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

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RATINGS: 903   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.


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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GoufCustom (744) - HONG KONG - APR 18, 2014


250ml bottle bought at Belgian Beer International in Tsuen Wan.

Translucent dark cherry ruby colour with bits of yeast sediments; Three-quarter finger head with bright pink foam which lasts for 2 minutes; Excellent sticky lacing with minimal carbonation; Very fragrant sweet and tart aroma of black currant, with potent yoghurt, wood barrel strong red wine, light tannic, sugar and malt; Tart-and-sweet taste of black currant juice, with strong yoghurt, light malt, wood barrel, strong tannic, yeast and hint of peppermint; Light body, thin palate; Mouth feel is tartness-dominated yoghurt over pretty tasty black currant juice, with strong tannic and good wood barrel taste. Moderate sweetness, rich and fulfilling. Yes!... Hoppiness is undetactable in nose, and hints of peppermint in taste. Very good tannic for lasting, yoghurty tart and sweet finish; Slightly dry after taste. Easy to mouth.

Comments: A rock solid black currant Lambic: rich body, good lacing, fragrant winey oak barrel nose, very juicy and fruity being balanced by strong yoghurt tartness. Rich and well balanced, one of the top stuff from Lindemans. I like it!

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
azzie (65) - - APR 14, 2014
Dark color of blueberries, liquid like blueberry juice. Soft carbonation. Medium sourness. Strong aroma of blueberries.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tom10101 (2612) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 14, 2014
Bottle (250 ml). Reddish purple with a low pink head and some lacing. Aroma is fruity (black currant and blueberries) and sweet with light tartness. No realy funk here. Taste is sweet but less cloying than most sweetened fruit lambic. Light tartness with black currants and sugar notes. Light body. Moderate carbonation. Not too cloying despite the sweetness and the light acidic presence make it reasonably enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TutaBatuta (3) - BRAZIL - APR 8, 2014 does not count
Lambic frutada com cassis, parece muito um frisante. Pouco acentuada nas caracteristicas de cerveja, mas forma boa espuma e fica bonito no copo. Mas como uma frutada, cumpre seu papel muito bem. Bom pra quem gosta de cervejas mais suaves e adocicadas.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kacyper (232) - Lublin, POLAND - APR 4, 2014
In taste and in aroma lot of black currants. Black in color. Head goes away fast. Overall: Nice fruit lambic.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blade86 (538) - Wrocław, POLAND - MAR 31, 2014
Raspberry like colour, hazy, minimal pink foam, fruity, vinegar sour aroma, lightly sweet, medium sourness, light body, thin feel, average plus bitterness, long dry finish, Overall: very tasty and refreshing, highly drinkable, it’s just fun to drink

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PeatyPete (350) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 28, 2014
Color Black Currant. Aroma Black Currant. Taste Black Currant. Sweet, fresh acid and easy to drink.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Abitan (18) - USA - MAR 24, 2014
Tart taste flavored with black currants. Dark purple in color. Nice color in head but head goes away fast.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
HammerTroll (318) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 21, 2014
Dark brown, almost black, reddish head. Berries, as expected. Sour and sweet finish. Medium to full body. (Svijet piva 0,25l bottle)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
veceo (318) - CROATIA - MAR 18, 2014
Reddish dark brown color, medium sized reddish head. Medium to full body, average carbonation. Aroma is full of berries. Medium sweet and medium sour taste. I like it.


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