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Lindemans Framboise - Brouwerij Lindemans

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,399 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 2,399
Reviews: 975
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 14.81%
Wants: 49
Gots: 181 | FT: 3
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
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of Chris7482
4.14/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 4/7/2014. Pours slightly hazy dark ruby red color with a 2 finger dense dark pink head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with some moderate streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big tart and sweet raspberry, raspberry skin, candi sugar, hay, grass, light pepper, light oak/funk, and yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with big authentic raspberry fruit presence, candi sugar sweetness, and light earthy yeast notes; with great strength. Taste of big sweet and tart raspberry, raspberry skin, candi sugar, hay, grass, light pepper, light oak/funk, and yeast earthiness. Good amount of fruity/earthy tartness on the finish; with lingering notes of tart/sweet raspberries, raspberry skin, candi sugar, hay, grass, light pepper, light oak/funk, and yeast earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice robustness and balance of big authentic raspberry fruit presence, candi sugar sweetness, and light earthy yeast flavors; with a great sweetness/tartness balance and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and body; with a very smooth, fairly crisp, and lightly syrupy/acidic mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming present after the finish as expected of 2.5%. Overall this is an excellent sweetened fruit lambic style. All around great robustness and balance of authentic raspberries, candi sugar, and light earthy yeast flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable and flavorful sessionable offering.

Photo of gcamparone
4.38/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 750mL bottle into a Lindemans flute glass. Purchased in Providence, RI.

Pours a bright maroon body with a light purple, fluffy head that reduces slowly to leave thick lacing and nice retention.

Strong raspberry aroma, not much more than a super forward berry smell that I can't help but love. Extremely inviting so far.

Taste is big raspberry-cherry flavors, pretty sweet with a light tartness on the finish. Aftertaste is syrupy berries. Mouthfeel is light, crisp, refreshing, and extremely drinkable.

I'm a sucker for Lindeman's fruited lambics as they are extremely bold, and I love fruit and berry flavors. They really balance the right amount of sweetness with tartness and are extremely drinkable.

Lindeman's Frambois and Kreik are alway a nice treat!

Photo of relement
4.15/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I tried the raspberry flavor. Great taste, but very sweet! A pint is definitely shareable. Good choice for a dessert beverage alone or with a semi-sweet cake.

Photo of bourassa23
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of instinct2
4.14/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jpd026
3.96/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GeoffreyM
3.46/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mactrail
4.18/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Remarkable purple-pink color. Plenty of pink-tinged foam in the Mort Subite globe. Tingly on the tongue with an acidic edge.

This is hugely raspberry scented as well as flavored with berries. It's a really sensational flavor. The fruit also adds to the tart sensation. It's quite sharp but also a little on the sweet side. This is more like champagne than anything in the beer universe, so it might be the brew for a non-typical beer occasion.

This is an experience not to be missed. It's also an education in a traditional lambic yeast brew that doesn't involve the vinegar excesses of so many American Wild Ales. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Servall Liquor in San Diego.

Photo of DeanCHS1980
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aj_tuna
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fordknox
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MickeyTheHead
4.84/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is the beer that really turned me onto sours. I consider this one of the best buys for Lambics.

Photo of Footballtennishockeygolf
3.53/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheWiredDJ
4.54/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of gmattkennedy
5/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I give this beer a 5, but it's not really beer. It's raspberry malty champagne that is pure heaven. Extraordinarily strong aroma, but wonderful.

Photo of alcohline_trip
4.2/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of RicardoEstevez
4.61/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Matty123
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of davidobrienii
4.04/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of nicole309
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of SeattleBoB76
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of smithj4
4.2/5  rDev +9.1%

Photo of JeffLynch
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of mrjez
3.6/5  rDev -6.5%

Lindemans Framboise from Brouwerij Lindemans
87 out of 100 based on 2,399 ratings.