Raspberry Lambic | The Defiant Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
The Defiant Brewing Company
New York, United States

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Slatetank on 01-13-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 2 |  Reviews: 1
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3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks very much to abru17 for the opportunity to try this splendid ale. Decanted from a corked and caged 750ml brown bottle.
A - A lightly hazed pink liquid w/ an appearance like strawberry juice w/ a full foamy head (microfoam). Some suspended particles of yeast appear light in color against the lambic.

S - Nice grainy notes w/ a light funky cheesy yeastiness w/ a slightly sweet berry hint in the finish.

M - A full swell of effervessence w/ a nutty and light spice note and gentle acidity and mild fruity sweetness.

T - A very champagne-like fullness w/ carbonation pushing the light sweetness of the grain w/ a seed-like raspberry flavor. The funky farmhouse framboise taste is subtle and refreshing w/ the kind of restrained raspberry notes which do not compete w/ the spice and gentle brett flavors.. The acidity seems balanced and has a subtle citric tinge w/ light sourness.

D - A fine lambic w/ mellow juice and a faint sour aspect makes for a subtle and smooth flavored lambic. I prefer this to the overly sweet lambics made by some Belgian brewers. A very champagne like beer w/ berry notes that are like fresh picked raspberries. I found this to be delightful and one to savor for many moments.

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Raspberry Lambic from The Defiant Brewing Company
3.89 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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