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

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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brekeriet White Label
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.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
llkc (761) - århus, DENMARK - NOV 8, 2014
duft: solbær, frisk frugt, brett duft. smag: frisk sur sødme solbær virkelig meget smag af røde bær. lidt eddike sur. tør eftersmag

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
XaenDovet (1222) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle share. Aroma of tart red wine, pepper, cherry, vegetable, and gooseberry? Taste is brilliantly tart. Awesome dry finish, but clean.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
leocutlip (6) - SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2015 does not count
Mmm, what a beer. Smells of cassis, sour taste with the cassis coming in quite strong in the aftertaste. Room temperature gives more than from the fridge.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
McNeillR (1778) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 8, 2015
Clear pinky purple with a fizzy bubbly ringed head. Firm Ribena nose, light tartness. Rich berry sweetness, proper hospital bed nourishment diluting juice and a fleshy acidic bitterness. Rattling acidic, though middling carbonation and clean lean sweetness. Leafy berry sweetness, very swift finish and linger is swift splashes of that Ribena fun times.

Bottle, Cheers GlasgowTAD, TAD Tasting

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SirLimpsalot (2778) - SWEDEN - SEP 29, 2012
Stockholm Beer & Whiskey 2012: Fantastisk fruktig doft med tydliga svarta vinbär. Lätt fruktig smak och en trevlig syrlighet. Mycket bra!!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hirigalzkar (2569) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 30, 2012
Bottle sample @ SBWF 2012. Pours red with a touch of pink. Hazy. With a slightly pink head. Sweet and sour aroma. Very fruity. Smells like a whole dessert! The aroma reminds me of some well known Lost Abbey sours. The taste is enormously fruity. Dry like berry seeds. Sour. Thick bodied, yet quite light.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
gnoff (8795) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 30, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2014 First rating
33 cl bottle I was lucky enough to get ordered to Systembolaget in Mölndal. BB 2015-01-03, sampled on March 30, 2013.
Bit hazy dark red color, big lasting inside of blueberry pinkish red head. Wonderful look! Sweet, mellow, black currant lemonade scent. Tart, berry, sweet, black currants lemonade taste.
You could fool someone that don’t like beer or alcohol with this one for sure! Can imagine this to be a fantastic summer drink, works well late Swedish winter too though.
Acidic tart finish. A bit bubbly, sort of smooth, tart mouthfeel. Low bitterness.
As my friends will say I’m not one to follow a hype much, but this I can understand why it has been talked up by so many, really hope to be able to have this one again. Very well made, and guys - very well done, be proud of this!
8/5/8/4/17=4.2

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Bottle 75 cl on March 14, 2014, thanks to Dunbar72! #255/552. BB 2015-12-16.
A bit hazy dark red color, nice pink head. Black currant leaves, black currant lemonade, acidic scent. Acidic, sour, black currants taste. Sour aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, very low bitternss. A bit salty.
8/5/9/3/17=4.2

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 22, 2013
Bottle, 33 cl, at Papsø, thanx. Beautiful light red with a pink head. What a lovely aroma, fruity, light tarty and intense, bringing back happy childhood memories of picking up black currants for my mum. Very dry,light tart flavor, sooo fruity, with a nice touch of citrus and a little woodyness for balance. Very good.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pyrmir (4279) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 13, 2013
Bottle, rated from backlog. Dark purple with pink head. Aroma and taste: BIG cassis, lightly sour, some metallic/mineral notes, nearly no malt or hop at all. Very drinkable

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Garlic_of_Doom (571) - SWEDEN - SEP 8, 2013
On tap at Brekeriet Bar. At last... :) Red-pink with no head. Aroma is like tart home made black currant juice. Taste is tart and fresh with a lot of black currant. Dry mouth feel, light body and carbonation. Long and dry after taste.
Lived up to the high expectation but a little more carbonation wouldn’t hurt.


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