Framboise For A Cure - Russian River Brewing Company
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Reviews by ehammond1:
4.5/5 rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Thanks for sending this bottle to me, kristalynn and leschkie! Cheers!
Shared this bottle with my sister months after her APL leukemia was declared "in remission." Cheers, to her!
A gorgeous, bright pink and deep near-red in color. Very minimal sediment throughout. Small-bubbled light rose/pink crown of persistent foam sits atop. Gorgeous framboise.
Very bright, expressive aroma of raspberries (and if I was given this blind, I would probably mention cranberries). Lots of fruit, along with a definite, sharp sour acid presence, and only a mild funk character. This is expressively berry-forward.
The flavor is similar to the aroma, with huge notes of raspberry, cranberry, some oak, and complementary, though very mild funk. There's a moderate level of sour presence, though it's not overwhelming. A complete, incredibly drinkable framboise.
Medium bodied with moderate-high carbonation. Very nice.
Serving type: bottle
01-19-2013 23:15:37 | More by ehammond1
More User Reviews:
5/5 rDev +13.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
So I tasted batch 1,2,3, in a spur of the moment, screw it let's pop em taster. The 2010 batch 1 unfortunately was the least best. It seemed to have lost all of its color and was now a pale blonde color. Yeast floaties were everywhere. The aroma was there but mild. Flavor was actually delicious but not nearly as strong as the 2011.
The 2011 was quite a bit better. Still a bit pale in color but the aroma and flavor were quite prominent. A+ on this one. The 2012 was bright pink very aeromatic, flavorful and delicious. The 2013 was tasted on the release and was delicious from what I remember. Very pink
I know this ain't the most detailed review but I enjoyed the 11, 12,13 better than the 10 for what it's worth. I hung onto the 10 since the release and really wanted a 5 year tasting but popped it early. Glad I did. Seems it's prime was a while ago
Serving type: bottle
07-01-2014 23:48:17 | More by calir1
Framboise For A Cure from Russian River Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 629 ratings.