On tap at Beef Trust, muskily tart deep red-hued raspberry lambic utilizes Hallertau Blanc hops to create white-wined sparkling rosé backdrop. Muted raspberry tartness reinforced by tertiary lemon-candied gooseberry, cranberry and boysenberry dryness as well as cherry rhubarb snip over mild pink peppercorn earthiness.
On tap at Taphouse 15, salted raspberry souring purged by moderate lemon acidity and vinous red wine tinge for pallid flagship. Musty saccharomyces yeast fungi absorbs raspberry frontage as faded strawberry rhubarb, oaken cherry, cranberry and gooseberry tartness creeps in.
On tap at Eli Cannon’s, impressive pinkish golden framboise-gose hybrid brings kettle-soured raspberry tartness to salty lemon-peeled acidity and hibiscus-like rose hips adjunct. Vinous green grape tannins, oaken cherry bittering and mild cranberry pucker reinforce lovely sour-candied raspberry puree tanginess.
On tap at End Of Elm, superb nitro-injected framboise draught perfectly complements original Rubaeus, retaining its pinkish ruby hue while gaining a sourer raspberry-rotted rasp to go against the syrupy raspberry soda sweetness above pale white wheat malting (picking up reluctant sour-candied raspberry, cranberry and crabapple tartness at the delicate Seltzer-watered raspberry finish).
Essentially ‘Imperial Rubeaus Ale’ with four times the raspberry, this world-class framboise satisfies the senses immediately, leaving a beautifully effective tart raspberry rasp all over the tongue, nose and throat. Mouth-puckering hard candy tartness informed by lemon-drop souring, mild cider sweetness and dry cherry-pomegranate conflux, increasing sweet ‘n sour raspberry theme profusely. Faint barnyard acridity softens dry-grained spine. Tertiary red grape, plum, cranberry and balsamic vinegaring crowd raspberry soda-like finish.
Syrupy pinkish ruby-hued malt beverage gains chewy raspberry rasp above mouth-puckering cherry-cranberry tartness, vinous green grape wining and cloy saccharine sugaring. Compared to Timmermans Kriek, this soda-like framboise retains a coarser hop sizzle and sourer tannic grape musk.
Resilient ruby-magenta-bodied pink-headed framboise offers pungently eye-squinting mouth-puckering raspberry tartness. The essence of raspberry seeds seeps into tonsils as lemony cranberry, cherry and blackberry illusions settle below syrupy pureed raspberry core. Serve to Chambord Black Raspberry Liqueur buffs and wine cooler fems as better alternative. An excellent dessert beer, indeed!
Dry-bodied oak-aged garnet-hued raspberry ale with tart fruit essence and spice-hopped hesitance maintains puckered sourness as tangy cherry-apple adjuncts and bubbly pink champagne illusions underline effervescent whitewater freshness.
Vintage-aged ruby-hazed pinkish-headed framboise proffers tart raspberry sourness and tannic white grape pucker as carbolic hop spritz saddles fragrant dry esters. Leathery oak acridity enhances cherry-skinned crabapple-cranberry insinuation, vinous white wine sharpness, and mildewed cork tinge. Grating vinous acidity frustrates harshly bitter finish and exorbitant $28 price for 22-ounce bottle gets steep. Only daring drinkers need apply.
Limited edition pinkish-headed magenta-bodied ale brings up-front raspberry puree notion and oak-dried cherry tartness to dissipating peppery hop sequence. As soda-like carbonation thins out, raspy cranberry dryness heightens.
Prominent raspberry seed tartness leaves long-lasting impression on sticky sugar-tongued sweetness informing dry pink-headed purple-bodied soda-like malt beverage. Acetous grape esters pick up tingly cranberry dash sourly swaying flattened out raspberry ripeness.
Featuring odd pink-headed copper-bodied combination and natural fruit flavor, sour-fruited Belgian retains up-front raspberry theme and vinous white grape pucker to blanched black cherry soda finish. Could be more assertive considering lambic tag, but experienced drinkers should try it out.