Raspberry jam in a glass isn't a thing I knew I was looking for in beer, but with the first whiff of Founders Brewing's latest specialty release, I realized what I was missing all this time.
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If you haven't tasted a traditional Kriek or Framboise before, you're in for a surprise. They're funky and acidic, with hints of shoe leather and wet dog. These days, you'll frequently see fruit beers with added sweeteners and fruit juices—lots of folks love them, but we encourage you to try the real thing sometime. Traditionally sour fruit lambics may not be beers for beginners, but they're a palate-expanding experience we highly recommend.