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Hanssens Experimental Cassis

Brewed by Hanssens Artisanaal
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Dworp, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 357   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Experimental brew w/ black currants; Version 1-2008: only 10 special cases made; 6.0%
This listing is for BOTH the bottled version, as for the draught cassislambic, as they are essentialy the same beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlajwl (5499) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Aroma is cherries/berries, dark fruit/raisins and slightly musty. The flavor is dark fruit, cherries/berries, malts, medium sweetness and a very tart/slightly earthy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RasmusOtt (2161) - Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle. Pours ruby hazy red with a pink head. Aroma of cheese, deep oak, black currants, balsamic, funk, vinegar and leather. The taste is sour and funky with notes of leather, oak, black currants, balsamic, vinegar, cheese and vinous notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vestergaard (1534) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2016
On bottle. Pours a hazy ruby reddish with a tiny, pink head. Aroma has sour berries, cassis, light cheese, leather, balsamico, red grapes. Taste is sour, super dry, fruity, light juicy, oak, dry leather. Slightly burning sour finish. Dry texture and an average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (3853) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2016
Bottled. Pours deep amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of black currant notes, wood, funk and barnyard notes. Sour flavor that ends up bone dry and solid tart. Medium bodied watery to oily texture and soft carbonation. An excellent Sour indeed. 🌟🌟🌟🌟

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rouhlas (2384) - GREECE - MAY 7, 2016
375 ml bottle. Dark red ruby hazy color with small pink head. Yeasty aroma, funky, barnyard, grapes, wood, tart fruity, berries. Light sweet and acidic taste tart fruity and funky like aroma. Light oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tognetta (669) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - APR 29, 2016
UPDATED: APR 29, 2016 Vermelho uva, escura, quase totalmente opaca, espuma rosa de pouca formação, foi preciso servir alto, mas de média persistência. Aroma de acidez elevada, medio azedume, obviamente cassis, amadeirada, uva vermelha, licorosa, complexa. Paladar de média acidez e azedume, leve dulçor, amadeirada, desequilibrada. Corpo leve e baixa carbonatação. Final de média persistência, começa azeda, maça verde, termina seca e ácida. O aroma instiga, o paladar afasta ...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
markextrae (3330) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAR 9, 2016
Bottle, deep purple colour with a bright pink head. Arom tart raspberry, big acid notes, old dusty horseblanket. taste is blackberry, acid, off sharp notes. raspberries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (9392) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAR 3, 2016
fruit forward and acidic - a little dusty in the nose and flavor (especially the nose) and thin, which take away from an otherwise really good brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mkam (409) - POLAND - FEB 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours very dark red in color, with a quickly disappearing ruby head. Aroma of tart black currants, barnyard, wood. Beer is very dry, medium acidic, black currants of course also present in the flavour, same with barnyard. Very good cassis.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmrmwel (1665) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 1, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear dark red, with a small creamy head. Aroma is dark berries and fruit peel, bretty wood, cork and some funky farmyard. Medium to full body, with very soft carbonation. Flavour is tart wooden brett and musty notes of fruits, dark berries, tannins, farmyard and notes of cork. Dry, musty bretty finish.

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