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St. Louis Premium Cassis

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Formerly brewed at Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Ingelmunster, Belgium

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RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 96   ABV: 3.2%
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2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - AUG 23, 2006
In the 330 mL bottle. Pours a dark blood purple with a magenta-pink head. Has a wild spearmint aroma at first! Grape then emerges as it warms. At first, this is very tart, then it gets acid-like and salty. The palate is harsh, leaving a lingering sourness in the mouth. The best way to describe this is like dissolving aspirin in your mouth. A very acidic beer.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2006
(Bottle 25 cl) Pours a clear dark red with a strong, dark red head. Thick aroma of black currants. Very light body with sourish black currant flavour with almost no underlying sweetness. 240706

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2006
Bottle. Red colour with a medium pink head. Sweet berries aroma and taste, Light sour. Medium body with a light sour finish.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
joergen (20486) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2006
Bottle. Clear dark red coloured with a pink head. Aroma of black currants and berries. Light acidic flavour of black currants and berries.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
frankenkitty (1959) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - JUN 30, 2006
A deep, reddish/pink body beneath a holding, raspberry-hued head... like the frothy skin on top of hot Jell-O. Aroma finds peppery currant with sawdust and caraway. Flavor accomplishes its mission as a nice representation of black currant, tart and fruity, while it finishes dry yet lingers long.

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2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrnkMcDermott (2776) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JUN 30, 2006
Taster from bottle, at the <a href=/events-detail.asp?eventID=3891>Balmoral Brewhaha. Looks like currants are about the heaviest fruit flavor you can put into a beer. Big currant flavor and nose here, folks, that canít help but overwhelm any beer base, but I guess thatís expected. Very sweet, too; I couldnít locate much tartness. Kind of runs toward the flavor of those IHOP pancake syrups. If you know that going in and looking for it, this would be fine.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - MAY 4, 2006
Iím liking this premium series. This pours out a rich, deep purple with an almost lilac creamy head. Black current greets the nose with a sweetness that carries into the flavor. Nice carbonation, fizzy mouthfeel. Refreshing. On the sweet side but I like it like that. Not a traditional fruit lambic but that my be in its favor for some.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11925) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 1, 2006
(Bottle, best before 08-2007) Pours a deep purple body with a large violet head. Aroma of tart black currants. Flavor has a sugary, tartiness of black currants with a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - APR 19, 2006
Deep purple with a reddish/violet head. Aroma is all tart grape. Mouth watering before you even take a sip. Flavor is overly tart, mouth puckering, with a huge sugary sweetness to it. Silky smooth mouthfell. Drinkable I guess, but nothing special.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5437) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAR 20, 2006
Iím sure this isnít a style favored by the purists, but this new addition to the Premium line is fairly tasty and refreshing. Beautiful pour, a deep purple with a creamy violet head. The aroma is full of black current, quite fresh, and little else. The flavor adds a light tartness, enough to bring about some salivation. Nice sweet/sour finish.

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