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


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RATINGS: 1075   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Echon (306) - Ĺrhus, DENMARK - FEB 3, 2016
Dark red body with a light rosa head.
Rich black currant aroma and flavour. Very little malt. Rather sweet taste with no bitterness but a fair amount of sour, citrusy notes.
Light/medium body with smooth mouthfeel and soft carbonation.

This may not be a real lambic beer to some, but I really like the intense fruity character. Not complex but still very tasty, and black currants are wonderful.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MatusBeer (329) - Košice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 2, 2016
Tap at beervana. Hazy red wine colour with red head off. Aroma of cherries,plumb. Taste of cherries,then sour aftertaste. I did not expect something like that, good one

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
midovark (329) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - FEB 2, 2016
0.25 l bottle. Deep red color with a thin head. Sweet, fruity aroma and excellent taste with a long finishing.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rotaldinho (147) - Paris, FRANCE - FEB 1, 2016
Reddish color, little head. Cassis smell, lots of tartness. Sour, really tart, but great! No hop/malt taste. Light body, fruit juice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tarmok (1068) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 23, 2016
Arema of sour black currant juice. Tastes same, medium sweet, medium sour. Medium body, creamy feel, average carb.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmacklin (709) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 21, 2016
355ml bottle. Pours a hazy, dark red with a large, frothy, long lasting, pink head that leaves plenty of lacing. Sweet aroma of black currants, yeast and a hint of oak. Sweet flavour of black currants and sugar with a tart, acidic, dry oaky finish. Light body with an oily texture and average carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mesjasz (846) - Lodz, POLAND - JAN 20, 2016
Bottle, tasted three years ago. One of best of lindemans sweetened fruit lambics, but still pretty flat in complexity cous sugar.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Manslow (1019) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 20, 2016
Butelka. Kolor klarowny, porzeczkowy, piana znikoma.Aromat czarnej porzeczki i taki smak, raczej wytrawne. Kwaskowe, bardzo orzeźwiające.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zlotta (1550) - Amstelveen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 19, 2016
0.25 l bottle from ’Sterk Avondverkoop’, bottled in June 2015. Clear, deep red with a thin, frothy, slowly diminishing, pinkish head. Sourish-fruity, slightly sweetish aroma of black and redcurrant, elderberries and hints of wood and sorbet powder. Very sweet, slightly sourish, fruity taste of sorbet powder, elderberries, red and blackcurrant, followed by a short, sweetish-sourish finish with hints of wood. Thin to medium body, slightly effervescent and astringent mouthfeel, average carbonation. Definitely one of the better non-authentic fruit lambics by Lindemans, but the excessive, rather artificial sweetness is still too much for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Criz (344) - - 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.

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