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What're the Raspberry sours/wilds which I should seek out?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by mkurylko, Apr 3, 2013.

  1. mkurylko

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    Hey Everyone,

    While drinking a Framboise de Amorosa last week, I realized something - I have a hankering for more Raspberry sours/wilds. I've had a few like Avery's Odio Equum and Weyerbacher Riserva but what else is out there that I should make a point of trading to obtain? I'm not looking to go whale hunting, but am open to beers for which I'd have to dip into my cellar to procure.

    Thanks for your input!

    Cheers,
    MK
     
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    It's not overly sour or wild, but New Glarus Raspberry Tart is pretty damn tasty and very well-crafted.

    It's year-round here in Wisconsin and runs ~$10/750ml, so you should have no problem procuring a bottle or two for almost nothing if you choose to go this route.

    Come July, Founders will release Rübæus in four-packs, which will go for ~$10. I've never had this beer, but it is raspberry and will presumably be quite good coming from Founders.
     
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    New Glarus Raspberry Tart. Should be very easy to get from WI BAs.
     
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    Cantillon Framboise, of course.
     
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    Framboise White from Block 15. Completely different from any other framboise I've come across.
     
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    Goose Island Lolita
     
  8. mkurylko

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    Ah I forgot about Lolita and Raspberry Ananke. I loved the Freetail for sure.
     
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    Cantillon Lou Pepe Framboise, the Russian River Framboise wild ales.
     
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    Lost Abbey's Framboise de Amorosa
     
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    New Glarus Raspberry Tart and GI Lolita
     
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    New Glarus Raspberry Tart for sure. Ditto on the Cantillon, also the Well Read Temptress from Pipeworks here in Chicago is pretty solid.
     
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    I think he's on to that one.
     
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    ooops, reading is hard
     
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    Upland Raspberry Lambic, you might have to wait until it's released next though.
     
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    Nothing to presume. This shit's delicious. I had it when it first came out and when they had in on draft back in January. Still awesome.
     
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    I, too, will be picking it up then; thanks for the clarification.
     
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    better than cerise? or whatever because that was garbage
     
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    I love Upright Blend Love, it's a raspberry/cherry blend.
     
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    Cascade Noyaux is one I want to try.
     
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    Cantillon Rose is quite nice
     
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    Allagash is releasing Coolship Red within the next month so it should be easier to find for trade, all their coolships are incredible
     
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    Anyone here at Framboozled by Arbor Brewing? Looks to be a bit more strawberry than raspberry according to the reviews here. I'm anxiously awaiting cracking one I got.
     
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    Give St. Louis Framboise a try.
     
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    All the razzleberry sours belong to me......
     
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    These Two that i like
    Rose De Gambrinus
    NG Raspberry Tart
     
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    Weyerbacher's Riserva
     
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    It's not really sour, but Founders Blushing Monk is great. It's been a while since they've made it, but you might not have to trade an arm and a leg for it.
     
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    FTFY. Srs. LYMI.
     
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    ISO whenever it's released.


    I also see Blushing Monk was mentioned, which I came to post.
     
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    I was going to suggest Jolly Pumpkin La Roja, but it's not actually brewed with fruit. Still an excellent fruity sour/wild ale.
     
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    Yes this one! My bottle was a blast of raspberries it was amazing!
     
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    Freetail Raspberry Ananke and RR FFAC are tops in my book.
     
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    Ones that come to mind might takes so effort. However will be worth it. Track 5 from LA box set is really nice, but track 7 is holy $h@/ beyond good. The other was Dynamo Hum from Jackie O. Lolita is a must.
     
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    Framboise For a Cure!
     
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    Framboos, and any of the Cantillon ones. Cascade makes a nice one too.
     
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    New Glarus Serendipity is quality as well.
     
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    Although brewed with cherries as well as raspberries I really enjoyed Odell's Friek.
     
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    Great question!!


    Cantillon Lou Pepe Framboise - hard to get in US, worth trading first born

    Cantillon Rose de Gambrius - one of my personal favorites, one of the easier Cantillons to get, raspberry flavors fade somewhat with age

    New Glarus Raspberry Tart - tastes like a Flemish (only slightly sour) style raspberry sour; it is semi sweet and somewhat tart

    Pipeworks Well Read Temptress - quite sour and dry offering of an American style raspberry Berliner Weiss. Worth seeking out, decent price at ~$10 for 750ml

    Anything with raspberries from Upright, particularly Blend Love, Blend Edmunds and Coloquio de Cervantes (ordered in ascending rarity)

    Block 15 White Framboise is made with 100% golden raspberries and barrel aged. Insane.

    Drie Fonteinen Framboos is very sour and has strong raspberry flavors

    Any homebrew Framboise!
     
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    Birra del Borgo Rubus con Lamponi. 100g raspberry per 1L beer.
     
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