Brewed by Brekeriet Beer
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Staffanstorp, Sweden
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap

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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Brekeriet Cassis is a sour ale mainly fermented with Brettanomyces yeast. Black currant is added during the secondary fermentation and this yeast loves berries which is shown in the fantastic taste of the beer. Brekeriet Cassis is refermented in the bottle which gives a thin layer of yeast at the bottom of the bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (12957) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2014
Tap @ Hamnmästaren, Malmö. Clear deep red with a big and lasting pink head. Aroma is sweet, malty, heavy black currant and bretty. Flavor is quite sweet and light acidic. Dry and light acidic finish. 070214

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (4541) - Freising, GERMANY - FEB 4, 2014
(bottle, courtesy of AndySnow) pours a murky pink colour with a frothy pink head. aroma of heavy cassis and raspberries, quite lemony, with a hint of cherries. flavour is more of the same, heavy dark fruit, cherries and cassis, quite dry, with lots of lemons in the medium tart finish. medium-bodied with average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (12172) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2014
Day 2 of the post Xmas Bamberg Jolly, Cafe Abseits Tasting bottle thanks to Andreas Andy Snow #029/500, 25/01/14. Vibrant cherry red with a moederately sized off white covering. Nose is punchy berry fruit, soured berries, bitter raspberry, tarte blackcurrant, dank straw, earthy. Taste comprises bitter red bery fruit mash up, lactic tang, soured blackcurrants, musty tones. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying finish. Decent enough sour, lots of fruit and not too dank to be top of the pile, but a good effort none the less.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (14873) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
Bottle at Cafe Abseits. Tasting. Deep red colour lasting pink head. Strong blackcurrant jam aroma. Some sourness. It’s good. Aroma is outstanding.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ineedbeer (1100) - Oakland, California, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Bottle #143. Aroma is fairly fruity with a strong berry character. Slight lactic acid note and a hint of barnyard. A slight hint of grain in the background. Pours a slightly cloudy dark red with a moderately thick, half inch tall pink head that steadily recedes. Flavor has a light acidity and a moderately strong fruit note. A hint of barnyard and a light graininess. Low bitterness and some lingering acidity. Light phenolic note present as well. Some earthy notes. Mouthfeel is light to medium light bodied with medium carbonation. Low astringency and low alcohol warmth. Overall an alright beer but I think I was hoping for more complexity to balance all the fruit notes. It is also a bit thin and watery. The cassis has a slightly odd finish that I am not used to in my fruited sours. Its berry but also a bit woodsy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38081) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2013

Bottle 330ml. @ [ (chriso Pre-GBBF Shindig) by chriso - London ].

Unclear medium to dark red - purple colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, pink head. Aroma is moderate to heavy yeasty, horse blanket, berries - cassis, tart. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate acidic with a long duration, tart, cassis, berry, wood, yeasty. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130810]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
barn0216 (488) - California, USA - NOV 16, 2013
A Very reddish brown color, nice foam but no lacing. The aroma is earthy with berry fruit, some funk. Flavor is also earthy, tart, dry. Kind of a light bell pepper taste in there which is strange, i suppose it results from the combination of other factors. Bold flavor, well done for what it is, not really my thing though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (4287) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - NOV 15, 2013
Bottle with thanks to _angst_ from Summer Secret Santa! Shared at the Thursday mini-tasting, so I hope to get a couple more ratings posted soon! Pours hazy deep ruby with a small pink head and decent lacing. Aroma is definitely black currant, funk, lemon, earthy, mushrooms. Flavor is the same, pretty tart, lightly funky, quite dry overall. Unfortunately the mushroom character was a turnoff for me as I hate those things. Medium body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nische (1122) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - NOV 14, 2013
A hazy red colour with a small pink head. An aroma of black-currant, citrus and some floral notes. The taste is medium sour and medium bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJestersBeer (2200) - SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2013
Draught @ SBWF. Pours a dark ruby red, with a pink head. Intensely fruity aroma, blackcurrant, cherry, citrus, funk, blackberry. Dry, medium bodied, low to mid bitterness, balanced CO2. Fruity, very tart taste, citrus, blackcurrant, lingonberry, funk. A bit tough, very tart and astringent, but lovely fruit character. I don’t really get all the hype about this one. (2013-10-03)

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