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

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RATINGS: 1071   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 105   ABV: 3.5%
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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crizay (1050) - Brook Park, Ohio, USA - FEB 18, 2006
Pours a very dark purple almost black, pink head. This shit is like candy, itís so sweet and so fruity, very tart, awesome dark berry flavor. Good beer but my stomach can only handle 1 every once in a while.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FezMonkey (268) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 8, 2006
ruby red color with a fair sized light red head. The aroma iof currants, what a shocker. A nice berry flavor but it turns to a sour pucker afterwards.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3955) - Xalapa, MEXICO - FEB 4, 2006
Very nice, although the alcohol percentage was different. The colour was interesting, very sweet but not tiring. I liked it very much.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RedHaze (371) - Where the hell am I?, Nebraska, USA - JAN 15, 2006
From notes, 01-12-06 Pours a vary dark hazy purple with a thick two finger pink head that slowly recedes to a rocky cap, that leaves behind tons of lacing. Itís kind of strange to see a purple head on my beer. Smell; very sweet with a very strong black currant smell. Thereís also a bit of a sour smeel in the background. Taste; very sweet and fruity to start, followed by a slightly puckering sourness. It was a little hard to pick out at first because of how sweet this beer is, but thereís a bit of a peppery spiciness in the finish, that makes this slightly more enjoyable. Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied. This is so sweet that I had a really hard time finishing it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoshuaB (476) - Detroit, Michigan, USA - JAN 15, 2006
Dark purple, slightly red, some reddish head. Nose is berries, tannin, yeast, and more berries. Very syrupy, rather simple, but not bad to drink. Granted I would never buy this stuff, but I wont turn it down either. Begins rather sour, lots of cassis peel, finishes a bit sweet. Not much else to say really, but not a lambic lovers lambic, more like a vaginas kind of lambic.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ATOmemphis (200) - Franklin, Tennessee, USA - JAN 12, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2006 From a bottle - Capped and corked. Poured deep reddish, pink frothy head that slowly dissolved. Smells like Juicy-Juice. Tastes of grape and cranberry are all over the place. Pretty good, though a little tart. I enjoyed other Lindemans a little more.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mabjork (688) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 5, 2006
Bottled. Dark read with a rich white head. The aroma consists of blackcurrant and is sweet. The flavour has a sweet taste of blackcurrant and has an aftertaste with a "sting".

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2006
A Mes rate: 37.5cl bottle from somewhere in Bruges. Smells good, tastes ok, looks awesome. Itís just too sweet really. All blackcurrant syrup. Like Ribena beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alaskanwarren (286) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2005
Reddish purple, with a pinkish lavender head that lingers. Aroma is tart and very fruity. The taste is exactly the same. Very crisp and feels fresh. I really like lambics like this. It just sits right in my mouth and my tummy. This is probably my favorite from Lindemans.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ericmc83 (207) - Arkansas, USA - DEC 29, 2005
Not a complex aroma. Mainly just the aroma of what I assume to be currant...Iíve never smelled them before. I must say that I would imagine the actual fruit to smell better as this has a somewhat rotten(?) unpleasantness to it. The flavor mirrors the aroma except that it is more tolerable. Still not good, though. I get a sense of earthiness/woodsiness in there toward the end. Extremely sweet.


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