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Framboise For A Cure - Russian River Brewing Company

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625 Ratings
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Ratings: 625
Reviews: 134
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 9.05%
Wants: 893
Gots: 139 | FT: 4
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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jrallen34

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

01-22-2013 01:26:45 | More by jrallen34
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domtronzero

California

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

01-21-2013 17:16:26 | More by domtronzero
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jampics2

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

01-21-2013 14:53:20 | More by jampics2
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DarthKostrizer

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

01-20-2013 19:32:20 | More by DarthKostrizer
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seanwhite

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

01-20-2013 04:58:14 | More by seanwhite
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ehammond1


4.5/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle (2012)

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.

Delicious.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 23:15:37 | More by ehammond1
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

01-19-2013 20:21:23 | More by jjheinrichs
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

01-19-2013 20:06:49 | More by thewimperoo
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millelacsmark

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

01-19-2013 17:44:08 | More by millelacsmark
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TurdFurgison

Ohio

4/5  rDev -9.5%

01-19-2013 15:13:57 | More by TurdFurgison
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jl28r1

Texas

5/5  rDev +13.1%

01-19-2013 15:04:15 | More by jl28r1
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California

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.8%

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spycow

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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rowingbrewer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -9.5%

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jonmorgan

North Carolina

1/5  rDev -77.4%

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GennyCreamAle

New York

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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kscaldef

Oregon

4.28/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2012 vintage

A: Vibrantly pink with a 1/4" pink head receding to a thick ring and foam. Good clarity with apparently carbonation.

S: Intense raspberry with mild earthiness

T: Very tart, heavy fruit presence but also lemony and earthy. Man, that is sour. Clean, but super sour.

M: Well-carbonated, mildly astringent. Medium-light body.

O: Very well done fruit sour; top of the charts for an american wild. Thanks to deeblo for the chance to snag a bottle of this.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 23:58:29 | More by kscaldef
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.38/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2012 bottle opened on 12.4.12 thanks to punkhim.

A - Pours a dark pink-maroon with a fizzy light pink head that fades quickly.

S - Tart wood and sweet raspberry.

T - Nice balance of tart and sweet, lots of raspberry.

D - Great carbonation with a light body and a tart finish.

O - Tart and sweet, then tart again, very tasty.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2012 06:21:51 | More by HuskyinPDX
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macrosmatic

Florida

4.4/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to eyebereej for this one! I'm very excited to try it. Poured from 375 mL bottle into a CCB snifter glass.

A: Pours a relatively clear, pinkish-red, with a quite pink small head. Medium visible carbonation. I was going to give this a 5.0 for appearance, but the brewer missed the mark on the Barbie pink of the breast cancer ribbon.

S: Surprisingly low presence on the nose. Funky, sour, sweet, with some overripe fruit aroma.

T: Fruity, puckering sour, big raspberry flavors with Brett and Lacto funkiness. Some wood, oak to dry it out a little further. The hang is funky sour, but not overdone and it fades more quickly than some sours. Very tasty.

M: Medium body, sweet and sticky mouthfeel. Alcohol very well-hidden. Good carbonation.

O: Very very tasty. Not my favorite RR sour, but I'm very impressed. Would drink this anytime it's available.

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2012 03:28:59 | More by macrosmatic
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

12-15-2012 21:30:50 | More by thebigredone
Framboise For A Cure from Russian River Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 625 ratings.