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

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RATINGS: 372   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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!


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vjohans (700) - SWEDEN - AUG 26, 2016
vanilla, woody, basement aromas, earthy, currants, vinegar, deep purple, still, cloudy, no head, medium sweetness, medium sourness, medium body, long finish, meh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
martythesmarty (71) - SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark red with almost no head. Aroma and taste has notes of vinegar and Cassis. Low carbonated.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hirigalzkar (2896) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2016
Bottle. Sweet and sour with high fruitiness. A bit earthy. Nice tartness in the end. Well balaned and drinkable!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Malin_aiisa (792) - SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2016
Bottle Red, clear, no head. Aroma of sour, cassis, Taste sour, vinegar, sweet, fruity, casics. Pickle juice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
finol (3040) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2016
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours clear red. Sweet and fruity taste of cassis and a lot of vinegar.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SinH4 (2573) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - AUG 15, 2016
Rating #2500. Bottle, bottled March 2016. Pours a murky purple color with a small but stable creamy pinkish-tan head. One can immediately smell the Hanssen-like vinegar acidity without even coming close to the glass. The aroma further includes wood, cassis notes, manure. Taste is some cassis, but also more wood, manure, dirty diapers and a bit lacto. The fruit is interwoven with the lambic character. Hardly any carbonation, but some foamyness noticeable. Dry and sour finish, but not as aggressively sour as I would have expected - it’s not mouth-puckering as most Timmermans is or some older Hanssens bottles I’ve had. It’s actually very confusing: You expect it to be extremely sour from the smell and flavour, but in the end, it’s tame. Very rural and dirty, but very good - as you expect from Hanssens.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gaultier (1489) - SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2016
Beer tasting @ fillepolo 4/8-16. Bottle from Systembolaget. Fruity with black currants, also woody and acidic with notes of brett. Body is medium, the finish is dry and fruity and acidic with black currants.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (2626) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2016
Tasting @ fillepolo 20160804. Bottle (375 ml) from Systembolaget. Fruity, acidic and bretty with berries, woody, black currants, medium body with a watery texture. The finish is dry, bretty and fruity with berries (black currants).

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fillepolo (575) - SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2016
Bottle from systembolaget @ fillepolos place. Pours a dark red colour beer with a small head. Bretty and Woody with black currants. Dry finish

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
larsniclas (6661) - Billdal, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2016
Bottled from Systembolaget Deep purple with almost no head. Yeasty and sligtly acidic aroma. Too acidic flavour with black currant’ medicine and glue. Not very pleasant.


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