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

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RATINGS: 950   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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnar (5776) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 10, 2014
Shared bottle at Pivovarsky Klub, Prague. Pours clear dark reddish with a small pink head. Strong and intense aroma of blackcurrant. Taste is very sweet fruty and or but also light acidic, worked nice as a palate cleaner, more of a soft drink than a beer imo.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekstedt (5659) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2014
Draught at Ölrepubliken, Göteborg, Sweden. CLear ruby, pink head. Intense fresh black currant aroma, some funky notes. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Sweet with low to medium acidity.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JefVerstraete (1676) - Ghent, BELGIUM - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle from B&S Drinks, Leuven. Dark red colour, pink foam. Aroma of blackcurrant, candy and lemon. Sour beer with sweet sugary hints. More lemonade than beer but not very bad.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cerbier (316) - - OCT 2, 2014
0,375l Flasche. Dunkelrote Farbe wie beim Rotwein mit einem rosa Schaum. Duft nach Cassis bzw. Beeren. Schmeckt nach reifen Beeren und einerleicht herben Note. Sehr angenehm.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kita (1235) - Koper, SLOVENIA - SEP 24, 2014
Bottle, 0.25l. Murky ruby color with small frothy reddish head. Aroma of black currant, vinegar, barnyard and horse blanket. Taste starts sour fruity and vinous, follows by sweet black currant syrup with earthy and metallic mouthfeel, while finish is very light bitter, maybe just because of grape skins. Medium body, syrupy texture and fizzy natural carbonation in palate. Way above my initial expectations...

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
BiiruBierBeer (320) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Smell is sweet and sour currant. Taste is the same and man is it delicious.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tonkun (930) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy dark red brown pour with raspberry head. Wine vinegar, sour grapes, berries, oak. Medium body. Well balanced. Very good

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Douberd (2720) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - SEP 16, 2014
(Lindemans Cassis Lambic) Bottle 250 ml at home, poured into a small tulip. ABV 3.5% Very deep red, almost purple in colur, with also a light purple head on top, small but thick, with very good retention, leaving heavy lacing on the glass. Aroma of light wheat and sour grapes, overpowered by the black currant. Taste is quite sour, helped a bit by the black currants, some wheat too. Very good. Full body, quite tart on the palate, creamy and smooth on the palate. Quite good, pleasantly surprised with this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JDBaker11058 (1389) - Maryland, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Appearance: deep reddish purple, lighter purple head. Aroma: deep aroma of dark fruits in heavy syrup, lightly woody, with a hint of funk. Taste: stone fruit, with black currant dominating, over balsamic vinegar, light leathery funk, slight floral and peppery character. Finish: lingering syrupy sweetness, slightly offset with a light tart funk. Notes: Another decent fruit lambic from Lindemans. Not my favorite (Kriek FTW), but still good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (5303) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 8, 2014
15/VIII/14 - on tap @ Internationaal Streekbierenfestival (Zwevegem) - BB: n/a (2014-906) Thanks to Johan and Fokke for sharing today’s beers!

Clear ruby red beer, creamy pink head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: sweet, very fruity, black currants, syrupy, sugary, forest fruit candy. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: very fruity, bit sugary, sour notes, lemony, sour berries, bit syrupy sweet. Aftertaste: some bitter tannins, maybe due to the skins of the currants? Sourish, red berries, syrupy sweetness, lemony, cherry flavoured chewing gum.


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