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Framboise For A Cure - Russian River Brewing Company

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846 Ratings
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Ratings: 846
Reviews: 143
rAvg: 4.44
pDev: 8.78%
Wants: 1,019
Gots: 191 | 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:
Beer added by: Arbitrator on 10-07-2010

Batch 1 (2010) - Sonambic base, 5.9%
Batch 2 (2011) - Temptation base, 6.5%
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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4.41/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle shared by Wowcoolman - thanks. Batch 2.

A: Pours a nearly clear, bright pink with a white head which fades leaving spotty lace.

N: Fresh rasberries, funk, moldy earth, grassy, vinous and tart.

T: Mainly follows nose with bright berry fruit melded into wild funk and white grapes. Some barrel notes present on warming.

M: Medium body and carbonation. Dry and fruity finish.

O: So very good. What a treat! Vinnie does it again.

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4.75/5  rDev +7%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.35/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Batch 2

A - Bright strawberry red, clear body, and a small white head

S - Tons of raspberry that intersects with lots of lactic acid to give it a slight sour flavor

T - Really tart like a raspberry warhead crossed with a sweettart candy. Lactic acid really comes through near the end to leave a tart bit in the finish

M - Medium body with light carbonation. Dry finish and light tartness that leaves a tingle on the tongue

O - Really tart beer with a good raspberry presence. Wished they made it more often and definitely love that they are doing this for a cause.

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +7%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of metter98
4.41/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: The beer is clear dark rosé in color in color and has a very slight amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high white head that died down a bit, leaving lots of lacing on the surface.
S: Moderate aromas of sour raspberries are present in the nose - these get stronger as the beer warms up.
T: The taste has flavors of raspberries along with slight notes of oak and sourness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and very tart on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very well blended and provides interesting complexities from the sourness and raspberries. It's not too sour and the fruity flavors seem very natural.

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4.49/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2012 Vintage

A: Pours a clear dark rose in color with some light amounts of gentle visible carbonation and some pink + ruby red highlights. The beer has a quarter finger tall fizzy pink head that reduces to a medium large patch of thin film and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of raspberries with heavy amounts of tartness and just a hint of funky sourness. Very light notes of sour cherries.

T: Upfront there is a touch of natural raspberry sweetness over a subtle pale malt which is quickly followed by moderate to strong amounts of tartness. Slight hints of sour cherries and just a touch of funkiness. Light hints of oak.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with heavy amounts of carbonation. Moderate amounts of acidic prickliness and just a touch of dryness in the finish.

O: Easy to drink and really well balanced between the upfront sweetness and tartness/sourness. Very enjoyable and probably one of my favorite framboise beers - no hints of anything artificial (very much the natural flavors of the fruits).

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3.75/5  rDev -15.5%

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5/5  rDev +12.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +7%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +7%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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5/5  rDev +12.6%

Framboise For A Cure from Russian River Brewing Company
98 out of 100 based on 846 ratings.