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

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RATINGS: 2150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   EST. CALORIES: 75   ABV: 2.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A clean natural tasting brew with undertones of fresh raspberries and a wonderful aroma.

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3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ivan9856 (190) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JAN 18, 2013
I sampled a 355 ml (12 oz.) bottle, which filled the quirky fluted Lindemans glass that I purchased with the beer about two times. The bottle produced a glass of beautiful copper colored liquid and a surprisingly large, but quickly falling off-white head with an unmistakable pink hue. Holding the glass to the light, the beer is crystal clear, and reveals much more of its raspberry content. Of course, theres no missing its advertised raspberry character right up front. The aroma and taste of this lambic are emphatically framboise. This was a bit off-putting on first impression. In fact, before reaching room temperature, this beverage more-or-less resembled a liquid version of a sour raspberry Jolly Rancher. But, with the benefit of a few minutes outside the chilled bottle, the unique flavors produced by the wild yeasts used to ferment this beer really step forward to reveal a curious mix of flavors. There is the raspberry-jam-like backbone, but the sour earthy flavors produced by the yeast balance out any treacly sweetness, while the sugars mellow the sour and wild yeast flavors, particularly those produced by the Brettanomyces strain. In the end, I also picked up some flavors of dark cherry, raisin and oak, but there is very little to remind the drinker that this is beer. Thats not to say I didnt enjoy it. There is a pleasing long dry finish on this lambic, and the clear flavor shift that develops once the beer comes to room temperature make it worth trying again.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
beer-yum (1484) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 16, 2017
Big berry fruit aroma in a deep crimson purple pour. Tart taste to start with sweetness making an appearance later to cover. Not really my thing - but would have to be a great example of the style regardless.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marian1990 (426) - Gdynia, POLAND - JAN 15, 2017
Aromat: intensywne maliny, w tle lekka końska derka, skrzany aromat. Wygląd: ciemno czerwone, klarowne, piana rżowa średnio trwała. Smak: słodko, kwaśne, niestety trochę za słodkie. Odczucie w ustach: pełne, wysycenie średnie. Oglnie: przyjemne piwo, chociaż za blisko mu do napoju kwaśno słodkiego niż piwa.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hopper8 (73) - Holland, Michigan, USA - JAN 8, 2017
Its barely a beer, but the little alcohol it does have is barely evident. Its amazing. I could drink these for days on days. Its sweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hrabren (1087) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 31, 2016
0.25 l bottle from Pivoteka, Zagreb. Shared with lovely Anja. Dark red to purple, small pink head. Raspberry, red fruits, candy, fruit topping. Light sour with more sweetness than usual. Light to medium body, soft to medium carbonation, dry sour fruity finish. Actually not bad, except for a pale aroma

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
OnTheTrail (418) - Virginia, USA - DEC 31, 2016
Pours reddish purple, light purple head. Aroma is winey, raspberries, violets, sour grapes, yogurt, roses. Flavor is sour candy, raspberry, cherry, some sweetness. My first lambic, I find it delicious. Mouthful is light and sprightly.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SNL (702) - - DEC 31, 2016
Bottle. Dark red pour, small pink head. Slightly sour Nose, sweet fruity taste with a slightly sour finish. Medium body, soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jzi (310) - POLAND - DEC 24, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Demens (325) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 20, 2016
0,25l bottle. Deep ruby colour with quickly disappearing pink head. Aroma: Raspberry sorbet with the typical lambic basement aromas with vinegar caracter. Taste: Light sweet/tart strat with a full sour mouthfeel. Very pleasent. A bit separated the fruity and the lambic tone. Light body with soft carbonation. Short sour finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ngunity (157) - - DEC 16, 2016
From 330ml bottle. Poured with modest head and no retention. Colour is a deep maroon with dark pink highlights in the light. Aroma is sickly sweet berry, almost cherry. Flavour is a tasty berry flavour, again almost cheery with a bit of sherbety type kick. Drinks with a little gas. Nice complexity and difference. Definitely my favourite fruit beer

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jw0406 (1188) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 4, 2016
750 ml bottle pours a reddish color with a nice white head. Aromas of raspberry, sweet light malt, funk. Light bodied, refreshing.


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