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

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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 22, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a deep red with a slight haze and a warm pinkish - or even purple - head. A vague whiff of barnyard in the nose, but the blackcurrant totally dominates. Medium body, dry and slightly tart with massively fresh blackcurrant. Minerally, even salty, with a dry tartness. Very interesting - but as always I’d love it even funkier. But full of promises as always from Brekeriet. 220413

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (6659) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 18, 2013
Bottle, many thanks to Bruce. It pours deep, cloudy red-purple with a small white head. The nose is dark cherry, blackcurrant, jam, sweet candy and candyfloss. The taste is sharp lemon, Granny Smith apple, cherry, blackcurrant, touch of spice, sweat and wood with a dry finish. Medium body and fine, prickly carbonation. Nice sweet-sour balance. Good deal of sharp tartness, which I rather like. Tasty stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16539) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours a reddish color with a small pinkish white head. Has a fruity slightly tart black currant aroma. Fruity sour tart black currant flavor. Has a fruity sour tart black currant finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Staffan47 (860) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - OCT 6, 2013
Svartvinbär i doften så det sjunger om det. Även smakbilden domineras av svartvinbär. Inte så funkig som väntat. Bra jobbat!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (979) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAY 9, 2014
At CBC. Red colour with pink head. Fruity, blackcurrant aroma. Fruity, acidic, strawberry taste. Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (2854) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2014
Bamberg joly day 2 25/01/2014. Bottle shared at Cafe Abseits. Rich purple colured pour. Thick with a small pink head. Aroma is tart, blueberry and blackberry, sharps edges. Flavour is sharp tart, fruit tanins, grape skins. Nice fresh fruit character, lots of berries.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ramboraffe (398) - SWEDEN - JUN 27, 2014
330 ml bottle at Tullen. Half clear red with almost no head. Smell is sour funky cassis. Taste is sour cassis and funky. Some swertness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (4493) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2014
Very fruity nose. Tart flavour with a sour cherry and guava finish. Good dry. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6065) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2012
(Bottle, Stockholm Beer Festival, 5 Oct 2012) Dark red colour with foamy, pink head. Fruity, sourish nose with lots of black-currant and spicy hints of yeast. Fruity tart taste with notes of black-currant, spicy yeast and a dry finish with a dry, fresh tartness. Medium body, dry. Fresh and tasty, dominated by black-currant. Nice one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jolo (902) - Uppsala, Sweden, SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 15, 2013
Sample at SBWF 2012. 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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