Noble Star Collection: Framboise Du Nord
August Schell Brewing Company

Noble Star Collection: Framboise Du NordNoble Star Collection: Framboise Du Nord
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August Schell Brewing Company
Minnesota, United States
Berliner Weisse
4.09 | pDev: 11.74%
Sep 19, 2020
Nov 18, 2013
Five thousand pounds of raspberries were added to 70 barrels Star of the North, resulting in a 100 barrel batch, which was then fermented for an additional four months.
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Rated: 4.22 by crobinso from Colorado

Sep 19, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by tcbro023 from Wisconsin

Aug 11, 2019
Rated: 4.12 by metter98 from New York

Aug 04, 2019
Rated: 4.09 by smithj4 from New York

Aug 04, 2019
Rated: 3.98 by dbrauneis from North Carolina

Aug 04, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by ian_graf from Minnesota

Jul 28, 2019
Rated: 4.1 by mattmarka1 from Minnesota

Nov 17, 2018
Rated: 4.02 by BarrelAgedG from California

Oct 24, 2018
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Reviewed by Alieniloquium from Florida

3.68/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
750 mL bottle. Red body with a fleeting white head. Smells of acidic raspberry and some wheat. Tastes of wheat up front followed by lemon tartness. Raspberry flavor starts off slightly sweet and jammy before becoming quite tart, but only for a brief moment. Finishes grainy. Medium body and well carbonated. Tasty berliner, very fruit forward, but not so much so that the beer is lost.
Jul 30, 2018
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

4.12/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
On tap. Poured a clear reddish color with a small, pink head of foam. It smelled of tart raspberries, wheat and hints of lemon. Very nice tart raspberry flavor with a subtle wheat finish.
Jul 10, 2018
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Reviewed by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

4/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from 750ml bottle into glass. Label has bottling date as 'SEPT 2017',
Cloudy, pinkish red colored body, with short lived pinkish white head. No lacing.
Lemon and raspberries on the nose.
Tart, with a touch of sweetness, taste of lemonade with pronounced raspberry component.
Rather dry, medium mouth feel. Lower level of carbonation.
Very pleasant Berliner, with the semi-sweet raspberry addition. Cypress wood tanks add some barrel nose and flavor.
May 16, 2018
Rated: 4.44 by Zazzi82 from Tennessee

May 08, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by leroybrown10 from Missouri

Apr 22, 2018
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

3.69/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Vibrant Santa suit red with a thin blanket that manages to eek out some fine layers of lace on the glass, this has a good expression of sour raspberry with a bit of a lactic angle, but it's overall clean, and sort of like a popsicle with a crisp medium body and semi-wet finish.
Mar 30, 2018
Rated: 4 by aasher from Indiana

Mar 12, 2018
Rated: 4.5 by npachl from Wisconsin

Jan 29, 2017
Rated: 4 by sweemzander from Illinois

Dec 21, 2016
Rated: 4.5 by durlta from Iowa

Oct 16, 2016
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
it always shocks me that the same brewery that makes grain belt also makes these incredible berliners. this is killer beer, super heavy on the raspberry, they werent shy with it at all. its a somewhat opaque brick red color, less blood red and jammy than others, more deep, very very bubbly. it has a great aroma where the tartness of the berries and the lacto tartness team up to create a very mouthwatering smell, really lemony too with all the raspberries, and a lot less sweet than it looks like it should be. the flavor starts with the fruit tartness and moves into a relatively sour bacterial finish, but unlike many other fruited berliners, i can still taste the wheat malt base, and its dry and crackery and necessary to keep this from tasting like juice. lots of wood on this too, mild vanilla, soft edges despite the acidity, tastes quite mature. i think the bottle here is fairly old too, so it may have evolved some since it was released. the most impressive thing here for me is how dry this is, but how well the raspberry flavor still comes through. i like the ultra low abv too. awesome carbonation and overall a great take on the berliner. this series has really been incredible. i hope they keep it up!
Jul 16, 2016
Noble Star Collection: Framboise Du Nord from August Schell Brewing Company
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 194 ratings