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Brewed by Brouwerij Lindemans
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
St Pieters Leeuw-Vlezenbeek, Belgium

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RATINGS: 908   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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Lindemans Cassis is a lambic made from local barley, unmalted wheat, and wild yeast. After spontaneous fermentation the lambic is aged in oak. Black currants are added creating a secondary fermentation and yielding an ale of exceptional flavor and complexity.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martin243 (742) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 15, 2014
37.5 cl bottle at home. Purple with a lighter purple head. Blackcurrant aromas and flavours are quite restrained compared to the raspberries in this breweries framboise. Fruity, tangy and refreshing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevnic2008 (7649) - Baden-Baden, GERMANY - JUN 15, 2014
Pours dark purple color, pink head. Very disgusting, astringent aroma. Sour-sweet blackcurrent taste. Nicely sour palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fritz123 (931) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine in Boca. Chalice at home. Pours a wonderful bright reddish purple with a pink-red head that didnít last long. Slight lacing. Aroma of the black currents is strong with yeasts and tart berries. The taste was good with the black currents dominant but it seems very sweet for my tastes. It does finish slightly sour, but still more candy-like sweet than I usually like. Moderate body, heavy carbonation.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
VDuquerroux (219) - Airvault, FRANCE - MAY 31, 2014
Bottle, 25cL. A dark garnet beer with a medium pink head. Medium persistence. Lacing. Aroma of blackcurrant, sugar, acid note. Flood of sugary sweetness over light lasting sourness. Medium body, thin sticky texture, soft carbonation, sugary finish with a light sour touch. Overall, Iím disappointed : too sweet, makes me think of a cream of black currant liqueur or a syrup with just a small amount of fizzy water.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MRMedellin (209) - Bogota, COLOMBIA - MAY 27, 2014
Good presentation, bottle with cork. Once is opened strong cherry, raisins and honey aromas are felt. The body is medium - full, and the flavor has strong citric notes, with a nice bitterness. The aftertaste is quite sour, but at the same time is modulated by some light malty flavor, which is only felt at the end.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (6281) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 26, 2014
375 ml bottle from The Party Source. Pours a deep blood red with a dark pinkish/reddish purple head. I like the nose on this one better than the Kriek. Black currants are complemented with a little sweetness but a good amount of fresh tartness and a bit of earth. The flavor doesnít quite stand up to that, but itís still pretty good. Not as sweet as the Kriek, and also more oaky. Light-bodied, with medium carbonation and a juicy, somewhat tart mouthfeel. I liked this better than I expected to.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
czlowiekwiadro (196) - POLAND - MAY 25, 2014
intensywny porzeczkowy zapach z lekkimi dzikimi nutami. granatowy, zmętniony kolor z ciemnorůżową pianą. w smaku słodycz i kwaśność. bardzo wyraźny smak porzeczki (owoce i liście) z wyczuwalnymi dzikimi nutami.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ciaranc (794) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 24, 2014
Draught at The Porterhouse.Raspberry red, pink head, delightful. Lovely sweet and sour nose, raspberry highlights. Flavour is nice balance of sweet and sour, probably veering toward the sweet. Syrupy texture, a little carbonation. Sweet and sour finish. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ohpooratlas (42) - USA - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle pour. Red carbonated with a good head and nice lacing. Smells very sweet and fruity berries. Silky and lightly carbonated on the palate. Fruit taste that is very sweet.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
SlimHabib (122) - California, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle pour. Cloudy ruby red color with decent pink head. Strong fruit aroma (similar to a sangria). Taste has an instant sweet taste but becomes overpoweringly sweet with a strong sour taste. Not what I would look for in a beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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