Framboise For A Cure | Russian River Brewing Company

Framboise For A CureFramboise For A Cure
1,026 Ratings
Framboise For A CureFramboise For A Cure

Brewed by:
Russian River Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Wild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Blonde Ale aged in Chardonnay barrels with brett, lacto, and pedio (base beer is Temptation). This sour barrel-aged blonde ale has 31 pounds per barrel of fresh raspberries to make a beautiful reddish/pink beer! Nicely balanced with sweet raspberry and tartness. This beer is made only once a year in conjunction with our month-long fundraiser for the Sutter Breast Care Services of Santa Rosa during Breast Cancer Awareness Month! 100% of the proceeds of this beer will be used to help men and women in our community in their fight against breast cancer!

Batch 1 (2010) - Sonambic base, 5.9%
Batch 2 (2011) - Temptation base, 6.5%

Added by Arbitrator on 10-07-2010

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3.95/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2014 vintage

A: Raspberry red, appropriately.

S: Wet straw, dusty hops, saison funk.

T: Slight tartness, berry sweetness, a wash of raspberry juice.

M: A hint of syrup but with a mostly dry finish.

O: Good, but not quite befitting the frenzy. Happy to have tried it, happy to have not had to deal with the craziness at Russian River to do so.

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.2/5  rDev -5.2%

Really nice Framboise. The sourness/tartness is actually pretty well balanced by the raspberry flavor. Malt is barely there but also helps to balance. Overall its sour yet smooth and refreshing. I think the hype has made this beer into a little more than it is, but it's great and I would happily have this whenever given this chance. Definitely, try it if you can but don't trade your whole cellar away for it.

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4.24/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

Always delicious had it on Tap at RRBC and got a few bottles obviously. I think i like it a little better than last years batch. One of my favorite Raspberry beers!

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4.7/5  rDev +6.1%

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.6%

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4/5  rDev -9.7%

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

On tap at the brewery - Light and refreshing, nice raspberry flavor. Of the other sours, Probably closest in mouthfeel and body to Temptation. Not too much pucker, more tart than sour. Nice on a hot day.

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4.25/5  rDev -4.1%

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5/5  rDev +12.9%

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Framboise For A Cure from Russian River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.43 out of 5 with 1,026 ratings
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