Framboise De Amorosa | The Lost Abbey

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Lost Abbey
California, United States
lostabbey.com

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Framboise de Amorosa is our first foray into the world of raspberry beers. It begins as Lost and Found ale and is sent into freshly emptied red wine barrels. The beer spends over a year in the wood during which time it is spiked with three additions of raspberries.

The first sip produces a sweet start with a long drawn out sour finish. Some of the sweetness from the raspberries comes out before acidic notes join the mix. On the back end of the beer is a smoothing oak character which keeps the beer from becoming dull.

Added by largadeer on 02-09-2010

BEER STATS
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1,110
Reviews:
257
Avg:
4.29
pDev:
8.62%
 
 
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503
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279
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Poured into a crystal red wine glass

A: Pours a slightly murky reddish brown with a two finger head that froths up and recedes to an even thin film after a few minutes.

S: Tart raspberry, vinegar, oak. Sour fruits and honey.

T: Sharp tartness up front, immediately supporting a bouquet of both sour and sweet fruits alike. Tart raspberries and an acetic vinegar pucker you up at first, but then give way to a sweet raspberry and oaky serenade that makes you forget how much your rectum just clenched. An initial jolt of sour and acidity that is immediately rounded out by a subtle fruit sweetness and a mellow oak and honey in the middle, maybe even a hint of chocolate. The vinegar comes back towards the finish though, and the experience ends puckeringly sour and wet, leaving an acidic tang.

M: Slightly sticky and a mellow carbonation. Definitely not flat abbey style, they got this one just right.

O: Really enjoyed this one. Seemed to get more sour as the glass got lower. I was in the mood for a complex and very tart sour, and oh boy did I get one. Good job Tomme and friends, yet another keeper.

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Framboise De Amorosa from The Lost Abbey
4.29 out of 5 based on 1,110 ratings.
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