St. Louis Framboise | Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.

St. Louis FramboiseSt. Louis Framboise
BA SCORE
66.4%
Liked This Beer
3.82 w/ 330 ratings
St. Louis FramboiseSt. Louis Framboise
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
Belgium
vanhonsebrouck.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 04-26-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,030
Reviews:
122
Ratings:
330
Liked:
219
Avg:
3.82/5
pDev:
13.35%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
30
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 330 |  Reviews: 122
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

750ml bottle poured into snifters.

A = Mostly garnet red with a slight maroon tint. Forms small foamy pinkish head that slowly resolves to a blanket layer of foam on surface.

S = Raspberries and sourdough starter.

T = Raspberries, sweet-tart flavors like a hard candy. Decent, but a little too understated. Not nearly sour enough but not overly sweet for all that. Real problem is that it is just too understated.

M = Carbonation has a bit too much f a bite for me, decent mouthcoating.

D = This is a drinkable beer. It does not get cloying and is refreshing.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330 ml bottle poured into a champagne flute.

Deep reddish amber with a fizzy head that soon shrinks to a small collar of foam. This sticks around pretty well and leaves a bit of wispy lacing.

A bit of a woodsy aroma seems to be lurking underneath plentiful raspberry. Tastes pretty good. At first, much more sweet than tart, but it never approaches Lindemans Framboise-level sweetness (tastes more "beery", too). Toward the swallow, the balance shifts towards tartness (say, 55% tart). The finish is sticky and satisfying, with a surprising brief hit of bitterness at the swallow.

Overall impression: Not something I'd drink all the time, but a nice change of pace. Went down nice and easy out on the porch on a sultry afternoon.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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St. Louis Framboise from Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck N.V.
Beer rating: 66.4% out of 100 with 330 ratings
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