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Lindemans Framboise - Brouwerij Lindemans

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very good

2,229 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,229
Reviews: 947
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 15.06%
Wants: 45
Gots: 127 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Lindemans visit their website

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  2.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
2.5-4.0% ABV

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-01-2000)
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

GennyCreamAle, Jan 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

evilkorova, Jan 01, 2012
Photo of jminch
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

jminch, Dec 31, 2011
Photo of beerwolf77
3.2/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Dark red nearing purple. Small pink head. Loads of raspberries and artificial raspberry syrup. Just a hint of wood. Flavors are similar to the nose. A touch of dry funk. Medium body. This is simply too sweet for my taste. I can see where this fills a void for some though.

beerwolf77, Dec 30, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

felixljr, Dec 29, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

bacher468, Dec 29, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

cthulhujr, Dec 28, 2011
Photo of WillCarrera
2.75/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A- Pours a dark raspberry color with a bubbly two-finger pink head.

S- Massive raspberry aroma as soon as the cork comes out, pretty sweet smelling like a piece of hard candy, lots of syrup, almost like smelling a glass of raspberry flavored cough syrup, not that great.

T- Big raspberry flavor, very sweet and syrupy, tartness is there but is highly subdued, mild yeasty barnyard flavor. The flavor is just so sweet and overpowering, it tastes like raspberry extract and artificial sweetener.

M- Light bodied, high carbonation, crisp feel.

O- Way too sweet with artificial raspberry flavoring, the hallmarks of lambic, the tartness and great yeast flavors, are mostly absent. If you blindfolded me I would guess I was drinking a raspberry Smirnoff Ice. I love lambics but couldn't finish my glass of this beer.

WillCarrera, Dec 28, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

kmwilson76, Dec 27, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Amp, Dec 27, 2011
Photo of Frozer
4.63/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark ruby red in color. Poured with about 1.5 fingers of head into a tulip glass. Heavy lacing while drinking this one

S: Candied raspberries and a slight tartness.

T: Raspberries. Sweetness along with a tart bite.

M: A perfect amount of carbonation along with a pleasant aftertaste.

O: A very easy to drink beer. Best paired with your favorite dessert. I drank it by itself however and enjoyed it throughout.

Serving type: bottle

Frozer, Dec 26, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

GarrettB714, Dec 26, 2011
Photo of zakyj
4.13/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

bottle poured into fluit.

A - Ruby red color, with excellent creamy pinkish 2 finger head with excellent lace through out the experience.

S - Raspberries galore. Sour and sweet. very pleasant.

T - Bitter raspberries nice fruity overall taste.

M - Excellent, carbonation quickly settles and becomes a full bodied cream like texture that really allows for an excellent experience. bravo.

O - I am definitely pleased with this framboise. its the first i've had and thanks to the excellent quality and great taste i will be searching for more in the future.

zakyj, Dec 25, 2011
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1/5  rDev -74%

Marc33, Dec 24, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

jophish17, Dec 24, 2011
Photo of Heavenisbeer
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: This is a really good looking beer, if for no other reason than it's ruby red color, it's nice head retention, and its uniqueness--not many other beers have color like this.

S: Candied raspberries and some very mild lambic tartness. Not much else. Very strong fruit nose.

T: Raspberries. Candy. A little oak. Some lambic sourness in the finish. Not very complex.

M: Mid to high carbonation. Not dry at all, with some tartness on the finish.

A pretty good fruit beer--which I'm not a huge fan of--but I could drink this once in a full moon, mainly with a nice dessert.

Heavenisbeer, Dec 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Gtg642, Dec 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

PowDay, Dec 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

strohme2, Dec 22, 2011
Photo of SawDog505
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a 10oz skinny fluit glass that came with the beers. Thanks to my bottle shops owner Ricky for the Christmas present again this year, very nice to give beer away to a loyal costumer. Pours a bright purple red with a nice 1 inch raspberry head, some lace. Smell all fruit raspberry, apple, and cranberry. Taste is that, raspberry being most prominent and it is surprisingly nice. Body is good, not familiar with this style, except for Sam Adams Cranberry Lambic. Lots of life and kind of bitter, but pretty easy to drink. Honestly I wasn't expecting much and am no longer going to avoid the style. Love the little glass.

SawDog505, Dec 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

weaselchew, Dec 20, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

scootercrabb, Dec 20, 2011
Photo of Marplot
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a into a Lindeman glass it has a nice dark red appearance with a 2 finger frothy head. As the head disappeared (along with the beer) it left behind a nice lacing that remained past the duration of the beer.

It smells strongly of raspberries and brettanomyces derived sourness.

The taste is a very sweet raspberry flavor with a tartness underlying it. The tartness hung around after each drink but I was hoping for it to be more dominant than it was.

The mouthfeel seemed a bit viscous and bubbly.

It was a nice tart beer and I look forward to the sour apple one. I would drink this again and am excited to try more Lambics.

Marplot, Dec 20, 2011
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3/5  rDev -22.1%

MaineMike, Dec 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

1p5v, Dec 18, 2011
Lindemans Framboise from Brouwerij Lindemans
87 out of 100 based on 2,229 ratings.