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

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RATINGS: 925   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zathrus13 (1716) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - NOV 26, 2004
Purple color, with a pink head. Aromas of currents and mint. Flavor is similar to the aroma. It starts out sweet, but get a little sour as it goes. Interesting, but not really my thing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Walt (2449) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 25, 2004
Poured deep purple with purplish blue head...very tart, sour grape and horse blanket aroma...taste is quite fruity and this is by far the most sour of their line...definately sour currants...sweet and sour finish...nice lambic...

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - NOV 25, 2004
WOW! I like this. sweet and tart but not over powering like the raspberry. Poured blue red- maybe purple. Good bluish head. Wonderful carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hildigöltur (5103) - København, DENMARK - NOV 18, 2004
Red coloured. Slightly natural cassis aroma. Sweet cassis flavour with some tartness in the finish. Rather light bodied. Very drinkable even though it is not traditional.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
burgerlicious (308) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - NOV 13, 2004
I really don’t think I know what a currant is, but I guess that’s what this drink tastes like...very fruity. The body is purple and the head is very full and pink. The aroma is very flowery. The carbonation feels like a party on my tongue. I don’t like the taste as much as some of the other Lindemans lambics (peach and raspberry are better), so the flavor didn’t get a very high rating from me.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DanielBrown (3819) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2004
Trappistenhuis, Ghent - a lighter choice designed to buy me some time off the stronger Belgian stuff! Superb aroma and looks amazing - purple with the pinkest head ever! Very rich blackcurrant flavour (like neat Ribena), which coats the throat like a Strepsil. Very sweet, but I enjoyed it. Sugar rush!

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jde123 (764) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 14, 2004
I would like to echo Asland’s reverence towards the venerable Mr. Tomness on the contribution to his new motorbike. On occasion I have had the chance to enjoy the motorbike, and let me tell you, it was excitement personified. Riding the motorbike is the greatest experience on earth.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Joeh (2038) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - OCT 10, 2004
Bottle picked up in Belgium. Oh look, more crap from Lindemans. This is truly awful. I would say it’s like undiluted Ribena, but the blackcurrants in this taste faker. Amazingly overrated crap.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hershiser2 (1227) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2004
Deep plum colored, with a large purplish head. Lovely blackcurrant aroma. taste is of sweet, ripe, blackcurrants- like you just picked one off of a bush and popped it into your mouth. A fine lambic, though one at a time is more than emough.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JayBaxter (407) - Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2004
Incredibly dark red colour,full of bubbles that cling to the side of the glass.Wonderful aroma of fresh blackcurrents and a huge mouthfull of the fruit when you drink it,a slight sour edge to it that I like.Nice fresh palate,I couldnt drink more than one,but I do like it.


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