Birrificio Del Ducato

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Lambic - Fruit
3.9 | pDev: 8.72%
Birrificio Del Ducato
Retired (no longer brewed)
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StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.17/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

been wanting to try this one for awhile, but its price prohibitive, 15 bucks or so for the tiny little genie bottle, the italian stuff is always so expensive, but i liked this a lot, and was fine with the smaller portion, its super acidic, and this amount felt about right. definitely some age on this bottle, but i dont see a date on it. just a light rose pink to slightly orange tinted shade, a few lazy bubbles sit on top but i wouldnt call it a head. less red and saturated than i thought it would be. the aroma here is like vinegar sour, i feel it in my jawline and my mouth waters profusely. there is some real lambic sort of funkiness here too though, and its not hurting for woody maturity or complexity. definitely some jammy character to the berries in aroma and flavor too, very natural and higher dosed it seems than the color lets on. piquant as heck, tons of well established bacterial acidic, past lactic, quite sharp, but strong wine notes and oak tannins round it out well, and there is light vanilla softness from the oak as well. under ripe strawberry, cranberry, and citrus in the mix, farmy brett, musty basement, wet hay, ripe fruit. its delicious, vinous, and distinctive, worth the money, but you have to like them sour. i could have done with a little less acidity and a little more carbonation, i never love when these feel flat and thin when they are super sour, but this is quite compelling beer nevertheless. love these guys.

May 16, 2020
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Sabtos from Ohio

3.4/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pale neon pink with no head.

Red wine, raspberry, and cherries are the primary attributes. Frambozschella is only lightly sour.

This is tart and sweet, but also flat and thin.

Apr 10, 2016
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Phil-Fresh from California

3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Raspberries, a bit of sweet malt, and oak.

A: Purple, quite opaque with no head to speak of whatsoever.

T: Raspberries upfront, funky with some woody oak with a sour finish

M: Light bodied with moderate carbonation. Some acidity noticeable and slightly tannic.

O: Good; lots of vinous aroma and flavors though compete with the raspberries.

Oct 12, 2015
Frambozschella from Birrificio Del Ducato
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 13 ratings