at once it is sweet, tart and sour. The finish is fairly high in sourness, and leaves me salivating a little. Tasty, but seems to be all over the place.

The mouthfeel is like pop, a little bit syrupy and high in carbonation. No complaints.

Tasty, but not something to have very often. Once in a while a bottle to split with another person would be alright.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2006 03:04:20 | More by elricorico
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bryehn

Ontario (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy, jam-like rusty ruby colour, with a loose but generous head that gets retained as a collar and leaves a fair amount of lacing.

Smells like deep raspberry, honey-sweetened muffin-like malts and fresh water.

The taste is like sour raspberry jam; it has a solid fruit foundation with a syrupy sweetness and a buttery note before going tart and then sour.

Medium-bodied with a prickly carbonated feeling and a smooth creaminess that's almost like cream soda. A bit dry on the tongue and leaves a slight resin note in the aftertaste.

More sour than I expected, almost like a geuze and really does have a buttery jam-like quality. This was my first Framboise and I think I prefer Krieks.

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2011 01:01:40 | More by bryehn
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

3.55/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

375ml Bottle from the Ottawa LCBO for $4

Appearance - Burgundy colour with an average size fizzy/frothy pinkish white head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for 3-4 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Raspberries, citric

Taste & Mouth - There is an above average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, citric notes and raspberries. There is also sugary sweet candy flavour and it ends with a lightly tart aftertaste.

Overall - A pretty decent brew that is easily available to me. Maybe a touch too much like a swedish berry candy. Just comes across a little too sweet and a little artificial tasting.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2014 00:18:53 | More by spinrsx
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SleepyMonk

Australia

3.55/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Chilled 250ml dark glass bottle poured into a flute glass.

Pours with a bubbly fingers worth of head and the body is deep red towards rust blend. Lacing is surprisingly more sticky than a lot of strong ales.

Interestingly this leads you to expect a heavy serve of raspberry however what you do get is a saturated blackcurrant aroma. Regardless of how you may feel about Lambics there is no denying that this thing smells great.

Taste is of course heavily characterized by Raspberry and similar berry fruit but sweet malt and baked doughy bread yeast ads a familiar twist.

On the mouth its tart with fruit taste and mousse towards champagne like smoothness.

Stay away if you hate lambics because this is almost a text book example but if your open to new things or a fan of the style then this is definitely worthy of your dollar and time

Serving type: bottle

06-19-2009 11:45:45 | More by SleepyMonk
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MasterSki

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this as a Christmas gift from visiting friends. Served in a champagne flute. Best before June 2010 - not sure how old that makes this bottle.

A - Pinky-orange color, with huge slowly dissipating head and lots of lace. Lots of bubbles in this one.

S - Raspberries, but with a strong undercurrent of acidity that's mildly unpleasant and slightly boozy (which is really weird considering the low ABV). A little bit of a one-trick pony.

T - Raspberry juice - a faint tang of yeast and more tart fruit (cranberry, grapefruit). It's not bad, but it ain't no Raspberry Tart.

M - Light and tingly, with that sticky residue afterward. Very refreshing.

D - Easy drinking at 4.5%. The carbonation and sweetness might get a bit off-putting after a while, but otherwise it goes down easy.

I prefer my lambics without added sugar/sweeteners. Give me a Cantillon please.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2009 05:41:35 | More by MasterSki
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Haydn-Juby

Quebec (Canada)

3.61/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served from a caged and corked bottle to a tulip.

A: Raspberry red in color topped with a two finger pinkish head comprised of large bubbles. Very transparent.

S: Raspberries , definitely. Not too artificial either.

T: Once again raspberries are definitely the most prominent flavor. Not overly artificial as with some fruit beers either. Nice and tart making it somewhat refreshing but not overly sour. Some slight wheat malt and yeast characters as well.

M: Very light body with high carbonation also help to make the beer refreshing.

O: Pretty good beer but not exactly my fancy. My first introduction to lambics but I feel as though it was not entirely like a lambic should be.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 01:10:22 | More by Haydn-Juby
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Viggo

Ontario (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Big thanks to my friend Jen for the birthday gift!

Pours a hazed pinkish orange, thick voluminous light pink head forms, soapy and huge, very slowly settles down to a thick layer, drops a ton of lace on the glass. Smell is fresh raspberry juice, not much else, light hay, horse blanket, some lemony acidity, bit of wheat/bread, mostly just a pleasant raspberry juice. Taste is very sugary and sweet at first, brown sugar, very sweet raspberry juice, some honey and bread through the middle, ripe berries and light tartness in the finish. Mouthfeel is light bodied with medium to high carbonation, goes down easy, although a bit on the sweet side I like it. Thanks Jen!

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2008 01:39:37 | More by Viggo
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grub

Ontario (Canada)

3.7/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

pours a nice ruby red colour with a huge fluffy pink head. the head drops slowly and leaves tons of clumpy lace.

aroma is good. strong tart raspberry. slightly sweet. bit of funk.

taste is good. lots of raspberry. tart and sweet. bittersweet chocolate. tobacco. not much funk.

mouthfeel is good. fairly dry, but with a nice body. the fairly high carbonation level works well.

drinkability is good. the sweetness takes away from the drinkability a little, but it's a nice beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2006 01:07:08 | More by grub
Mort Subite Framboise from Brouwerij Mort Subite
85 out of 100 based on 154 ratings.