Mort Subite Framboise
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From:
Brouwerij Mort Subite
 
Belgium
Style:
Fruit Lambic
Ranked #120
ABV:
4.5%
Score:
85
Ranked #23,038
Avg:
3.75 | pDev: 12%
Reviews:
90
Ratings:
113
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jun 07, 2022
Added:
Jul 29, 2002
Wants:
  7
Gots:
  21
SCORE
85
Very Good
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Ratings by CurtisD:
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Rated by CurtisD from Canada (NB)

4.02/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Apr 29, 2015
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Rated: 3.69 by edthehead from New York

Jun 07, 2022
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Reviewed by StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.87/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
its weird that this says it has artificial flavors in it, it doesnt taste all that cheap or unnatural to me, and it certainly isnt priced like a budget drink that would necessitate something other than real fruit. its also over five years past its printed on best by date, but there is no sign of this really falling off at all, its a lambic base still from what i can tell, and even with some fruit fade should be stable and good for a long time. this has a dull brick red tone to it, a little brown looking, maybe has muted up over time, a little bit of bubbling but not a lot of head collecting, not overly attractive in the glass, but it has an awesome nose, big raspberry jam character, straight out of the jar, ready for toast. very little lambic apparent to me underneath all the fruit, but it seems relatively natural to me and really smells nice, sweet as it is, the fruit is great. the flavor is kind of similar, a little tang at the very end, more as it warms, and then a sort of candied sweetness that tastes a touch more concentrated and unnatural than it smells, but still really good. the grain is minimal and the funk and sourness are almost not even here at all, definitely one of the sweeter more fruit driven takes on the style, less fermentation character than i like, but the overall quality of the product is there even so. i wish it had more carbonation, and it does taste like its on a bit of a downswing in terms of freshness, but this was better than expectations. i wish it was a little more lambic forward, but if you like them jammy and sweet, this will hit the mark for sure. seems maybe overpriced to me, at least where i got it, but an enjoyable drink nevertheless...
May 04, 2020
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

3.63/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Had on tap. More complexity than others here at the brewery. There is raspberry AND vanilla, to go with the syrupy soda and lollipop flavors. So yeah still no depth or balance. Even the wife thought this was too sweet, and that is saying something!
Sep 21, 2018
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Reviewed by BeerAndGasMasks from Virginia

3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
From the bottle, it pours a hazy light pinkish amber with a light pink head. Light scent of raspberry and malt. The mouth gets some tartness to go along with the sweetish flavor.
May 02, 2018
 
Rated: 4.13 by mrn1ceguy from Illinois

Mar 06, 2018
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Reviewed by superspak from North Carolina

4.13/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
375 ml bottle into tulip glass, best before 2/20/2015. Pours slightly hazy/cloudy ruby red/orange color with a 1-2 finger dense and rocky light pink head with amazing retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Dense soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of big lightly tart/tangy raspberry jam, fruit skin/seeds, peach, plum, strawberry, lemon, red apple, hay, straw, grass, oak, candi sugar, lightly toasted bread, light musty funk, and yeast/oak earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of raspberries, fruity/light funk yeast, oak, candi sugar, and pale malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big tart/tangy raspberry jam, fruit skin/seeds, peach, plum, strawberry, lemon, red apple, hay, straw, grass, oak, candi sugar, lightly toasted bread, light musty funk, and yeast/oak earthiness. Light fruity/lactic tartness, fruit tang, and yeast/oak spiciness on the finish. Lingering notes of tart/tangy raspberry jam, fruit skin/seeds, peach, plum, strawberry, lemon, red apple, hay, straw, grass, oak, candi sugar, lightly toasted bread, light musty funk, and yeast/oak earthiness on the finish for a while. Awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of raspberries, fruity/light funk yeast, oak, candi sugar, and pale malt flavors; with a great malt/tartness balance, and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Slightly increasing dryness from fruit tang/tartness. Medium carbonation and medium-plus body; with a very smooth, moderately bready/grainy, and lightly slick/syrupy/acidic/tangy/tannic balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 4.5%. Overall this is an awesome sweetened fruit lambic! All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of raspberries, fruity/light funk yeast, oak, candi sugar, and pale malt flavors; very smooth and refreshing to drink with the mellowly tart/tangy/drying finish. Super jammy fruit with great yeast complexity; balanced sweetness with nice oak presence. A really enjoyable offering, and spot on style example.
Oct 07, 2017
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Reviewed by The_Kriek_Freak from Pennsylvania

4.27/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
It pours dark red with a brown hue. Huge head, which is very in-lambic-like. Great retention and lacing too. The aroma is of pure and intense raspberry preserve. The taste is very sweet at first but it eventually balances out with the tartness and bitterness that come through at the end. A very enjoyable beer.
Jul 28, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by brittanylicious from Indiana

Jul 16, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by heysuz from Indiana

Jul 15, 2017
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Reviewed by Shanex from France

3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Apparently the Affligem glass comes close to what Mort Subite uses in their advertising, so that's what I poured it into. I thought it funny that it poured a light, peach colour but was much darker in the glass with a dark cherry hue. I could just barely see my finger on the other side of the glass. The one finger head was a dusty rose colour with some beige. Initially some incessant bubbling coming from the centre-bottom of the glass, side glass carbonation not so fizzy. Very nice lacing indeed.

I can smell fresh berries, a bit of watermelon. It sure tastes like raspberries alright, semi-sweet but inoffensive; crisp on the finish. The mouthfeel and taste have just the right balance of tartness, again a hint of watermelon. The taste and mouthfeel were closer to 3.75 in my estimation. I was looking for a hint of rotting fruit or sourness but there wasn't any. On the other hand, the refreshing acidity took away from a better finish and I kept thinking it was so much like a fruit punch or a soda pop. I expected more complexity and didn't get it.

I'm not all that familiar with lambics but I could easily substitute one of these for a dessert wine anyday: it was pleasant and fun to sip on and just might be a great conversation piece for your guests after dinner if they're game to broaden their beer horizons.
Oct 30, 2016
 
Rated: 3.69 by Erik-P from Canada (BC)

Jun 30, 2016
 
Rated: 3.84 by 54V4G3 from Belgium

May 05, 2016
 
Rated: 3.57 by Silke_Neryn from Sweden

Apr 26, 2016
 
Rated: 4.06 by Celtics76 from Rhode Island

Oct 26, 2015
 
Rated: 3.5 by Highbury09 from North Carolina

Jun 29, 2015
 
Rated: 3.88 by mrcraft from California

Jun 15, 2015
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Reviewed by TX-Badger from Texas

3.66/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Pours a nice slightly hazy reddish color with pink head. Raspberries, a light funk, some oak, and sweetness on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with lingering raspberry fruity notes.
Jun 07, 2015
 
Rated: 3.75 by RMentair from Panama

May 21, 2015
 
Rated: 4.16 by bmacaskill from Canada (ON)

May 08, 2015
 
Rated: 4 by LennyBound from Illinois

May 06, 2015
 
Rated: 3.5 by kingjohnh from New Mexico

May 03, 2015
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Rated by Gop from Canada (QC)

2.77/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3
Not exactly what i like in a beer.
Mar 20, 2015
 
Rated: 3.79 by Bf_89 from Canada (ON)

Feb 20, 2015
 
Rated: 4.29 by Shaun871 from Canada (ON)

Feb 18, 2015
 
Rated: 3.88 by Cycle69 from Canada (ON)

Feb 14, 2015
 
Rated: 4 by Howlader from Canada (AB)

Feb 04, 2015
 
Rated: 4 by sirsteve42 from New York

Jan 29, 2015
 
Rated: 3.77 by 4ster from Canada (ON)

Dec 25, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by Derek from Canada (BC)

Dec 21, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by olradetbalder from Sweden

Dec 03, 2014
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Reviewed by UCLABrewN84 from California

3.6/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Best before: 2/20/15.

Pours a murky dark crimson with a foamy reddish-white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy patches of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is slightly sour with raspberry, raspberry juice, and acidic aromas. Taste is much the same with sweet and sour raspberry and raspberry juice flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of acidity on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and sticky mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with some nice sour raspberry characteristics that shine through the artificial sweetener used in this one.

Serving type: bottle.
Nov 21, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by JakerLou from New Hampshire

Nov 17, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by AlexAfonin from Russian Federation

Nov 11, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by lmaduells from Spain

Nov 08, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by Nick_V from Wisconsin

Oct 19, 2014
 
Rated: 2.08 by Johnct from New York

Oct 11, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by Allegue04 from Spain

Oct 08, 2014
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Reviewed by SpeedwayJim from New York

3.25/5  rDev -13.3%
375ml corked and caged bottle into Hill Farmstead stemware. Shared by schen9303.

Pours a rich, light pink and cream colored head with good retention. Beer is a clear dark red-purple. Lacing is thick and layered. Really great.

Nose is sweet raspberries and a ton of sugar. This one is obviously intentionally sweetened.

Flavor is of sweet raspberry puree. Slightly seedy and a little tart with a crisp finish that's got some bite. Decent.

Light bodied with ample carbonation. Foamy in the mouth and prickly going down. Accented finish with a slightly syrupy aftertaste.

Not bad for a sweetened lambic. At least it's not cloying. Simple and pretty enjoyable.
Sep 10, 2014
 
Rated: 4.25 by Dewso from Canada (QC)

Sep 06, 2014
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