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

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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gyllenbock (7168) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2012
Sample at SBWF 2012. Slightly hazy deep red with a small pinkish head. I really liked this one. Really a lot of sour berries in both the aroma and taste. Not as sweet as many similar beers can be. Very refreshing and drinkable. Lovely stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VsXsV (3814) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2012
Bottle at Stockholm Beer and Whiskey Festival. Clear, deep red/blue/pink liquid with small to medium pink head. Aroma of cassis/black currant, barnyard, leather (funk), raspberries and lemon. Taste is dry and light to medium bitter with notes of black currant and funk. Great! Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Best Swedish fruit beer I’ve had.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olsvammel (5379) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2012
Sample at SBWF 2012. Massive smell of berries, lightly sour with lots of cassis. Light acid taste with lots of cassis, actually fairly fruity sweet. Light funky. Very nice!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DSG (10579) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 14, 2013
[5/5/13] Bottle at Mikkeler & Friends in Copenhagen. Bottle #758. Dark red-purple with a lovely pink head. Lovely aroma with brett, oak and lots of cassis. Great sour flavor with oak, brett, lots of cassis and a slightly lemony finish. Rounded-mouthfeel. Wonderful.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martinus (4352) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - OCT 8, 2013
Dark red colour, slightest haze, pink head. Aroma of cassis, berries, hint of wooden stick, light funk. Tart flavour, astringent berry skins, cassis, berries, pips, grape skin, very light malts. Astringent finish, berries and grape skins. Nice!
(From 33cL bottle shared @ decadent symmetry tasting. Bottle #187. From trade with lunnsen, thanks!)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nische (1696) - Stockholm, 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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SamTheBarrel (745) - Vallentuna, SWEDEN - MAR 20, 2014
UPDATED: APR 6, 2014 750ml brown bottle with a foil sealed cap, labelled batch 3 numbered #124/552, poured into a Tulip glass. Appearance is cloudy dark ruby red with a China pink head, that reduced quickly leaving no lacing. Aroma of black currants and barnyard. Flavour of black currants and a hint of lemon, sour cherries and vinegar. Taste is light sweet, light bitter and heavy sourness. Palate is light-medium bodied, soft carbonation. A vinous sour beer, with a prominent flavour of black currants. Reminds me of home-made unsweetened black currant juice. Brekeriets Cassis is well brewed and delicious, despite that the flavour is uncomplicated.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GT2 (9411) - Oceanside, California, USA - APR 28, 2014
> Ruby red grapefruit forward clean lactic sour

[ Bottle ][ _angst_/rglk ][ 750mL ][ Trade ][ Tired Hands Stemware ][ 4/26/14 ]
>> Wow, beautiful pour of bright clear purple, pink foam. Nose is fresh grapefruit, zesty, ruby red grapefruit. Bright and enticing. Taste is bright raspberry, grapefruit, clean sourness. Palate is refreshing, restrained acid. Definitely the dark horse of our sour tasting.

>!< dat pour

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (10759) - Illinois, USA - JUN 22, 2014
750ml bottle, slgiht pinkish pour. Really amazing brew imo, nice berry flavor, decently sour, loved it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheAlum (6825) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Offering shared at RateBeer Grand Tasting 2014 (St. Louis, MO). Pours a deep crimson berry hue, a frothy pinkish head dies to a fluffy ring, sticks around and laces well. Deeper glow, darker gentle hazy middle. Aromas are blackberry, currant and lactic acidity. Touches of oak, gentle cobwebs and grass. Some bready maltsn potent sour dark and blackberry like fruit, a bit fuzzy. Initial is medium bodied, richer blackberry and currant, fruity and sour elements mix well. Touches of tannic berryskin, touches of funk and prickly tartness. Backend is a bit fruity, darker with blackberry, a bit seedy and gentle sweetness. Sourness is quite appropriate, on point with tasty play between sour and funk, gentle sweetness. Tasty.


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