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

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RATINGS: 1046   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Criz (296) - - JAN 16, 2016
Decent Americanized lambic. Pours a deep rubbishy purple with an off white head. Aromas of blueberries, blackberries, currants and faint oak. Great bottle presentation with foil, cage, and cork. Faint Brett flavors with a dry, oak, hay finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tenval (21) - FRANCE - JAN 16, 2016
Pretty good aromas, fruity and all. Not much to say. Great appearance, ruby colour. But poor foam. Taste is good, fruity, acidity. What you’d expect from a fruit beer, the yeast/hops taste doesn’t even exist, if I’d drank it without knowing it was a beer I may have told it’s something else, haha. Here comes my favourity part the palate, I feel the fruity taste everywhere in my mouth when I drink this beer and on the tip of my tong a little sweetness, followed by a little acidity/sweety mix. The taste stands quite a long time for a fruit beer ! Especially n the tong. Lindemans for you ! Nice beer. If you like beers for the yeasty/hopy side you should try something else. If you like fruits, rush for it.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
thanatosti (1307) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 15, 2016
25 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Plus, Culemborg. Dark pink/purple with a pink head. Black currant aroma. Black currant taste with just a hint of Lambic sourness. Not too sweet luckily. Nice fruit lambic

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
degbert (1520) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 11, 2016
Bottle. Pours reddish-purple -- quite a lovely shade, really -- with a light red-purple, fine-grained, lacy head. Nose is cassis, talc, elderflower, rose, lime, and a touch of sparkling grape juice. On the tongue, it’s quite tart, a touch sweet, and very mouth-watering; intensely flavored with both fruit and fruit skin flavors, it goes a touch astringent towards the center of the palate then comes back with a rush of salivating fruit towards the end. Finish is long and tart. The best of the Lindemans I’ve had.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Florya (1207) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 9, 2016
How : bottle Appearance : unclear dark red, medium pink head. Aroma : dark berries, lemon, apples, grass and white sugar. Palate : medium body, average carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sjogro (1572) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 8, 2016
At Maakun’s. Bottle from World of Drinks. Cassis/black current, sweet/sour candy. Medium sweet with quite sour finish. Good stuff! Good radler ;-)

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maakun (2344) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 8, 2016
Bottle shared thanks to sjogro. Deep purple with light purple head. Lots of sweet cassis, sour berries, light hay and cardboard, sugary, light dough, red berries. Quite sweet and under medium sour. Medium bodied with slight sticky feel. Smells not that good but tastes ok.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ebone1988 (774) - Taylor, Michigan, USA - DEC 27, 2015
Aroma is all currant juice, sweet and light. Appearance is dark red, pink head, way off for the style but expected for Lindemans. Taste is currant juice, slightly sour but nothing close to the style. Mouthfeel is crisp, medium body, finishes with a sucralose sweetness. Overall, not even close for the style but tasty like juice. Hard to complain.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tmrmwel (1525) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 17, 2015
Bottle. Pours deep dark red, with a creamy red head. Aroma is tart black currants, musty fruit peel and notes of earth. Medium to full body, with average carbonation. Flavour is tart black currants and berries, as well as a light earthy funkiness. Very berry, but lacking depth.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Piw (627) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - DEC 5, 2015
375ml Flasche. Bordeauxrot und klar. Minimale Schaumkrone. Starkes Johannisbeeraroma, sehr dominant. Sehr süss.


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