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Framboise For A Cure - Russian River Brewing Company

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98
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698 Ratings
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Ratings: 698
Reviews: 138
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 8.82%
Wants: 943
Gots: 159 | FT: 10
Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Wild Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Batch 1 (2010) - Sonambic base, 5.9%
Batch 2 (2011) - Temptation base, 6.5%

(Beer added by: Arbitrator on 10-07-2010)
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2014 vintage

A: Raspberry red, appropriately.

S: Wet straw, dusty hops, saison funk.

T: Slight tartness, berry sweetness, a wash of raspberry juice.

M: A hint of syrup but with a mostly dry finish.

O: Good, but not quite befitting the frenzy. Happy to have tried it, happy to have not had to deal with the craziness at Russian River to do so.

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Really nice Framboise. The sourness/tartness is actually pretty well balanced by the raspberry flavor. Malt is barely there but also helps to balance. Overall its sour yet smooth and refreshing. I think the hype has made this beer into a little more than it is, but it's great and I would happily have this whenever given this chance. Definitely, try it if you can but don't trade your whole cellar away for it.

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Framboise For A Cure from Russian River Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 698 ratings.