Framboise Noir | AC Golden Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
AC Golden Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
coloradonative.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mike on 11-04-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
86
Reviews:
12
Avg:
4.4
pDev:
7.27%
 
 
Wants:
77
Gots:
12
For Trade:
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Ratings: 86 |  Reviews: 12
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4.19/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aaronyoung01
3.75/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of earljones199
4.41/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mike
4.34/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikeypnh
4.15/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rudzud
4.55/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Shared with JLindros and Francois.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice dark hazy purple garnet hue with a thin white head that gaffes to leave a thin halo.

S - Aromas of blackberry jam galore, rather sweet, light barrel notes. Just super berry jam goodness.

T - Taste is similar to the nose, great blackberry notes, jam, tart seeds and skins. Incredible blackberry jam notes. Super tart yet sweet.

M - Mouthfeel is nicely carbonated, tart, lightly flemmy.

O - Overall this beer had excellent blackberry characteristics, really excellent jam notes.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of jlindros
4.36/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to rudzud

Light fizzy head, dark murky purple brown color.

Nose nice tart berry funk, tart blackberry, interesting earthy doughy but sea salty air thing, doughy malt.

Taste brings tart funk, big raspberry blackberry funk, tart sour tart, chewy malt, acidic funk, candy tart berry. Finish acidic funk, tart berry, candy sour notes. Finish flemmy tart funk, blackberry generic berry, tart flemmy.

Mouth is med bod flemmy tart funk and decent carb.

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Photo of mtbdonn
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stillmakingnoise
4.31/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
3.83/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3.46/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mothman
4.27/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful blackberry color. Little to no head. Blackberry tartness. Mouth puckering. Acidic with vinegar. Very sour and very easy to drink. I haven't had vsb yet, but this was up there for blackberry sours.

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Photo of Bunuelian
4.56/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Joey2timer
4.9/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

By far the best offering from ac golden. This is the beer that first turned me on to sours and it is holding up great 2 years later. sharp acidity, lots of blackberries, some wood.

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Photo of birchstick
4.05/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of liamt07
4.23/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of AugustusRex
4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sammy
4.11/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jrenihan
4.04/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stevedore
4.41/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Shared at DLD15. Thanks Tim for sharing this bottle with me and Dylan.

Pours a medium-dark shade of brown, perhaps a bit purple. Half finger white head that dies down fairly quickly. Smells of tart, acidic blackberries and plenty of oak, mild funk. It reminds me a bit of La Folie; but with an assload of blackberries. Very nice sweetness that is dry. Flavour is similar, tons of blackberry fruitiness, fairly sour and tart. Dry, not particularly jammy, but plenty of oak. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, not quite jammy, fairly dry and smooth, good carbonation. Overall, a very good beer with quite a bit of blackberries. Not sure it's better than New Glarus' rendition, but this is pretty dang good.

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Photo of jaken0ss
4.76/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IamOnMyWay
4.65/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerIsntBad
4.6/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fthegiants
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Framboise Noir from AC Golden Brewing Company
4.4 out of 5 based on 86 ratings.
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