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Lindemans Framboise - Brouwerij Lindemans

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,499 Ratings
THE BROS
81
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Ratings: 2,499
Reviews: 997
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 14.77%
Wants: 51
Gots: 246 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  2.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 11-01-2000

2.5-4.0% ABV
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Ratings: 2,499 | Reviews: 997
Photo of beerchic
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This lambic gets a really bad rap from beer geeks, and I don't know why. After dinner with a friend, I cracked a bottle of this, and had some fresh raspberries. The flavor is dead on.

Photo of jspooner
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Refreshing raspberry beer. Nice deep maroon beer with a pink head. Smells like raspberry syrup to me but maybe I don't know what fresh raspberries smell like. Taste is sweet and refreshing but not overly so. Don't taste much alcohol. Mouth feel is on point. Overall 4.0.

Photo of meganrosso
2.74/5  rDev -29%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

not overly sweet, very tart and kind of tasted like an e-mergency medicine drink

Photo of KatieS5643
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bright red. Smells like raspberry, tastes like raspberry juice. very low alcohol content. The downside very sugary feeling.

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
2.1/5  rDev -45.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Not at all what I was expecting, but I guess this is what you get for a widely available shelf lambic

Photo of MakenziMantey
5/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I am not a fan beer in general but I have realized raspberry flavored beer are more for me. It is sweet and delicious. It has a brilliant red/pink color with a vibrant sweet aroma of raspberry and other fruit. When tasting this it is soft, sweet and a hint of tanginess at the end. The sweetness of this beer is not overwhelming in any sense.

Photo of drunkenmess
3.58/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

For a Belgian beer its actually pretty good! Loved the taste - sweet yet still alcoholic. Kinda bitter yet sweet. Idk I like it, most dont.

Photo of WunderLlama
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Corked bottle poured into antique bier glass

Reddish brown with good carbonation, pinkish red frothy two finger head settles into a creamy, solid layer of reddish foam. Some lacings.

Aroma is like opening a carton of raspberries fresh from the supermarket. Hints of cherries and chocolate

Sweet, tart, raspberries, cherries. Does not taste like a beer, more like a raspberry soft drink.

Low sudsing, thirst quenching tartness.

Very good. A change up style of beer. I could see sitting in an outdoor cafe on a warm summer day enjoying several of these.

Photo of Drbarriga
4.85/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Love it, beer drinker but this one is an +A

Photo of Beeeeeerman
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Outstanding fruity beers from Lindeman that are irresistible

Photo of Zomdust
4.12/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Wow, super raspberry sweet, over the top for me, like a rasberry pie

Photo of Wortman1998
4.66/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at World of Beer Syracuse. Deep red color. Intense raspberry smell and taste. A really beautiful beer.

Photo of Mambajahamba
4.7/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

excellent fruity beer. excellent when added as a base to other beer types.

Photo of Earlyagain
3.03/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Almost overly sweet with no tart, really not too complex at all. Easy to drink and refreshing though, not a bad starter beer.

Photo of JackDempsy
4.46/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The best of the Lambic style - hands down. It is like drinking a raspberry lemonade (without the lemon part). Very low ABV, so a good choice for my designated driver.

Photo of JaimeLondon
3/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Malty juice of raspeberrys.
I asked for Liefmans' Fruitesse and they give me this, I still wonder how is the fruity Liefmans' one.

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
3/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer is awful. It should not even be considered beer. I suppose it's the style in general.

Photo of dar482
3.37/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

The beer in general is very sweet and syrupy of artificial raspberry, not even jam. Lacking in tart quality and depth, this is a beginner brew, but unsatisfying for most.

Photo of constantine_272
3.77/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark pink with a brown tinge and a pinkish white foam. Smells of sweetness and raspberry purée. Yup, tastes like raspberry. But the taste finishes with a slight tartness, vinegar and a oaky red wine. But overall this is way too sweet for me. Finishes surprisingly clean from the sweetness. I feel like I'm supposed to love this because I love belgian beer, but I just don't. However, if you mix framboise with Hoegaarden you get what's called a "dirty hoe" and that is a nice refreshing beer cocktail.

Photo of JohnnyI
4.24/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the Homegrown Brewhouse in Summerville, SC for Valentines Day. The perfect after-dinner drink for my wife and I, and an excellent companion to the chocolaty Russian Imperial Stout that I've been sipping. Pours in to a 6 oz snifter with an opaque, beet-red hue and 2 fingers of cranberry-cream foam. Quite a sexy looking drink. The soapy lacing and foamy collar add to the allure. The intense fresh raspberry aroma is sweet and tart. A little floral too, with a bit of sour citric character. The flavor is packed with a potent raspberry-candy fruit tartness. The delicious raspberry sugar sweetness is backed by a nice yeasty, malted grain base, reminding you that it is indeed a beer. Suggestions of clove make a subtle appearance, but ultimately the aftertaste is reminiscent of tart raspberry preserves. With a medium body and tame carbonation, it's easy and light, but not thin. Indeed it's a great complimentary texture to the distinct flavors. Personally, I'm not much of a "fruit" beer guy, but this one has always had a place in my repertoire. I enjoy this experience from time to time, and there isn't much I would change about Lindemans Framboise. Excellent dessert beer, or compliment to a host of savory dishes. Split a bottle with your lady instead of wine or champagne. It's delicious!

Photo of bluehende
4.28/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Slightly sweet along with the sour. Definitely tastes just like a raspberry. Very good.

Photo of justjonas
4.13/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Love this one everytime. Just the right mix of sweet and tart.

Photo of SirBrandonofMaltANDHops
3.31/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Super tart and hard to finish.

Photo of beerrat
4.83/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Outstanding great taste when I tried this thinking it would not be good. I was shock to like it.

Photo of dsnyder61
1.75/5  rDev -54.7%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

not a fan of this beer

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Lindemans Framboise from Brouwerij Lindemans
87 out of 100 based on 2,499 ratings.