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


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RATINGS: 942   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JDBaker11058 (1359) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (5148) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dynamiteninja (1588) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Bottle. Aroma is sour, lactic, barnyard, blackcurrant, Ribena. Pink head. Reddish pink body. Bittersweet with some sugar notes. Sour finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alengrin (2449) - BELGIUM - SEP 3, 2014
Variation on sweet kriek practically invented by Lindemans. A deep reddish purple beer with thin lilac head and aroma and taste dominated by sugar and blackcurrant, crème de cassis-like but without the alcohol, ascorbic acidity and spicy sweet finish. Lambic is only there for structural reasons but hardly noticeable. I can imagine this type of beers has its amateurs, but I am not one of them, though I respect the fact that Lindemans chose this way in order to survive - otherwise one of the best unblended lambics might have gone lost.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Horo (56) - - AUG 28, 2014
Bardzo zaskakujące piwo... które, gdyby nie było podpisane, wzięłabym za gazowany sok porzeczkowy. Ładna, dość mroczna etykieta i zaskakujące połączenie korka z kapslem.. samo piwo natomiast o nieco dziwnym zapachu, nie do końca porzeczkowym, natomiast w smaku czuć lekką kwaskowatość i cierpkość owoców z ledwie wyczuwalnymi nutami piwa :D

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcdav2154 (449) - GERMANY - AUG 23, 2014
Surprising. peppery smell and flavor to go with the currents. Nice fruity sweetness but not cloying. Good lambic.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sjohnh (248) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Bright purple - could be a kids’ fizzy drink bursting with chemicals were it not for the frothy pink head. Very fruity aroma, red fruit flavours, with blackcurrant unsurprisingly at the head, against a sour background. Fizzy and light bodied. So, it comes in somewhere between Kir Royale and Vimto! I wouldn’t drink it all the time, but I think it’s a good thing that beer has these crazy relatives on the outer edges of its family.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HerrBierkoenig (350) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 21, 2014
From 0,25l bottle, BBD: 07NOV2015. Pours deep hazy purple liquid, small pink creamy head. Aroma: black currant, tar, Taste: heavy sweet, light to medium bitter, heavy sour, black currant, lemon, Palate: medium body, sticky texture, fizzy carbonation, long bitter sweet finish. Overall: good, but too much sweet and fruity, killing all lambic notes except the sourness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (604) - CROATIA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle, pours a purple/red with a dark pink head, aroma is sweet and similar to wine, taste is sweet and some tartness from the black currants, has a light dry finish, not bad

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
mikske79 (1248) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2014
Ik drink graag fruitbieren, maar dit was absoluut mijn ding niet. De slechtste van Liefmans dat ik geprobeerd heb.

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